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Harold B. Hoskins Papers, 1822-1982

MC221 17 boxes
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Harold Boies Hoskins was a businessman, diplomat, and educator working in Middle Eastern affairs. This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, publications, maps, and professional files that document Hoskins' personal and professional activities, as well as the Hoskins family.

Department of Near Eastern Studies Records, 1933-2017

AC164 25 boxes 4 items 1 websites
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The Department of Oriental Studies was formed at Princeton University in the spring of 1927 as the Department of Oriental Languages and Literature. It offered an interdisciplinary curriculum centered on the study of the Arabic, Turkish, and Persian languages and the regions in which they were spoken until 1969, when it was reorganized into the separate Departments of Near Eastern Studies and East Asian Studies. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, course syllabi, and other materials which document the activities of the department and it's faculty inside and outside of the classroom.

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.

General Manuscripts Collection, 1765-2016 (mostly 1836-2016)

AC001 1.9 linear feet 5 boxes 1 folder
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The General Manuscripts Collection consists of manuscripts and small collections of papers and records which are related in some way to the history of Princeton University. While most documents in the General Manuscripts collection were produced by alumni or student organizations, there are several documents produced by trustees, faculty, and other members of the University community.
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Photographs collected by Albert Elsasser, circa 1901-1956

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Folder includes one campus photograph with Marquand Chapel, Whig Hall and Clio Hall visible; a photograph of Dinky railroad tracks with Little Hall and Blair Arch visible; an April, 1949 photograph of Harold Stassen and Albert Elsasser at the dedication of the Princeton University Library; three photographs of the 1947 Bicentennial Procession; and one photograph by Elizabeth Menzies of the West Stairway of Nassau Hall stairwell, accompanied by a note from Menzies to Elsasser (1956). Albert Elsasser taught in the English Department at Princeton University between 1924 and 1962.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C0943 12 boxes 2702 items 20.5 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1986).

María Rosa Oliver Papers, circa 1899-1997 (mostly 1930-1975)

C0829 9 boxes 54 items 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, drawings, photographs, papers of others, and printed material of María Rosa Oliver (1898-1977), Argentine essayist, short story writer, literary critic, and translator.

H. H. Hess Papers, 1932-1969

C0444 34 boxes
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).

Philip James Bailey Collection, 1855-1946

C0148 1 box 2 items 0.4 linear feet
The Philip James Bailey Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and miscellanea of the English poet Philip James Bailey (1816-1902).
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Charles Homer Haskins Papers, 1834-1960 (mostly 1909-1937)

C0702 34 boxes 16.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American historian Charles Homer Haskins reflecting his academic career and government appointments.

Selected Papers of William B. Smith, 1918-1971

C0200 1 box 0.45 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence between childhood friends William B. Smith and Ernest Hemingway, the American author and Nobel Prize winner.

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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Typescript of "The Negro in the Western World Theatre" by Randolph Edmonds, circa late 1940s

A typescript of an unpublished book, Randolph Edmond's "definitive history of the Negro in the theatre." In the brief Acknowledgements section, Edmonds references a grant-in-aid by a Research Committee at Florida A College where he was teaching. A Forward was to have been written by Allardyce Nicoll, then a Professor of the History of Drama at the University of Birmingham in England. Some of the chapters include, "White Playwrights and Negro Characters," "White Actors in Blackface," "The Negroes Own Efforts," "Negro Stereotypes," "Negro Bands and Jazz," "The Negro Little Theatre Movement," and other chapters on radio, motion pictures, and music and dance in theatre.
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Violette Leduc Manuscript Draft of "Je hais les dormeurs", circa 1948

Consists of a handwritten draft of Violette Leduc's "Je hais les dormeurs," which was first published in the journal L'Arbalète in 1948 and later in a heavily condensed version at the end of her novel Ravages (1955). The first twenty-three pages contain the entire text and are numbered and signed on the last page. The draft also includes a dedication to Jean Genet, a note mentioning Marc Barbezat (editor of L'Arbalète), typographer's notes, and corrections. Four additional pages are also present, the numbering of which resumes on page twenty-six. These offer a modified version of the end of the story. Leduc's signature appears on the last page accompanied by the note "bon à tirer" ("ready to print.")
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Byron Coroneos press photographs of Haiti, circa 1946-1955

Consists of 32 silver prints of Haitians just after the Haitian Revolution of 1946 and into the 1950s. The photographs include images of agricultural and artisanal work, marketplaces, and the streets of Port-au-Prince during the Mardi Gras Carnival. Many of the photographs include captions that document the subject matter and location of the image.

