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Ziolkowski, Theodore
Consists of correspondence and printed materials collected by German studies and comparative literature scholar Theodore Ziolkowski (1932- ). The majority of the collection comprises Ziolkowski's files on Hermann Hesse, particularly pertaining to the reception of Hesse's work in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. Other materials relate more broadly to 20th and early 21st century literature, with a focus on modern German authors and authors writing in German.
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Yost, Charles Woodruff
Charles W. Yost (1907-1981) led a varied career as a diplomat, United Nations representative, writer, and scholar. He was a member of the foreign service intermittently between 1930 and 1971, after which time he devoted himself full-time to writing and teaching. Yost's papers document his professional life in the Foreign Service, as well as his time in academia, and include his correspondence, writings, and photographs.
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Philip Wylie Papers, 1920-1984 (mostly 1930-1971)

C0059 304 boxes 162.0 linear feet
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Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971
A writer of fiction and nonfiction, Philip Gordon Wylie (Princeton Class of 1924), authored hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels, and works of social criticism. His collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence representing his life work, ranging from Dormitory Ditties, published during his college days (circa 1920), to The End of the Dream, a novel published posthumously in 1972.
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Wright, Walter Livingston (1900-1949)
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of Walter Livingston Wright, Jr. (Princeton Class of 1921) relating to his work in Turkey, Princeton, and Washington, D.C., as well as papers of his father, Walter Livingston Wright (Class of 1892) who was president of Lincoln University (Pa.).
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WPRB Records, 1939-2019

AC306 18 boxes 4 items
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WPRB (Radio station : Princeton, N.J.)
WPRB is the student-operated FM radio station of Princeton University, providing music and live sports broadcasts to the Princeton campus community and surrounding areas. The records consist of various materials which document the origins and development of WPRB, including constitutions, by-laws, photographs, membership lists, clipped articles, board minutes, correspondence, and financial reports.
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World Press Freedom Committee Records, 1921-2009 (mostly 1975-2009)

MC241 45 boxes 160 items
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World Press Freedom Committee
The World Press Freedom Committee (1976-2009) was an organization dedicated to monitoring threats to press freedom, focusing on major intergovernmental organizations, especially UNESCO. The WPFC served as a watchdog against limitations on press freedom and provided practical assistance programs to journalists abroad, especially in developing countries, to enable them to establish and maintain a free press. The World Press Freedom Committee Records document the administration and activities of the WPFC for its entire period of operations and include project files, meeting minutes, correspondence, and publications.
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Woodrow Wilson Foundation Records, 1888-1987 (mostly 1921-1963)

AC203 80 boxes 1 folder
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Woodrow Wilson Foundation
The Woodrow Wilson Foundation was an organization formed in 1921 in New York City for the "perpetuation of Wilson's ideals" through research grants and publications. The collection consists of the administrative records of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the bulk of which are financial records, correspondence, notes, committee minutes, press releases, research proposals, and awards dating from 1921-1963. The collection also includes a small amount of audivisual material, photographs and sound recordings.
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Wood, Chalmers Benedict, 1917-1991
Chalmers Benedict Wood joined the Foreign Service after serving in World War II and held positions in several embassies as well as working in the State Department. These papers include writings, correspondence, clippings, and State Department documents from his time as a Foreign Service Officer in Vietnam in 1967-1969.
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Wirtz, Willard, 1912-2010
W. Willard (Bill) Wirtz was a lawyer, an arbitrator, a law professor, and served as undersecretary and secretary of labor under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He was a speechwriter for, and close advisor to, Adlai Stevenson from 1952 to 1960. The W. Willard Wirtz Collection on Adlai Stevenson documents Stevenson's campaigns for president in 1952 and 1956, as well as Stevenson's political activities in 1960 and in between campaigns. Because Wirtz was a speechwriter in 1952, in charge of speech content in 1956, and a close advisor and occasional speechwriter at other times, this collection most strongly documents the campaign activities of drafting speeches and fine-tuning campaign policy.
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Wilson, H. H. (H. Hubert)
The papers of Princeton University professor Harper Hubert Wilson document his interest and work in civil liberties. A self described "conservative, anarchist and socialist," Wilson provoked his students to think critically about the social problems confronting society, and to challenge the prevailing assumptions about American politics.
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Wilson, H. H. (H. Hubert)
H. Hubert Wilson was a professor in Princeton University's Department of Politics from 1943-1977. The collection consists primarily of published sources on topics of interest to Wilson, as well as materials originating in Wilson's teaching at Princeton, and drafts of a publication titled "This Isn't Princeton".
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J. Wayman Williams Photographs of Princeton University, 1943-1950

