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Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students Records, 1907-2015

AC136 135 boxes 3 folders 6 items 1 websites
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The Dean of Undergraduate Students, formerly known as the Dean of Students and the Dean of Student Affairs, is the University's administrative office charged with oversight of undergraduate residential life, extracurricular activities, and student discipline. The Dean of Undergraduate Students records contain correspondence, memos, and meeting minutes, as well as the financial records of student organizations.

H.H. Wilson Papers, 1938-1979

MC143 8 boxes
The papers of Princeton University professor Harper Hubert Wilson document his interest and work in civil liberties. A self described "conservative, anarchist and socialist," Wilson provoked his students to think critically about the social problems confronting society, and to challenge the prevailing assumptions about American politics.

Frank W. Notestein Papers, 1930-1977

MC184 33 boxes
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Frank W. Notestein contributed significantly to the science of demography and to a better understanding of population problems in world affairs. The Frank W. Notestein Papers contain correspondence, speeches, and writings documenting the research, ideas, career and leadership roles of this former Princeton professor, director of the Office of Population Research, and president of the Population Council.

Melvin M. Tumin Papers, 1942-2007

C1396 5 boxes 1.6 linear feet
Melvin Tumin was a professor of sociology and anthropology at Princeton University. Consists of correspondence, articles, papers, and book reviews by Melvin Tumin, including his dissertation research on the ladino and Pokomám Maya population of San Luis Jilotepeque in Eastern Guatemala. The collection is especially notable for Tumin's correspondence with writers Saul Bellow, Iris Murdoch, and Philip Roth.

Clarence B. Randall Papers, 1932-1967 (mostly 1948-1965)

MC109 19 boxes
Consists of 78 bound volumes containing Randall's journals, articles, and speeches concerning his relationships with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson, and his government posts.

Fund for the Republic Records, 1928-1964 (mostly 1952-1961)

MC059 210 boxes 2 items
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The Records of the Fund for the Republic document the activities of the Fund for the Republic, Inc. and its defense of civil rights and civil liberties from 1952 through 1961. The records provide an invaluable look at the Fund's struggle to uphold the basic principles of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights during the years of McCarthyism and its aftermath.
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Series 3, Subseries 3, Grants Rejected, 1948-1957

Series 3, Subseries 3, Grants Rejected, 1952-1958, a majority of grant applications were rejected for similar reasons. More often than not they were out of the Fund's scope, inconsequential, or the author lacked stature. Since each grant proposal was discussed before the board, summaries of the proposal and the reasons for rejection are contained within the board minutes and working papers. Therefore, only a few rejected files, where the Fund's staff questioned the policy of the applying organization or its tactics, were retained.

Max Gordon Papers, 1908-1971 (mostly 1950-1965)

TC024 37 boxes
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Max Gordon (1892-1978) was an American theatrical producer. His collection contains personal correspondence with theater and film notables spanning the years 1942-1971. Also included are production materials, such as correspondence, contracts, summaries of earnings, financial sheets, and miscellaneous notes of plays Gordon produced, including Born Yesterday, The Solid Gold Cadillac, My Sister Eileen, and the film, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, as well as letters and script reports relating to Columbia Pictures.

Ernest Theodore DeWald Papers, 1916-1968

C0420 10 boxes 3.6 linear feet
Consists of papers of Ernest Theodore DeWald (Princeton Class of 1916), professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology specializing in medieval Italian art and director (1946-1960) of the Princeton Art Museum.

Story Magazine and Story Press Records, 1931-1999

C0104 272 boxes
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Consists of the fairly complete working business files of the original Story and other related publishing ventures of owner-editors Martha Foley and Whit and Hallie Burnett, and the new Story author files of Richard and Lois Rosenthal. Included are editorial and personal correspondence, business and financial records, and artwork.

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.

Robert Bernard Martin Papers, 1852-1980

C0334 23 boxes 9.2 linear feet
Consists of two distinct groups of papers of author Robert Bernard Martin: material relating to his scholarly research and writings on the English novelist and clergyman Charles Kingsley and manuscripts of eight of Martin's published novels and works of non-fiction.

