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Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

TC030 85 boxes 34 linear feet
This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.
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Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection, 1882-1961

This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Department of Art and Archaeology Records, 1882-2017 (mostly 1925-1981)

AC140 14 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Art and Archaeology Department is one of the University's most distinguished academic departments, responsible for the education of students on the graduate and undergraduate level as well as the administration of the Princeton Art Museum. This collection consists of the records of the Department of Art and Archaeology, which include advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.
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Series 1: Department of Art and Archaeology Records, 1882-1991 (mostly 1925-1981)

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Series 1: Department of Art and Archaeology Records, 1882-1991 (bulk 1925-1981) includes advisory council minutes; faculty files; records of gifts and endowments to the Department; correspondence; copies of recommendations written for graduates and undergraduates; files pertaining to renovation and expansion projects at the Art Museum and Marquand library; course lists; files on art-related organizations and museums; and published and unpublished materials documenting the Department's history.

Selected Papers of Edward Naumburg, 1882-1993

C0561 4 boxes 3.04 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, files relating to collecting interests, and miscellanea of the American stockbroker and manuscripts collector Edward Naumburg (Princeton Class of 1924).
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Goldmark, Josephine, and Pauline, 1908-1951

Two postcards (June 1908), with a single message spanning both, from William James (1842-1910) to Josephine Goldmark and a reprint of Josephine Goldmark's "An Adirondack Friendship: Letters of William James" (1934), along with one letter from Pauline Goldmark to Edward Naumburg (July 6, 1951) and one letter from Edward Naumburg to Pauline Goldmark (July 25, no year) regarding Josephine Goldmark and William James.

Charles M. Shipman Papers, 1882-2000

C0996 3 boxes
Consists of correspondence between Charles Shipman and various artists and institutions, most notably George deForest Brush and Elliott Dangerfield.
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Woodrow Wilson Foundation Records, 1888-1987 (mostly 1921-1963)

AC203 80 boxes 1 folder
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The Woodrow Wilson Foundation was an organization formed in 1921 in New York City for the "perpetuation of Wilson's ideals" through research grants and publications. The collection consists of the administrative records of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the bulk of which are financial records, correspondence, notes, committee minutes, press releases, research proposals, and awards dating from 1921-1963. The collection also includes a small amount of audivisual material, photographs and sound recordings.
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Woodrow Wilson Foundation Records, 1888-1987 (mostly 1921-1963)

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The Woodrow Wilson Foundation was an organization formed in 1921 in New York City for the "perpetuation of Wilson's ideals" through research grants and publications. The collection consists of the administrative records of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the bulk of which are financial records, correspondence, notes, committee minutes, press releases, research proposals, and awards dating from 1921-1963. The collection also includes a small amount of audivisual material, photographs and sound recordings.

Alfred Thayer Mahan Collection, 1883-1977 (mostly 1883-1913)

C1126 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of letters by Alfred Thayer Mahan to his publisher regarding his writings about United States naval history. Mahan was a U.S. naval officer in the Civil War, and his work on the importance of adequate navies and merchant marines influenced the policies and philosophies of national leaders across the globe, including those of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.
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Alfred Thayer Mahan Collection, 1883-1977 (mostly 1883-1913)

Consists chiefly of letters by Alfred Thayer Mahan to his publisher regarding his writings about United States naval history. Mahan was a U.S. naval officer in the Civil War, and his work on the importance of adequate navies and merchant marines influenced the policies and philosophies of national leaders across the globe, including those of the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt.

Henry De Wolf Smyth Papers, 1898-1988

C1343 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about Henry De Wolf Smyth, the American physicist and diplomat who figured prominently in the development of atomic energy, the Manhattan Project, and the production of the atomic bomb.
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Harold Nicolson Papers, 1884-1962 (mostly 1925-1961)

C0913 2 boxes 6 items 0.83 linear feet
The Harold Nicolson Papers consists of papers of the English diplomat, journalist, and biographer Harold Nicolson (1886-1968). These papers primarily contain correspondence received by Nicolson, but there is also a large series of letters written by Nicolson to Richard Rumbold, as well as a few to others. Also included in the collection are manuscripts and/or working notes for four of Nicolson's published works. Furthermore, there is a small amount of papers of others, chiefly correspondence by and to Nicolson's wife, "Vita" (Victoria) Sackville-West.
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Harold Nicolson Papers, 1884-1962 (mostly 1925-1961)

