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Harold B. Hoskins Papers, 1822-1982

MC221 17 boxes
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Harold Boies Hoskins was a businessman, diplomat, and educator working in Middle Eastern affairs. This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, publications, maps, and professional files that document Hoskins' personal and professional activities, as well as the Hoskins family.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C0943 12 boxes 2702 items 20.5 linear feet
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries, collected by Bruce C. Willise (Princeton Class of 1986).

María Rosa Oliver Papers, circa 1899-1997 (mostly 1930-1975)

C0829 9 boxes 54 items 4.5 linear feet
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Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, drawings, photographs, papers of others, and printed material of María Rosa Oliver (1898-1977), Argentine essayist, short story writer, literary critic, and translator.

H. H. Hess Papers, 1932-1969

C0444 34 boxes
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).

Charles Homer Haskins Papers, 1834-1960 (mostly 1909-1937)

C0702 34 boxes 16.8 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of American historian Charles Homer Haskins reflecting his academic career and government appointments.

General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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Typescript of "The Negro in the Western World Theatre" by Randolph Edmonds, circa late 1940s

A typescript of an unpublished book, Randolph Edmond's "definitive history of the Negro in the theatre." In the brief Acknowledgements section, Edmonds references a grant-in-aid by a Research Committee at Florida A College where he was teaching. A Forward was to have been written by Allardyce Nicoll, then a Professor of the History of Drama at the University of Birmingham in England. Some of the chapters include, "White Playwrights and Negro Characters," "White Actors in Blackface," "The Negroes Own Efforts," "Negro Stereotypes," "Negro Bands and Jazz," "The Negro Little Theatre Movement," and other chapters on radio, motion pictures, and music and dance in theatre.
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Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, Inc., Panoramic Photograph of a Concentration Camp in Manzanar, California, circa 1943-1945

Consists of a large panoramic photograph of the Manzanar War Relocation Center, a concentration camp in Manzanar, California, where the United States government incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. The image was taken from a tower along the fence line of the camp, likely by an outside photographer, as incarcerated people were not allowed to have cameras. The photograph is copyrighted by Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, Inc., an organization owned, operated, and managed by the Japanese Americans incarcerated in the concentration camp, per an agreement with the War Relocation Authority dated March 1, 1943. It was likely commissioned by the cooperative and printed by a Japanese American photographic developer, probably Tōyō Miyatake.
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Photographs of Manzanar War Relocation Center, circa 1942-1945

Consists of 11 photographs of the Manzanar War Relocation Center taken by Tōyō Miyatake while he was incarcerated there during World War II. Subjects include camp buildings, the camp entrance sign, and fellow incarcerees. Miyatake and Ansel Adams included several of these images in a collaborative exhibit and a book published in 1978. These images were printed after the war and stamped with the name of the studio Miyatake opened in 1947.

Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, 1893-1973 (mostly 1916-1973)

MC002 146 boxes 1 folder
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The Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, memoranda, material from 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization, writings especially in relation to Peace and Counterpeace and Tito and Goliath, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs. The papers document Armstrong's career as editor of Foreign Affairs, his participation in the activities of the Council on Foreign Relations, and his professional involvement and interest in foreign policy from World War I through the 1970s. Included is correspondence with many well known political and literary figures of the time period. Some materials of a personal nature are included but the bulk of the papers relates to Armstrong's professional life. The papers also document Armstrong's participation in many philanthropic activities associated with Yugoslavia.

Frances de Chollet Collection, 1941-1990 (mostly 1941-1946)

MC292 1 box
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Frances de Chollet (1900-1994) assisted Allen Dulles with obtaining the diaries of Galeazzo Ciano, the Foreign Minister of Italy from 1936-1943, from Ciano's wife, Edda, who was also the daughter of Benito Mussolini. The collection is mostly composed of correspondence written to Frances de Chollet from Edda Ciano, though letters from Allen Dulles and other correspondents are included to a lesser extent. The collection also contains a small amount of de Chollet's notes documenting her face-to-face meetings with Edda Ciano.

Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

AC408 2 boxes
The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.
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Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.

Peter Grose Papers, 1933-1999

MC227 4 boxes
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Peter Grose is an editor and specialist on the history of intelligence. The Peter Grose Papers document Grose's research on Allen Dulles, the origins and early years of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Soviet Union.

Peter C. Bunnell Papers, 1857-2018 (mostly 1960-2018)

C1629 105 boxes
This collection consists of the papers of photography historian, professor, author, and curator Peter C. Bunnell, spanning his student and professional career from the 1950s to 2018. Materials include subject files, correspondence, photographs, publications and drafts of publications, among other items.

Princeton University Library Records, 1734-2017 (mostly 1952-1995)

AC123 635 boxes 5 folders 10 items 87 Volumes 1605 digital files 1 websites
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The Princeton University Library is one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The Princeton University Library Records consist of the files of the University Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases, proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm. The records document the Library's day-to-day operations as well as its involvement with other departments on campus, other college and university libraries, and library users.

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.
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Vrettakos, Nikēphoros, circa 1945-1969

Includes signed, autograph poems by Vrettakos in Greek: "Akoma tout' he anoixē", Takēs Lioumas", Etsi mou stathēke ho Taygetos", "Margarita", "To salparisma tou karaviou"; typescript drafts (carbon copies) of poems translated from Greek by Friar bearing his autograph corrections; typescripts of the poems in Greek; poet's explanatory notes on his poems; biographical statement and "Credo"; business correspondence with Friar relating to the selection, translation,and publication of some of Vrettakos' poems in Modern Greek Poetry (additional correspondence has been placed in Box 151, folder 4).

