Master list is in two parts A to LM to Z

Master List of Special Collections in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Links to Finding Aids are provided when available; Princeton University Archives are not included (see University Archives at Mudd Library).



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MacColl, E. Kimbark, 1910-

The Supreme Court and Public Opinion: A Study of the Court Fight of 1937 by E. Kimbark MacColl
Consists of notes, outlines, correspondence, and chapter drafts for MacColl's thesis, The Supreme Court and Public Opinion:A Study of the Court Fight of 1937 (1953), which used public opinion polls as a basis of information in discussing Franklin D. Roosevelt and his "court-packing bill." 

Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947

William F. Gekle Collection of Arthur Machen
Consists primarily of correspondence of William F. Gekle, an American businessman, concerning his collecting of Arthur Machen books and manuscripts. Included are letters by James Branch Cabell, August Derleth, Arthur Machen (four letters), Charles Parsons, Paul Seybolt, Vincent Starrett, Edwin Steffe, and Joseph Kelly Vodrey, as well as a separate section of Vodrey's correspondence. Also present are a few photographs of Machen, bibliographies of his works, material on the Arthur Machen Society, reviews and publicity matter for Gekle's work Arthur Machen: Weaver of Fantasy (1949), and a pamphlet entitled "A Machen Miscellany" (1957) by Gekle.

Vodrey Collection of Arthur Machen
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Machen and an equal amount of manuscripts and correspondence of Machen admirers and collectors, particularly the members of the Machen Society, founded in 1948 after Machen's death. Included are Machen's The Secret Glory (1922, page proofs), Ornaments in Jade (1924, signed autograph manuscript), The children of the Pool and Other Stories (1936, autograph and typed manuscript), The Cosy Room and Other Stories (1936, typed manuscript), various short works, such as introductions and prefaces, address books, and photographs of his residences, 1863-1930. 


MacInnes, Helen, 1907-1985

Helen MacInnes Papers
Contains the original manuscripts of twenty-two published novels, miscellaneous articles and speeches, and a play. Each of MacInnes' novels is generally represented by the original pencil manuscript as well as various versions in typescript edited in the author's hand; for many of the novels there are galley and page proofs as well. The collection is organized so that correspondence, scrapbooks, miscellaneous material, and printed matter pertaining to each novel are included with the manuscript, allowing one both to study the production of MacInnes' novels from the handwritten notes through to the final printer's copy and to follow their public reception through fan mail and comments by critics. 

Maclay, Arthur Collins, 1853-1930

Arthur Collins Maclay Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, financial records, photographs (including tintypes), a map, and printed matter of Maclay. The collection contains an autograph and typed manuscript of his novel A Budget of Letters from Japan (1886), the autograph manuscript of an unpublished novel, The Kingdom of New York, and two autograph manuscripts of articles, "The Anti-Suffrage Case" and "A Few Leaves from a Globe Trotter's Diary" (1878). There is also correspondence between Maclay and his brother, Robert Hall Maclay, a merchant in Tientsin, China, in which Robert describes his life in Tientsin. Also included are manuscripts of travel lectures on China and Japan delivered by Maclay with accompanying photographs used to illustrate the lectures and flyers to publicize them. In addition, there are statements of account of the Maclay brothers' estates. 

Maclean, John, 1771-1814

John Maclean (1771-1814) Collection
Contains nine letters by Maclean, Princeton professor of chemistry and natural history (1795-1812), as well as a manuscript containing biographical details of Maclean's life and an extract of a letter of introduction by Dr. Miller of Glasgow to Dr. Caspar Wistar of Philadelphia on Maclean's behalf. Recipients of the letters are Benjamin Silliman (6), the first lecturer at Yale in chemistry for whom Maclean served as mentor in the teaching of chemistry, Samuel Stanhope Smith (1), Ashbel Green (1), the seventh and eighth presidents of Princeton, and Major Benjamin Walker (1). The letter to Ashbel Green concerns the student rebellion and suspensions in 1807. Also present is correspondence between John Grier Hibben and Mrs. Henry Fairfield Osborn about the collection. (C0787)

John Maclean (1771-1814) Letters and Papers at Mudd Library
The Letters are arranged chronologically, and in some cases predate John Maclean's life. They are located in Boxes 1-7 of the Maclean Papers. The Papers portion of the collection consists of materials other than letters to/from the Maclean family, and are arranged by type of material or subject. For a more detailed listing of the Papers portion, please consult the Jacob Beam index to the Maclean Papers found in the reference room, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. 


MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982

Archibald MacLeish Collection
Contains the typed manuscript, first and page proofs, working dummy, and author's proof of MacLeish's verse play Nobodaddy (1926) and typed manuscripts--drafts and final versions--for two of MacLeish's shorter historical dramatizations: Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honors (1961), a script for television tracing the Jefferson legacy through narration with dialogue from original sources and focusing on July 4, 1826, the day on which both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died; and The American Bell (1962), a script for a sound-and-light spectacular presented at Philadelphia's Independence Hall and concerned with the Liberty Bell and events leading up to the Declaration of Independence. 

MacLeod, Norman, 1906-1985

Generation of Anger by Norman Macleod
Consists of the typed final draft with holograph corrections of Macleod's unpublished autobiography, Generation of Anger

Macloskie, George, 1834-1920

George Macloskie Papers
Consists of notebooks, scrapbooks, printed material, and a commonplace book (1906) of Macloskie, Princeton professor of biology (1875-1906) and an ordained Presbyterian minister and lawyer. The bulk of the collection is comprised of notebooks, many used as the basis for class lectures and papers in biology and related subjects, such as zoology, comparative anatomy, botany, and physiology, as well as in law and theology. There are also notebooks on Esperanto, of which Macloskie was an enthusiast, the flora of Patagonia, and a scrapbook of leaves and flowers of Great Britain (1870).

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

William Charles Macready Collection
Consists of selected correspondence of Macready, letters written by members of his family, and some letters, articles, and miscellaneous documents about him.  A significant number of letters (45) are from Macready's friend William Frederick Pollock.

MacMartin Family Correspondence

Consists predominantly of correspondence between members of the MacMartin family of New York and New Jersey. The collection contains correspondence between Peter W. MacMartin and his wife Harriet, letters by James and Archibald MacMartin to their brother Peter, correspondence between Peter and his sons Archibald M. (Class of 1865) and Malcolm (Class of 1867) covering in part their years at Princeton during the Civil War, and correspondence among other family members. In addition there are photographs, one of Malcolm and one of Archibald M., and several miscellaneous financial papers relating to the brothers. 

