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Church Materials from Mexico I, 1851-1999

LAE052 1848 items
This microfilm consists mainly of Catholic religious pamphlets published in Mexico, covering a wide range of subjects such as art, liturgy and catechism, as well as social issues related to women, indigenous groups, youth, and other topics. The bulk of the material was published in the 1980s and after.

The Library of Jacques Derrida, House Series, 1793-2013

RBD1-1 675 boxes 16 items
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Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.

Historical Audiovisual Collection, 1912-2012 (mostly 1945-1996)

AC047 241 boxes 9 items 1 digital file 1.5 GB
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This collection contains more than 2,300 items, including film, videotapes, compact discs, audio cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tape, and record albums and covers a broad range of topics including classical music, alumni reunions, lectures, and interviews.

Department of Civil and Geological Engineering Research Reports, undated

ENG005 293 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of research reports created by the Department of Civil and Geological Engineering at Princeton University between 1944 and 1988.

Student Correspondence and Writings Collection, 1768-2020

AC334 19 boxes 4 digital files
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The Student Correspondence and Writings Collection contains original materials from the university archives that document aspects of student life as experienced by students at Princeton University.

Political Cartoon Collection, 1889-1944

MC180 30 boxes 2 items
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This artificial collection consists of one thousand original drawings, including a significant number by Charles Lewis Bartholomew, Otho Cushing, Homer C. Davenport, John Tinney McCutcheon, and Frank Arthur Nankivell.
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Sylvia Beach Papers, 1872-1999

C0108 180 boxes 1 item 78.3 linear feet
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This collection documents the life and activities of Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), the American author, publisher, and owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Company, the Paris bookshop that was a meeting-point for French, English, Irish and American writers during the 1920's and 1930's. The collection consists largely of files relating to Shakespeare & Company; Beach's writings and translations, in particular her memoir Shakespeare & Company ; and files relating to the circle of artists and writers surrounding her throughout her life. Included are family, personal, and business correspondence; business records of Shakespeare & Company; personal and family records; manuscripts and artwork by members of her circle; photographs; and memorabilia.

The Library of Jacques Derrida, Studio Series, 1686-2010

RBD1 327 boxes 1 folder 6 items
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Consists of the personal library of French philosopher Jacques Derrida and members of his household.

Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series, 1861-1993

AC067 139 boxes 1 folder 1 item
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The Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series consists of photographs of faculty, administration, trustees, staff, students, and notable visitors to Princeton University.

Princeton University Publications Collection, circa 1748-2016

AC364 156 boxes 6 digital files 1 website
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The Princeton University Publications collection contains issues of nearly 150 different periodicals published by the university and related organizations, as well as a few items published by others about the university, that have not been cataloged individually.

Computer Sciences Laboratory Technical Reports, 1967-1985

ENG027 169 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Computer Sciences Laboratory. The laboratory was a division of the Department of Electrical Engineering. Before 1967, the Computer Sciences Laboratory was known as the Digital Systems Laboratory.

Western European Theater Political Pamphlet Collection, 1894-1918

MC248 79 boxes 65 items
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These pamphlets were collected by the Princeton University Library starting from the outbreak of World War I. The collection contains pamphlets published in Europe during and immediately after World War I. They cover a broad range of topics including the economy, the press, the military, arms, territorial disputes, and others. The collection also includes speeches, sermons, bulletins, calendars, and songbooks.

William McElwee Miller Collection of Bābī Writings and Other Iranian Texts, 1846-1923

C0723-1-47 47 Volumes
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Consists of 47 bound volumes of chiefly Babi texts in Arabic and Persian composed or copied between 1846 and 1923 and purchased by William McElwee Miller, a Presbyterian clergyman and a missionary in Iran from 1919 to 1962.
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Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series, circa 1850-2015

AC112 408 boxes 6 folders 66 items
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The Campus Life series contains photographs documenting aspects of life as experienced by students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University.

Nassau Hall Iconography, 1760-1981

AC177 6 boxes 1 folder
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The collection contains representations of Nassau Hall and other historic buildings of Princeton University. Most of them are reproductions, some photographic.

Neilson Campbell Hannay Collection of William Cowper, 1711-1965 (mostly 1750-1799)

C0134 10 boxes 6 items 10 Volumes 5 linear feet
Consists of poetry manuscripts, documents, pictorial works, correspondence, and miscellanea relating to the English poet William Cowper (1731-1800), and to his circle of family, friends, and editors, collected by Neilson Campbell Hannay.

Engineering Economics Series Reports, 1978-1987

ENG004 150 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical and research reports created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Civil Engineering from 1978 to 1987. These reports are issued as part of the Economic Series.