Violette Leduc Manuscripts and Correspondence with Simone de Beauvoir, 1945-1972

C1676 1.6 linear feet 4 boxes
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Consists of nearly 300 letters from Simone de Beauvoir to Violette Leduc documenting their literary friendship spanning four decades, along with 23 notebooks containing manuscript drafts of Leduc's autobiography, La Bâtarde (1964).
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Letters from Simone de Beauvoir, circa 1945-1972

These folders contain undated letters that were later identified and given approximate dates. Folder 1 contains the following groupings: seventeen letters, circa 1945-1949 (all letters beginning with "Chère Violette Leduc"); twenty-three "rendez-vous" Letters, circa 1949-1971 (beginning "Chère Violette" and "Ma chère Violette"), which are short letters making appointments to meet at cafes or at Beauvoir's home; and two undated letters. Folder 2 contains a letter from Gary, Indiana (circa August 11th, 1950) discussing Nelson Algren's new house in Michigan; a letter from Norway (circa July 1951); two letters about Ravages (May 1954); a letter from England (circa 1959) mentioning "Coriolan;" a letter and prière d'insérer (circa 1960) related to Leduc's Tresors à Prendre; a letter from Cuba (circa March 4, 1960); four letters (circa 1964) about La Batarde ; one letter (circa 1965) with a title suggestion for La Femme au (petit) renard; thirteen letters from Italy (circa 1952-1963); and thirteen letters to Faucon (circa 1961-1972).

Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series, circa 1850-2015

AC112 408 boxes 6 folders 66 items
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The Campus Life series contains photographs documenting aspects of life as experienced by students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University.
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Miriam Y. Holden Collection, 1676-1993 (mostly 1930-1969)

C0071 104 boxes 45.0 linear feet
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The Miriam Holden Collection consists of books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, cartoons, letters, and other materials about women and their achievements collected by Holden.

Astrophysical Sciences Department Records, 1835-2017 (mostly 1867-1966)

AC157 40 boxes 1 websites
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The papers of the Astrophysical Sciences Department represent the original observation records, correspondence, and teaching documents of Princeton astrophysicists from 1835 to 1990.

Everett S. Wallis Papers, 1935-1964

C0464 12 boxes 12.5 linear feet
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.

Charles Rufus Morey Papers, 1895-1955 (mostly 1924-1945)

C0511 20 boxes 3 oversize folders 22.4 linear feet
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American art historian Charles Rufus Morey (1877-1955) served as professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University from 1918-1945 and as chairman from 1924-1945. The collection includes Morey's drafts for catalogues, mainly at the Museo Sacro and Museo Cristiano; photographs; professional papers, lecture and course notes; and drafts, extracts and contents of vertical files.
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Lectures and Typed Drafts for Publication, circa 1945

Consists of typed drafts of "The Cross in the Nimbus of Christ," "Scholarship in the Arts: Past and Future," "Medieval Culture: Ecclesiastical or Secular," "A Mediaevalist looks at Modern Art," "The Maid-Servant in the Annunciation and in the Visitation," "Maplewood Lectures: I II," "Early Christian Art," "The Reliquary of St. Adrian."

Edmund Keeley Papers, 1910-2013 (mostly 1960-2011)

C0763 278 boxes 12 items 134.8 linear feet
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Edmund Keeley (1928-) is an author, translator, and Charles Barnwell Straut Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University, best known for his translations and writings on Greek poets C. P. Cavafy, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytēs and Giannēs Ritsos. The papers consist of Keeley's drafts and proofs of translations, fiction, and nonfiction, including novels, articles, essays, introductions, reviews, and other writings, as well as for works he edited, along with personal and professional correspondence, faculty material, files of the P.E.N. American Center and other institutions with which he was involved, awards and speeches, biographical materials, family papers, scrapbook and other printed materials, manuscripts of others, and photographs and photograph albums.
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Max Werner papers, 1933-1955

MC139 10 boxes
Werner (pseudonym of Alexander Schifrin) was a Russian native who was exiled to Germany (1923-1933) and subsequently lived in France (1933-1939) and the United States (1940-1951). Consists of selected papers of Werner

Physics Department Records, 1909-2015

AC133 36 boxes 1 websites
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The records of the Physics Department document the scientific and teaching activities of Princeton University physicists from 1909 to 1962. While routine activities such as the hiring of faculty and the education of graduate and undergraduate students are recorded, these records also detail the Department's activities in early studies of theoretical physics, as well as its participation in World War II research activities. There is also a small amount of material that documents Milton White's efforts toward builing the cyclotron (1936).
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Series 5: Miscellaneous Materials of Unknown Origins, circa 1913-1971

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Series 5: Miscellaneous Materials of Unknown Origins, circa 1913-1971 consists of previously unprocessed materials whose origins prior to their appearance in the University Archives are unknown, but which appear to be related to the Princeton University Department of Physics. It includes several files on the career of Eugene Paul Wigner, some reprints related to Anne Kenny, photographs of Palmer Laboratory researchers, two photographs of faculty with Albert Einstein, and a roll of microfilm of minutes and other materials.

Robert Kilburn Root Papers, 1914-1950

C0674 16 boxes 7.9 linear feet
Consists of scholar Robert K. Root's manuscript and notes for his annotated edition of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (1926), as well as six diaries he kept between the years 1914 and 1920.

Historical Audiovisual Collection, 1912-2012 (mostly 1945-1996)

AC047 241 boxes 9 items 1 digital file 1.5 GB
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This collection contains more than 2,300 items, including film, videotapes, compact discs, audio cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tape, and record albums and covers a broad range of topics including classical music, alumni reunions, lectures, and interviews.

Louis Fischer Papers, 1890-1977 (mostly 1935-1969)

MC024 68 boxes
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The Louis Fischer Papers include correspondence, interviews, articles and notes, lectures and speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document his life as a journalist, writer, and commentator on international affairs. They also include the papers of his wife, Bertha Markoosha Fischer, an author in her own right, as well as family correspondence and papers. In the latter part of his life Fischer was affiliated with of the Institute for Advanced Study (1959-1961) and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1961-1969).