The Harold Nicolson Papers consists of papers of the English diplomat, journalist, and biographer Harold Nicolson (1886-1968). These papers primarily contain correspondence received by Nicolson, but there is also a large series of letters written by Nicolson to Richard Rumbold, as well as a few to others. Also included in the collection are manuscripts and/or working notes for four of Nicolson's published works. Furthermore, there is a small amount of papers of others, chiefly correspondence by and to Nicolson's wife, "Vita" (Victoria) Sackville-West.
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John and Stella Burgess Papers, 1884-1971

C0577 7 boxes 2.8 linear feet
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Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a commonplace book, a genealogy, and printed matter of John Burgess (Princeton Class of 1905) and his wife, Stella Fisher Burgess, poet and translator.
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Charles Black Hutchinson Papers, 1885-1951 (mostly 1935-1944)

AC432 3 boxes 4 items
The Charles Black Hutchinson Papers primarily include Charles Hutchinson's correspondence and schoolwork from the period 1935 to 1944, when Hutchinson was a student at the Lawrenceville School (1935 to 1939), at Princeton University (1939 to 1943), and serving in the Army's 681st Glider Battalion (beginning in 1943).
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Series 6: Financial and Legal Records, 1885-1951

Series 6 contains financial records such as cancelled checks and books of check stubs, bank statements and receipts from both Lawrenceville School and Princeton eras, as well as Hutchinson's meal tickets from the Officers' Mess at Fort Bragg (May through December 1943). A few receipts date from a later period, in 1951, showing purchases for garden and farm supplies. The series also contains a folder of cancelled checks and a bank statement belonging to Martin Franklin, who was Hutchinson's roommate in 3 Blair Tower, during 1942.
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Series 3: Event Programs and Ephemera, 1896-1951

Event programs point to some of Hutchinson's pursuits between 1940 and 1942—church services, theatrical productions, a debutante ball, a museum exhibit. Ephemera include items such as membership cards, game tickets, and railroad schedules from the early 1930s through 1944, as well as playing cards, a pen nib, and advertisements. Also included in Series 3 are printed programs from the Lawrenceville School (for commencement 1938 and 1939, for instance), as well as printed materials from the Army, such as the booklet "The Construction of Models for Protective Concealment" (1942) and a Field Artillery School Instruction Memorandum (1942).

George F. Shrady Collection, 1885-1951 (mostly 1885-1906)

C0499 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Contains papers of George F. Shrady relating primarily to his role as Ulysses S. Grant's physician during Grant's last illness in New York in 1885.
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Clifford Nickles Carver Papers, 1885-1965 (mostly 1910-1918)

MC010 50 boxes
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Consists primarily of correspondence relating to the work of Carver (Princeton Class of 1913) as secretary (1914-1915) to Walter H. Page, the American ambassador in London, as secretary (1915) to Edward Mandell House in Europe, and as assistant to Bernard M. Baruch working for the War Industries Board, and to his commission in the U.S. Navy attached to the Office of Naval Intelligence (1917-1918).
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Clifford Nickles Carver Papers, 1885-1965 (mostly 1910-1918)

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Consists primarily of correspondence relating to the work of Carver (Princeton Class of 1913) as secretary (1914-1915) to Walter H. Page, the American ambassador in London, as secretary (1915) to Edward Mandell House in Europe, and as assistant to Bernard M. Baruch working for the War Industries Board, and to his commission in the U.S. Navy attached to the Office of Naval Intelligence (1917-1918).

Weidenfeld & Nicolson Records, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

C1615 403 boxes
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Consists of the publishing and administrative records of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a British publishing company founded by George Weidenfeld (1919-2016) and Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), which specialized in literary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on history, biographies and memoirs, books by world leaders and political figures, glossy illustrated books, travel guides, and reference books. The collection documents the operations of the firm from its establishment in 1948 through its sale in 1991, and also includes some later records from as recent as 2012 related to its continued operation as an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group.
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Publication Files, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

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Publication files comprise the majority of the collection and include correspondence, legal and financial documents, and editorial and production files related to specific authors and publications. While most of these materials are filed by author name and/or publication title, there are also some general files of manuscripts described as "rejected," "unsolicited," or "dead." Production files include photographs and illustrations, jacket covers, correspondence related to permissions, and other design-related materials.
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson Records, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

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Consists of the publishing and administrative records of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a British publishing company founded by George Weidenfeld (1919-2016) and Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), which specialized in literary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on history, biographies and memoirs, books by world leaders and political figures, glossy illustrated books, travel guides, and reference books. The collection documents the operations of the firm from its establishment in 1948 through its sale in 1991, and also includes some later records from as recent as 2012 related to its continued operation as an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group.

