The Papers of Others About Woodrow Wilson Series consists of groups of papers collected by others about Woodrow Wilson. The collectors include writings, correspondence, documents, and photos collection by family (Stockton Axson, Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, and Margaret Wilson), along with writings such as reminiscences, theses, or dissertations on Wilson and correspondence collections on Wilson (Wilson Farrand, McMillan Lewis, William McCombs). Also included in this series is the Henry Bragdon Collection of Reminiscences (made up of interviews and correspondence on Wilson), papers of Laura Turnbull, the Curator of the Woodrow Wilson Collection, on her work for Woodrow Wilson: A Selected Bibliography of his Writings, Addresses, and Public Papers, and some files of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Finally, the series includes the papers of Charles L. Swem, Wilson's stenographic secretary, including shorthand notebooks, transcriptions of speeches, correspondence, and interviews recorded from 1912-1921, as well as photographs, and documents, divided into sections on Wilson and on personal topics, and a collection of newspaper clipping scrapbooks on Wilson from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and individuals.
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The Woodrow Wilson Collection consists of Wilson holdings which have been acquired by the Princeton University Library Special Collections gradually over many years by purchase and gifts from many sources. The collection is rich in material prior to Wilson's presidential years, although it is not limited to this period; researchers will find materials documenting both the public and private life of Woodrow Wilson. Various types of information written by or about Wilson are present in the collection, including manuscripts, addresses, articles, correspondence, telegrams, legal documents, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, portraits, cartoons, newspapers and scrapbooks.
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The Miscellaneous Circus Collection consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, manuscripts, programs, broadsides, posters, scrapbooks, clippings, and other ephemera.
Includes contemporary autograph drafts of the will of William Tipping, photocopies of the original will, and probate copies. There is also a copy of the will of Maria Tipping of Brasted Park, wife of William Tipping Esquire; a letter from the Cheshire County Council dated August 15, 1952 and one letter from the District Probate Registry to H.G. Singleton Esq. regarding William Tipping's will.
Consists primarily of Brandon Barringer's personal and professional correspondence, filed alphabetically by name, organization or subject, followed by "general" files. They include attachments such as financial statements, newspaper and magazine clippings
This series consists of photographs of ballet dancers and ballet performances. Included are signed photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Martha Graham. The photos are organized into "still life" and "people" sections.
Consists of miscellaneous printed material such as pamphlets, brochures, exhibition and dealer catalogues, and clippings about John James Audubon, as well as correspondence and subject files on related topics. Much of this material was gathered by Dr. Howard C. Rice, Jr., of Princeton University Library and relates to his research on Audubon and the whereabouts of his prints, manuscripts, and paintings.
Consists primarily of correspondence and estate papers of George Washington Schuyler (1810-1888), Charles Scribner (1821-1871), and Nicholas Schuyler, a physician who served as a surgeon during the Revolutionary War, as well as some genealogical materials and ephemera.
Consists primarily of manuscripts and correspondence of author Evelyn Schuyler Schaeffer (1846-1942). Also included in the collection are the papers of her father, George Washington Schuyler (1810-1888), and her maternal uncle, Charles Scribner (1821-1871), founder of the publishing firm Charles Scribner's Sons.
The Departments and Centers series consists of the records of the various departments (and in later years, research centers) which fall under the authority of the School of Engineering. As engineering has progressed rapidly over the course of the 20th century, many of these departments have undergone changes in title, mergers, or been disbanded completely. For the purposes of description, the names used here reflect the name of the Department or Center at the date of the most recent records found in the corresponding subseries.
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The Princeton Scientific Expeditions Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the work of various scientific expeditions conducted under the aegis of Princeton University and its corporate predecessors. The connection with the university ranges from enterprises duly authorized in the trustees' minutes to expeditionary tasks that happen to have been carried out by members of the university faculty, often with little official notice of Princeton as an institution.
Consists of correspondence, documents, ledgers, photographs of the Meteor Crater (Ariz.) site, and printed matter of Barringer (Princeton University Class of 1879). The correspondence contains letters which deal with scientific and business activities in mining and meteorology, including those of several companies which Barringer founded or developed, such as the Hanover Bessemer Iron and Copper Company, El Palmarito Leasing Company, the Texas Iron Association, and the Meteor Crater Exploration Mining Company (general manager, George M. Calvocorresses, a major correspondent). The collection reflects Barringer's accomplishment in being the first to advance the theory that Meteor Crater was caused by the fall of a meteoric cluster, probably a small comet. There are a number of photographs, including over 100 cyanotypes and 6 lantern slides, mainly concerned with illustrating various craters and aspects of meteor study, mining equipment, and aerial surveys. There are also letters by fellow college classmate Woodrow Wilson, whose correspondence indicates that Barringer was not only a friend but also a personal adviser on mining and geological matters. In addition, the correspondence includes letters by Theodore Roosevelt, Owen Wister, General Leonard Wood, and Elihu Thomson.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering subseries contains records which document with relative thoroughness the activities of the Department from its founding in 1941 through the chairmanship of Daniel C. Sayre, which lasted until 1951. The records consist of correspondence and subject files, much of which relate to the Department's academic curriculum and research programs. The materials offer a glimpse into the early development of aeronautics as a field, of which Princeton's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was at the forefront.