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.

Kimon Friar Papers, 1926-1993

C0713 158 boxes 66.6 linear feet
The collection consists of personal papers of Kimon Friar, one of the first and most prolific translators of modern Greek poetry into English. His work helped bring modern Greek literature to the attention of the international public.
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American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Regional Offices Files Series, 1894-2005 (mostly 1970-1990)

MC001-03-05 959 boxes
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The Regional Offices series documents the work and administration of the ACLU's three regional offices: Mountain States Regional Office, concerned with civil rights in the west and Native American rights, the Southern Regional Office, focusing on civil rights in the south, and the Washington, D.C. office, which concentrates on national legislation and the actions of the federal government. The files include correspondence, case files, office publications, research files, and the papers of individual staff members. Subgroup 3, Subseries 5B (Southern Regional Office) 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.

Princeton Alumni Weekly Photograph Collection, circa 1968-2001

AC126 73 boxes
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This collection contains images used or considered for use by the publication the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The photographs are generally black-white glossy 8x10 prints; however, 5x7 prints are also found within the collection. The photographs are arranged in general topics, and then alphabetically within each subject. New accruals are added on to the end of the collection and maintained in the order in which they were transferred.
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Carlos Fuentes Papers, 1830s-2012 (mostly 1950-2012)

C0790 381 boxes 60 items
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The Carlos Fuentes Papers consists of personal and working papers of Fuentes (1928-2012), Mexican author, editor, and diplomat, including notebooks, manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays, nonfiction writings, speeches and interviews, translations of fiction and nonfiction, correspondence, juvenilia, drawings, documents, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, papers of others, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material.

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.

Félix Candela Papers, 1767-2007 (mostly 1924-1997)

C1455 37 boxes 32.0 linear feet
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Félix Candela was an influential Spanish-born architect and structural engineer, known for his innovative designs using reinforced thin-shell concrete to create the highly efficient hyperbolic parabaloid shapes used in his construction of many well-known churches, factories, and other buildings, primarily in and around Mexico City in the mid-20th century. The collection consists of professional and personal papers, including photographic files documenting his projects, architectural drawings and designs, drafts of lectures and published papers, correspondence, appointment books, student notebooks and artwork, personal photographs and albums, awards and certificates, architectural reference books and magazines, construction materials catalogs, and clippings on various architecture and design topics and on Candela's own work.

R. P. Blackmur Papers, 1864-1965

C0227 52 boxes
Richard Palmer Blackmur was a notable literary critic, poet, and Princeton University professor. This collection documents Blackmur's creative and academic efforts, and includes his critical essays, reviews, poetry, short stories, plays, and unpublished novels. In addition to his writings, Blackmur's papers contain significant correspondence with major literary figures of the twentieth century.

Hanna Fantova Collection of Albert Einstein, 1945-1958

C0703 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of Hanna Fantova's collection of Albert Einstein material, as well as some of her own personal papers.

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.

Historical Photograph Collection, Student Photographers Series, circa 1888-1891

AC163 5 boxes
The Student Photographers Series of the Historical Photograph Collection (HPC) contains photographs taken by Princeton University students in the late nineteenth century. These photographs comprise candid shots of fellow students, events, and images of the Princeton campus and town.

Max Werner papers, 1933-1955

MC139 10 boxes
Werner (pseudonym of Alexander Schifrin) was a Russian native who was exiled to Germany (1923-1933) and subsequently lived in France (1933-1939) and the United States (1940-1951). Consists of selected papers of Werner

Exhibitions Collection, 1896-2013 (mostly 1951-2013)

C0918 109 boxes 46.5 linear feet
Consists of material from and about the exhibitions held by the Special Collections in Firestone Library, primarily concerning subjects relating to American and English literature and art.