Office of Development Donor Files, 1885-2014

AC240 204 boxes 4 items
The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs. Consists exclusively of closed donor files created and maintained by Princeton University's Office of Development. No other administrative records are included.
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Sara Teasdale Correspondence, 1907-1972 (mostly 1912-1928)

C0663 4 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters received by American poet Sara Teasdale (Mrs. Ernest Filsinger) from over 100 poets, authors, editors, and friends, many of whom enclose examples of their work and discuss their own and Teasdale's poetry.
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Office of Development Records, 1917-2016

AC244 29 boxes 2 Volumes
The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs, including Annual Giving, the 1746 Society, Endowment Gifts, Bequests, and more. Consists of files of the Princeton University Office of Development pertaining to several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919 Endowment Campaign and the "53 Million Campaign".

Office of Development Communications Records, circa 1970-2017

AC211 25 boxes 2 items
The Office of Development Communications creates a wide range of publications and other materials to support Princeton's fund-raising initiatives and to keep alumni, parents, and friends closely connected and well-informed about the life of the University. Consists of photographs, promotional materials and VHS tapes created for fundraising activities and publications.
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Philip Ashton Rollins Collection, 1887-1950 (mostly 1900-1930)

WC001 25 boxes 14 linear feet
Consists of personal papers and material related to the American West collected by Philip Ashton Rollins (1869-1950).
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Series 3: Documents, 1924-1950

This series consists of various documents belonging to or pertaining to Rollins. This series is organized as follows: miscellaneous documents (organized alphabetically), financial documents, Princeton documents (divided according to those from his time as an undergraduate and those from his time as an alumnus), legal documents, and various documents relating to Rollins. Included at the end of this series is the inaugural issue of Biblia.

Sesquicentennial Celebration Records, circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

AC141 17 boxes
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.
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Celebration Materials, 1887-1993

Celebration Materials, circa 1887-1993, collects invitations, programs, mass mailings, event notices, pins, and correspondence relating to the celebration (similar materials can be found in the first scrapbook in Series 4). A typed draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sesquicentennial sermon with corrections, a photograph album of the event, and a published book of sketches from the celebration by William Silas Whitehead can be found in this series as well.

Edward S. Greenbaum Papers, 1888-1969 (mostly 1930-1960)

MC069 48 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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Edward S. Greenbaum (1890-1970) was a lawyer in New York City in the legal firm of Greenbaum, Wolff & Ernst who was involved in court reform efforts throughout his career. He also served in the War Department during World War II as executive officer to Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, negotiating contracts with the private sector for munitions and supplies. Greenbaum's papers document his career as a lawyer, as well as his government service, and include correspondence, legal documents, reports, and publications.
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Series 3: Correspondence, 1888-1969

The Correspondence series contains personal correspondence between Greenbaum and his family and friends. The alphabetical correspondence includes discussions of the World Wars. The chronological correspondence contains letters pertaining to Greenbaum's participation in his community and congratulations for earning the Rogerson Cup and Medal from Williams College in 1957.

Joseph Raycroft Papers, 1888-1953, 1992

AC146 7 boxes
Joseph Edward Raycroft was Princeton University's Chairman of the Department of Health and Physical Education. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, press-releases, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Raycroft's personal life and career. Also included are library catalog lists and other material related to Raycrofts Library of memorabilia
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Series 1: Biographical, 1888-1953