MacMurray, John V. A. (John Van Antwerp), 1881-1960

John V. A. MacMurray Papers
Consists of public and personal papers of MacMurray (Class of 1902) and his father, Junius Wilson MacMurray (1844-1898), but the collection primarily relates to MacMurray's diplomatic career as assistant secretary of state (1924-1925), minister to China (1925-1929) and Turkey (1936-1942), chairman (1937-1938) of the Joint Preparatory Committee on Philippine Affairs, and chairman (1933-1938) of the International Wheat Advisory Committee. Included are MacMurray's correspondence and related papers concerning State Dept. activities and foreign affairs in general: accounts and ledgers (1931-1960), diaries (1889-1958), articles, speeches, lectures, manuscripts for his report Treaties and Agreements With and Concerning China, 1894-1919 (1921), printed materials, photographs of family, friends, and state officials, and supplementary papers (1905-1922) relating to China, Japan, and East Asian affairs. Family records contain a few items from the 1715 to 1860 period, Junius MacMurray's military reports and correspondence during and after the Civil War, diaries (1863-1884), and articles (1883-1898); there are also genealogies, photographs, and other family memorabilia of Missouri and New York. 

Macomb, J. de Navarre (John de Navarre), 1913-

J. de Navarre Macomb Sheet Music Collection
Contains sheet music of popular songs as well as songs from musical comedies, but also includes songbooks of older, more traditional songs--all collected by Macomb. 

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

William Charles Macready Collection
Consists of selected correspondence of Macready, letters written by members of his family, and some letters, articles, and miscellaneous documents about him. A significant number of letters (45) are from Macready's friend, William Frederick Pollock. 

MacVeagh, Lincoln, 1890-1972

Lincoln MacVeagh Papers
Consists of papers of MacVeagh relating to his diplomatic career as minister to Greece (1933-1942), ambassador to the exiled Greek and Yugoslav governments in Cairo (1943-1944), and returning ambassador to Greece (1944-1947). Included are typed transcripts of portions of diaries covering much of this diplomatic period (1939-1945); dispatches and telegrams to the State Department (1933-1940) concerning primarily political and diplomatic events in Greece, such as General John Metaxas's dictatorship, and Yugoslavia; and copies of his correspondence with President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) from the National Archives and the Roosevelt Library. 

Madison, James, 1751-1836

Crane Collection of James and Dolley Madison
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and other related material of both James (Class of 1771) and Dolley Madison, collected by Jasper E. Crane (Class of 1901). Included are the original congressional report on the Battle of Bladensburg (1814), with tables and descriptions; a signed, autograph copy of Dolley Madison's poem "Lafayette"; and a two-page manuscript entitled "Canons of Etiquette to be Observed by the Executive by President Jefferson." Correspondence covers the period 1783 to 1848 and includes letters to John Quincy Adams, Francis Preston Blair, Aaron Burr, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Rush, Samuel Stanhope Smith, and Samuel Southard. Documents, dated 1801 to 1817, consist mainly of ship's papers and land grants signed by James Madison.

James Madison Collection
Consists of seventeen letters by Madison (Class of 1771), as well as documents, miscellany, and one manuscript. The four-page manuscript consists essentially of autobiographical notes in which Madison discusses his ancestors, his education, and some of his writings. Robert Livingston and Jedidiah Morse are among the addressees of the letters, many of which appear to be first drafts. Among the documents are an Ohio land grant, a passport, ship's papers, and a Pittsburgh deed--the latter two are counter-signed by James Monroe. 


Magic Scrolls

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls, chiefly dating from the 18th to 20th centuries. This collection supplements the Ethiopic holdings of the Garrett and Princeton Collections.

Magie, David, 1877-1960

David Magie Papers
Consists of papers of Magie (Class of 1897, professor of classics) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919, including a transcript of his interview with Woodrow Wilson on May 22, 1919. Also present are background notes and memoranda by Magie, William Yale, and others on Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Greece, and other Near East countries, his report "The Kurds of the Ottoman Empire," and his notes taken as a student of the classics in Germany (1901-1904). 

Magie, Gertrude, 1862-

Selected Papers of Gertrude Magie
Consists of 1 checkbook, 1 address book, and 5 diaries covering the period 1917-1938. Included in the diaries are letters (1 letter, dated 1873, is addressed to "Mrs. Magie"--Gertrude's mother?), postcards, invoices, receipts, and photographs. There are 2 letters by John Butler Yeats. 

Magnuson, James, 1941-

James Magnuson Plays
Consists of copies of typescripts of five plays by Magnuson, a Hodder Fellow and playwright-in-residence at Wilson College of Princeton University, 1970-1974. 

Maitland, Glen, 1916-

Glen Maitland Novels
Consists of the autograph and typed manuscripts of three unpublished novels by Maitland (Class of 1938): The Couple in the Station Wagon, The Dream Is Always There, and The Philadelphia Affaire

Malliol, William, 1932-1991

William Malliol Papers
Consists of diaries, notes, literary manuscripts, photographs, and artwork of Malliol (pseudonym of William T. McInenly). Included are holograph and typed manuscripts for Malliol's two published novels, A Sense of Dark (1968) and Slave (1986), and for several works in progress; over 30 diaries spanning the years from 1965 to 1986; photographs, including one of Robert Frost with Malliol's friends; memorabilia; correspondence, including letters from the MacDowell Colony, a writer's retreat in New Hampshire; and various sketches and sketchbooks.

Mandelshtam, Osip, 1891-1938

Osip Mandelshtam Papers
Consists of Russian-language works, correspondence, and printed matter of Mandelshtam. The collection contains holograph and typed manuscripts of his poems, reviews, articles, and essays, often in draft form representing different stages of his work, many of which are in the hand of his wife, Nadezhda, who acted as his amanuensis. Among the works are the following collections of poetry: Kamen, Tristia, Poems (1928), New Poems, and Voronezh Notebooks. Prose works include Fourth Prose, Journey to Armenia, Conversation about Dante, and The Egyptian Stamp. A copy of Kamen belonging to S. P. Kablukov and Poems (1928) inscribed to N. E. Shtempel are also in the collection. In addition, there are official documents; correspondence as well as notations by Nadezhda on Mandelshtam's political situation; letters from Mandelshtam to Nadezhda [Khazina]; and letters from Soviet poet Anna Akhmatova, a letter from Arthur Miller, letters from Viktor Maksimovich Zhirmunskii, and others, some of which contain references to the Writer's Union. 

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

Thomas Mann Collection
Contains works of Mann including lectures, addresses, radio broadcasts (1942-1943), proofs for Der Erwahlte and a chapter of Lotte in Weimar, and a facsimile of Die Betrogene, as well as correspondence between Mann and many German and American intellectuals, such as Charles Neider, Arthur Hubscher, Hans Hulsen, Erich von Kahler, and Caroline Newton. In addition, there are memorabilia, photographs of Mann and several friends (Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, etc.), and printed matter relating to Mann, as well as articles and essays of which he is the subject.

[See Molly Shenstone Collection on Thomas Mann]


Manuscripts, Bound [Miscellaneous]

The Manuscripts Division maintains two miscellaneous collections that house individually accessioned bound manuscripts. The first (C0199) was closed to further additions in 2002. The second, C0938, continues to grow.

General Manuscripts, Bound [1st series, C0199]
Consists of several thousand bound manuscripts arranged alphabetically by author, or by title if author is unknown or anonymous

General Manuscripts, Bound [2nd series, C0938]
Consists of bound manuscripts more recently acquired, arranged in alphabetical order.