William C. Seitz Notebooks, 1949-1950

C1514 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
William Chapin Seitz (1914-1974) was an art historian, painter, and museum curator who received the first PhD in modern art from Princeton University in 1955. The collection consists of ten notebooks Seitz kept for his early courses on ancient art and architecture in Princeton University's Department of Art and Archaeology in 1949 and 1950.

Anton Tedesko Papers, 1913-2005 (mostly 1922-1990)

C1478 44 boxes 42.0 linear feet
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Anton Tedesko (1903-1994) was a German-born American structural engineer, best known for his extensive work in reinforced thin-shell concrete design, often on significant industrial, institutional, and government construction projects, largely in the United States during World War II and the Cold War. The papers consist of Tedesko's writings, correspondence, calculations, engineering drawings and designs, personal papers, photographs, reference materials and technical journals, along with some film reels and glass lantern slides, including materials from his time at the Dyckerhoff & Widmann and Roberts & Schaefer firms, representing his professional work and activities from the 1920s through the 1990s.

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.

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.

John Foster Dulles Papers, 1860-1988 (mostly 1945-1960)

MC016 657 boxes 1 folder 178 items
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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Dulles papers document his entire public career and his influence on the formation of United States foreign policy, especially for the period when he was Secretary of State, and include his correspondence files, as well as his writings, reports, and memorabilia.

Karl L. Rankin Papers, 1916-1973

MC110 20 boxes
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The Karl L. Rankin Papers consist of correspondence, writings, memoranda, diaries, scrapbooks, and photo albums kept by Mr. Rankin which span his lifetime and career as an ambassador.

Arthur C. Warner Papers, 1819-2003 (mostly 1946-2003)

MC219 42 boxes
Arthur Cyrus Warner (1918-2007) was an activist in the gay liberation movement, focusing his efforts on legal reform to protect the civil liberties of the gay community. Warner's papers document his involvement in legal reform and other issues pertaining to gay rights. The papers largely consist of legislative and court documents about cases affecting gay civil liberties, and related memoranda, correspondence, and writings.

James V. Forrestal Papers, 1907-1958 (mostly 1940-1949)

MC051 208 boxes 1 folder
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James V. Forrestal (1892-1949) was a Wall Street businessman who played an important role in U.S. military operations during and immediately after World War II. From 1940 to 1949 Forrestal served as, in order, assistant to President Roosevelt, Under Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Navy, and the first Secretary of Defense. The Forrestal Papers document his service from Under Secretary of the Navy to Secretary of Defense and include correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, and press releases.

Allen W. Dulles Papers, 1845-1971 (mostly 1918-1969)

MC019 157 boxes
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The Allen W. Dulles Papers contains correspondence, speeches, writings, and photographs documenting the life of this lawyer, diplomat, businessman, and spy. One of the longest-serving directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (1953-1961), he also served in a key intelligence post in Bern, Switzerland during World War II, as well as on the Warren Commission.

School of Engineering and Applied Science Records, 1884-2017

AC162 192 boxes 6 folders 4 items 2056 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit which since 1921 has overseen the curriculum and administration of the University's academic departments in the engineering sciences. The records document the activities of the School of Engineering and its subordinate departments and programs from its origins in the late 19th century until the present, and consist of correspondence, subject files, research reports, photographs, and other audiovisual materials.

Nancy Crawshaw Papers, 1930s-1996

C0881 24 boxes
The Nancy Crawshaw Papers contains the correspondence, photographs, and writings of Nancy Crawshaw, as well as copies of her published work. Her writings include work on her book The Cyprus Revolt (1978), lectures, broadcasts and articles from her career as a journalist, and her notes and other writings.

Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280s-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

RTC01 51 boxes 229 items 13 Volumes
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The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library.