The Biographical series contains correspondence, memoranda, lecture notes, printed material, press releases, reports, and other material relating to Raycroft's career as an instructor in the physical education department at the University of Chicago and his position as chairman of the Health and Physical Education Department at Princeton University. This series also includes material documenting Raycroft's role as president of the Board of Managers of the New Jersey State Hospital for the Insane, as well as his involvement in various associations and committees, including his membership in the 1932 and 1936 American Olympic Committees. Also included in this series is a copy of the earliest radiograph (x-ray) used for medical diagnosis taken in 1897 by Raycroft and Professor Michelson, as well as written reports on physical education within high schools and universities and the development of intramural athletics at Princeton University. Lecture notes on topics such as Using and Misusing our Minds, A Paying Investment and a lecture syllabus on hygiene in schools can be found in the writings section. Various printed material such as the Boston YMCA gymnasium manuals, notes, and pamphlets on recommended weekly exercises and instructions for those exercises also be found in the writings section. Photographs and memorabilia relating to the Olympics may be found in series 4.
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Joseph Raycroft Papers, 1888-1953, 1992

Joseph Edward Raycroft was Princeton University's Chairman of the Department of Health and Physical Education. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, press-releases, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Raycroft's personal life and career. Also included are library catalog lists and other material related to Raycrofts Library of memorabilia

W. B. Yeats Collection, 1888-1950 (mostly 1888-1937)

C1191 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material by and about the Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats, including correspondence, a poetry manuscript, photographs, family items, and Cuala Press ephemera.
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Lawrence Crane Woods Collection, 1888-1957

C1275 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and student account books of Lawrence Crane Woods, a member of the Princeton Class of 1891 and vice president and assistant manager for the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
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Harwood L. Childs Papers, 1918-1971

MC087 28 boxes
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Consists of records of German political and social organizations collected by Childs and articles written by him relating to the political and social climate of the time.

Paul Elmer More Papers, 1888-1989 (mostly 1888-1949)

C0054 45 boxes 6 folders 4 items 18.8 linear feet
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The Paul Elmer More Papers reflect on More's life and career as an author, editor of The Nation (1909-1914), and lecturer at Princeton University (1918-1933) in philosophy and classics.

Princeton Nassoons Records, 1941-2012

AC412 6 boxes
The Princeton Nassoons are a close-harmony, all male, student a cappella group that formed in the late 1930s. The collection consists primarily of the Princeton Nassoons' original musical arrangements and correspondence.
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Series 2: Correspondence and Administrative Files, 1939-2011

The records in Series 2: Correspondence and Administrative Files were accumulated by members of the Nassoons Alumni Association and document the group's concert, performance, and recording schedules over seven decades. Found in this series will be letters sent to the Nassoons from other colleges inviting them to perform on their respective campuses as well as notebooks pertaining to the group's administration. The series also contains intermittent group photographs of the organization.

Selected Manuscripts of Rudolf Ladenburg, 1889-1953 (mostly 1935-1952)

C0264 7 boxes 2.35 linear feet
Rudolf Ladenburg was a German-born scientist who became a nuclear physicist at Princeton University until his retirement in 1950. The collection contains some of Ladenburg's manuscripts, lecture and course notes, and notes on nuclear physics.
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Melvin A. Hall Papers, 1895-1972

MC159 18 boxes 1 folder
Melvin A. Hall's renaissance career as adventurer, aviator, soldier, agent, financial administrator and author spanned four and a half decades, and is well represented in this collection. The materials include: diaries; personal and business correspondence; official documents, reports and correspondence from his tenure with the American Financial Mission in Persia; copies of his published writings, including drafts of his books Journey to the End of an Era and Bird of Time; articles, reviews, speeches and military intelligence reports; copies of unpublished writings; subject files containing background and research notes; information on his medals, awards and commendations; diaries and correspondence from Hall's father, William Augustus Hall, Hall's wife Josephine Johnson Hall, a World War I field nurse; and photographs and scrapbooks.
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Series XI, Photographs and Negatives, 1889-1963

Series XI, Photographs and Negatives, includes drawings and sketches completed by Hall as well as photographs and negatives. Photographs include scenes from his earliest hunting trips, world travels, aircraft, aerial reconnaissance, his Persia work, and also includes illustrations from his publications. Negatives include more images than the printed photographs.
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Melvin A. Hall Papers, 1895-1972

Melvin A. Hall's renaissance career as adventurer, aviator, soldier, agent, financial administrator and author spanned four and a half decades, and is well represented in this collection. The materials include: diaries; personal and business correspondence; official documents, reports and correspondence from his tenure with the American Financial Mission in Persia; copies of his published writings, including drafts of his books Journey to the End of an Era and Bird of Time; articles, reviews, speeches and military intelligence reports; copies of unpublished writings; subject files containing background and research notes; information on his medals, awards and commendations; diaries and correspondence from Hall's father, William Augustus Hall, Hall's wife Josephine Johnson Hall, a World War I field nurse; and photographs and scrapbooks.