AC483 16 boxes
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Williams, J. Wayman (Class of 1947)
The collection contains photographic negatives and prints of Princeton University campus life, taken by J. Wayman Williams for the Bric-a-Brac yearbook and the Princeton Alumni Weekly during the years 1943-1944 and 1947-1950. The collection is still being processed and the negatives are not available to view in the reading room. The negatives are in a queue for digitization.
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Yosemite Redwood cabin, 1900-1950

1 folder
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Box h3, Folder h0031
Williams, Brown & Earle
Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptions of captions on the photographs. In other cases, in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title." However, the collection is a candidate for ongoing reparative description work. We hope that researchers will engage in a dialogue with staff about issues in the collection and changes that could help.
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Old Faithful, 1900-1950

1 folder
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Box h3, Folder h0032
Williams, Brown & Earle
Dehumanizing and harmful descriptions using racist, colonialist, and sexist language were used to describe many of the items in this collection. In some cases, descriptions were creator-supplied or generated from transcriptions of captions on the photographs. In other cases, in which photographs lacked any identifying information, descriptions were created by an archivist. These items are identified in the description with the note, "Cataloger supplied title." However, the collection is a candidate for ongoing reparative description work. We hope that researchers will engage in a dialogue with staff about issues in the collection and changes that could help.
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Whiting Willauer Papers, 1916-1962 (mostly 1941-1955)

MC142 10 boxes 1 folder
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Willauer, Whiting, 1906-1962
The papers of Whiting Willauer (1906-1962) reflect Willauer's entire career, but focus most strongly on the period from 1941 to 1954 when Willauer was in China and worked for China Defense Supplies, Inc. (1941-1944), the Foreign Economic Administration (1944-1945), the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration [NRRA] (1946-1947), and Civil Air Transport, Inc. (1946-1954). The papers also document his positions as an admiralty lawyer for the New York City law firm, Bingham, Dana and Gould (1931-1938), as Attorney, Criminal Division at the Department of Justice and Special Assistant to United States Attorney General (1929-1940), Special Counsel for the Federal Power Commission (1941), and his appointments as United States Ambassador to Honduras (1954-1958) and Costa Rica (1958-1961). In addition, materials which reflect Willauer's role as a delegate to the Organization of American States' Meetings of Foreign Ministers (August 1960) and to the United Nations General Assembly (October 1960) are found in the papers.
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Wendell Wilcox Papers, 1930-1960

C0666 17 boxes 6.7 linear feet
Wilcox, Wendell, 1906-1981
Consists of papers of the American author and novelist Wendell Wilcox (1906-1981), including personal correspondence and photographs of his wife, Esther Willson Wilcox, their relatives, and other writers and friends.
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Widenmann, Hans A.
Hans A. Widenmann (1897-1976) was a stockbroker and economist with expertise in national and international monetary affairs. His successful business career was largely spent at Loeb, Rhoades & Company, and he was also frequently called upon to speak about international finance subjects. Widenmann's papers document his career at Loeb, Rhoades & Company and include his correspondence and writings, topical files, and biographical files.
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White, Violetta Susan Elizabeth, 1875-1949
The papers of Violetta Susan Elizabeth White Delafield, consist of her writings, correspondence, documents, photographs, memorabilia, and miscellaneous material. Her writings and notes deal with her research in mycology and horticulture, and much of the correspondence reflects these topics. In addition, there is correspondence with family members such as her sister and brother, Lucy A. White Morris and Alain C. White. The documents contain papers of the White family as well as correspondence bearing on their estate. Material regarding the annual meetings of the Garden Club of America makes up the bulk of the miscellaneous material series.
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White, Dorothy Shipley, 1896-
The Dorothy Shipley White Collection encompasses two sets of photographs, one on the life of Charles deGaulle and the other on French Africa. White presumably collected the photographs in preparation for her book, Black Africa and deGaulle (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979). Mrs. White sent the photographs and negatives of the deGaulle photographs to Princeton in 1989.
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Charles William White Papers, 1934-1977

C1484 5 boxes 2.0 linear feet
White, Charles William, 1906-
American Charles William White wrote historical novels about artists and writers under the pen name of "Max White." Active as a historical fiction writer primarily in the 1930s through 1950s, White traveled in the same social circles as Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Charles William White ("Max White"), including correspondence with Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein.
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Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876
The papers of Prosper Montgomery Wetmore, grandfather of Violetta White Delafield, consist of twelve bound volumes (1818-1874) of correspondence, as well as loose material including letters by Wetmore, genealogical papers, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. The bound volumes contain correspondence between Wetmore and his family, business, policial, civic, and Eleventh Regiment New York State Militia colleagues, also some of his poems and essays, documents, maps, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. Some of the correspondents included in the bound volumes are Townsend Harris, William H. Seward, Benson J. Lossing, William Cullen Bryant, and Martin Van Buren.
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Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers, 1910-1959