George Black Stewart Papers, 1896-1950 (mostly 1896-1917)

C0637 3 boxes 0.8 linear feet
Consists of photograph albums, diaries, engagement calendars, and documents of George Black Stewart (Princeton Class of 1906) who was treasurer (1906-1950) of the American University of Beirut.
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Jean Labatut Papers, 1915-1983 (mostly 1920-1979)

C0709 102 boxes 62.5 linear feet
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The Jean Labatut Papers consists of the professional papers of Jean Labatut (1899-1986), which include correspondence with prominent twentieth-century architects, landscape architects, and designers, the architectural files for his major and minor projects, and the administrative papers and teaching materials that he accumulated while he was the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture at Princeton University (1928-1967), the position for which he is best remembered. Also included are Labatut's family papers, containing albums of photographs compiled by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Elliott F. Shepard, while she helped to operate a convalescence home founded by her husband in France for soldiers in World War I.

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.

Memorabilia Collection, 1775-2010 (mostly 1866-1997)

AC053 227 boxes 21 items
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This collection contains over 1,800 items including mugs, pipes, canes, banners, hatbands, pins, jewelry, and other material collected by many individuals that document reunions, sporting events, student traditions, and other aspects of University life.

Historical Subject Files Collection, 1746-2019

AC109 442 boxes 21 folders 8 items
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The Historical Subject Files Collection documents Princeton University history and related topics from 1746 to the present. The collection consists of documents in almost every two-dimensional format: articles, books and booklets, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, non-photographic images, notes, pamphlets, posters, and reports.

University Players Collection, 1948-1961

AC381 18 boxes
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The collection consists mainly of playbills, photographs, and clippings of press announcements and reviews of the University Players, a youthful group of Princetonians aspiring toward careers in the performing arts. Not entirely comprised of Princeton alumni and undergraduates, however, the organization provided experience and training for many hopefuls who have in fact succeeded in that goal. Taking its name from an earlier group with the same ambitions and who also made great contributions to American theatre and film, it provided the Princeton community with some exciting and meritorious summer theatre for more than a decade.

University Research Board Records, 1925-2006

AC169 26 boxes
The University Research Board, which consists of six faculty members from different departments, is an advisory committee to the president on all research conducted at Princeton University. The collection consists of University Research Board meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence between members, and some subject files, as well as the memos and correspondence of Raymond J. Woodrow, executive officer and secretary of the Committee on Project Research and Invention, predecessor to the University Research Board.

Miriam Y. Holden Collection, 1676-1993 (mostly 1930-1969)

C0071 104 boxes 45.0 linear feet
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The Miriam Holden Collection consists of books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, cartoons, letters, and other materials about women and their achievements collected by Holden.

Frank Lewin Papers, 1938-2016 (mostly 1951-2007)

C1373 70 boxes 5804 digital files 57.4 linear feet
This collection contains the musical manuscripts, musical sketches, correspondence, teaching materials, business files, and other personal papers of American composer Frank Lewin (1925-2008), who resided in Princeton from 1951 until his death. Audio and video recordings on optical media and a hard drive include music, films, and interviews; digital materials also include photographs, documents, production information, scores, parts, copyright forms, and contracts.

Philip Wylie Papers, 1920-1984 (mostly 1930-1971)

C0059 304 boxes 162.0 linear feet
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A writer of fiction and nonfiction, Philip Gordon Wylie (Princeton Class of 1924), authored hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels, and works of social criticism. His collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence representing his life work, ranging from Dormitory Ditties, published during his college days (circa 1920), to The End of the Dream, a novel published posthumously in 1972.

Warner Bros. Screenplays, 1928-1969

TC099 187 boxes 74.8 linear feet
The Warner Bros. Screenplays consists of a large collection of scripts for films produced by the Warner Bros. studio.

Gillett G. Griffin Papers, 1928-2016

AC464 36 boxes
Gillett Good Griffin, a curator of Pre-Columbian collections at the Princeton University Art Museum from 1967 to 2005, spurred dynamic growth in the museum's collections of art of the ancient Americas. The Gillett G. Griffin Papers reflect Griffin's personal life and relationships as well as his professional work and his donation of objects to the Princeton University Art Museum.

Graduate Alumni Public Files, 1921-1997

AC478 12 boxes
The Bureau of Alumni Records was established in January 1949 as an outgrowth of the records office maintained by the Graduate Council, the governing body of the Princeton University Alumni Association. The collection consists of public files of former graduate students of Princeton University.

Hermann Broch Collection, 1938-1972

C1021 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of mostly English correspondence and manuscripts of the Austrian author Hermann Broch.