Maps, Historic

Groups of maps from the Historic Maps Collection of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections:

Greece
 


Marden, Charles Carroll, 1867-1932

Charles Carroll Marden Collection of Spanish Documents
Consists of 637 Spanish documents, collected by Marden, divided into two groups: documents originating from the town of Burgos and several towns around Soria and documents from the town of Alarcon. The first group--170 documents--contains deeds, mortgages, wills, probate documents, and documents drawn up to establish genealogies, all apparently intended to prove rights to inherit capellanias; the second group, consisting of 467 documents, concerns the affairs of the seigneurial town of Alarcon, south of Cuenca. Most of these documents are legal files and illustrate the governance of a town which belonged to one of the most powerful grandees of 16th-century Spain, the Marques de Villena. The wool trade and industry of the area figures significantly in the documents. 

Marlowe, Julia, 1866-1950

Julia Marlowe Collection
Consists chiefly of letters to Ida Rissland Perscheid by Marlowe, a noted actress who with her husbands, Richard Taber and later E. H. Sothern, specialized in the Shakespearean repertoire. Also included are photographs of both Marlowe and Sothern, articles by and about them, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. 

Marmon, Lee, 1925-

Laguna Ha'Ma Ha' Tribal Portraits, Photographs by Lee Marmon
Consists of a portfolio of twelve black-and-white photographs by Marmon, a Laguna Indian, of eleven older Indians of the Laguna and Acoma Pueblos of New Mexico, entitled Laguna Ha'Ma Ha' [once upon a time] Tribal Portraits. The photographs are each accompanied by a short biographical sketch by Kathryn Savas and depict men and women Indians who were farmers, potters, railroad workers, and governors of the Laguna Pueblo, some in tribal costume. 

Marquand, Allan, 1853-1924

Allan Marquand Papers
Contains the personal papers of Marquand--including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter--reflecting his career in the art world, especially as an expert and cataloguer of the works of the della Robbia family, 15th and 16th century sculptors and ceramists of Florence. Included are manuscripts for Decoration of the Ceppo Hospital at Pistoia, Della Robbias in America, Some Works by Donatello in America, and Strzygowski and His Theory of Early Christian Art. There is also material dating from his earlier years as a student when his interests were in the field of theology and philosophy, specifically, logic. During his years as a graduate student at Johns Hopkins, Marquand invented a logic machine, an early computer, which is now on permanent exhibition in Fine Hall at Princeton. 

Marsden, Dora, 1882-

Dora Marsden Collection
Consists of papers of Marsden, including correspondence relating to her books, The Definition of the Godhead, The Mysteries of Christianity, and The Philosophy of the Time, and the three periodicals she edited, The Freewoman, The New Freewoman, and The Egoist. Contained in the collection are manuscripts sent to the periodicals, although the bulk of this material appeared in The Freewoman. There is also correspondence between feminists, such as Harriet Shaw Weaver, Mary Gawthorpe, and Grace Jardine, and an exchange of letters among leading suffragists, including Emmeline and Cristabel Pankhurst of the Women's Social and Political Union. 

Martin, Henry, 1925-

Henry Martin Collection
Consists of several hundred drawings by Henry Martin (Class of 1948) for cartoons published by The New Yorker between 1964 and 1990. Some of the cartoons have also appeared in his collections All Those in Favor (1969), Yak! Yak! Yak! Blah! Blah! Blah! (1977), and Good News/Bad News (1977). Included are also spot drawings on various topics and approximately 300 letters to him concerning his career as a cartoonist for The New Yorker. Among the correspondents are other cartoonists such as Jack Ziegler, Charles Addams, Roz Chast and George Booth, as well as members of The New Yorker staff. Also included are letters from Charles Scribner, Jr. and Charles Scribner III, who published two collections of Henry Martin's cartoons in 1977. The collection spans the artist's entire career, from his first cartoon which appeared in the Princeton Tiger Magazine in 1946, until early 1990s. 

Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987

see John Bartlow Martin Files on Adali E. Stevenson under Stevenson, Adlai E.


Martin, Paul, 1862-1956

Paul Martin Papers
Consists of sermons and theological notes, a few letters, a diary (1880-1883), an autograph album (1882), diplomas, and newspaper clippings of Martin (Class of 1882). 

Martin, Robert Bernard, 1918-

Robert Bernard Martin Papers
Consists of two distinct groups of papers: material relating to Martin's research and writings on the English novelist and clergyman Charles Kingsley and manuscripts of eight of Martin's published books unrelated to Kingsley. The Kingsley material includes photostats and microfilm of correspondence, transcripts of correspondence, many with notes and corrections by Martin, and photographs. In addition, there is correspondence between Martin and various publishers, dealers, and libraries, as well as research notes, transcripts, galley proofs, pre-publication and publication copies of Dust of Combat (1959), a biography of Kingsley, and An Edition of the Correspondence and Private Papers of Charles Kingsley (1950), Martin's doctoral dissertation from New College at Oxford.

Martin, Townsend, 1895-1951

Townsend Martin Collection
Consists of two boxes of typescripts, screenplays, and scene descriptions by Martin (Class of 1917) as well as one box of similar material by other authors, such as Willis Goldbeck and Fannie Hurst. 

Martínez Sotomayor, José, 1895-1980

José Martínez Sotomayor Papers
Consists of personal papers of José Martínez Sotomayor, Mexican lawyer, judge, and writer who published novels, short stories, and nonfiction. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, he was affiliated with the literary magazines Bandera de provincias, published in Guadalajara in 1929-1930, and Contemporaneos, published in Mexico City from 1929 to 1931. The founders and editors of the latter magazine were referred to as "Los Contemporaneos."

Mason, Alpheus Thomas, 1899-1989

Alpheus Thomas Mason Papers
Consists of the papers of Mason who taught in the Dept. of Politics at Princeton beginning in 1925 and succeeded Edward Corwin as McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence in 1947. Included is material relating to Supreme Court justices Harlan Fiske Stone and Louis Brandeis. 

Mason, F. Van Wyck (Francis Van Wyck), 1901-

Stars on the Sea, Novel by F. Van Wyck Mason
Consists of the typescript from which type was set for Mason's novel Stars on the Sea

Massachusetts Elementary School Student Compositions Collection

Consists of 65 short, elementary school compositions written by children from Wilbraham, Massachusetts from 1866 to 1880, though most are undated. Some of the compositions are on topics such as the battle of Bunker Hill, Christmas, farming, the Fourth of July, the schoolroom, or time pieces; however, the majority describes animals, both domestic and wild, including cats, dogs, foxes, squirrels, woodchucks, birds, and horses. The collection reflects a variety of penmanship styles, as well as differing abilities to express ideas through writing.

Masters, Edgar Lee, 1869-1950

Gertrude Claytor Collection of Edgar Lee Masters
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence of Masters and correspondence, photographs, and printed material relating to him, collected by Gertrude Claytor. The collection contains manuscripts of 48 of his poems, the manuscripts of two articles he wrote on Samuel Clemens and Vachel Lindsay, and approximately 65 of his letters. 