C0359 60 boxes 25.8 linear feet
Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson, 1879-1966
Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker was an American historian who taught at Princeton from 1910 to 1947. He was internationally recognized and wrote a number of important historical works. In 1947, he was president of the American Historical Association. His papers consist of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.
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Kurt Weitzmann Papers, 1930-1991

C0777 60 boxes
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Weitzmann, Kurt, 1904-1993
Kurt Weitzmann left his native Germany in 1935 for Princeton where he spent the remainder of his life, at the Institute for Advanced Study as a permanent member (1935-1972) and as a professor in Princeton University's Dept. of Art and Archaeology (1945-1972). Included are personal and professional correspondence, related files, course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works, scrapbooks of clippings, and printed matter.
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Weiss, Renée Karol.
Consists primarily of the issue and correspondence files of the independent literary journal of the same name that was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier, and co-edited and published from 1944-1999 by the husband and wife team of poet and former Princeton professor Theodore (Ted) and editor and author Renée Weiss. Also present in the collection are manuscripts of, and associated material from, eleven of Theodore Weiss's thirteen published books of poetry.
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Renée Weiss Papers, 1939-2006

C1655 3 boxes 2.42 linear feet
Weiss, Renée Karol.
Consists of professional and personal correspondence, travel diaries and related ephemera, notebooks, writings, and files relating to the Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL) of editor and writer Renée Karol Weiss (1923-2021). Some materials relate specifically to Renée's husband, poet and professor Theodore Weiss (1916-2003).
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Box 53
Weinberg, Gladys Davidson (1909-2002)
Includes correspondence between Weinberg and Mather, director of the Princeton University Art Museum, during Weinberg's time as assistant curator of ancient art at the museum and during her time with the U.S. State Department in Istanbul and Athens. There is also one letter, dated September 26, 1946, from Weinberg's friend, C. O. V. Kienbusch.
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson Records, 1917-2012 (mostly 1960-2005)

C1615 403 boxes
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Weidenfeld and Nicolson (Firm)
Consists of the publishing and administrative records of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a British publishing company founded by George Weidenfeld (1919-2016) and Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), which specialized in literary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on history, biographies and memoirs, books by world leaders and political figures, glossy illustrated books, travel guides, and reference books. The collection documents the operations of the firm from its establishment in 1948 through its sale in 1991, and also includes some later records from as recent as 2012 related to its continued operation as an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group.
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Warner, Arthur Cyrus, 1918-2007
Arthur Cyrus Warner (1918-2007) was an activist in the gay liberation movement, focusing his efforts on legal reform to protect the civil liberties of the gay community. Warner's papers document his involvement in legal reform and other issues pertaining to gay rights. The papers largely consist of legislative and court documents about cases affecting gay civil liberties, and related memoranda, correspondence, and writings.
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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.
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Everett S. Wallis Papers, 1935-1964

C0464 12 boxes 12.5 linear feet
Wallis, Everett Stanley, 1899-1965
This collection consists of correspondence, reports, articles, lectures, notes, and printed matter of American chemist, Everett Stanley Wallis, dating primarily from his tenure as Princeton professor of chemistry (1930-1965) and chairman of its biochemical sciences program, and as a research consultant for Merck & Co. of New Jersey and for other pharmaceutical companies.
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Wainwright, Alexander D.
Alexander D. Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939) was an avid bookman and collector. He had a lengthy career at the Princeton University Library, serving as assistant university librarian for collection development and as curator of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists. His collection consists of of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter.
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François Wahl Collection on Severo Sarduy, circa 1939-2013

C1470 20 boxes 8.5 linear feet
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Wahl, François, 1925-2014
The collection contains edited typescripts and copies of Cuban writer Severo Sarduy's poems, essays, and translations, along with writings about Sarduy, interviews, notes, clippings, photographs, and other printed materials. Correspondence includes a group of postcards sent to Severo Sarduy and his partner François Wahl in the 1960s and 1970s from various European and Latin American writers and philosophers, including Roland Barthes, Alain Badiou, Reinaldo Arenas, Octavio Paz, and Jacques Lacan, and additional correspondence of French editor and structuralist François Wahl.