Robert F. Goheen Papers, 1889-2008 (mostly 1939-2000)

MC204 25 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Robert F. Goheen Papers contain records that Robert F. Goheen kept mainly before and after he was president of Princeton University (1957-1972). They include files Goheen kept as a graduate student, instructor and professor in Princeton University's Department of Classics for the period 1939-1957. The collection also contains U.S. army records for 1942-1945, when Goheen had interrupted his studies for service in the Second World War, and for 1945-1956, when he served in the Officers Reserve Corps. The majority of the files concern Goheen's post-presidential years, when he was Chair of the Council on Foundations (1972-1977), Ambassador to India (1977-1980), and Director of the Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities (1981-1998), as well as Senior Fellow Public and International Affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. In addition, the collection contains some speech notes Goheen kept and some photographs of Goheen from his tenure as President of Princeton University.

Gillett G. Griffin Papers, 1928-2016

AC464 36 boxes
Gillett Good Griffin, a curator of Pre-Columbian collections at the Princeton University Art Museum from 1967 to 2005, spurred dynamic growth in the museum's collections of art of the ancient Americas. The Gillett G. Griffin Papers reflect Griffin's personal life and relationships as well as his professional work and his donation of objects to the Princeton University Art Museum.

José Bianco Papers, 1928-1985 (mostly 1941-1979)

C0681 1 box 0.4 linear feet
The José Bianco Papers consists of notes and correspondence of the Argentine editor, author, and translator José Bianco, as well as a small selection of writings by others and audio recordings of Cuban poets José Lezama Lima and Nicolás Guillén reading their poetry.

T. S. Eliot Collection, 1929-1962

C0896 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected material of Nobel prize-winning poet T. S. Eliot, primarily of correspondence but including several photographs, typescripts of poems, and corrected proofs.
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A. Frederick Gerstell Collection of Military Materials, 1936-1961

MC286 2 boxes
A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960. The collection is composed of mostly World War II-era correspondence, photographs, and ephemera collected by Gerstell.

John Foster Dulles Papers, 1860-1988 (mostly 1945-1960)

MC016 657 boxes 1 folder 178 items
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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Dulles papers document his entire public career and his influence on the formation of United States foreign policy, especially for the period when he was Secretary of State, and include his correspondence files, as well as his writings, reports, and memorabilia.

Frank W. Notestein Papers, 1930-1977

MC184 33 boxes
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Frank W. Notestein contributed significantly to the science of demography and to a better understanding of population problems in world affairs. The Frank W. Notestein Papers contain correspondence, speeches, and writings documenting the research, ideas, career and leadership roles of this former Princeton professor, director of the Office of Population Research, and president of the Population Council.

General Manuscripts Collection, 1870-2003 (mostly 1900-1960)

MC230 17.83 linear feet (23 containers)
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The General Manuscripts Collection is largely composed of materials related to United States politics and government, including personal and business correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, pamphlets, and reports. The collection includes the papers of many individuals, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and other United States presidents, government officials, authors and journalists, bankers and businessmen, and Princeton University alumni.

Tristan E. Beplat Papers, 1936-1953 (mostly 1945-1948)

MC222 9 boxes
Tristan E. Beplat (1912-1997) was a New York banking executive with expertise in international banking. He had a significant role in the economic reconstruction of postwar Japan through his work in the Finance Division of the Economic and Scientific Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Beplat's papers document his service in Japan and include memoranda, papers, and reports on the banks and economy of Japan from 1945 to 1948.

United Service to China Records, 1934-1967 (mostly 1941-1950)

MC135 92 boxes
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The Records of United Service to China, Inc., known from 1941 to 1946 as United China Relief, Inc., document the activities of the organization from the early formation in 1940 to its official consolidation with the American Bureau for Medical Aid to China in 1966. In addition there is a limited amount of material from other Chinese relief agencies that predate the founding of United China Relief / United Service to China. The Records focus on UCR/USC attempts to raise money in the United States, to educate Americans about China and the Chinese people, and to carry on relief work in China. The collection consists primarily of correspondence among the various individuals and agencies involved with UCR/USC, along with other material produced by the agency, such as minutes and publicity material. In addition, the collection includes a series of photographs dealing with China during the 1940s and efforts in the United States to raise money for China during the same period.

Princeton University Fund Records, 1877-1972 (mostly 1938-1956)

AC201 22 boxes
Though informal fundraising groups acting under the auspices of the Graduate Council had used the name since the 1920s, the Princeton University Fund as it came to be known was officially assembled in 1940 to provide a permanent organization dedicated to annual giving and other fundraising efforts. Consists of detailed committee minutes and correspondence of the Princeton University Fund. Also included in the collection are annual fundraising reports, promotional materials and clippings, and organizational charts.

Princeton Nassoons Records, 1941-2012

AC412 6 boxes
The Princeton Nassoons are a close-harmony, all male, student a cappella group that formed in the late 1930s. The collection consists primarily of the Princeton Nassoons' original musical arrangements and correspondence.

School of Engineering and Applied Science Records, 1884-2017

AC162 192 boxes 6 folders 4 items 2056 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit which since 1921 has overseen the curriculum and administration of the University's academic departments in the engineering sciences. The records document the activities of the School of Engineering and its subordinate departments and programs from its origins in the late 19th century until the present, and consist of correspondence, subject files, research reports, photographs, and other audiovisual materials.

Princeton University Library Collection of Western Americana Photographs, 1840-1998 (mostly 1870-1915)

WC064 144 boxes 123 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of more than 5,000 Western Americana photographs, consisting mostly of documentary photographs of the Trans-Mississippi West from the late 1860s to early 1900s, largely from the perspective of white photographers and settlers. Subjects include American Indians (especially studio portraits), natural wonders, cities, towns, buildings, and economic activities (mining, railroads, logging, and agriculture). Some photographs relate to the Indigenous populations of Mexico and Central America. The dimensions, physical formats, and photographic processes of the photographs vary widely.
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Niman ceremony, Mishongovi, Second Mesa, about 1945, circa 1945

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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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Niman ceremony, Mishongovi, Second Mesa, about 1945, circa 1945

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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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Niman ceremony, Mishongovi, Second Mesa, about 1945, circa 1945

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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.