Mather, Frank Jewett, 1868-1953

Frank Jewett Mather Papers
Consists primarily of the correspondence of Mather during the years he was a professor in the art and archaeology department at Princeton (1910-1933) and first director of the Museum of Historic Art (1922-1946), now the Princeton University Museum of Art. Also included are several photographs of Mather and autograph and typed manuscript copies of "A Private Life," the unpublished autobiography of his father. Correspondents include such colleagues and friends as John Truslow Adams, Irving Babbitt, Bernard Berenson, Van Wyck Brooks, Royal Cortissoz, Arthur Hazard Dakin, Henry Holt, Clare Leighton, Allan Marquand, Paul Elmer More, Lewis Mumford, and Hans Tietze. A unique war item is a 1941 letter of Mather sent to England that was intercepted and returned by German censors.

Frank Jewett Mather Autograph Collection
Consists primarily of letters and autograph copies of parts of manuscripts of 19th-century English and American poets and novelists collected by Mather. Included are the manuscript notes (undated) for a sermon in the hand of Cotton Mather and an opinion by Francis Scott Key regarding the articles of association for the Geo-Town Importing & Exporting Company. Other notables represented in the collection are Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Hardy, Washington Irving, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, and Edgar Allen Poe. 


Mathews, Charles James, 1803-1878

Mathews Family Papers
Consists of papers of the Mathews family, a 19th-century English theatrical family whose members performed and wrote for the stage and achieved fame as gifted mimics and comedians. There is much correspondence between the family members: Charles Mathews, his second wife, Anne Jackson Mathews, their son, Charles James Mathews, and his wife, Elizabeth (Eliza) Lucy Vestris Mathews. Included are manuscripts of autobiographies written by both the father and son, as well as some manuscripts of monologues, songs, roles, and music. The collection also contains documents, notebooks, and newspapers clippings, and there are printed works of Charles Mathews, including comic annuals, sketches, and olios. 

Mathews, Jackson

    see   Jackson Mathews Collection of Sylvia Beach

Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-194

Arthur Bartlett Maurice Correspondence
Consists of letters to Maurice (Class of 1894) from 117 19th- and early 20th-century American writers. Maurice was an editor of the Bookman (1899-1916), a member of the Players Club, a book reviewer and columnist, and a writer about writers. Many of the letters are in response to Maurice's request in 1922 for the most interesting letter an author had received from the general public. A smaller section of the collection deals with the Players Club and a 1929 series on how authors came to write certain of their books. Included are letters of Booth Tarkington and Samuel Hopkins Adams. 

Maxwell, John, Sir, 1859-1929

Sir John Maxwell Papers
Consists of Maxwell's diaires (1896, 1898, 1907, 1917-1919, 1920, 1923), correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter, and newspaper clippings. The collection contains correspondence with and photographs of leaders in government, society, the nobility, and the army, including Lord Kitchener and the Duke of Connaught, as well as with leading Egyptologists. Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War. In World War I Maxwell returned to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal and briefly served in Ireland after the Sinn Fein Rebellion. The collection includes World War I discussions of the Senussi threat and the failure at Gallipoli, as well as photographs of places where Maxwell served. In addition, there are Sir George Arthur's notes for a biography, and the correspondence and commonplace books of Maxwell's wife, Lady Louise Selina Maxwell. 

Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897

Hyatt and Mayer Correspondence
Consists of correspondence between Alfred Marshall Mayer (1836-1897), physicist, his son Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922), biologist, and Alpheus Hyatt (1838-1902), zoologist and paleontologist, and colleagues in their various fields. Correspondents include Louis Agassiz, Frederick A. P. Barnard, Francis Blake, John Alfred Brashear, William Cullen Bryant, Timothy Cole, Edwin Grant Conklin, Charles Darwin, Thomas A. Edison, William M. Evarts, Michael Faraday, John Thomas Gulick, Edward Everett Hale, Abram S. Hewitt, John Grier Hibben, Henry Holt, Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Julia Ward Howe, William James, A. A. Michelson, Moses Taylor Pyne, John Tyndall, and Henry Van Dyke. Also included is a ledger of Alpheus Hyatt, containing various accounts, 1865-1903, printed articles by Alfred G. Mayer, and genealogies and photographs of the Mayer and Goldsborough families. 

McAneny, George, 1869-1953

George McAneny Papers
Contains papers of McAneny--lectures, reports, correspondence, committee and association files, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs--referring to his numerous positions in the government of New York City, including president of the Borough of Manhattan (1910-1913), president of the Board of Aldermen (1914-1916), and chairman of the State Transit Commission (1921). Also included are files relating to his work in civil service reform associations (1897-1937) and on the staff of New York newspapers, the New York World's Fair Corporation (1935-1940), the Carl Schurz Memorial Committee, and the Regional Plan Association (1930-1940), all of which reflect his special interests in regional and city planning, zoning, city and state transit, and city financing. 

McCaddon, Joseph T.

McCaddon Collection of the Barnum and Bailey Circus
Consists of the working papers of the Barnum and Bailey partnership prior to its merger with Ringling Bros. in 1907. In addition to correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, couriers, parade, costume, and wagon designs, music and memorabilia collected by Joseph T. McCaddon, who was the business manager of the circus at the turn of the century, there are hundreds of photographs documenting the American circus of the 19th and 20th centuries. 

McCarter and English (Firm)

McCarter and English: U.S. Indian Claims Cases Records
Consists of copies of correspondence, legal documents, and printed matter of McCarter and English (Newark, N.J.) used as petitioners' exhibitions relating to land claims of the Iowa tribe of the Iowa reservation of Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma and the Sac and Fox tribes of Oklahoma, Missouri, and Mississippi in their suit against the U.S. government. The collection contains transcriptions of testimony (1957-1959) before the U.S. Indian Claims Commission, including documents regarding land valuations in south-central Iowa (1839-1843), registers of the Iowa land office (1865), appraisals of Iowa, Sac, and Fox Indian lands in Missouri (1824), and testimony regarding land speculation by pioneers of the Iowa frontier. 

McCarter Theatre (Princeton, N.J.)

McCarter Theatre Archives
Consists of the artistic and business records of McCarter Theatre (Princeton, N.J.) from its opening in 1930 through the 1950s when it was basically a "booking" theater, through changes in philosophy and form which took place in 1960 when it became a "producing" resident company, up to the 1980s. The material covers the years under the administrations of Benjamin Franklin Bunn, Richard Pleasant and Isadora Bennett, Milton Lyon, Marguerite McAneny, Arthur Lithgow, Louis Criss, Michael Kahn, and the present artistic director, Nagle Jackson. The archives contain production scripts, correspondence, photographs, some costume designs, and slides of productions, as well as memorabilia and miscellaneous material such as music, newspaper clippings, reviews, playbills, posters, and lobby displays. Also included are records of events presented at the theater, such as Music-at-McCarter, Princeton University Concerts, and Dance-at-McCarter. 

