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Pendray, G. Edward (George Edward) (1901)
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.
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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.
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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.
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Atteberry, Julia Burt (1915-1986)
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.
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Blair family
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.
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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.
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This subseries consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples and religious artwork, sculptures, figures, drawings, textiles, jewelry, inscriptions, coins, patterns, dancers, theater actors, and people, primarily from India, and also from Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Cambodia, Java, Siam (Thailand), China, Bali, Afghanistan, Burma, Assyria, Greece, Nepal, Persia (Iran), Tibet, Sumatra, Japan, Korea, Laos, Egypt, Turkey, Bhutan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Morocco, and Nigeria. Photographs show temples and artwork dating from the 3rd century B.C. until the 19th century. Though some photographs were taken by Coomaraswamy, most were collected from miscellaneous photographers, museums, and archaeological institutions, and many are unattributed.
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Photographs, Illustrations, 1827-1969 (mostly 1906-1948)

33 boxes
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Consists primarily of photographs of Indic temples, artwork, and dance, collected by Coomaraswamy as part of his ongoing research on Indian art and religion, and during his long career as a curator at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Some photographs of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy and glass slides are also included. There is also a collection of negatives documenting his travels.
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Alumni Association Records, 1826-2016

AC048 47 boxes 1 folder
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Princeton University. Alumni Association.
The Alumni Association of Nassau Hall, Princeton's first official organization of alumni, was founded on commencement day 1826. The collection consists primarily of administrative materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, notebooks and reports belonging to both national and regional associations and their committees, most from the first half of the 20th century. Also contains newsletters, alumni directories, scrapbooks, reunion-related ephemera, photographs, and materials documenting reunions and alumni organization activities from the late 19th century forward.
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Consists of the papers of other members of the Lehmann family, including Frederick Lehmann (grandfather), Nina Chambers Lehmann (grandmother), Rudolf Chambers Lehmann (father), Alice Marie Davis Lehmann (mother), Beatrix Lehmann (sister), Helen Lehmann (sister), and Rosamond Lehmann (sister), as well as some papers of the Chambers family.
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J. Harlin O'Connell Collection on English Artists, 1825-1952 (mostly 1880-1939)

C0213 7 boxes 32 folios 9 items 2.5 linear feet
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O'Connell, J. Harlin (John Harlin) (1893-1955)
Consists of letters, short manuscripts, some artwork, and a few proofs of English poets, dramatists, novelists, critics, essayists, biographers, journalists, publishers, artists, and actors who were prominent primarily from the 1890s through the 1930s.