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Archives of John Day Company, 1926-1969

C0123 570 boxes 239.4 linear feet
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The collection consists of editorial correspondence and some business material of the American publisher.

Henry Van Dyke Family Papers, 1694-1963 (mostly 1840-1959)

C0276 179 boxes 75.9 linear feet
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The Henry Van Dyke Family Papers consists of papers of three generations of the prominent Van Dyke family of New York and Princeton, beginning with Henry Jackson Van Dyke (1822-1891) and his wife, Henrietta [Ashmead] Van Dyke (1820-1893), followed by their children, Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933) and Paul Van Dyke (1859-1933), and ending with Henry van Dyke's son Tertius Van Dyke (1886-1958).
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Delafield Family Papers, 1393-1985 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0391 164 boxes 1 oversize folder 70 linear feet
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The Delafields were avid collectors of family history and family-related memorabilia in the Hudson River Valley region of New York state. This collection consists of the papers of the Delafield family and related families, most prominently the Livingstons, containing both personal papers and papers collected for their genealogical and historical significance.

Kurt Gödel Papers, 1905-1980 (mostly 1930-1970)

C0282 30.75 linear feet 54 boxes, 22 items, and 9 reels
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The papers comprise documents relating to all periods of the life of Kurt Gödel, foremost mathematical logician of the twentieth century, including scientific correspondence, notebooks, drafts, unpublished manuscripts, academic, legal, and financial records, and all manner of loose notes and memoranda.

Lewis Thomas Papers, 1941-1992 (mostly 1973-1983)

C0738 160 boxes
The Lewis Thomas papers consist primarily of files from the years (1973-1983) that Thomas (Princeton Class of 1933) spent as president and, later, chancellor, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. These contain general correspondence with doctors, drafts and reprints of his essays and books, files of lectures, presentations, and awards, and files of scientific organizations with which he was involved. There are also drafts and reprints of early scientific papers (which pre-date his years at MSKCC).
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Subseries 1D: Scientific Papers, 1941-1989

A bibliography (1941-1980) of Dr. Thomas's scientific publications is provided at the beginning of this section. Reprints of the papers, if present, follow the chronological order of the bibliography; where they are lacking, a full citation is given. Later (post-1980) papers continue the chronological order. At the end have been foldered miscellaneous material, including electron microscope photographs and requests for reprints of Dr. Thomas's papers.

Mario Vargas Llosa Papers, 1944-2010 (mostly 1958-1995)

C0641 230 linear feet 362 boxes 60 items
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The Mario Vargas Llosa Papers consists of notebooks, manuscripts of novels, plays and screenplays, short stories, nonfiction, documents, correspondence, and printed and recorded material.

Kimon Friar Papers, 1926-1993

C0713 158 boxes 66.6 linear feet
The collection consists of personal papers of Kimon Friar, one of the first and most prolific translators of modern Greek poetry into English. His work helped bring modern Greek literature to the attention of the international public.

Georges Florovsky Papers, 1892-1986 (mostly 1950-1969)

C0586 88 boxes 42.6 linear feet
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The Georges Florovsky Papers consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and memorabilia of clergyman, teacher and author, Georges Florovsky.

Stanley Kunitz Papers, 1900-2006 (mostly 1960-2005)

C0837 209 boxes
The Stanley Kunitz Papers consists of the literary and personal papers of Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006). A prominent American poet, Kunitz was also a known editor, translator, essayist, and educator. Kunitz's diverse interests are evident in the collection, which includes manuscripts of his writings, extensive correspondence, special-interest files, teaching materials, travel files, documents, photographs, memorabilia, artwork, calendars, annotated books, audiocassettes, papers of others, and printed material.
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Subseries 1A: Literary Notebooks, 1929-1960

Any notebook with a date on its cover is arranged in chronological order and is located at the beginning of this series. Notebooks without dates but with other identifying information on the cover (such as a title of a work in progress or a place name) follow the dated notebooks and are arranged in alphabetical order. There are two (2) notebooks that appear at the end of this series that do not have any information on the covers; they are at the end of the series and are labeled "Undated."

Immanuel Velikovsky Papers, 1920-1996 (mostly 1930-1979)

C0968 162 boxes
The collection consists of manuscripts, writings, correspondence (both personal and professional), photographs, works of others, microfilm, printed material, and film reels, spanning more than 50 years, concerning Velikovsky's controversial ideas, the books that he wrote, and the history of opposition and criticism from the academic community that he received following the publication of his first book, Worlds in Collision, in 1950. Colleges and universities threatened to boycott the textbook division of the publisher, Macmillan & Co., which led to the transfer of the publishing rights to Doubleday & Co., even though the book had reached the number one spot on the best-sellers list. The book was eventually banned from a number of academic institutions, and several people lost their jobs because of it.