Toni Morrison Papers, 1908-2017 (mostly 1970-2015)

C1491 337 boxes 16 items
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Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford, 1931-2019) was a Nobel prize-winning American author, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. The material described in this finding aid consists of manuscripts, drafts, galleys, and proofs of Morrison's novels and other writings; personal correspondence; editorial files relating to Morrison's work at Random House and later publication of two posthumous works by Toni Cade Bambara; academic and teaching files, particularly pertaining to SUNY Albany and Princeton University; working files; press clippings; published books, photographs, audiovisual materials, and awards and memorabilia.

Department of Computer Science Technical Reports, 1985-1995

ENG001 340 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University between 1985 and 1995.

General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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Lecture Notes Collection, 1772-1990

AC052 80 boxes
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This collection contains over 600 sets of student notes taken from lectures given by members of Princeton's faculty. They represent the broad range of courses taught at Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey prior to 1896) and include the works of numerous famous faculty and students.

Council on Foreign Relations Meetings Records, 1920-1995

MC104-4 135 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 Meetings Series documents the work of the Council's Meetings Department, including administrative issues, such as correspondence with speakers, attendance records, and the non-attribution rule, as well as the records of the actual meetings themselves.

Council on Foreign Relations Digital Sound Recordings, 1953-1989

MC104-13 24 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. These digital sound recordings have been transfered from original reel to reel tapes of Council meetings as part of an ongoing project. The meetings feature a range of speakers on topics relating to foreign policy, including mainly government officials and businessmen from the United States and abroad.

Robert Thorp of Alnwick Collection of Printed and Manuscript Music, 1729-1819

RBD3 6 boxes 1 item 2 linear feet
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Consists of printed and manuscript music collected by Robert Thorp of Alnwick.

Princeton University Student Organization Websites Collection, 1996-2018

AC476 1 websites
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The collection, assembled by staff of the University Archives, contains captures of public websites created and maintained by various student organizations at Princeton University. The collection does not contain exhaustive captures of all public student organization websites.
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Stone Seals Collection, 3000 BCE - 500 AD

C0849 18 boxes 5 items
Consists of 244 stones used in Mesopotamia and adjacent areas of the ancient Near East from prehistoric times to make impressions in clay, particularly seals on clay tablets and their envelopes.
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Hematite Cylinder Seal, Old Babylonian period

Worship scene; a god, apparently with no distinguishing characteristics, stands left; immediately before him a lahmu holds a vase from which water flows; it flows down over the god's hand, as if he is washing his hand. Behind the lahmu stands a lamassu; behind her stands a secondary figure of the weather god Adad holding a forked thunderbolt in his outstretched left hand; he holds his right hand up behind his head, but whatever he carries in that hand, if anything, is lost to a chip. Before him is a small male figure, whose arms end in thunderbolts, half kneeling and turning his head back towards Adad.
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Hematite Cylinder Seal, Old Babylonian period

Worship scene of three figures: Ishtar ascends left with her foot on the forepart of a lion, her head facing; she holds a harpe-sword down in her left hand, and a sceptre consisting of a mace and two lion-headed harpe-swords in her outstretched right hand. Before her stands an utukku wearing a tall conical hat. Behind him stands a lamassu. In the sky before Ishtar is a crescent; in the sky before the lamassu is a 'horned toad'; in the lower field, a fly.

Princeton Cuneiform Collection, 2012 B.C.-1595 B.C.

C0848 94 boxes 115 items
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Consists of approximately 1,350 cuneiform tablets from Mesopotamia, the bulk dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur (Ur III).
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Undergraduate Alumni Records, Non-graduates, Undated

AC104-04 7 boxes
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This finding aid contains a list of former undergraduate students of Princeton University who did not graduate, and whose dates of attendance are unknown.

Lloyd E. Cotsen Collection of Potter Family Photographs, 1865-1935

COTSEN5 1307 items 19 linear feet
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This collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rupert Potter (1832-1914), father of children's book author Beatrix Potter (1866-1944). It includes many portraits of Beatrix, of family members, and of friends. In addition, the collection includes studio portraits of Potter family members taken by various commercial photographers; a few photographs taken by Beatrix as aids for illustration; and photographs of animals and farmsteads in the Lake District related to Beatrix Potter Heelis' career as sheep farmer and land preservationist from the 1910s to 1940s.
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Historical Photograph Collection: Glass-Plate Negatives Series, 1880-1920

AC317 148 boxes
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Consists of approximately 2,180 glass plate negatives and prints. Topics most heavily represented within the collection include Princeton University buildings and grounds, and athletics.

Fine Press Printing Ephemera Collection, 1898-2010 (mostly 1924-1948)

GC186 12 boxes 14.4 linear feet
Consists of book prospectuses, invitations, greeting cards, and other items printed by private and small presses in the United States, and various countries throughout the world.

