The Audiovisual series consists of videotapes and sound recordings documenting Baker's career in government and politics. The majority of tapes in the series are VHS videotapes of Baker's appearances on television news programs or recordings of television news stories that include mention of Baker. Some recordings of speeches and public appearances are also available. The videocassettes created between 1988 and 1992, during Baker's years at the State Department, often contain multiple programs or events on a single tape. In addition to the contents list, a more detailed index to the State Department "Master Tapes" is available in Box 262.
The Delafields were avid collectors of family history and family-related memorabilia in the Hudson River Valley region of New York state. This collection consists of the papers of the Delafield family and related families, most prominently the Livingstons, containing both personal papers and papers collected for their genealogical and historical significance.
This series consists of a variety of materials of family members not represented elsewhere in the collection. Included are diaries, correspondence, documents, photographs, including photographs of White, Poole, Morris, and other related families, genealogical papers, various ephemera, and printed matter. Among the miscellaneous family material can be found papers of the Delafield Family Association, a review of John Ross Delafield's Delafied: The Family History (1945), book plates, information about the "triple funeral" of Joseph, Henry, and Edward Delafield, correspondence concerning the Delafield family in the U.S. Army, a pamphlet by John Ross Delafield about the family vault in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York, photocopies of several pages of genealogy in the oldest known family Bible (1713), as well as other general material, and printed matter.
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Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.
The Administrative Files subseries documents D's management of the development projects in Iran. The majority of the files are composed of correspondence, and also include financial and personnel records, reference materials on Iran, and records pertaining to D's interaction with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and with the Khuzestan Water and Power Authority (KWPA). The subseries also includes the previous finding aid for the Khuzestan Development Program records, written by Thomas Mead of D, which contains descriptions of the content of most folders and information about D's history in Iran. Please note, however, that the records have been re-organized since this finding aid was written.
The Khuzestan Development Project (Iran) series contains the records pertaining to D's development work in the Khuzestan Region of Iran from 1956 to 1979, as well as a small number of projects that extended into the rest of the country. The records predominately document D's construction of the Dez Dam and related work with irrigation and agriculture, and also include correspondence files and other records pertaining to the management of the region's development. Please see the subseries descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual subseries.
Series 7: Publications About or Relating to David E. Lilienthal includes magazine or professional journal articles about Lilienthal, the organizations he worked for, or subject matter related to his professional career (e.g., atomic energy).
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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. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.
This series consists of miscellaneous papers, ranging in date from the late-13th to the mid-20th century, amassed primarily by John Ross Delafield reflecting his interest in history, particularly his interest in collecting family history family-related memorabilia. Similar to a subject file, the series includes papers created by as well as research and genealogical materials about families related to the Delafields and various other persons (particularly political figures) as well as miscellaneous materials documenting various places and subjects. There are as little as one item or up to several folders associated with each name and topic represented; and while a good number of items are original, a significant amount are copies of original documents. Found throughout this series is the correspondence of John Ross Delafield relating to his research and collecting efforts.
Diverse notes and memoranda slips, including reading notes, library request slips, bibliographic excerpts and memoranda, and memoranda books. Extensive notes on history, philosophy and theology, especially the works of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (primary and secondary sources). Largely in Gabelsberger shorthand.