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Series 35. External Views on Princeton, 1664-2004

6 boxes 1 folder
The External Views on Princeton series documents the opinions and views of non-Princetonians about Princeton University. Princeton has—almost since its founding—been a favorite subject of writers, artists, and filmmakers. Though it is often portrayed with admiration, it is also sometimes the subject of criticism or parody. This series also includes rankings of universities that include Princeton, things named for Princeton, and lists of Princetonians awarded non-Princeton prizes and awards. A large section of this series consists of newspaper and magazine articles about Princeton (the bulk of which date to the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries). Because of the number of these that are oversize, an oversize run is included as part of the series. For media produced at Princeton or by Princetonians on subjects other than Princeton, see Series 24 (Multimedia). For other newspaper and magazine articles about specific time periods in Princeton's history, see the chronological section of Series 1 (General).

New Jersey Miscellaneous Collection, 1671-1956

C1351 9 boxes 5.6 linear feet
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of a collection of miscellaneous legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other manuscript materials, assembled from various sources, that relate to New Jersey history or inhabitants of New Jersey from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century.
This series, constituting the largest in the collection, aptly demonstrates the effort expended by Miriam Young Holden in her work of researching the history of women as well as her active involvement in contemporary women's rights movements. The vast array of detailed subjects illustrates Holden's passion for discovering the role women have played in not only modern American history, but also in ancient and global history. The large amounts of materials related to contemporary women's issues also point to her work in groups such as the National Woman's Party and the World Center for Women's Archives.
Consists of personal correspondence between James Gould Cozzens and individuals such as M. Estelle Angier, Frederick Bracher, and William Jovanovich. Also includes correspondence with publishers, such as Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc and educational institutions, such as Princeton University.

Series 3: Miscellaneous Materials, 1683-1988 December 19

44 boxes 9 folders 6 items
This series contains harmful and offensive descriptions of people that may include racist, colonialist, ableist, and dehumanizing language. Some of the description is original to the donor and/or the creator, and in these instances of creator- and donor-supplied titles, description may be retained to convey contextual/historical information of the materials. Otherwise, descriptions derive from a typewritten inventory of the collection that may have been provided by the donor, or may have been created by an archivist.
Contains books shelved by Derrida in his Studio, an addition to the house that served as Derrida's principal work environment from the time it was built in 2001 up to his death in 2004. Books are represented here as inventoried in 2011. Also includes books not inventoried in 2011 (hence presumably not shelved in the Studio at the time) but located in the Studio at the time of packing the Library for shipment to Princeton University Library.