Student Academic Work Collection, 1862-2009

AC374 9 boxes 1 folder
This collection consists of essays, notes on readings, laboratory notebooks, drawings and similar academic work products created by Princeton students.

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Reports, 1947-1998

ENG007 763 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical reports created by the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Princeton University from 1947 to 1998.

Historical Photograph Collection, Class Photographs Series, 1851-1998

AC181 61 boxes 1 folder 6 items
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The collection consists of group portraits and other photos of Princeton University classes. Though some photographs depict the classes while their members were students, the majority of the photographs are from alumni reunions.

Statistics-Operations Research Series Technical Reports, 1987-1993

ENG002 159 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical and research reports created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Civil Engineering between 1987 and 1993. These reports are issued as part of the Statistics-Operations Research Series.

Information Sciences and Systems Laboratory Technical Reports, 1966-1995

ENG010 22 Volumes 1.0 linear feet
Consists of technical Reports created by the Information Sciences and Systems Laboratory at Princeton University from 1966 to 1995. The Information Sciences and Systems Laboratory is a division of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University.

Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1677-1967

C0958 4 boxes 4 folders
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Consists of an open collection containing miscellaneous source material related to Modern Greek studies, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items.
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Office of the President Records : Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, 1746-1999 (mostly 1830-1869)

AC117 271 boxes
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This collection contains records relating to Princeton University presidents from Jonathan Dickinson, who served in this capacity from 1746 to 1747, to Harold W. Dodds, whose tenure spanned the period from 1933 to 1957. It brings together both primary and secondary materials pertaining to individual presidents as well as the office of the president itself. The Princeton University Presidents' Records document the lives and accomplishments of each president with varying completeness, as well as the functions of their office.

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Records, 1847-2017

AC129 149 boxes 38 items 108 digital files 1 websites
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Founded in 1930 as a cooperative enterprise of the History, Politics, and Economics Departments of Princeton University at the undergraduate level, the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs has since grown into one of the nation's foremost centers for professional public policy education, offering degrees on both the undergraduate and graduate level and contributing original research in a wide variety of fields related to public and international affairs. The records document the school's founding and development and include correspondence, subject files, publications, and audiovisual materials.

Charles Lamb Collection, 1814-1903

C0173 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected letters and manuscripts by and about the English essayist and poet Charles Lamb, as well as twelve of Lamb's letters to Maria Fryer and others.

Princeton University Library Collection of Nelly's Sougioutzoglou-Seraidarē Photographs, 1930s

C0991 1 box 1.75 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by the Greek photographer Nelly's Sougioutzoglou-Seraidare.
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The Theseion; Tower of the Winds; Mount Athos, undated

Consists of four photographs (7,9 x 11,3 cm each), mounted on both sides of a mat board. Images depict monks in Mount Athos; the Theseion and the Tower of the Winds in Athens (Greece); and a general view of the city of Athens. Photographs are numbered and they bear handwritten titles in pen on the mat board and the photographer's studio stamp on the reverse.

Princeton University Library Collection of Early Photographs of Greece, circa 1852-1999

C0908 6 boxes 12.8 linear feet 1 oversize folders
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The Early Photographs of Greece Collection is an open collection for general photographs of sites and subjects in Greece. Included are panoramic photographs of the Parthenon, Athens, and Smyrna, along with other photographs of Greece.
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Salonica - Macedonian Front, World War I, undated

Consists of a collection of fourteen (14) photographs (13 x 18 cm.) depicting panoramic views of the city of Thessalonikē, the interior of the church of Hagia Sophia, mosques, street scenes of people's everyday life during the World War I, as well as the Assembly of Hierarchs of Greece organized by the Provisional Government of National Defense (Prosōrinē Kyvernēsē tēs Ethnikēs Amynēs / Syneleusē Hierarchōn). All photographs bear handwritten captions in French and the stamp "Section photographique de l'armée" on the reverse.

Princeton University Library Collection of J. A. Johnson Photographs, 1908

C1549 1 box 1.25 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of photographs by American photographer J. A. Johnson, who was active in the early 20th century. Subjects include American Indians, primarily chiefs from the Sioux Nation, and cowboys in the American West.

William Dean Howells Collection, 1863-1919

C0168 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and selected manuscripts of the American critic, novelist, poet, and playwright William Dean Howells.
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"Recollections of an Atlantic Editorship": AMsS bound, dates not examined

Autograph signed manuscript, with annotations and deletions, concerning his time as editor of the "Atlantic Monthly" in Boston. Howells began as the subeditor under James T. Fields, and in 1871 he was appointed editor in chief, a post held until 1881. Manuscript undated, probably 20th century.

Peter N. Heydon Collection of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning Furniture, undated

C1466 8 items
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Includes a few artifacts of British poets Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and Robert Browning (1812-1889).