Historical Subject Files Collection, 1746-2019

AC109 442 boxes 21 folders 8 items
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The Historical Subject Files Collection documents Princeton University history and related topics from 1746 to the present. The collection consists of documents in almost every two-dimensional format: articles, books and booklets, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, non-photographic images, notes, pamphlets, posters, and reports.

Student Academic Work Collection, 1862-2009

AC374 9 boxes 1 folder
This collection consists of essays, notes on readings, laboratory notebooks, drawings and similar academic work products created by Princeton students.
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Allen W. Dulles Papers, 1845-1971 (mostly 1918-1969)

MC019 157 boxes
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The Allen W. Dulles Papers contains correspondence, speeches, writings, and photographs documenting the life of this lawyer, diplomat, businessman, and spy. One of the longest-serving directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (1953-1961), he also served in a key intelligence post in Bern, Switzerland during World War II, as well as on the Warren Commission.

Princeton University Library Collection of Walter Livingston Wright Materials, 1925-1947

C0119 3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
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.).

Alfred J. Lotka Papers, 1881-1966 (mostly 1925-1950)

MC032 34 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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Alfred J. Lotka (1880-1949), a statistician for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was a significant contributor to the field of demography. He was a pioneer in the study of population dynamics and conducted research on the mathematical theory of evolution and the mathematical analysis of populations. Lotka's papers document his scholarship and his involvement in professional organizations and include drafts of his works, his notes and research materials, and correspondence.

Department of Chemistry Records, 1893-2017

AC358 10 boxes 1 websites
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The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University dates back to the early days of the College of New Jersey, and today it is one of the University's largest undergraduate concentrations. The collection contains examinations and grade books, records pertaining to chemistry research performed at the department in support of the U.S. Manhattan project and departmental records.

James V. Forrestal Papers, 1907-1958 (mostly 1940-1949)

MC051 208 boxes 1 folder
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James V. Forrestal (1892-1949) was a Wall Street businessman who played an important role in U.S. military operations during and immediately after World War II. From 1940 to 1949 Forrestal served as, in order, assistant to President Roosevelt, Under Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Navy, and the first Secretary of Defense. The Forrestal Papers document his service from Under Secretary of the Navy to Secretary of Defense and include correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, and press releases.

L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores, 1922-1958

TC068 8 boxes
The L. Ashton Sly Collection of Musical Scores is a 137 volume collection of vocal scores and/or libretti for one hundred twenty-three musical comedies, comic operas, and operettas, including twenty-eight full production promptbooks. These are arranged alphabetically by title and housed in 8 record center cartons.

Carl Van Doren Papers, 1900-1950

C0072 48 boxes 110 items 17.85 linear feet
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The collection illustrates the literary career of American author and professor Carl Van Doren, including typescripts and research notes for his Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Benjamin Franklin. The collection also contains various documents, including Van Doren's will, souvenirs, memorabilia, photographs, clippings, and printed material, as well as legal papers and correspondence dealing with his participation in several lawsuits involving copyright infringement.

Exhibitions Collection, 1896-2013 (mostly 1951-2013)

C0918 109 boxes 46.5 linear feet
Consists of material from and about the exhibitions held by the Special Collections in Firestone Library, primarily concerning subjects relating to American and English literature and art.

Sylvia Beach Papers, 1872-1999

C0108 180 boxes 1 item 78.3 linear feet
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This collection documents the life and activities of Sylvia Beach (1887-1962), the American author, publisher, and owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Company, the Paris bookshop that was a meeting-point for French, English, Irish and American writers during the 1920's and 1930's. The collection consists largely of files relating to Shakespeare & Company; Beach's writings and translations, in particular her memoir Shakespeare & Company ; and files relating to the circle of artists and writers surrounding her throughout her life. Included are family, personal, and business correspondence; business records of Shakespeare & Company; personal and family records; manuscripts and artwork by members of her circle; photographs; and memorabilia.

Philip Wylie Papers, 1920-1984 (mostly 1930-1971)

C0059 304 boxes 162.0 linear feet
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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.

Hudson Review Archives, 1863-2016 (mostly 1947-2014)

C1091 542 boxes 2 items
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Consists of the records of The Hudson Review, one of the most notable and influential American literary quarterlies of the post-World War II era. Reflecting the history of this New York City-based magazine, the bulk of material dates from 1947 to 2014. In addition, there are extensive personal and family papers of founding editor Frederick Morgan (1922-2004), who was also a published poet and translator.

Warner Bros. Screenplays, 1928-1969

TC099 187 boxes 74.8 linear feet
The Warner Bros. Screenplays consists of a large collection of scripts for films produced by the Warner Bros. studio.

Religion in Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain, 1849-2011

LAE119 1 bin 31 boxes 5 folders 14 items 22.0 linear feet
This collection of religious ephemera comprises materials from all over Latin America, with the exception of Cuba. While the date range covered in this extensive collection spans 165 years, the bulk of the items was published between 1960 and 2010.

Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers, circa 1944-2019 (mostly 1970-2012)

C0014 28 boxes 2 items
The Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers consists chiefly of manuscripts and correspondence of the Puerto Rican professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University, Arcadio Díaz Quiñones (1940-), as well as a selection of manuscripts by others. The collection focuses on Puerto Rican and Cuban literature, but also provides insight into the literature and politics of other parts of Latin America.
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Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers, circa 1944-2019 (mostly 1970-2012)

The Arcadio Díaz Quiñones Papers consists chiefly of manuscripts and correspondence of the Puerto Rican professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University, Arcadio Díaz Quiñones (1940-), as well as a selection of manuscripts by others. The collection focuses on Puerto Rican and Cuban literature, but also provides insight into the literature and politics of other parts of Latin America.
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Series 3: Works of Others, 1944-2006

This series consists of manuscripts by various authors sent to Díaz Quiñones for criticism, along with some accompanying printed matter. Most of the individuals represented are major Puerto Rican writers and have a following elsewhere in Latin America. The sub-series within this series are organized by accession, with miscellaneous material located at the end.