William W. Lockwood Papers, 1919-1977

MC086 5 boxes 1 folder
The William W. Lockwood Papers document the American Institute of Pacific Relations and Lockwood's activities within the organization during the McCarthy era. A significant amount of the collection concerns the investigation of the Institute of Pacific Relations by Senators Joseph McCarthy and Pat McCarran. The collection also documents U.S.-Far East relations, particularly U.S.-Japanese trade and the Japanese textile industry.

Tēlemachos Alaveras Papers and Nea Poreia Archives, 1889-2010

C1408 97 boxes 2 items 39.3 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Tēlemachos Alaveras, a prolific Modern Greek writer and editor of the literary magazine Nea Poreia for more than fifty years. He was also the president of the Literary Society of Thessalonikē and member of boards of many other organizations. Included also are the archives of Nea Poreia, as well as the personal papers of Alaveras's father, Chrēstos Alaveras.

Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive, 1869-1990

ST1 83 boxes 83.0 linear feet
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Consists of a complete duplicate archive of engineering drawings, calculations, letters, photographs, and various writings that document the numerous projects of Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, Subject Files Series, 1947-1995

MC001-02-03 499 boxes 2 items
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The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Subgroup 2, Series 3 has been digitized and is available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

Department of History records, 1926-2017 (mostly 1926-1979)

AC049 14 boxes 1 website
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From the time of the department's institution in 1924, history has typically been one of Princeton's most popular undergraduate concentrations, with the Department of History offering 40 or more undergraduate courses each year. The records consis of subject and faculty files, correspondence, departmental budgets, course syllabi, as well as records from several special projects.

Nancy Price Correspondence, 1860-1966 (mostly 1900-1955)

C0642 6 boxes 2.2 linear feet
Consists of about 1500 letters to Price relating to her career as an actress and as founder and manager of the People's National Theatre (London).

Whiting Willauer Papers, 1916-1962 (mostly 1941-1955)

MC142 10 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of Whiting Willauer (1906-1962) reflect Willauer's entire career, but focus most strongly on the period from 1941 to 1954 when Willauer was in China and worked for China Defense Supplies, Inc. (1941-1944), the Foreign Economic Administration (1944-1945), the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration [NRRA] (1946-1947), and Civil Air Transport, Inc. (1946-1954). The papers also document his positions as an admiralty lawyer for the New York City law firm, Bingham, Dana and Gould (1931-1938), as Attorney, Criminal Division at the Department of Justice and Special Assistant to United States Attorney General (1929-1940), Special Counsel for the Federal Power Commission (1941), and his appointments as United States Ambassador to Honduras (1954-1958) and Costa Rica (1958-1961). In addition, materials which reflect Willauer's role as a delegate to the Organization of American States' Meetings of Foreign Ministers (August 1960) and to the United Nations General Assembly (October 1960) are found in the papers.

Allen Tate Collection, 1931-1979

C0648 1 box 0.45 linear feet
Consists primarily of letters and postcards to various friends, fellow poets, and associates by American poet and editor Allen Tate.

Warren Alfred Stark Papers, 1947-1957 (mostly 1950-1952)

C1679 5 linear feet 7 boxes
Consists of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, and ephemera belonging to missile researcher Warren Alfred Stark that document his time in the United States Army at the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico during the Korean War and the early years of the Cold War. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Warren Stark and Jean Anne Baldwin Stark (1928-1999), his girlfriend and later wife, and other family members and close friends.

Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection, 1940-1989

TC122 14 boxes 4.8 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Dance Files Collection contains printed programs, souvenir programs, clippings, and reviews of various ballet companies and choreographers.

Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies Faculty Research Materials, 1882-1965

C1568 2 boxes 2 linear feet
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Consists of research materials of faculty members of Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies, most likely Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978) and/or his son-in-law, R. Bayly Winder (1920-1988). Materials include photocopied materials relating to Jurji Zaydan (Georgie Zeidan) (1861-1914), and Aramco records, primarily Arabian Research Division, Government Relations Division translations of Current Affairs Radio Broadcasts from 1954 to 1956.