William Tinsley Publishing Correspondence, 1866-1889

C0808 1 box 2 items 0.4 linear feet
The Tinsley brothers, Edward (1833-1866) and William (1831-1902), set up in the book trade business around 1854. They focused mainly on publishing fiction for the popular lending libraries, and specialized in luxuriously bound three-volume novels. Consists of 77 letters, 1866-1889, received by the Tinsley Brothers publishing firm of London, England.
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Godfrey, Mary Rose [M.R. Godfrey; Mrs. George William Godfrey], undated

Autograph letter signed, 60 Westbourne Park Villas, "Friday" n.d. From the Victorian novelist [to her publisher William Tinsley (though not so indicated on the letter; the letter is from a group of his papers)] concerning the publication of her novel Loyal: "I have been promised reviews in prominent places in the following papers. . . . If you will be so good as to forward copies of Loyal to each they will be put in at once. I have already given away two of my own copies to reviewers. . . . All my friends tell me they have searched in vain for any advertisement of my novel in the daily papers. I hear it from all sides. I think it would pay to advertise it more. I think it may have been neglected through your absence from business. . . . I shall not write another novel, till I see whether this answers. I have written a short story. If you think that at any future time you will have a place for it, I will send it to you, that your reader may look at it to see whether it would suit you?"
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Carey, Rosa Nouchette, undated

Autograph note signed, 6 November n.y. Written on thickly bordered mourning stationery, to "Dear Sir" (with the previous owner's description indicating that the letter came from the papers of William Tinsley), replying: "I was out when your brother called, but I now beg to acknowledge with thanks the receipt of the books with which I was very much pleased, as their binding is very handome attractive looking -- well adapted for presentation."

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents, 1380-1851

C0787 12 boxes 23 items
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The Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents consists of medieval and renaissance documents and manuscripts collected by Ernest Cushing Richardson, an American librarian and author. Of principal interest are some 350 documents (deeds, bonds, contracts, investitures, wills, and other legal documents), chiefly dating from 1380 to 1550 and written in Milan, Alessandria, Brescia, Cremona, Lodi, and other northern Italian cities.

Princeton University Library Collection of Kōstas Zēmerēs Photographs, 1900-1999

C1342 1 box 1.7 linear feet
Kostas Zēmerēs was born in 1886 in Katēchōri Pelion. He studied at the Commercial School of Volos, where he took his first lessons from the painter Iōannēs Poulakas. In 1904 he went to the United States where he worked in photo labs collaborating with painters and photographers. There he had the opportunity to study at the Art Institute of Saint Louis. He returned to Greece in 1912 where he was recruited during the Balkan Wars. Later, after the World War I, he remained in Athens working with great photographers, such as George Bouka and Nelly's. Finally he returned to Volos where he worked as a professional photographer and painter. He participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as in Calais (France) in 1925 and Liverpoool (England) in 1926. He received the gold medal at the International Exhibition of Thessalonikē (Greece) in 1932 and 1936. Zēmerēs gave us the unique photographs of the painter Theophilos Chatzēmichaēl. He died at the age of 96. Consists of an open collection of silver prints depicting Greek landscapes by Kōstas Zēmerēs.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Spyros Meletzēs Photographs, 1900-1999

C1389 1 box 1 linear foot
Consists of an open collections of Spyros Meletzēs photographs.
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Sebah & Joaillier Photographs Collection, 1880-1890

C0982 1 box 1.5 linear feet
The Sebah & Joaillier Photographs Collection consists entirely of 19th-century photographs of Constantinople and the surrounding area.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Bartolomeo Borri Photographs, 1890s

C1077 3 boxes 3.4 linear feet
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Consists of an open collection of photographs mainly of Corfu Island and other places in Greece, by Bartolomeo Borri, including Athens, the Acropolis and its monuments and Piraeus.
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Achilleio (Museum : Kerkyra, Greece), undated

Consists of (4) photographs (one mounted) of the Achilleio museum in Corfu, Greece depicting a panoramic view of the palace, captioned on the cardboard "The late Empress of Austria's Palaca. Corfu"; the garden with the statues; the fresco depicting the Triumph of Achilles; and an image of the interior with the staircase. Three of the images bear the photographer's stamp "Fotografia Borri Figlio, Corfu" as well as handwritten notes in English on the reverse.

Triangle Club Records, 1883-2020

AC122 50 GB 293 boxes 3 folders 4 items 93681 digital files 1 websites 345.58 linear feet (312 containers)
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The Triangle Club Records consists of records of the Club and its predecessor, the Princeton College Drama Association, for productions performed by these organizations from 1883 to the present. Materials include correspondence, playbills, scripts, scores, newspaper clippings, posters, scrapbooks, and photographs as well as audio-visual recordings.

Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington, 1834-1855

C0147 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of some original letters to Blessington and notes used by R. R. Madden in editing The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington (1855).