Princeton University Class Records, 1798-2023

AC130 502 boxes 9 folders 8 items 3996 digital files 29.1 GB
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The Class Records consist of a diverse set of materials documenting the history and activities of Princeton University classes during their time as undergraduates and as alumni. In the collection are correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and memorabilia, all of which pertain to a particular Princeton University graduating class and its members.

Graduate Alumni Public Files, 1921-1997

AC478 12 boxes
The Bureau of Alumni Records was established in January 1949 as an outgrowth of the records office maintained by the Graduate Council, the governing body of the Princeton University Alumni Association. The collection consists of public files of former graduate students of Princeton University.

Freedom House Records, 1933-2017

MC187 196 boxes 1 folder 6 items
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The Freedom House Records document the organization's activities in advocating freedom and democracy throughout the world. The records provide an invaluable insight into an organization that evolved from an answer to Hitler's Braunhaus to a diligent monitor of freedom worldwide.

American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Regional Offices Files Series, 1894-2005 (mostly 1970-1990)

MC001-03-05 959 boxes
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The Regional Offices series documents the work and administration of the ACLU's three regional offices: Mountain States Regional Office, concerned with civil rights in the west and Native American rights, the Southern Regional Office, focusing on civil rights in the south, and the Washington, D.C. office, which concentrates on national legislation and the actions of the federal government. The files include correspondence, case files, office publications, research files, and the papers of individual staff members. Subgroup 3, Subseries 5B (Southern Regional Office) has been digitized and is available for members of the Princeton community to view here. To view the database from outside Princeton University, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.

Livingston T. Merchant Papers, circa 1944-1972 (mostly 1954-1968)

MC095 29 boxes
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Livingston T. Merchant was a diplomat and high-ranking government official. This collection consists of Merchant's papers, including correspondence, articles, notes, speeches, statements, interviews, clippings, printed matter, and personal papers.
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John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers, 1715-1988 (mostly 1913-1942)

MC094 176 boxes
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The John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers describe the public and personal lives of John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1881-1960), diplomat and specialist in Far Eastern Affairs, and his father, Junius Wilson MacMurray (1843-1898).

Francis Catlin Collection on Princeton Bicentennial Celebration, circa 1930-1964

AC452 1 box
Francis Catlin was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1947. The collection contains materials distributed at the 1947 Bicentennial Convocation celebrating Princeton University's 200th anniversary.
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George F. Kennan Papers, 1861-2014 (mostly 1950-2000)

MC076 338 boxes
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George F. Kennan (1904-2005) was a diplomat and a historian, noted especially for his influence on United States policy towards the Soviet Union during the Cold War and for his scholarly expertise in the areas of Russian history and foreign policy. Kennan's papers document his career as a scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study and his time in the Foreign Service, and include his correspondence files, published and unpublished writings, and personal files.

Moe Berg Papers, 1866-1991 (mostly 1943-1958)

C1413 25 boxes 19 linear feet
Morris "Moe" Berg (1902-1972) was a Major League Baseball player, linguist, and lawyer who became a spy in World War II. The papers are comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, and miscellaneous and printed materials covering all aspects of his life and work, but relating primarily to Berg's work with multiple government agencies.

Edward Mead Earle Papers, 1894-1954

MC020 39 boxes 2 items
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The Papers of Edward Mead Earle (1894-1954) document the career of Earle, a specialist in the role of the military in foreign relations. He was a university lecturer, author, and consultant to various departments of the U.S. government. The papers reflect Earle's work as a professor at the School of Economics and Politics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. The collection emphasizes Earle's major work of establishing a seminar designed to research issues associated with military and foreign policies of the United States during World War II. It also highlights a number of other professional activities during his time at the Institute.

Albert O. Hirschman Papers, 1900-2008 (mostly 1950-2000)

MC160 84 boxes
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Albert O. Hirschman (1915- ) was a leading scholar in the field of economic development whose work focused on Latin America but encompassed the globe. He was a professor at Yale, Columbia, Harvard, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Hirschman's papers document his scholarship on economic development and his academic career and include his correspondence written while he was at the Institute for Advanced Study, his writings, and his research notes and materials, especially related to his work in Latin America and for the World Bank.

Arthur Cort Holden Papers, 1845-1993 (mostly 1890-1993)

C0767 39 boxes
The Arthur Cort Holden Papers consists chiefly Holden's personal and professional papers, accumulated during his life (1890-1993) as an architect and active Princeton University alumnus. Also included are photographs, the papers of friends and family members, and miscellaneous printed matter dating from the 1840s to the 1990s.
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Marc Gaede Papers, 1910-1999 (mostly 1971-1999)

C1436 40 boxes 23.4 linear feet
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Marc Gaede (1946- ) is an American photographer, environmental activist, and teacher based in California. The collection consists of Gaede's black-and-white photographs of the American West and Southwest, correspondence, contracts, and other working files primarily related to his books on photography, archaeology, and conservation, and a large group of working files, which include audiovisual and digital materials, for a biography project Gaede collaborated on with Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux activist Robert Sundance (1927-1993).

Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, 1826-2005

AC333 33 boxes
The Syllabi and Course Materials Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the content of classes taught at Princeton University.

Neil Goldstein Collection of Working Files on Moe Berg, 1921-1995

C1449 22 boxes 2 items 15.2 linear feet
Neil Goldstein (b. 1950) and Jerry Feldman (b. 1947) were filmmakers who made a documentary regarding Morris "Moe" Berg (1902-1972), a professional baseball player who also served in the Office of Strategic Service (OSS) during World War II. This collection, dating from 1921 to 1995, consists of Neil Goldstein's working files, including production files for the film and audio and video segments and masters of the documentary; and research on Moe Berg, including hours of oral histories and photocopies of Moe Berg's documents, particularly those created during World War II.

Anton Tedesko Papers, 1913-2005 (mostly 1922-1990)

C1478 44 boxes 42.0 linear feet
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Anton Tedesko (1903-1994) was a German-born American structural engineer, best known for his extensive work in reinforced thin-shell concrete design, often on significant industrial, institutional, and government construction projects, largely in the United States during World War II and the Cold War. The papers consist of Tedesko's writings, correspondence, calculations, engineering drawings and designs, personal papers, photographs, reference materials and technical journals, along with some film reels and glass lantern slides, including materials from his time at the Dyckerhoff & Widmann and Roberts & Schaefer firms, representing his professional work and activities from the 1920s through the 1990s.