The D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane consists of correspondence, financial papers, documents, diaries, photographs, artwork, printed matter, and other papers of the American publishing consultant and former president of D. Van Nostrand Company Edward Matthews Crane (1922- ).
Series 2: Examinations Arranged by Subject, 1833-1998 consists primarily of examinations for Princeton undergraduate courses. It also contains a small number of exam schedules, graduate examinations, and instructions.
This collection consists of American historian William M. Armstrong's works and research material on Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831-1902), a founder and editor of The Nation (1865-1881) and editor of the New York Evening Post (1883-1900). The collection contains typed manuscripts of Armstrong's biography on Godkin along with other writings, as well as photocopies, microfilms, and typescripts of correspondence.
The papers of Richard Delafield, great-uncle of John Ross Delafield, consist of correspondence, photographs, genealogical papers, photocopies, and printed matter. The correspondence contains letters by Delafield, soldier and military engineer, in reference to army and engineering matters, some letters to family members, and letters about him sent to John Ross Delafield by the archivist of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. There is a photograph of Delafield taken while he was superintendent of West Point as well as photocopies of letters, an army order, reports, and sheet music of the "Florida March" and the "Manassas March," both dedicated to Delafield.
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.
ALS to C. Mears, 25 October 1839; ALS to Morris from J. Howard Payne referencing Rice, 12 April 1833; 2 lithographed portraits of Rice, one in black-face, n.d.; 2 ALsS to Mrs. Kay from Forest H. Sweet, May 1952. AM 22002
The Personal Files series contains materials about Kennan's career, as well as his personal life. The majority of the series is composed of newspaper articles, either clippings or arranged in scrapbooks, about Kennan which cover his entire career at the State Department and at the Institute for Advanced Study, as well as his opinions on current events and his retirement. Also included are recordings of interviews, lectures, conferences, and television programs by or about Kennan, his appointment calendars from 1965 and 1970-2000, papers for classes he taught at Princeton University, and materials he provided to his official biographer John Gaddis, notably the FBI's file on Kennan. Other materials include photographs, awards and honorary degrees, topical files of articles Kennan collected, and files on Kennan's travels.
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The Geographical Playbills Collection consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.
Contains over 3000 manuscripts relating to the Rossetti's and their friends. While Dante Gabriel is the central figure, his brother and sisters (William Michael, Christina Georgina, Maria Francesca) are also represented, as are several other members of the Polidori/Rossetti families. The material in the collection was acquired by Janet (Camp) Troxell between 1930 and 1965.
The Records By Others About or Relating to Arthur Krock series includes biographical materials and tributes, reference materials, reviews of his writings, verses of poetry on current events and culture, and meeting minutes of the council of the New York World. The biographical materials include articles and editorials from newspapers and magazines about Krock's career and opinions expressed in his writings, as well as photocopies of materials about Krock from other research institutions. Reference materials includes articles about topics of interest to Krock, including politics, foreign aid, the International Monetary Fund, and New Deal organizations.
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.
Consists of correspondence with his wife, Louise Selina Bonynge Maxwell, as well as with the Brazilian Embassy, Edward VII, King of Great Britain, George V, King of Great Britain, several Earls and Barons, and others.
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.
The Organizational Files Subseries documents Pendray's involvement with the American Interplanetary Society (later renamed American Rocket Society), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Guggenheim Foundation. The material pertaining to the American Interplanetary Society consists of financial documents, internal correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports, published journals, photographs and sketches related to rocket tests, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. The history of early rocket technology and some of the first experimental rockets are well-documented here. The bulk of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics related material consists of correspondence. Additional American Rocket Society material and a history of the AIAA's G. Edward Pendray Award are included also. The Guggenheim Foundation documents pertain to Pendray's involvement in establishing several aviation research centers. The bulk of the NASA related documents are printed materials that document NASA's developmental years.
The Subject Files Series includes documents compiled and maintained by Pendray during the course of his involvement with several aeronautics and astronautics groups and his career in the public relations field. Also included are files on various scientists and related science disciplines, the bulk of which were compiled during Pendray's tenures as the science editor at the Herald Tribune and Literary Digest.
Julia Burt Atteberry was the daughter of Maxwell Struthers Burt (Princeton Class of 1904) and Katharine Newlin Burt, who were both writers and established one of the first "dude" ranches in the West. This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Burt family and some of their manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence, documents, and journals.
Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.
Contains family correspondence with Gwinn's mother, Matilda Bowie Gwinn, her husband's parents, Mahalia Riley and Alfred James Hodder, and other relatives, as well as correspondence with friends and acquaintances, especially M. Cary Thomas, with whom she corresponded writing under many different pet names, Katharine Fullerton and Gordon Hall Gerould, and including correspondence with Gwinn's special Baltimore friends, Bessie King, Mary E. Garrett, Julia Rogers, and Nancy Howard. The correspondence is full of references to Jessie Donaldson Hodder's presence in the lives of the Hodders, as well as references to M. Carey Thomas' reaction to the Gwinn and Hodder relationship.