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940

George B. McClellan (1865-1940) Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material of McClellan (Class of 1886) reflecting his varied career as mayor of New York City, professor of economic history at Princeton, and renowned scholar on Venice. There are also many of his letters to his mother, Ellen Marcy McClellan. Works include the autograph manuscript of The Oligarchy of Venice (1904), as well as essays--many about Italy--poetry, speeches (1902-1921), and lecture notes and notebooks for his course on economic history (1912-1930). Documents include wills, memoranda of agreement, and diplomas of the McClellan family (1872-1935), bills to reorganize the army before the House of Representatives (1890-1900), awards to firemen, a veto of a bill to regulate and improve railroad terminals and approaches of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroads in New York City (1893-1917), and honorable discharges and appointments to the regular forces as well as to the Officers Reserve Corps of the U.S. Army (1886-1940). There are photographs and photograph albums, medals and souvenirs of McClellan's political career such as campaign rosettes, and printed material including bound copies of his Spencer Trask (1907) and Stafford Little Lectures (l909), both delivered at Princeton. The collection also contains some papers of McClellan's father, General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885), including speeches (1836-1878), correspondence (1861-1888), documents, and miscellaneous material.  In addition, there are photographs and photograph albums of McClellan and his wife, army officers, Mathew B. Brady Civil War scenes, and Florence, Italy.

McClenahan, Howard, 1872-1935

Howard McClenahan Collection on World War I Belgian Relief
Consists of correspondence, articles, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings of McClenahan (Class of 1894) relating to his trip to England, Holland, and Belgium in 1914-1915 on a mission sponsored by Princeton University to examine and report on the amount and effectiveness of civilian relief provided for Belgium. Also present are several copies (1913-1914) of his Princeton class publication "The '94 War Cry" and miscellaneous clippings (1917) about life at Princeton. 

McClung, Robert M. (Robert Marshall), 1916-

Robert M. McClung Manuscripts
Consists of five manuscripts of published works by McClung (Class of 1939) on wildlife conservation and endangered species: Lost Wild America (1969), Lost Wild Worlds (1976), Hunted Mammals of the Sea (1978), America's Endangered Birds (1979), and Vanishing Wildlife of Latin America (1981). The collection contains the original edited typescripts, outlines, workbooks and notes, page and galley proofs, Xerox copies, reference material, maps, and illustrations of the books.

McClure, Charles F. W. (Charles Freeman Williams), 1865-1955

Charles F. W. McClure Papers
Contains approximately 1200 letters sent to McClure (Class of 1888), professor in the Princeton biology department, by some 440 biologists and anatomists of the academic community in the United States and throughout the world. In addition, there is an essay, "The Monastery," in which McClure describes the living arrangements of various groups of junior faculty at Princeton from the 1880s until 1937, and a valentine sent by his father to his mother in 1852. Other papers include lecture notes, a diary McClure kept while at Woods Hole (Mass.) in 1888, a journal of a trip to Greenland in 1899 (Peary Relief Expedition), and negatives he used in class lectures.

McClure, Grace L. J. (Grace Latimer Jones), 1879-

Grace L. J. McClure Papers
Consists of McClure's works and correspondence and the diaries of two family members. The collection contains letters to McClure regarding her career as headmistress at the Columbus School for Girls, Columbus, Ohio, and, later, reflecting her position as the wife of Charles F. W. McClure, professor of biology at Princeton. There are nine diaries (1850-1862) of Malvina McClure, aunt of Professor McClure, in which she describes her life in a comfortable Boston home of the mid-19th century and includes an account of her honeymoon voyage (1860) on the clipper ship Gem of the Ocean; two diaries (1855-1861) of Mary McClure, mother of Malvina and grandmother of Professor McClure; and an unpublished, typed manuscript of McClure, A Clippership Honeymoon, based on Malvina McClure's diaries following her marriage to Seth Williams, captain of the Gem of the Ocean. In addition, there are unpublished manuscripts of stories by McClure based on the diaries as well as letters to her from magazine editors regarding the suitability of the stories for publication.

McCormick, Harold F. (Harold Fowler), 1872-1941

Harold F. McCormick Collection of Aeronautica
Consists of selected papers reflecting the many aeronautical activities and interests of McCormick (Class of 1895) and papers which he collected concerning the history of aviation. Included are correspondence with George A. Spratt, Grover Sexton, Sydney V. James, A. C. Bosch, Glenn H. Curtiss, and others active in the early days of flying; a copy of his paper "From My Experiences Concerning Aviation" (1917) and related diagrams; material about the first International Aviation Meet held in Grant Park, Illinois, in 1911 which was organized, in part, by McCormick; autograph albums including letters of 18th-century balloonists Jacques and Joseph Montgolfier and Charles Bragdon, and a manuscript (1858) of "Des Aerostats et de Leur Direction" by Jules Latrige; correspondence regarding patents; and plans and designs for airplanes, including McCormick's "umbrella" plane.

McCormick Collection of Aeronautical Illustrations
Consists of approximately 300 illustrations dealing with the first attempts at ballooning and air transportation collected by McCormick (Class of 1895), including cartoons, caricatures, pen-and-ink drawings, etchings, and engravings. Among the artists represented are George Cruikshank, Isaac Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson. 


McCoy, Samuel, 1882-1964

Samuel McCoy Papers
Consists of correspondence, notes, and selected manuscripts of McCoy (Princeton Class of 1905), ranging from his writings as an investigative reporter in the early 1900s to his later works as novelist, biographer, and children's author under the name of Ellery Queen, Jr. Included are typescripts, outlines, and manuscript notes for 3 nonfiction works, 10 mystery novels, 25 short stories, about 87 articles, poems, and autobiographical and miscellaneous notes. Among the published titles are How Prayer Helps Me, Odyssey of an American Family, The Black Dog Mystery, The Mystery at Pickle Point, and The White Elephant Mystery. Also included are a series of articles called The Lads Who Freed Ireland and articles on his investigation of the Florida penal system which resulted in the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for the New York World.

McFarlane, Henry, d. 1887

McFarlane Family Papers
Consists of correspondence, deeds, indentures, genealogical notes, and other documents of the McFarlane, Buchanan, and Haslett families who came to Somerset County, New Jersey, from England and Canada in the 19th century. Included are the marriage contracts (1834) of Henry McFarlane with Ann Buchanan; some of their correspondence; manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of their daughter, Kate E. McFarlane; and business papers relating to the flax-cotton industry of England and New Jersey and McFarlane's N.J. Flax Cotton Co.

McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-

George S. McGovern Papers
Consists of correspondence, speech texts, newspaper clippings, subject files, and other material pertaining to the career and 1972 presidential campaign of McGovern, the U.S. senator from South Dakota. A number of boxes pertain to Richard M. Nixon's campaign of 1972 as well.

Thomas Klinkel Collection on George McGovern
Consists of material relating to three George McGovern political campaigns in South Dakota. The majority of the collection refers to the 1972 presidential campaign involving Senator McGovern and includes organizational charts, press releases, publications, reports, speeches, family and campaign photographs, slides of Vietnam, cassettes and tapes of speeches, radio and public service announcements, and campaign posters. In addition, the collection contains a notebook relating to McGovern's 1968 senatorial campaign and correspondence (1973-74) relating to his senate re-election campaign of 1974.


