Search Constraints

Start Over You searched for: Date range 1945 Remove constraint Date range: <span class="single" data-blrl-single="1945">1945</span>
Number of results to display per page

Search Results

Collection
Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.
Collection

Historical Postcard Collection, circa 1890-1960

AC045 5 boxes
SOME ONLINE CONTENT
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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.
File

Nassau Hall, circa 1890-1985

1 box
HAS ONLINE CONTENT
Box 23
This folder contains photographs of Nassau Hall. Included are photographs of the exterior of Nassau Hall, including the tower and bell; and the interior of Nassau Hall, including the Memorial Room and the Faculty Room. Also included are artist and historical renderings of Nassau Hall; photographs of Blair Arch, Holder Court and Sage Tower; fisheye lens photographs of Nassau Hall; photographs of the University mascots; a photograph of Karl Schappeler chiseling the names of the University's war dead in the Memorial Room in 1974; and a photograph of Harry Hart ringing the Nassau Hall bell.
Collection
Ward, Marquand (Class of 1917)
Galbraith Ward, Class of 1915, and Marquand Ward, Class of 1917, were both Princeton graduates who served and died in World War I. This collection consists of many letters and postcards they wrote to their childhood nurse, Margaret Heyerdahl, plus a photograph album compiled after their deaths.
Folder
This subseries consists of photographs arranged by topic, such as baseball or portraits of Berg, without geographic distinctions. This subseries also consists of images of others and images by others, such as documentary prints of Moe Berg by the collector Charles Owen. These are identified at the folder-level when known. Additional information on specific origin and identified individuals is provided at the folder-level when known.
Folder
This series consists of primarily silver gelatin black-and-white photographs of places, family, friends and Moe Berg himself, taken or collected by or about him. There are also a number of copy-prints dating from the 1980s for which the originals are not present, and a number of duplicates. Known individuals are noted at the file-level and include Babe Ruth, "Lefty" O'Doul, Joe Cronin, Hollis Thurston, John F. Kieran, Paul Scherrer and Howard Dix.
Folder

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1899-1970s

2 boxes
SOME ONLINE CONTENT
Contains photographs of María Rosa Oliver spanning her infancy to the 1970s, by various photographers in Argentina, the U.S., and other countries, and photographs of other writers, actors, and friends who were friends of Oliver. In this series, the photographs of María Rosa Oliver and her family members are first, followed by the photographs of Oliver's friends and acquaintances. The photographs of Oliver and her family members are arranged in chronological order, though many photographs are undated, and, thus, the dates are guesses. The photographs of people other than Oliver and her family are arranged alphabetically by the person's surname.
File
Box 5
17 postcards collected by James Franklin Supplee III '1941 that contain photographs of noted campus buildings, structures, and landmarks, including: Palmer Memorial Stadium the Sun Dial the School of Science Dod Hall Proctor Memorial Hall the Baseball Field Postcards are undated, but likely originate from the first half of the 20th century.
Collection
Petch, Percival William, 1886-1940
Consists primarily of an unpublished manuscript, dating from 1917 to 1919, along with clippings and a few original photographs documenting the experiences of Percival William Petch (1886-1940), a British army officer who was stationed along the Macedonian Front during World War I.
Folder
Photographs are primarily of faculty Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, as well as some photographs of graduate students, field trips, research interests and subjects (plants, animals, microorganisms), diagrams and the occasional campus building. Many seem to have been used for the purposes of printing newsletters and brochures, and are marked up and/or duplicated for such use. The box contains a mix of older material (photographs of faculty of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries) and somewhat more recent material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s, with the bulk probably originating in the 1980s-1990s. The box also contains two small cases of metal instruments, one labeled as being John Bonner's.
Folder

Series II. Photographic Material, circa 1901-1954

2 folders 1.4 linear feet in 5 containers.
SOME ONLINE CONTENT
Contains miscellaneous photographic material including negatives and prints, some mounted, most reproduced from publications or assemblages of original shots, most unlabeled but encompassing trips to the Middle East, Syria, Turkey, Jordan and objects in European museum collections.
File
Box 4
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.