Woodrow Wilson School Policy Seminar Papers, 1930-2018

AC103 96 boxes 1 item 662 Volumes
The undergraduate Policy Seminar is one of the defining elements of the academic curriculum of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The records consist of the final reports, as well as some syllabi and course materials from the policy seminars and a short-lived graduate-level program from the 1960s.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 4, 1920-2015 (mostly 1970-2000)

MC001-04 1068 boxes 4 items
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The ACLU is the preeminent civil liberties organization in the United States. These records document the work of their national office in the areas of civil rights, children and women's rights, freedom of speech (and all First Amendment questions), and due process, among many others, predominantly from 1970 to 2000.

G. Edward Pendray papers, 1829-1981 (mostly 1923-1971)

MC105 106 boxes 2 items
G. Edward Pendray was an early proponent of rocket power and space flight and co-founder Pendray and Company, a prominent public relations firm. The G. Edward Pendray Papers consist of correspondence, notes, memoranda, drafts, reports, photographs, and printed material related to Pendray's career in public relations and his life-long interest and involvement in aeronautics and astronautics.

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.

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.

Arthur Bullard Papers, 1905-1929

MC008 12 boxes 1 folder
The Papers of Arthur Bullard (1879-1929), journalist and statesman, chronicle the major world political and economic events relating to World War I and its aftermath. Although the bulk of the material concerns Russia and Western Europe, there are writings on political events in North Africa, Central America, and East Asia as well. The collection includes copies and originals of newspaper and magazine articles, manuscripts of several novels, travel books, and political volumes, memorandum, and correspondence, most of which was written by Bullard. There is also a file of photographs and post cards.

Herbert Adams Gibbons Papers, 1908-1934

MC062 28 boxes
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Herbert Adams Gibbons was a journalist and foreign correspondent. Consists of papers of Gibbons from the periods when he was a foreign correspondent (1909-1916) in Greece, Spain, Turkey and other Near Eastern countries, a serviceman with the American Expeditionary Forces in France (1917-1918), and a correspondent (1920-1931) for various American magazines in Europe, the Orient, and Africa.

Emmet Hughes Papers, 1940-1976 (mostly 1952-1974)

MC073 22 boxes
Emmet John Hughes (1920-1982) was a journalist and speechwriter. The collection is primarily composed of drafts, research files, reviews, and other materials pertaining to various books and articles written by Hughes. The collection also documents Hughes's work as a speechwriter for Dwight D. Eisenhower in the presidential campaigns of 1952 and 1956 and the first year of Eisenhower's presidency, as well as his role as a political advisor and speechwriter for Governor Nelson Rockefeller's 1968 presidential bid.

Joseph Coy Green Papers, circa 1907-1977 (mostly 1931-1953)

MC065 41 boxes
Joseph Coy Green (Princeton Class of 1908) served in a number of State Department positions, including his appointment as special representative to the International Institute of Agriculture in Rome (1931), chairman of the Armaments Commission (1944-1946), member of the U.S. Mission to observe the elections in Greece (1946), director of the Foreign Service Board of Examiners, and ambassador to Jordan (1952-1953). Included in this collection are correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, diaries, reports, notes, and printed matter.

Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson, 1902-1960

MC063 1 box
Luther P. Eisenhart taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed in 1905 by Princeton University president Woodrow Wilson. The Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson contains correspondence between Eisenhart and Woodrow Wilson, Eisenhart and others about Woodrow Wilson, letters received by Churchill Eisenhart, and miscellaneous Wilson-related ephemera.

Charles T. Lanham Papers, 1916-1978 (mostly 1944-1978)

MC081 30 boxes
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General Charles T. Lanham (1902-1978), a decorated WWII General and friend of author Ernest Hemingway, was an accomplished author, trainer, and after retiring from the military had a successful second career as a public relations executive. The Charles T. Lanham Papers document the general's WWII and post war military service and his private sector employment with several corporations. The papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, journals, speeches, and legal documents.

Robert Lansing Papers, 1882-1929 (mostly 1905-1928)

MC083 13 boxes
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The Robert Lansing Papers document the later years of Robert Lansing (1864-1928), lawyer, writer, and the longest serving of Woodrow Wilson's three Secretaries of State. During his tenure as Secretary of State (June 23, 1915 to February 13, 1920), the United States entered the First World War on the side of the Entente Powers. Deliberations and negotiations associated with the precarious neutrality which preceded this event and the troubled peace which followed it dominated Lansing's time in office and are reflected in his papers. Lansing's interests as a lawyer, which were international in scope and substance, and the diverse subjects which commanded his attention as a writer – subjects ranging from biblical history to English etymology – are also evident. The Lansing Papers consist of official papers, personal papers, writings and speeches, diaries, sketches, and photographs. Though by no means exhaustive, they shed light on many aspects of Lansing's life and times.