Woodrow Wilson Additional Materials, 1761-1974

MC215 5 boxes 1 folder
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The Woodrow Wilson Additional Materials consist of materials that the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has acquired on Woodrow Wilson since the mid-1990s.

Frank Norris Novels, 1948-1956

C0221 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of manuscripts for two works of fiction by American novelist Frank Norris (Princeton Class of 1929).
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Edward Steese Papers, 1878-1984

C0352 40 boxes 19.5 linear feet
Consists of papers of American architect and poet Edward Steese, including diaries, manuscripts, and architectural drawings.

James Creese Papers, 1822-1960

C0412 5 boxes 2.1 linear feet
Consists of some undergraduate and graduate papers of James Creese (Princeton Class of 1918), as well as papers from his tenures as successive presidents of the Stevens and Drexel Institutues of Technology.
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Printed matter, 1946-1973

Program for Commemoration Ceremonies of the James Creese Student Center, 1973; May 1946 issue of "Medical Times", contains article by Creese titled "Ideals of Pedagogy in their Application to Medicine"; "Industrial Science Present and Future", contains article by Creese titled "Horizons in Industrial Science from the Viewpoint of the Educator", 1952; Drexel pamphlet titled "The Economy of Giving", 1965; pamphlet titled "The Drexel Plan- Cooperative Education", undated; picture booklet titled "Drexel is People", undated; "Drexel Institute of Technology Bulletin", 1957.

Department of Facilities Records, 1803-2015 (mostly 1955-1981)

AC041 64 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The Department of Facilities at Princeton University is responsible for the construction, maintenance, renovation, and financial management of the buildings and properties owned by the university. The Department of Facilities records document the daily activities of the department and its numerous divisions through blueprints, photographs, correspondence, memos, sketches, contracts, ledgers, tax returns, incorporation papers, by-laws, annual reports, financial statements, newspaper clippings, booklets, and meeting minutes.

Elmer Adler Papers, 1651-1961 (mostly 1925-1955)

C0262 464 boxes
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Elmer Adler was a printer, publisher, editor, and author. This collection consists of the personal papers of Adler as well as the business archives of the Pynson Printers and The Colophon.

Ellen McCarter Doubleday Papers, 1930s-1978

C0747 13 boxes
Ellen McCarter Doubleday was the wife of Nelson Doubleday (1889-1949), president of the publishing firm Doubleday & Company, and daughter of Thomas N. McCarter (Princeton Class of 1888), president of the Public Service Co. of New Jersey and a Princeton University benefactor. After her husband's death, she served on the board of directors of Doubleday until she moved to Hawaii in 1965. Papers consist of personal and business correspondence of Ellen McCarter Doubleday.

William Alfred Eddy Papers, 1859-1978

MC041 24 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of William A. Eddy (1896-1962), educator, diplomat, minister to Saudi Arabia, intelligence agent, and college president, focus on his presidency of Hobart College (1936-1941), his work in U.S. - Middle East policy, and his family life in the period from 1917-1962. The holdings of his personal and family correspondence is extensive. The collection contains all correspondence from his term as president of Hobart College, 1936-1941. Many military documents are included, especially in the years 1941-1946 (the planning of the North African landings, the FDR/Ibn Saud meeting, the Treaty of the Yemen). There are many geneological papers and letters from Eddy's relatives concerning American missionary work in the Middle East. There are numerous publications concerning 18th C. English literature, religious and civic duties, U.S. Foreign policy re Israel and the Arabs, and sociological accounts of the Middle East. The collection is composed of personal/professional correspondence, documents, diaries and notebooks, addresses, publications, manuscripts of Eddy's books and articles (including unpublished MSs), scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.

Albert Einstein Duplicate Archive, 1859-1979 (mostly 1912-1955)

C0701 94 boxes 37.9 linear feet
Consists of a photocopied duplicate archive of the original Albert Einstein Archive at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, divided into scientific and non-scientific sections, including published and unpublished manuscripts, articles, lectures, notebooks, notes, travel diaries (1925-1933), family papers, and correspondence.