Robert F. Goheen Papers, 1889-2008 (mostly 1939-2000)

MC204 25 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Robert F. Goheen Papers contain records that Robert F. Goheen kept mainly before and after he was president of Princeton University (1957-1972). They include files Goheen kept as a graduate student, instructor and professor in Princeton University's Department of Classics for the period 1939-1957. The collection also contains U.S. army records for 1942-1945, when Goheen had interrupted his studies for service in the Second World War, and for 1945-1956, when he served in the Officers Reserve Corps. The majority of the files concern Goheen's post-presidential years, when he was Chair of the Council on Foundations (1972-1977), Ambassador to India (1977-1980), and Director of the Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities (1981-1998), as well as Senior Fellow Public and International Affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. In addition, the collection contains some speech notes Goheen kept and some photographs of Goheen from his tenure as President of Princeton University.
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Robert F. Goheen Papers, 1889-2008 (mostly 1939-2000)

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The Robert F. Goheen Papers contain records that Robert F. Goheen kept mainly before and after he was president of Princeton University (1957-1972). They include files Goheen kept as a graduate student, instructor and professor in Princeton University's Department of Classics for the period 1939-1957. The collection also contains U.S. army records for 1942-1945, when Goheen had interrupted his studies for service in the Second World War, and for 1945-1956, when he served in the Officers Reserve Corps. The majority of the files concern Goheen's post-presidential years, when he was Chair of the Council on Foundations (1972-1977), Ambassador to India (1977-1980), and Director of the Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities (1981-1998), as well as Senior Fellow Public and International Affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. In addition, the collection contains some speech notes Goheen kept and some photographs of Goheen from his tenure as President of Princeton University.

Sir Israel Gollancz Correspondence, 1890-1948 (mostly 1915-1929)

C1079 3 boxes 1.2 linear feet
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Consists primarily of letters (approximately 500) from contemporaries of English editor and publisher Sir Israel Gollancz.
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Rowe Family Photographs, 1890-1950

C1691 1.25 linear feet 1 box
Consists of over one hundred photographs documenting the Rowe family in Spokane and Edgecomb, Washington, and Lawrence County, Missouri. Photographs depict sawmills, steam engine threshers, store interiors, Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders," and snapshots of the Rowe family who operated engines and owned farms in Washington state, Missouri, and Kansas.
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Rowe Family Photographs, 1890-1950

Consists of over one hundred photographs documenting the Rowe family in Spokane and Edgecomb, Washington, and Lawrence County, Missouri. Photographs depict sawmills, steam engine threshers, store interiors, Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders," and snapshots of the Rowe family who operated engines and owned farms in Washington state, Missouri, and Kansas.

Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

MC161 1 box
The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.
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Dorothy Shipley White Photograph Collection, 1890-1970

The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.

Louis Fischer Papers, 1890-1977 (mostly 1935-1969)

MC024 68 boxes
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The Louis Fischer Papers include correspondence, interviews, articles and notes, lectures and speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document his life as a journalist, writer, and commentator on international affairs. They also include the papers of his wife, Bertha Markoosha Fischer, an author in her own right, as well as family correspondence and papers. In the latter part of his life Fischer was affiliated with of the Institute for Advanced Study (1959-1961) and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1961-1969).
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Series 10, Photographs, 1890-1977

Series 10, Photographs, circa 1890-1977, contains photographs arranged into four groups: photos relating to Louis Fischer; photos relating to Markoosha Fischer; family photographs; and others. Besides some photographs of his parents and school classes, the early Louis Fischer photographs are predominantly of his service in Britain's Jewish Legion 1917-1920. The period 1922-1938 includes images of the Soviet Union, photos with fellow foreign correspondents in Moscow and Eisenstein's film crew, cartoons of Fischer (1931), and photographs of Fischer in Spain and at the Geneva conference in 1938. The photographs for the period 1939-1946 include many photographs of Fischer with Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Photos from 1958 include a visit to Indonesia and the Rhodes conference.
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Louis Fischer Papers, 1890-1977 (mostly 1935-1969)