Zelda Fitzgerald Papers, 1919-1997 (mostly 1920-1950)

C0183 9 boxes 8.5 linear feet
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The Zelda Fitzgerald Papers consists of manuscripts, correspondence, miscellaneous notes and related material, documents, pictures, clippings, and photographs of American author Zelda Fitzgerald.

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.

Archivo de Alma Concepción, 1939-2021

C1700 15.0 linear feet (12 containers)
El archivo de Alma Concepción consiste principalmente en 43 álbumes de la bailarina, educadora y coreógrafa puertorriqueña Alma Concepción, que contienen fotografías, recortes, programas, cartas, tarjetas postales, folletos, material de difusión y memorabilia. También incluye escritos de Alma Concepción, material de investigación, imágenes digitales, recuerdos, afiches y partituras musicales.
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George E. Hafstad Papers, 1942-1976

MC307 1 box
George Hafstad was a plant pathologist and a field technician with the U.S. Rubber Development Corporation in Brazil from 1943 to 1945. The George E. Hafstad Papers include a diary, several technician reports, and a folder of photographs from Hafstad's time as a field technician with the U.S. Rubber Development Corporation Amazon Division.

Carlos Fuentes Papers, 1830s-2012 (mostly 1950-2012)

C0790 381 boxes 60 items
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The Carlos Fuentes Papers consists of personal and working papers of Fuentes (1928-2012), Mexican author, editor, and diplomat, including notebooks, manuscripts of novels and novellas, short stories, plays, screenplays, nonfiction writings, speeches and interviews, translations of fiction and nonfiction, correspondence, juvenilia, drawings, documents, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, papers of others, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material.

Office of Communications Records, 1917-2022

AC168 276 boxes 2 folders 1 website
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The Office of Communications is Princeton University's administrative department with oversight of media relations and publicity, official publications, web site design and development, and photographic services. The Office of Communications Records consist of subject files and photographs created by the office, some going back to the 1920s, when the first Director of Public Relations was appointed.

Council on Books in Wartime Records, 1942-1947

MC038 43 boxes 1 folder
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The Council on Books in Wartime Records (1942-1947), an organization of publishers and other literary professionals focusing on the promotion of books and reading to further the war effort, consists of records from the preliminary foundation meetings at Times Hall, New York, through the cessation of formal operations in 1946. The major activities of the organization were focused on its two subsidiary publishing ventures, the Armed Services Editions (1943-1947) and the Overseas Editions, Inc. (1944-1945). The Records consist primarily of correspondence of council members, publishers, printers, booksellers, librarians, and the general public. Also present are meeting minutes, press releases, bulletins, radio scripts, contracts, financial records, letters from servicemen, a few photographs of authors and council members, newspaper clippings, and posters. At its last annual meeting in January 1946 the Council's Board of Directors determined that at the end of operations "such records of the Council as merit preservation shall be deposited in an appropriate public institution such as Princeton University Library." The Records were subsequently acquired by Princeton University Library and then librarian Julian P. Boyd.
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Series IV. Photographs, circa 1942-1945

Series IV. Photographs (ca.1942-1945) - Consists of one box of black and white photographs of authors such as Robert Lawson, Agnes Turnbull, Wendell Willkie, and Donald Hough; photographs of damaged cartons of books; group photographs of Council presentations, meetings, and radio interviews; and photographs of book displays and posters.

Princeton Alumni Weekly Photograph Collection, circa 1968-2001

AC126 73 boxes
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This collection contains images used or considered for use by the publication the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The photographs are generally black-white glossy 8x10 prints; however, 5x7 prints are also found within the collection. The photographs are arranged in general topics, and then alphabetically within each subject. New accruals are added on to the end of the collection and maintained in the order in which they were transferred.
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Forrestal Campus, circa 1941-1974

This folder contains photoraphs and photography contact sheets of the Forrestal Campus before and after its 1951 dedication. Included are photographs of the Rockefeller Medical Center grounds on which the Forrestal Campus was built, buildings in which Project Matterhorn experiments were conducted, the construction of the Forrestal Campus, the dedication of the Forrestal Campus, the Plasma Physics Laboratory, the external proton beam building, the Princeton-Penn Accelerator, the chemical kinetics section, and an architectural rendering of the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR). Also included are photographs of the Cyclotron running schedule in Jadwin Hall and the Biochemical Sciences Laboratory (Hoyt). Photographs of the following individuals are included: Queen Elizabeth II (?), a bust of Secretary of Defense James Forrestal, Secretary of Defense Robert Lovett, Lewis Strauss, Peter Forrestal, Michael Forrestal, Dodds, Governor Alfred Driscoll, Assistant Secretary of Energy Robert D. Thorne, and Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor Project Manarger Paul J. Reardon.
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IAS - Einstein, circa 1933-1965

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The photographs in this folder focus mainly on Einstein at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, as well as other physicists at IAS. Included are photographs of the grounds of IAS, mainly Fuld Hall. The images of Einstein range from his youth to the age of 72. There are photographs of Einstein's daily life and a photograph of his desk (Einstein's Desk) and Einstein on a bicycle. Also included are the image of Einstein and David Ben-Gurion on the Einsteins' lawn in Princeton, as well as a photograph of Einstein on a bike in front of his home in Santa Barbara. Other physicists in these photographs include: David Ben Gurian,Arnold Toynbee, Gerald Clemence, Eugene Wigner, Kurt Godel, Rudolf Ladenberg, Niels Bohr, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Freeman Dyson, and Nobel Laureates Tsung Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang.
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Administrative, circa 1932-1970

This folder contains photographs and photography contact sheets of various administrative buildings on Princeton's campus. Included are photographs of New South, West College (and the Admissions Office), Stanhope, Walker Hall, 1937 Hall, the Infirmary, and Dodge-Osborn Hall.