McIlwain, Charles Howard, 1871-1968

Charles Howard McIlwain Papers
Consists of selected papers of McIlwain, including papers, notes, and lectures as a student (Class of 1894) and professor (1905-1910) at Princeton University, and lectures, articles, and student theses as a professor of history and government (1926-1946) at Harvard University. Also included are letters and reviews concerning his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The American Revolution (1923), letters from the Committee to Frame a World Constitution (1946), and other miscellaneous personal papers. 

McKenzie, Alexander, 1830-1914

Alexander and Kenneth McKenzie Correspondence
Consists of letters addressed to McKenzie, a Boston clergyman, and his son Kenneth (1870-1949), an educator, from a variety of prominent persons in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Most of the letters refer to professional requests and courtesies between the McKenzies and their correspondents. The collection includes letters from Edward Everett Hale, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Cabot Lodge, Charles Eliot Norton, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry van Dyke, Booker T. Washington, and Woodrow Wilson, among others. 

McKenzie, Kenneth, 1870-1949

Kenneth McKenzie Fable Collection
Consists of articles, correspondence, and printed matter of McKenzie, professor of romance languages at Princeton, relating to fables. The collection contains an article on Italian fables and an article on McKenzie's fable collection which appeared in the June, 1944, issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle. Also included are notes and research material on bestiaries, fables of Italy, England, the United States, and France, and Hebrew fables, as well as specific references to the fables of Aesop and La Fontaine. The printed matter includes offprints of McKenzie's articles and clippings from book catalogues regarding fables. 

Medina, Harold R. (Harold Raymond), 1888-1990

Harold R. Medina Papers
Consists of papers of Medina (Class of 1909) covering his Princeton career, his work as an attorney, his role in legal education as a faculty member of Columbia University Law School, and his tenure on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States. 

Meeker, Oden, 1918-1976

Oden Meeker Manuscripts
Consists of four typed manuscripts, with holograph corrections, by Meeker (Class of 1941)--Report from Africa (1954), The Way East published under the title The Little World of Laos (1959), Israel Reborn (1964), and Israel: Ancient Land, Young Nation (1968)--and photographs for the two books on Israel. The books on Laos and Israel were inspired by Meeker's work in those countries as director of CARE.

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

Herman Melville Collection
Consists of photostats of letters by Melville used by Willard Thorp in his edition of Melville's Representative Selections (1938), photographs of Melville and his family, and printed matter about Melville and his works, including magazine articles, movie adaptations and stage versions, comic books, pamphlets, reprints, material on centennial celebrations, and book jackets. 

Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

H. L. Mencken Collection
Consists primarily of materials gathered by Princeton University librarian Julian Boyd for a proposed book of H. L. Mencken letters. Transcripts, made for Boyd by Mencken's secretary from her original shorthand notebooks, and microfilm copies of letters from Mencken to others, including Theodore Dreiser and Upton Sinclair, comprise the bulk of the collection. The collection also includes Boyd's correspondence with other people possessing letters from Mencken, as well as Boyd's initial selection of letters for his book. Much relates also to Ernest Boyd's published work Mencken (1925). In addition, the collection contains a number of original letters from Mencken to others, including an undated letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald; the corrected galley proofs for A New Dictionary of Quotations (1942); typescripts of a poem, "Elegy in C Minor," and a speech given at the annual dinner of the American Philosophical Society; guides to Mencken's book reviews in The American Mercury (Vols. I-XXX, 1924-1933) and The Smart Set (Vols. XXVI-LXXII, 1909-1923); and photographs.

Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979

Arthur Mendel Papers
Consists of articles, correspondence, course notes, scrapbooks (1937-1952), memorabilia, and printed matter of Mendel, a professor of music at Princeton (1952-1973). The collection contains correspondence between Mendel, a professional colleagues, and organizations such as the American Musicological Society, the Josquin Committee, and the International Josquin Festival Conference (June 1971) in New York, N.Y. There are also Mendel's records on the status of dissertations, course notes for a senior seminar in music history, material on pitches of various instruments and standard tuning frequencies, and scrapbooks containing letters, public relations announcements, and newspaper reviews of the Cantata Singers of All Souls Church in New York City, of which he was the conductor. In addition, there are liability insurance policies and cancelled personal checks of Mendel's wife, Elsa.

Meney, Claude Adrien, 1701-1787

Claude Adrien Meney Letters
Consists of a manuscript copy of 38 letters (in a bound volume) written by Meney, titled "Copie des lettres ecrites a mes amis pendant mon voiage de flandres, D'angleterre et d'hollande en 1734," as well as typed transcriptions of them. A parliamentary attorney from Dijon, France, Meney describes to his friends his visit to London, beginning with a sailing from de Beauvais on March 4, 1734, and continuing through April 26, 1734. In most of these letters, Meney compares London with Paris.

Merchant, Livingston T. (Livingston Tallmadge), 1903-1976

Livingston T. Merchant Papers
Consists of papers of Merchant (Class of 1926)--correspondence, articles (mostly in printed sources), notes, speeches, statements, interviews, clippings, printed matter, and personal papers--primarily relating to his various positions as a diplomat at the American embassies in Paris (1945) and Nanking, China (1948), assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern affairs (1949), U.S. representative on the NATO Council in Paris (1952), assistant secretary of state for European affairs (1953-1956, 1958-1959), under secretary of state (1960-1961), and ambassador to Canada (1956-1958, 1961-1962). 

Meredith, William Tuckey, 1839-

William Tuckey Meredith Letters to Mary Watson
Consists of letters by Meredith to his fiancee, Mary Watson of Perth Amboy, N.J., from November 1863 to December 1864 during his service in the Civil War as paymaster aboard Admiral Farragut's flagship Hartford. The letters were written from the ship as it lay off New Orleans, Fort Jackson (Miss.), and Pensacola (Fla.), and in Mobile Bay (Ala.).

Meredith, William, 1919-

Selected Papers of William Meredith
Consists, for the most part, of letters to Meredith (Class of 1940) from American authors, most of whom have been associated with Princeton University. Correspondents include Allen Tate, Caroline Gordon, Hamilton Cottier, Peters Rushton, Donald Alfred Stauffer, Christian Gauss, Willard Thorp, and Richard P. Blackmur. Typed and autograph manuscripts and galleys are present for Ships and Other Figures (1948) and other poems. Also included are typed manuscripts of Richard P. Blackmur's poem "All's the Foul Fiend's" and Willard Thorp's review of works by Robert Penn Warren and Meredith. Autograph manuscripts of verse are a part of Donald Stauffer's letters, and many of his letters are written on the backs of discarded manuscripts and galley proofs. Meredith was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1988.

William Meredith and Robert Drew Papers
Consists of 167 letters by Meredith (Class of 1940) to his intimate friend Robert Drew from 1949 to 1972, postmarked Princeton, N.J., New London, Conn., and other places. The letters are mostly personal in nature but also discuss Meredith's poetry, his other writings, and his teaching and literary careers; some include a few poems in their text. There are also about 25 other autograph, typed, or printed poems, all sent to Drew, and several photographs of Meredith. Also included are miscellaneous papers relating to Robert Drew, such as passports, a birth certificate, documents for his name change (1960) from Zygmund Lewicki to Robert Drew, his will, death certificate, art brochures, clippings about both Drew and Meredith, and a portrait of Meredith on a wooden block. 