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The Louis Fischer Papers include correspondence, interviews, articles and notes, lectures and speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document his life as a journalist, writer, and commentator on international affairs. They also include the papers of his wife, Bertha Markoosha Fischer, an author in her own right, as well as family correspondence and papers. In the latter part of his life Fischer was affiliated with of the Institute for Advanced Study (1959-1961) and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1961-1969).
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Series 5, Financial and Administrative Records, 1896-1970

Series 5, Financial and Administrative Records, 1896-1970, contains tax returns, financial records, and appointment and address books arranged by document type. The tax return files include royalty statements and correspondence with accountants. Records of Fischer's professional and social appointments can be found in his annual appointment and address books (1937-1970), which he kept in addition to regular address books (circa 1948-1970).

Fraga and Peña Collection of the Ocampo Family, 1890s-1979 (mostly 1930-1979)

C0783 3 boxes
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Author Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979) was founder (1931) and editor of the magazine SUR, an important literary magazine published in Buenos Aires. The collection consists primarily of Ocampo family correspondence, particularly that of the sisters Victoria and Angelica Ocampo.
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Stella Bloch Papers Relating to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1890-1985 (mostly 1917-1930)

C0822 9 boxes 6.4 linear feet
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The Stella Bloch Papers Relating to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy consists of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, photographs, printed material, and postcards of the American dance critic, art historian, and artist Stella Bloch (1898-1999). This collection documents the relationship between Bloch and the Anglo-Indian art historian, philosopher, and author Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) who embodied the roles of mentor, husband, and friend. The papers primarily contain correspondence by Coomaraswamy to Bloch, as well as a small amount of other letters. Writing was a vital form of communication for Coomaraswamy and Bloch, especially during their marriage, since they always resided in different cities; he lived in Boston while she lived in New York. There are also drawings by Coomaraswamy and by Bloch, as well as photographs-some taken by Coomaraswamy-that include portraits and assorted images from their travels to India and Southeast Asia. The articles in both manuscript and printed form provide a sampling of Coomaraswamy and Bloch's writings on art, religion, and philosophy. Furthermore, there is a small selection of printed material about Coomaraswamy and Bloch, and a series of memento postcards.
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Stella Bloch Papers Relating to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1890-1985 (mostly 1917-1930)

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The Stella Bloch Papers Relating to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy consists of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, photographs, printed material, and postcards of the American dance critic, art historian, and artist Stella Bloch (1898-1999). This collection documents the relationship between Bloch and the Anglo-Indian art historian, philosopher, and author Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) who embodied the roles of mentor, husband, and friend. The papers primarily contain correspondence by Coomaraswamy to Bloch, as well as a small amount of other letters. Writing was a vital form of communication for Coomaraswamy and Bloch, especially during their marriage, since they always resided in different cities; he lived in Boston while she lived in New York. There are also drawings by Coomaraswamy and by Bloch, as well as photographs-some taken by Coomaraswamy-that include portraits and assorted images from their travels to India and Southeast Asia. The articles in both manuscript and printed form provide a sampling of Coomaraswamy and Bloch's writings on art, religion, and philosophy. Furthermore, there is a small selection of printed material about Coomaraswamy and Bloch, and a series of memento postcards.
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Subseries 3A: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1919-1977

This subseries consists of both pen-and-ink and pencil drawings, as well as three prints and one tracing. The primary subject is female figures, but there are also two portraits and a small selection of miscellaneous drawings. Three drawings, "Relaxation," "Memory," and "Extension" [circa1919-1920], were published in Twenty-eight Drawings [see also Box 7, Folder 1]. Furthermore, this subseries contains three prints of drawings of Bloch. This subseries is organized by subject and then by medium, with miscellaneous material located at the end.
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Series 3: Drawings, 1919-1977

Consists of both pen-and-ink and pencil drawings, as well as three prints and one tracing. The primary subject is female figures, but there are also two portraits and a small selection of miscellaneous drawings. Three drawings, "Relaxation," "Memory," and "Extension" [circa1919-1920], were published in Twenty-eight Drawings [see also Box 7, Folder 1]. Also consists of unbound pencil drawings and two sketchbooks from Bloch's travels, one each from Bali (1919) and Java (1919-1920). The primary subject of the unbound drawings is Coomaraswamy and Bloch, while that of the sketchbooks is indigenous people and dancers of Bali and Java. Also included in the Bali sketchbook are two drawings of Coomaraswamy, one of him wearing a typical Balinese hat, and two prints of a Balinese dancer, one hand-colored [see also Box 8, Folder 1].