Princeton Artwork Collection, circa 1820-1990

AC376 9 boxes 3 folders
This collection comprises paintings, drawings, prints, cartoons, and other original artwork and reproductions representing the Princeton campus, its dezinens, sporting and other events, and symbols of the school.

William P. Bundy Papers, circa 1950-2000 (mostly 1969-1999)

MC189 24 boxes
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The William P. Bundy Papers document Bundy's career in public service, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and editor of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, the collection consists of correspondence and subject files for Bundy's 1998 book, A Tangled Web: The Making of Foreign Policy in the Nixon Presidency.
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William Alfred Eddy Papers, 1859-1978

MC041 24 boxes 1 folder
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The papers of William A. Eddy (1896-1962), educator, diplomat, minister to Saudi Arabia, intelligence agent, and college president, focus on his presidency of Hobart College (1936-1941), his work in U.S. - Middle East policy, and his family life in the period from 1917-1962. The holdings of his personal and family correspondence is extensive. The collection contains all correspondence from his term as president of Hobart College, 1936-1941. Many military documents are included, especially in the years 1941-1946 (the planning of the North African landings, the FDR/Ibn Saud meeting, the Treaty of the Yemen). There are many geneological papers and letters from Eddy's relatives concerning American missionary work in the Middle East. There are numerous publications concerning 18th C. English literature, religious and civic duties, U.S. Foreign policy re Israel and the Arabs, and sociological accounts of the Middle East. The collection is composed of personal/professional correspondence, documents, diaries and notebooks, addresses, publications, manuscripts of Eddy's books and articles (including unpublished MSs), scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, and memorabilia.

José Emilio Pacheco Papers, circa 1940s-2010s

C1619 58 boxes
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Consists of the papers (circa 1940s-2010s) of Mexican poet, essayist, novelist and short story writer, José Emilio Pacheco. Materials include notebooks, diaries and journals, writings, correspondence, printed materials, and other items.

Gabriela Mora Collection of Elena Garro, circa 1940s-1990s (mostly 1974-1980)

C0994 2 boxes 0.63 linear feet
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The collection includes correspondence to and from Mexican author Elena Garro and Chilean American critic and scholar Gabriela Mora, a handwritten testament by Elena Garro, and photographs of Gabriela Mora, Elena Garro, and Garro's family, friends, and colleagues. Also includes audio recorded interviews of Elena Garro conducted by Gabriela Mora in 1974 and 1979.
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Gabriela Mora Collection of Elena Garro, circa 1940s-1990s (mostly 1974-1980)

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The collection includes correspondence to and from Mexican author Elena Garro and Chilean American critic and scholar Gabriela Mora, a handwritten testament by Elena Garro, and photographs of Gabriela Mora, Elena Garro, and Garro's family, friends, and colleagues. Also includes audio recorded interviews of Elena Garro conducted by Gabriela Mora in 1974 and 1979.

George W. Ball Papers, 1880s-1994 (mostly 1933-1994)

MC031 224 boxes 2 folders
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The George W. Ball papers document Ball's career as a lawyer, diplomat, investment banker and author. His involvement in Democratic politics, including his time spent on the presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson and his service as undersecretary of state for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson is well documented, as is his often overlooked role with Jean Monnet in European integration.

Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series, 1861-1993

AC067 139 boxes 1 folder 1 item
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The Historical Photograph Collection: Individuals series consists of photographs of faculty, administration, trustees, staff, students, and notable visitors to Princeton University.

Princeton University Library Collection of Raymond Mortimer Materials, 1905-1990 (mostly 1925-1970)

C0271 13 boxes 5.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, notebooks, drafts and proofs of articles and reviews, photographs, documents, printed ephemera, and other papers of the English literary critic and editor Raymond Mortimer (1895-1980).
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Printed Writings by Others, 1940s-1958

Consists of annotated publications of writings by others that Mortimer collected, including C. Day Lewis, "The Newborn D.M.B." (29 April, 1957), poem leaflet signed by Lewis with an inscription to Mortimer, no. 96 of 200 copies; "The Christmas Card Planned" by Rose Macaulay for 1958 (sent in her memory); Duncan Grant Mortimer, The Penguin Modern Painters (London: Penguin Books, 1944), signed presentation copy; Victor Passmore, "London Painter-Printers; John Harrison, French Painting Original Prints" (London: Redfern Gallery Ltd., [1950-1], with a pencil sketch by Harrison, signed for Mortimer, Christmas 1950, and 15 black and white photographs of exhibited works; George Rylands, "The Poet and the Player", Shakespeare Survey, no. 7 (7 November 1954), offprint; G.R. de Beer, "The Malady of Edward Gibbon, F.R.S.", Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 7, no. 1 [194?], offprint; Claire E. Griffin, "Britain: A Case for Americans" in Michigan Business Studies, X, no. 3 (1950); and Harry Elmer Barnes, "Hiroshima: Assault on a Beaten Foe," reprint from the National Review (10 May 1958), leaflet.

Archivo de Elena Garro, 1932-1998

C0827 7.21 linear feet (15 containers)
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El archivo de Elena Garro contiene manuscritos, correspondencia, cuadernos, diarios, fotografías, material impreso y un diario de la escritora mexicana Elena Garro (1916-1998). También se incluye correspondencia y documentos personales de la hija de Garro, la poeta Helena Paz Garro (1939-2014).
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Elena Garro con otras personas, circa 1940s-1968

Una fotografía de Elena Garro con Pablo Picasso y otras personas, sin fecha [hacia finales de la década de 1940]; se ve a Helena Paz Garro detrás de Picasso, cuando era una niña de unos 9-10 años. Dos fotografías de Elena Garro en el verano de 1954 en casa de Suzanne de Tézenas, en el lago Lemán; en una de ellas aparece Garro con André Pieyre de Mandiargues y Guy Dumur, y en la otra con Bona Tibertelli de Pisis (Bona de Mandiargues). Tres fotografías de Hector García, Foto Press, México. Una está fechada el 23 de junio de 1967 y es de una protesta que Elena Garro organizó en favor de Régis Debray frente a la Embajada de Bolivia, Ciudad de México, México. Otras dos sin fecha, de hacia 1967 o 1968, una incluye a Elena Poniatowska. También incluye una fotografía de Roberto Fernández Retamar con nota autógrafa al dorso, circa 1967.