Merrick, Gordon, 1916-1988

Gordon Merrick Papers
Consists primarily of typescript drafts of Merrick's published and unpublished novels, written over a thirty-nine-year period, from the late 1940s (The Strumpet Wind, 1947) to the mid-1980s (Measure of Madness, 1986), as well as a few short stories, essays and scripts. Also present is his business and financial correspondence with agents, publishers, and banks covering the period from 1967 untill his death in 1988, a small file of personal correspondence, including letters from E. M. Forster, Leonard Cohen and Clive James, and fan mail from 1970 to 1989. There is also a clipping file, which dates back to Merrick's experiences as an actor in the 1930s, as well as personal and publicity photographs, documents, diaries, printed material, and personal and business correspondence of Charles G. Hulse, Merrick's life-long partner.

Merrill, Stuart, 1863-1915

Stuart Merrill Collection
Consists of a collection of letters by Merrill, a poet who was born in America but spent most of his life in France. Merrill's poetry, written in French, was influenced by the Symbolist movement (ca. 1880-1890), but later moved into a socialist phase. Included are 64 letters to Thomas B. Rudmose-Brown (1878-1942), a friend and author of French Literary Studies (1917) which contains a chapter about Merrill, 15 letters to Gabriel Mourey (1865-1943), an art critic, 3 letters to Jean Moreas (1856-1910), a fellow supporter of the Symbolist movement, and 2 letters to Alfred Mortier (1865-1937), a literary critic and author. Also present is an undated autograph manuscript (9 pp.) of a poem by Merrill entitled "Le Vrai Temple."

Mesoamerican Manuscripts

Princeton University Library has three collections of Mesoamerican manuscripts: Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts Collection (C0744), Garrett Collection of Mesoamerican Manuscripts (C0744), and Princeton Collection of Mesoamerican Manuscripts (C0940). The Garrett-Gates and Garrett collections form part of the larger Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).

Mexico Stereographs Collection

Consists of 336 stereographs of Mexican scenes, including landscapes, cities and towns, buildings of architectural interest, plants and animals, and peasantry, published mainly by the Keystone View Company, Underwood & Underwood, and the Stereo-Travel Co. 

Meyer, Bernard C. (Bernard Constant), 1910-

Joseph Conrad: A Psychoanalytic Biography by Bernard C. Meyer
Contains notes, a typescript with corrections, and correspondence relating to Meyer's book Joseph Conrad: A Psychoanalytic Biography. Also included are photographs of some of Conrad's sketches and other related material.

Milberg, Leonard L. (Leonard Lloyd), 1931-

Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Views
Consists of about 50 18th- and 19th-century views of towns and cities in the United States, collected by Milberg (Class of 1953). 

Miles, Nelson A. (Nelson Appleton), 1839-1925

Nelson A. Miles Memorabilia
Consists of a scrapbook of memorabilia, including notes, telegrams, official invitations, calling cards, menus, theater programs, and a map, collected by Miles while in England, where he represented the U.S. at Queen Victoria's Jubilee, and in France and Germany, May through September, 1897. 

Miller, Florence G. (Florence Geehr)

Florence G. Miller Papers
Consists of writings, correspondence, a diary (1904-1907), photographs, and printed matter of Miller, wife of Captain Edward Y. Miller of the U.S. Army. The collection reflects their lives while stationed in the Philippines and includes several autograph manuscripts of articles written by Miller, including an article about the Batac Indians of Palawan Province where the Millers were stationed part of the time and one about a trip en route to Manila (1900). There are letters by Miller to her sisters and various friends describing life in the Philippines and letters to her and her husband by John T. Clark, Treasurer of Palawan. Also included are notebooks (1907-1908) containing descriptions of the Malay States and Java, photographs of the Tagbanuas, the Batac Indians, and the Thualig Penal Settlement, and a diary in which Miller noted her day-to-day life in the Philippines. In addition, the collection contains references to the Province of Paragua of which Captain Miller served as secretary and treasurer. 

Miller, John, 1819-1895

John Miller Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, a diary (1851), financial papers, biographical material, a bibliography, and printed matter of Miller (Class of 1836). The collection reflects the theological controversy in which Miller became involved (1877) resulting in his withdrawal from the Presbyterian Church, the establishment of an independent church in Princeton (1880), and his later association with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (1893). Included are his hymns, poetry, articles, essays, lectures, sermons, English translations of Genesis, Job, Ecclesiastes, and Matthew, and papers from his graduate student days at the Princeton Theological Seminary (1839-1840); letters to him by Walter Lowrie, H. A. Boardman, Charles Hodge, Samuel Miller, and others; some letters by him to his wife, Sally McDowell Miller, and his son, Alamby Millington Miller, and letters to newspaper editors and public officials; and plans setting forth the need, scope, system of teaching, and endowment of a research university at Princeton ("A University for Discoverers"). 

Miller, Joseph, 1797-1860

Joseph Miller Collection
Consists mainly of professional and personal correspondence, some documents, and printed matter of Miller, a civil engineer primarily concerned with the construction of steam engines and other machinery for naval vessels. He was employed by the Boulton and Watt Company and later the Butterfly Iron Works, and spent some time in France and the United States. The collection includes correspondence with fellow engineers, his business partners, George Cowan and John Barnes, iron mongers, friends, and organizers of industrial exhibitions, as well as with his wife, Charlotte Biddulph Miller. The documents include land titles for property in Virginia, a business partnership agreement, a lease, receipts, a 19th-century map of a section of Charlottesville (Va.), an 1854 map of part of Cumberland County (England), and a few engineering drawings. Also included is correspondence (1838-1870) of Miller's niece, Lucilla Wood, of Albemarle County, Virginia. 

Miller, Lucius Hopkins, 1876-1949

Lucius Hopkins Miller Correspondence
Consists of personal and professional correspondence between Miller (Class of 1897), a professor in Princeton's Department of Religion, and Princeton colleagues, including Woodrow Wilson, fellow educators at other institutions, and publishers, such as Henry Holt. The collection contains correspondence dealing with departmental matters, Miller's theological views, and the Philadelphian Society, as well as letters from publishers pertaining to the publication of his articles. 

Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850

Samuel Miller Papers
Contains the papers of Miller, professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary and for many years a trustee of College of New Jersey (Princeton). Although the collection contains works, documents, and papers of others, in the main it consists of correspondence written to Miller by eminent clergymen in America, England, and Scotland. The papers reflect Miller's interest not only in theology but also in the secular world of the emerging republic, for there are letters by John Adams, John Jay, DeWitt Clinton, and Thomas Jefferson, and there is is a note by Miller regarding his change in attitude toward Jefferson. Once a zealous partisan, Miller turned against him after the posthumous publication of his writings. Included in the collection are several letters by native American Christian proselytes such as Joseph Brant, and among Miller's foreign correspondents is Christoph Daniel Ebeling of Hamburg, an early historian of the United States, represented by 12 letters. 