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.

Livingston T. Merchant Papers, circa 1944-1972 (mostly 1954-1968)

MC095 29 boxes
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Livingston T. Merchant was a diplomat and high-ranking government official. This collection consists of Merchant's papers, including correspondence, articles, notes, speeches, statements, interviews, clippings, printed matter, and personal papers.

William Starr Myers Papers, 1877-1974 (mostly 1897-1956)

MC098 36 boxes
William Starr Myers (1877-1954) was a professor of history and politics at Princeton University and a noted historian of New Jersey and the Republican Party. The William Starr Myers Papers document the history of his teaching career and published works.

Bernard Flexner Papers, 1882-1946 (mostly 1917-1943)

MC056 20 boxes 1 folder
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Bernard Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court movement. Contains the personal papers of Flexner, including diaries and letters to his sister Mary while he served with the American Red Cross Commission to Romania (1917) and as counsel for the Zionist delegation to the Paris Peace Conference (1918-1919); material concerning Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Sacco-Vanzetti trial record, and the juvenile court system of the early 1900s; and miscellaneous correspondence.

David Magie Papers, 1901-1919

MC093 3 boxes
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Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.

David A. Morse Papers, 1895-2003 (mostly 1942-1990)

MC097 124 boxes 1 folder 1 item
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The David A. Morse Papers document the life and times of David Abner Morse (1907-1990), American lawyer, soldier, and public official. While he distinguished himself in legal, military, and governmental circles, the most fruitful years of his life were spent at the helm of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the oldest member of the United Nations' family of specialized agencies. As Director-General of the International Labour Office in Geneva from 1948 to 1970, Morse guided the increasingly complex activities of this tripartite organization, which unites in one body the representatives of workers, governments, and employers. No one has had a longer tenure as its head, and no one has presided over such far-reaching changes in its composition and orientation. Drawing on a variety of experiences in the field of domestic and international labor, including appointments as Assistant, Under, and Acting Secretary of Labor in the Truman administration, Morse gave practical meaning in a postwar context to the ILO's underlying philosophy, namely, that "universal and lasting peace can be established only if it is based upon social justice." The pursuit of this object won for the ILO the Nobel Peace Prize in 1969. The David Morse Papers contain correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, and newspaper clippings that document this long, productive career.

John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers, 1715-1988 (mostly 1913-1942)

MC094 176 boxes
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The John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers describe the public and personal lives of John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1881-1960), diplomat and specialist in Far Eastern Affairs, and his father, Junius Wilson MacMurray (1843-1898).

Ivy Ledbetter Lee Papers, 1881-2003 (mostly 1915-1946)

MC085 159 boxes 1 folder
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The Ivy L. Lee Papers consist of personal papers and material from the public relations firm of Ivy Lee and Associates, documenting Ivy Lee's public relations theories and practice. Included are correspondence, diaries, articles, writings, public relations material, newsreels, and photographs reflecting Lee's interest in public relations, transportation (especially railroads), financial markets, and foreign relations, among others. Digital images of the Interborough Rapid Transit posters in Series 9 are available at Digital PUL.

Peter H. B. Frelinghuysen Papers, 1952-1975

MC058 181 boxes 6 items
The Peter H.B. Frelinghuysen Papers include correspondence, speeches, copies of legislation, notes, appointment books, and audio/visual material documenting Frelinghuysen's career as the United States House representative of New Jersey's 5th district from 1952 to 1975. The papers focus on his general House activities as well as his service on the Committee of Education and Labor, Committee on Foreign Relations, and United Nations General Assembly.

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).

Raymond Blaine Fosdick Papers, 1898-1971 (mostly 1917-1952)

MC055 26 boxes
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Raymond Blaine Fosdick (1883-1972) served as Under Secretary General for the League of Nations (1919-1920) and as President of the Rockefeller Foundation (1936-1948). The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence related to military life during World War I, the formation and activities of the League of Nations, and the administration of the Rockefeller Foundation in the 1920s through 1940s. The collection also contains various writings and personal memorabilia.

Arthur Garfield Hays Papers, 1915-1955

MC072 42 boxes 1 folder
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The Arthur Garfield Hays Papers consist of correspondence, case files, speeches, articles, books, news clippings, and photos which document his career as a New York City lawyer and general counsel for the ACLU.

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.

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.

Harley L. Lutz Papers, 1907-1973 (mostly 1930-1950)

MC088 17 boxes
Harley L. Lutz (1882-1975) was an economist with expertise in taxation and public finance who spent his academic career at Oberlin College, Stanford University, and Princeton University. Lutz also served as an advisor on public finance, especially taxation, to the federal and state governments and was an outspoken opponent of increases in government spending. Lutz's papers document his career as an economist, as well as his work as a consultant on taxation and public finance, and include writings, reports, and correspondence.