Mexican Ephemera Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-2 16 boxes 2 cases 102 items
Consists of books, maps, scrapbooks, posters, and other materials.
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Mexican Postcards Collection, 1890-2000

RCPXG-5830371-1 25 boxes
Consists of postcards relating to Mexican tourism.
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Julian Scott Photographs for the 11th Census, 1890-1891

C1412 2 boxes 1 item 0.7 linear feet
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Consists of 170 albumen prints of Native Americans and frontiersmen taken by Julian Scott in 1890 for the 11th United States Census with a No. 2 Kodak camera, with accompanying documentation.
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Clare Beecher Kummer Papers, 1890s-1955

TC104 21 boxes 10.2 linear feet
Consists of the papers of song-writer, playwright, and poet Clare Beecher Kummer. Included are manuscript plays, musical compositions, songs, verse, and correspondence.
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Frederic Dennis Papers on Sylvia Beach, 1890s-1988 (mostly 1955-1988)

C1540 5 boxes 4.09 linear feet
This collection consists of selected papers of Frederic Dennis regarding Sylvia Beach, including correspondence of Sylvia Beach and members of her family, as well as letters from Noël Riley Fitch from 1977-1988, photographs of Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Co., her friends and family, and assorted clippings and other miscellany.
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Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

AC045 5 boxes
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The Historical Postcard Collection documents the buildings and environs of the Princeton University campus in the form of picture postcards. Featuring both monochrome and color postcards, the bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1900 through the 1960s. Many of the postcards have been digitized and are searchable through Digital PUL.
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Postcards of Princeton-related Sites, Buildings and Landmarks, 1891-1957

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Approximately 200 postcards of Princeton University sites, buildings and landmarks. Some postcards have writing and postmarks and some are unmarked. Most of the postcards have black and white photographic images, while some are colorized.
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Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

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The Historical Postcard Collection documents the buildings and environs of the Princeton University campus in the form of picture postcards. Featuring both monochrome and color postcards, the bulk of the collection ranges in date from 1900 through the 1960s. Many of the postcards have been digitized and are searchable through Digital PUL.

Dillon Gym Library Collection, 1891-2003 (mostly 1930-1991)

AC446 8 boxes
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The Dillon Gym Library was housed in Dillon Gym, which opened in 1947. Dillon Gym is now mainly used as the headquarters for the Campus Recreation program, and includes various administrative and varsity athletic coaches' offices. The majority of the collection is made up of published material such as athletic handbooks, rule guides and technique charts; athletic organization convention and conference reports; and university publications (sports schedules and programs, admissions material, faculty, staff, and alumni guides and fundraising publications). The collection contains several areas of focus—notably, material on women's sports at Princeton.
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Joseph Raycroft Periodicals, Publications, and Olympic Games Material, 1891-1980

Series 3 includes material with a clear or inferred relation to Joseph Raycroft (1867-1955), who was Chairman of Health and Physical Education at Princeton from 1911 to 1936, when he received emeritus status (Raycroft's papers form the collection AC 146 in the University Archives—see that collection for a longer biographical note). The series here includes mainly publications and periodicals ranging from the turn of the twentieth century to the 1950s, and reflects Raycroft's association with the University of Chicago and the Worcester Academy as an alumnus, as well as his interests in rare books, intramural sports, football and basketball, physical training for the military, and the Olympic Games, among various others. Raycroft served on the Olympic Committees of 1932 and 1936, and attended the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. He became Vice President of the American Olympic Committee. Material on the Olympic Games forms the latter half of this series, including programs for the Inter-Allied Games in Paris in 1919, minutes of the Olympic Congress of Berlin in 1930, and some Olympic Committee correspondence from 1939 and 1951-1953.
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Dillon Gym Library Collection, 1891-2003 (mostly 1930-1991)