Historical Novels of Jere Wheelwright, 1948-1954

C0449 5 boxes
Consists of signed typescripts and galley proofs for four works of historical fiction by author Jere Wheelwright (1905-1961), (Princeton Class of 1927).
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Allen Macy Dulles Papers, 1940-2008 (mostly 1946-1961)

MC232 1 box
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Allen Macy Dulles, son of Clover Todd and Allen Welsh Dulles, was a student of history and politics with plans for a career in public service until he sustained a serious injury in the Korean War. The collection consists of correspondence between family members prior to and following Allen Macy Dulles' injury as a Marine lieutenant in the Korean War.
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Allen Macy Dulles Papers, 1940-2008 (mostly 1946-1961)

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Allen Macy Dulles, son of Clover Todd and Allen Welsh Dulles, was a student of history and politics with plans for a career in public service until he sustained a serious injury in the Korean War. The collection consists of correspondence between family members prior to and following Allen Macy Dulles' injury as a Marine lieutenant in the Korean War.

Jan Valtin Papers, 1930s-1959

C0731 23 boxes 9.6 linear feet
Consists of papers of "Jan Valtin," the literary pseudonym of Richard Julius Herman Krebs.

Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers, 1944-2012

MC311 10 boxes
Shirley Ecker Boskey was an attorney who served as director of the International Relations Department of the World Bank. The Shirley Ecker Boskey Papers consist of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications from Boskey's time at the Department of the Interior and at the World Bank.

Marius B. Jansen Papers, 1921-2000

C0927 11 boxes 6.5 linear feet
Consists of personal papers of Marius B. Jansen, a Princeton professor of Japanese history.
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Princeton Music Collection, 1849-2009 (mostly 1894-1941)

AC056 14 boxes 2 items
This collection contains various songbooks printed for Princeton University including bound volumes and small booklets. Among the former is a nearly complete series of the Carmina Princetonia. There is also a second series dedicated to sheet music comprising various songs written for Princeton University, including many pieces written by alumni.
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Series 1: Songbooks, 1854-2009

Series 1: Songbooks, 1854-2009 contains books and booklets of brief musical compositions written or adapted for singing, beginning with deluxe editions of Princeton University's most beloved song, "Old Nassau." At the end of this series are a number of individual songs, including class odes from the last quarter of the nineteenth century.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, Legal Case Files Series, 1947-1995

MC001-02-04 699 boxes
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The American Civil Liberties Union Records document the activities of the Union in protecting individual rights from 1920 through 1995. The files contain materials on freedom of speech, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; legal case files; and organizational records. Within these categories files reflect subject areas such as academic freedom, censorship, racial discrimination, aliens' rights, privacy concerns, labor concerns, amnesty, and government loyalty and security. The files reflect work on litigation, advocacy and public policy, and subject files on various areas of interest connected with civil liberties. Materials include correspondence, court documents, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, reports, briefs, and legal files. Also included are materials from ACLU affiliate organizations, and the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Subgroup 2, Series 4 has been digitized and is available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

Arthur Mizener Papers on F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1941-1982 (mostly 1947-1951)

C0634 6 boxes 2.2 linear feet
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Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material relating to the Fitzgerald biography The Far Side of Paradise (1951) by the literary critic, editor, biographer, author, and educator Arthur Mizener.
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Fred I. Kent Papers, 1901-1954 (mostly 1920-1950)

MC077 42 boxes
Fred I. Kent (1869-1954) was a banker who spent the majority of his career at Bankers Trust Company in New York. He was an expert on foreign exchange, and during World War I and its aftermath was involved with establishing foreign exchange policies, reparations, and war debt. Kent was also active in numerous organizations, including the American Bankers Association and the International Chamber of Commerce. Kent's papers include his correspondence with businessmen and politicians about financial and economic issues, articles and speeches written by Kent, and papers documenting his involvement with several banking and economic organizations.