George McAneny Papers, 1869-1953 (mostly 1910-1921)

MC091 190 boxes
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George McAneny served in numerous positions in the government of New York City, including president of the Borough of Manhattan (1910-1913), president of the Board of Aldermen (1914-1916), and chairman of the State Transit Commission (1921). This collection consists of lectures, reports, correspondence, committee and association files, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs, all of which reflect his special interests in regional and city planning, zoning, city and state transit, and city financing.

Peggy Lamson Collection on Roger Baldwin, 1917-1976 (mostly 1973-1976)

MC082 4 boxes 1 folder
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This collection contains interview transcripts, cassette tapes, and background material collected by Peggy Lamson for her authorized biography, Roger Baldwin, Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union: A Portrait. Much of the background material was provided, and in some cases annotated, by Baldwin and documents both his professional and personal life.

Margaret Snyder Papers, 1950-2021 (mostly 1970-1990)

MC096 85 boxes 2 items
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Dr. Margaret Snyder was actively involved in women's economic and development issues in various regions of the world for more than three decades. She served as advisor to Kenya and East African Women's Seminars, Regional Advisor of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Vice President of the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, co-founded the African Training and Research Center for Women, and was the Founding Director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. The papers document Dr. Snyder's career, the organizations she worked for, and the projects conducted to help women across the globe.

Special Committee on the Structure of the University Records, 1967-1970 (mostly 1968-1969)

AC044 14 boxes 2 items
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The 1960s was a tumultuous decade in the history of the United States. Prominent on a landscape of political assassinations, civil rights, and the fight for gender equality was the prolonged conflict in Vietnam. Although discontent was growing against the war in Southeast Asia, the largest and most vocal expression against America's involvement was compellingly articulated on college campuses throughout the nation. Author Thomas Powers notes that the war in Vietnam was, for America, "one of those things that come along once in a generation and call entire societies into question, forcing people to choose between irreconcilables." One of those irreconcilables, for the Princeton community of students and faculty, was their exclusion from university decisions that involved everything from university parietals to Princeton's association with the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA). In response to student demonstrations and faculty protests, Princeton President Robert F. Goheen established the Committee on the Structure of the University to examine Princeton University's governance and explore how it could be more inclusive of the university community in making decisions. The Kelley Committee, as it came to be known, would be responsible for the introduction of perhaps the most sweeping administrative changes in the University's history and establishing the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC).

War Service Bureau Records, 1940-1949

AC014 77 boxes
The records of the War Service Bureau include a wide range of documentation for Princeton men who served in World War II. Materials include biographical, military and school-related information, as well as correspondence between the students and Princeton University staff, faculty and students, and subject files for the War Service Bureau office.

John and Robb Carson Letters, 1903-1908

AC017 1 box
This collection contains the personal letters of John Renshaw Carson (1886-1940) and his twin brother Joseph Robb Carson (1886-1953) to their parents in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. The Carson letters provide a first hand account of life at Princeton University in the early twentieth century. The bulk of the letters were written when John and Robb were undergraduates at Princeton (Class of 1907). The letters of 1903 to 1904 contain the most detail about student life at the university.

Cliosophic Society Records, 1789-1941

AC016 90 boxes 1 folder
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The Cliosophic Society (1770-1941) was a political, literary, and debating society on the Princeton campus that played an important role in the development of the college and also the intellectual and social development of generations of Princeton students.

Department of Grounds and Buildings Technical Correspondence Records, 1866-1988 (mostly 1930-1949)

AC035 25 boxes 1 folder
The Technical Correspondence Records, created by the Department of Grounds and Buildings, contain detailed information relating to the construction, maintenance, renovation, and demolition of buildings, and to the grounds and architects of Princeton University.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance Records, 1972-2019

AC037 7 boxes 1 folder 1.9 GB
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The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Alliance (LGBA), is the social and political organization for lesbian, gay, and bisexual students at Princeton University. The LGBA is the successor to the Gay Alliance of Princeton (GAP), Gay Women of Princeton (GWOP), the Lesbian and Bisexual Task Force (LBTF), and Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Princeton (GALAP). The records contain material regarding the LGBA's programs and its publications, as well as subject files assembled by the LGBA's officers and staff.

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.

John D. Davies Collection on Hobey Baker, 1908-1997 (mostly 1908-1969)

AC005 6 boxes
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The John D. Davies Collection on Hobey Baker, located in the University Archives, contains research materials gathered by Davies for the publication, The Legend of Hobey Baker (Little, Brown & Company, 1966). These papers contain correspondence, research notes, manuscript drafts, photographs and printed material pertaining to Hobey A. H. Baker's career as an athlete at St. Paul's Preparatory School, at Princeton University, and as a member of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Baker died in an airplane crash in 1918.