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The Dillon Gym Library was housed in Dillon Gym, which opened in 1947. Dillon Gym is now mainly used as the headquarters for the Campus Recreation program, and includes various administrative and varsity athletic coaches' offices. The majority of the collection is made up of published material such as athletic handbooks, rule guides and technique charts; athletic organization convention and conference reports; and university publications (sports schedules and programs, admissions material, faculty, staff, and alumni guides and fundraising publications). The collection contains several areas of focus—notably, material on women's sports at Princeton.
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Athletic Rulebooks, Handbooks and Publications, 1902-2003

General athletic files contain published rulebooks and guidebooks for individual sports, especially from the mid-twentieth century and the 1970s, many printed by the NCAA, as well as copies of periodicals such as Modern Gymnast and football programs from Princeton and elsewhere. There are also printed NCAA championship booklets, convention bulletins, manuals, rules and regulations. Much of the material is not specific to Princeton, but some Princeton programs and press releases are included in the football, basketball, hockey, soccer, track, and wrestling files.

Matthew Phipps Shiel Collection, 1892-1946

C1199 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence of Matthew Phipps Sheil, a prolific British writer of fantasy fiction, with editors, literary agents, publishers, and other authors.
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H. R. Hays Correspondence with Latin American Writers, 1922-1981 (mostly 1940-1955)

C0847 1 box 0.2 linear feet
H. R. Hays was a writer, anthropologist, and educator. The collection contains his correspondence with ten Latin American writers and poets, primarily about literary and research issues. Also included are typescripts of an article about Jorge Carrera Andrade's poetry and Antenor Orrego's prologue to Trilce (1922).

Hereward Carrington Papers, 1899-1973 (mostly 1908-1932)

C1159 4 boxes 1.4 linear feet
Consists of papers of Hereward Carrington, a British spiritualist and investigator of psychic phenomena, including correspondence with other notable figures in his field, photographs of mediums and psychic phenomena, several manuscripts, and two diaries.
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Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

C1409 23 boxes 9.2 linear feet
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Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.
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Herbert Cecil Potter Papers, 1892-1955 (mostly 1893-1919)

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Potter was a lifelong British military officer who attained the rank of brigadier-general. He served in Ireland (1898), South Africa (1901-1902), Egypt and Sudan (1903-1913), and World War I (1914-1918); he retired in 1927. Consists primarily of Potter's lengthy correspondence with his mother and future wife while stationed abroad, often during significant British military operations, including censor-stamped envelopes.

W. Arthur Lewis Papers, 1892-1990 (mostly 1950-1990)

MC092 55 boxes
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Sir W. Arthur Lewis (1915-1991) was a pioneer in the field of economic development and a leading authority on economic growth in developing countries and associated political and social changes. He was a professor at the University of Manchester and Princeton University and served as an advisor to several governments. Lewis, who was from the Caribbean, also broke through racial barriers in the academic world throughout his career. Lewis's papers document his career as a scholar and as an economic advisor and include his professional correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and writings.
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Country Files, 1892-1989

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The Country Files series documents Lewis's work as an economic advisor, as well as his involvement with Caribbean economic policies and politics. The majority of the papers are related to his work in the Caribbean and Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). The Caribbean papers focus on the formation and dissolution of the West Indies Federation and the East Caribbean Federation, and also include reports on the economies, education systems, and social conditions of several of the islands. The Ghana papers contain reports by Lewis to the government of Ghana and his later publications on the country concerning the country's economic development plans and the implications of the Volta River project. The series also includes a small number of documents about Guyana (formerly British Guiana) and Nigeria.

"Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection, 1892-1971 (mostly 1967-1968)

C0939 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
The "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection consists of author files and miscellaneous materials related to the "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" exhibition curated by Alfred L. Bush in 1967. The exhibition chronicled works of fiction, drama, and poetry written in Princeton by over 100 authors from the early 18th century to the mid-1960s.
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"Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection, 1892-1971 (mostly 1967-1968)

The "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" Exhibition Collection consists of author files and miscellaneous materials related to the "Literary Landmarks of Princeton" exhibition curated by Alfred L. Bush in 1967. The exhibition chronicled works of fiction, drama, and poetry written in Princeton by over 100 authors from the early 18th century to the mid-1960s.

Georges Florovsky Papers, 1892-1986 (mostly 1950-1969)

C0586 88 boxes 42.6 linear feet
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The Georges Florovsky Papers consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and memorabilia of clergyman, teacher and author, Georges Florovsky.
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