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.

Ridgely Torrence Papers, 1833-1952 (mostly 1890-1951)

C0172 123 boxes 2 items 50 linear feet
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Ridgely Torrence was an American poet, playwright, and editor of The New Republic, and his papers document the literary activity and relationship of a large group of American writers between the years 1890 and 1950. Particularly well-represented are American poets William Vaughn Moody and Edwin Arlington Robinson.

Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records, 1906-2023 (mostly 1920-1981)

AC144 50 boxes 2 items 4 GB
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The religious interests of members of the University are served through the offices of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel, which work with chaplains of different denominations and faiths on a variety of activities. The Dean of the Chapel records document the activities of the Office and the Chapel and include former dean files, historical material, minutes, and marriage, birth, baptism, and death records as well as adminsitrative files and programs of services and concerts.

Qāsim Ghanī Papers, 1922-1959 (mostly 1947-1952)

C0890 8 boxes 5 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, drafts, journals, and notebooks of Iranian literary scholar, diplomat, and physician, Qāsim Ghanī.

Arthur Gläser Papers, 1919-1948

C0431 5 boxes 1.9 linear feet
Consists of the writings, notes, diaries, calendars, ledgers, and miscellanea of the German novelist, poet, and critic Arthur Gläser (b. 1895 ).

Maurice Kelley Collection, 1935-1971

C0457 4 boxes 2.7 linear feet
Contains correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and printed matter of American educator and librarian, Maurice Kelley (Princeton Class of 1934).
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Norman Armour Papers, 1913-1983

MC028 2 boxes
The Norman Armour Papers are comprised primarily of Armour's correspondence with State Department officials, American presidents, and foreign leaders.Reports, telegrams, transcripts of speeches and newspaper clippings documenting Armour's diplomatic career, and personal correspondence are also preserved in the collection.

Edward Mead Earle Papers, 1894-1954

MC020 39 boxes 2 items
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The Papers of Edward Mead Earle (1894-1954) document the career of Earle, a specialist in the role of the military in foreign relations. He was a university lecturer, author, and consultant to various departments of the U.S. government. The papers reflect Earle's work as a professor at the School of Economics and Politics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. The collection emphasizes Earle's major work of establishing a seminar designed to research issues associated with military and foreign policies of the United States during World War II. It also highlights a number of other professional activities during his time at the Institute.

Council on Foreign Relations Records: Studies Department Series, 1918-2004

MC104-3 328 boxes
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The Council on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and national membership organization dedicated to promoting improved understanding of international affairs and to contributing ideas to United States foreign policy. The Studies Department Series documents the planning and execution of the various study groups (including discussion groups, current issue review groups, seminars, workshops and conferences) and projects.

Historical Photograph Collection, Student Photograph Albums, 1851-1995 (mostly 1860-1920)

AC061 209 boxes
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The Student Photograph Albums Series of the Historical Photograph Collection (HPC) contains 180 photographic albums created by Princeton University students. These albums, along with the other photograph collections in the University Archives, help document the experiences of students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University. The albums date from 1851 to 1995, although the bulk date from the 1860s to the 1910s. New accessions are added regularly to the collection.
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Class of 1950: Henry J. Powsner, 1946-1950

Photographs taken by Henry J. Powsner, Class of 1950, while he was a student at Princeton. In three envelopes labeled "Princetonianum" (campus views, including squirrel, and chapel interiors); "In the dorm"; and "About Princeton and band." The latter include dining hall interiors, a student suspended by pulley in a lecture hall, sunbathers, the football stadium, and band members at Richardson Auditorium, along with night exteriors of campus rowdiness.
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Historical Photograph Collection, Student Photograph Albums, 1851-1995 (mostly 1860-1920)

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The Student Photograph Albums Series of the Historical Photograph Collection (HPC) contains 180 photographic albums created by Princeton University students. These albums, along with the other photograph collections in the University Archives, help document the experiences of students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University. The albums date from 1851 to 1995, although the bulk date from the 1860s to the 1910s. New accessions are added regularly to the collection.