Fight for Freedom, Inc. Records, 1922-1942 (mostly 1939-1942)

MC025 80 boxes 1 folder
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Fight for Freedom, Inc. (FFF), a national citizen's organization established in April 1941, was a leading proponent of full American participation in World War II. Believing that the war was a threat to American freedom and security, FFF boldly and vehemently championed the interventionist cause, advocating that all necessary measures must be taken to insure the defeat of Adolf Hitler and the German Army. In addition, FFF worked to preserve fundamental American freedoms at home. An offshoot of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, FFF was supported by average citizens, as well as prominent educators, labor leaders, authors and playwrights, clergy, stage and screen actors, newspaper men, and politicians. Acting as a clearinghouse for information related to American intervention in World War II, FFF monitored the activities of the leading isolationist organization, the America First Committee, and many of its key individuals such as Charles A. Lindbergh, Burton Wheeler, and Gerald Nye. From its headquarters in New York City, FFF spread its message through an extensive network of state and local branches, as well as through heavy reliance on local newspaper editors supportive of the interventionist cause. Pearl Harbor effectively ended the isolationist-interventionist debate, and by early 1942 FFF had disbanded.

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.

American Civil Liberties Union Washington, D.C. Office Records, 1948-1970

MC190 35 boxes
This collection consists of the papers received and generated by the staff of the Washington, D.C. Office of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) during the 1950s and 1960s. The ACLU is a leading defender of civil liberties in the United States. Founded in 1920, it has been the recipient of sharp criticism for its willingness to defend unpopular causes and has participated in a majority of the landmark cases to come before the Supreme Court in the twentieth century. The Washington Office's primary responsibility is to monitor legislative issues. In the 1950s the office worked against abuses caused by McCarthyism, including loyalty oath requirements, powers of legislative investigating committees, and censorship of free speech and expression. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the office focused on civil rights issues and the defense of alternative means of self expression. The Washington Office was also deeply involved with defending the civil liberties of those associated with the federal government and its agencies.

Charles W. Yost Papers, circa 1790-2015 (mostly 1930-1980)

MC193 25 boxes
Charles W. Yost (1907-1981) led a varied career as a diplomat, United Nations representative, writer, and scholar. He was a member of the foreign service intermittently between 1930 and 1971, after which time he devoted himself full-time to writing and teaching. Yost's papers document his professional life in the Foreign Service, as well as his time in academia, and include his correspondence, writings, and photographs.

Karl S. Twitchell Papers, 1911-1967

MC171 33 boxes 1 folder
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Karl S. Twitchell was an American mining engineer who conducted extensive surveys in the Middle East, Europe, and South America between 1915 and the 1950s. His papers document the span of his career, particularly his interest in the Middle East, and include correspondence, journals, notes, reports, writings, topical files, photographs, and maps. Personal documents and correspondence with family and associates are also contained.

William P. Bundy Papers, circa 1950-2000 (mostly 1969-1999)

MC189 24 boxes
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The William P. Bundy Papers document Bundy's career in public service, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and editor of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, the collection consists of correspondence and subject files for Bundy's 1998 book, A Tangled Web: The Making of Foreign Policy in the Nixon Presidency.

Howard C. Petersen Papers, 1915-1995 (mostly 1935-1970)

MC196 26 boxes
Howard C. Petersen (1910-1995) was an expert in international economics and foreign trade. He served in the War Department under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as Assistant Secretary of War for President Harry S. Truman, as National Finance Chairman and fundraiser for the Dwight D. Eisenhower campaigns, and as Special Assistant on International Trade for President John F. Kennedy. Petersen was also a principal drafter of the Selective Service Act, a lawyer, and president of Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company. Petersen's papers document his entire career, especially his work with the new Security and Exchange Commission regulations as a lawyer in the 1930s and with the United States War Department during World War II, and include correspondence, articles, and publications.

Anne Martindell Papers, 1898-2008 (mostly 1968-1990)

MC203 32 boxes
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Anne Martindell was one of the first three women to serve in the New Jersey State Senate. After her four-year term ended in 1977, she served as director of the Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance, and was ambassador to New Zealand and Western Samoa for a two-year term. The papers document her career in politics and civil service, and also contain her unpublished memoirs and personal papers.

Ragnar Nurkse Papers, 1930-1960 (mostly 1945-1959)

MC173 16 boxes
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Ragnar Nurkse (1907-1959) was a leading scholar of international economics, international finance and economic development. He served in the League of Nations from 1934 to 1945 and taught at Columbia University from 1945 to 1958. Nurse's papers document his scholarly work at both the League of Nations and Columbia, and includes his research notes, drafts of articles and books, research materials and a small amount of correspondence.