Caroline Newton Papers, 1868-1980 (mostly 1922-1971)

C0517 13 boxes
Consists of writings, correspondence, and other personal papers of Caroline Newton (1893-1975), an American translator, writer, psychoanalyst, and collector, including a group of family papers related to the Churchill and Jerome families. The majority of the materials relate to Thomas Mann, of whom Newton was a close friend and supporter, though some others pertain to her activities related to psychoanalysis as well as book and manuscript collecting.

Félix Candela Papers, 1767-2007 (mostly 1924-1997)

C1455 37 boxes 32.0 linear feet
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Félix Candela was an influential Spanish-born architect and structural engineer, known for his innovative designs using reinforced thin-shell concrete to create the highly efficient hyperbolic parabaloid shapes used in his construction of many well-known churches, factories, and other buildings, primarily in and around Mexico City in the mid-20th century. The collection consists of professional and personal papers, including photographic files documenting his projects, architectural drawings and designs, drafts of lectures and published papers, correspondence, appointment books, student notebooks and artwork, personal photographs and albums, awards and certificates, architectural reference books and magazines, construction materials catalogs, and clippings on various architecture and design topics and on Candela's own work.
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Subseries 4D: Personal Photographs, circa 1915-2000

This subseries contains personal and travel photographs of Félix Candela, often with his family, including early black-and-white photographs, contemporary color photographs, occasional negatives and slides, and several photograph albums. Early photographs albums from the 1920s-1940s show Candela as a young athlete during his school days in Spain, as well as his trips throughout Spain and Mexico with his first wife, Eladia Martín, and their family. Prior to the Spanish Civil War, Candela was a competitive athlete in Spain, playing for the national rugby team and winning championships in both pole-vaulting and ski-jumping. Of note in this subseries is a group of photographs showing Candela competing in these and other sports, including skiing, mountain-climbing, pole-vaulting, and rugby. Also present are travel shots of Candela in later years, often accompanied by his wife, Dorothy Candela, also an architect, in locations such as British Guiana, the United States, Spain, Iran, Peru, Argentina, Armenia, Bulgaria, and England. Candela's interest in regional design styles is also reflected in his travel photographs, which include many shots of local architecture, ruins, and churches in the various countries he visited. Photographs of Candela at several gallery openings and exhibitions are also present, along with photographs of him with other architects, including Fernando Higueras.

Hanna Fantova Collection of Albert Einstein, 1945-1958

C0703 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Consists of Hanna Fantova's collection of Albert Einstein material, as well as some of her own personal papers.

Ansley J. Coale Papers, 1935-1998 (mostly 1954-1994)

MC208 18 boxes
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Professor Ansley J. Coale (1917-2002) was a demographer whose work focused on nuptiality, fertility, and mortality in several countries. Coale joined the Princeton University faculty in 1947 and spent his entire career as a member of the university's Office of Population Research (OPR). The papers contain correspondence, Coale's research papers and projects, and samples of data collected. The material spans the several decades (1950s to 1990s) Coale spent as a member of the Princeton faculty, as well as the work he did during his retirement.

Ragnar Nurkse Papers, 1930-1960 (mostly 1945-1959)

MC173 16 boxes
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Ragnar Nurkse (1907-1959) was a leading scholar of international economics, international finance and economic development. He served in the League of Nations from 1934 to 1945 and taught at Columbia University from 1945 to 1958. Nurse's papers document his scholarly work at both the League of Nations and Columbia, and includes his research notes, drafts of articles and books, research materials and a small amount of correspondence.

Jeffrey E. Fuller Papers, 1941-1970

MC233 6 boxes
Jeffrey Fuller (1917-1970) worked for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from 1948 to 1966 and also served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Fuller's papers document his service in the U.S. military and his work for the ACLU and include his personal and professional correspondence, memoranda, and diaries.

Department of Near Eastern Studies Records, 1933-2017

AC164 25 boxes 4 items 1 websites
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The Department of Oriental Studies was formed at Princeton University in the spring of 1927 as the Department of Oriental Languages and Literature. It offered an interdisciplinary curriculum centered on the study of the Arabic, Turkish, and Persian languages and the regions in which they were spoken until 1969, when it was reorganized into the separate Departments of Near Eastern Studies and East Asian Studies. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, course syllabi, and other materials which document the activities of the department and it's faculty inside and outside of the classroom.

Department of Music Records, 1932-2015

AC151 21 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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Since 1935 Princeton University's Department of Music has offered courses in composition, music history, and related areas to students at the graduate and undergraduate level. The records of the Department of Music document the department's wide range of activities including teaching, research, curriculum development, and the planning of music-related programs on campus.

Lecture Notes Collection, 1772-1990

AC052 80 boxes
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This collection contains over 600 sets of student notes taken from lectures given by members of Princeton's faculty. They represent the broad range of courses taught at Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey prior to 1896) and include the works of numerous famous faculty and students.

Firestone Library Architectural Drawings Collection, 1931-1963

AC411 4 boxes 1 folder
R. B. O'Connor & W. H. Kilham, Jr. is the New York City architictural firm that was appointed in 1944 to design Princeton University's Firestone Library, which opened in 1948. The collection includes architectural drawings, plans and photographs of Firestone Library (1948) and the later addition of the John Foster Dulles Library of Diplomatic History (1962).

George F. Thomas Papers, 1930-1977

C0684 13 boxes 4.6 linear feet
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Consists of selected papers of George F. Thomas, professor of religious thought (1940-1968) at Princeton.

James G. Smith Papers on New Jersey Industry, 1930-1949

C0493 11 boxes
Consists of papers of James G. Smith (Princeton Class of 1920), professor of economics at Princeton, related to New Jersey industrial history.
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