Miller, William McElwee, 1892-1993

William McElwee Miller Papers
Consists of Miller's articles, correspondence, notes, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. There are articles on Bahaism, correspondence and notes relating to his books Bahaism: Its Origin, History, and Teachings (1931) and The Bahai'i Faith (1974), and correspondence between Miller, Cady Allen, William Orick, and Earl Elder about Miller and Elder's translation from the Arabic of Al-Kitab Al-Aqdas (1961). In addition, the collection contains printed matter on Bahaism and Iran, where Miller was a missionary from 1919 to 1962.

Minard, Duane E. (Duane Elmer), 1880-1964

Delaware Boundary Case Collection
Consists of photostats of documents collected by Minard regarding a state boundary case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, October term, 1929, in which New Jersey was the plaintiff and Delaware the defendant. The collection contains copies of documents going back to the reign of King Charles II of Great Britain, which were placed in evidence to determine where in the Delaware River and Bay the exact division of territory between the two states lay. There are deeds, petitions, reports, minutes, river charts, and maps used to support the claims of both parties.

Minnigerode, Meade, 1887-1967

The Terror of Peru, Novel by Meade Minnigerode
Consists of the typed manuscript (carbon) of Minnigerode's novel The Terror of Peru, marked for the printer, with two sets of marked galleys.

Minstrel Collection

Consists of playbills, broadsides, posters, photographs, scrapbooks, newspapers, music, song sheets, songbooks, and miscellaneous materials by various minstrel companies and individual artists. 

Minton, Charles Ethrige

Charles Ethrige Minton Papers
Consists of correspondence and papers of Minton, a former lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri, who moved to New Mexico to work among the Indians. His subsequent positions include State Supervisor of the Writer's Program of the Works Progress Administration, Executive Director of the State Commission on Indian Affairs, and Executive Secretary of the New Mexico Association on Indian Affairs. Minton also organized the first Indian Youth Council and helped establish the New Mexico Boys Ranch. Included in the collection is correspondence with Elizabeth Hoyt, Joel L. Jimanez, Katie Noe, Raymond Ortiz, and others, as well as subject files on the Arizona Commisssion of Indian Affairs, Indian youth councils, the Commission on Indian Affairs, tribal affairs, and other Indian related topics. Also present are extensive newspaper clipping files (1960s-1970s), primarily concerning Navajo and Pueblo Indian affairs, and several audiotapes of unidentified contents.

Miscellaneous Circus Collection

Consists of subject files on all aspects of the circus: acts, organizations, and specific performers and circuses. Included are photographs, programs and other ephemera, and clippings. There are files on acrobats, clowns, elephants, and miniature circus, as well as on the Circus Fans Association, the Circus Historical Society, Ringling Brothers, and Tom Thumb.

Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection

Consists of playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Mixsell, Raymond B. (Raymond Boileau), 1882-1949

Mixsell Collection of the Autographs of Musicians
Consists of letters and/or autograph manuscripts of several bars of music (some signed and inscribed) by such composers as Beethoven, Brahms, Cui, Puccini, Ravel, and Strauss--collected by Mixsell (Princeton Class of 1903). 

Mizener, Arthur, 1907-1988

Arthur Mizener Papers on F. Scott Fitzgerald
Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Mizener (Class of 1930) relating to F. Scott Fitzgerald (Class of 1917). The collection contains the original typed manuscript with holograph corrections of his Fitzgerald biography, The Far Side of Paradise (1951), essays, reviews, and a radio address about Fitzgerald for the Voice of America (1963). Also included is correspondence between Mizener and family, friends, acquaintances, and professional colleagues of Fitzgerald, such as Frances "Scottie" Smith (daughter), Judge John Biggs, Maxwell Perkins, Harold Ober, Lionel Trilling, Ludlow S. Fowler, Ginevra King, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Sheilah Graham. In addition, there are reviews of Mizener's book The Saddest Story: A Biography of Ford Madox Ford (1971).

Modern Coinage

Consists of "modern" coinage and attempts to cover all countries. "Modern" is defined here as coinage produced by machine. Though the starting point varies from place to place, it is generally considered to be the 17th century. The collection's holdings are excellent only in U.S. coinage, represented by the collection of C. A. Cass, Princeton Class of 1902.

Modern Greek Studies Association

Modern Greek Studies Association Archives
Consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) and its' official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies. The MGSA is an American based nonprofit organization of scholars, students, and philhellenes established in 1968 for the purpose of promoting modern Greek studies in language, modern and Byzantine literature, history, politics, and social science in the United States, Canada, and Greece. The files of the MGSA include correspondence of Edmund Keeley, president, 1970-1973 and 1980-1981, and others, material on symposiums, membership, and fundraising. Also present are printed bulletins, 1969-1988, and four audiotapes of a Greek symposium in 1969.

Monaghan, Frank, 1904-1969

John Jay by Frank Monaghan
Consists of the original typescript of Monaghan's biography John Jay, which was the first to be written by a non-family member. Jay's authorship of many of the Federalist essays, his varied career as governor of New York, president of the Continental Congress, and first chief justice of the United States, as well as his role as negotiator of the Peace of 1783 and author of the Jay Treaty of 1794--these are some of the subjects of the biography. Included are miscellaneous notes about Jay.

Montagu, Elizabeth, 1720-1800

Collected Correspondence of Elizabeth Montagu
Consists of correspondence of Montagu and her contemporaries collected by A. M. Broadley for his 1903 extra-illustrated copy of Doran's A Lady of the Last Century (1873). Included are letters by Robert Adam, Hugh Blair, William Cowper, Richard Cumberland, David Garrick, George Lyttleton, Conyers Middleton, Sir Walter Scott, Richard B. Sheridan, Voltaire, William Wilberforce, and Edward Young. In addition, there are 20 letters by Montagu to various members of her circle and 4 letters to her from Frances Reynolds.

Moody, William Vaughn, 1869-1910

William Vaughn Moody Collection
Consists of Moody manuscripts, letters, and miscellany. Included are three manuscripts of verse: "Dawn Parley" (1896), "Wilding Flower" (1896), and "Good Friday Night" (1897). Over sixty of the author's letters, most of which are addressed to Daniel Gregory Mason, 1894-1909, constitute the bulk of the collection. In addition, there is a scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, letters, and notes relevant to Moody's career. 

Moore, Hugh, 1887-1972

Hugh Moore Fund Collection
Consists of papers of Moore relating primarily to the various public and private organizations in which he participated as a crusader for world peace and population control. Included are correspondence, committee records and reports, conference reports, and printed matter concerning the American Association for the United Nations (1944-1964), the Atlantic Union Committee (1949-1960), the Free World Association, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation (1945-1961), and other similar organizations. Also present are files for the Hugh Moore Fund which explored methods of population control, drafts and related correspondence for his pamphlet "The Population Bomb" (1955), and Planned Parenthood Federation files. Personal files include articles, speeches, correspondence, and photographs, and a file concerning the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation of which Moore was chairman of the advisory board. 

Moore, Russell W. (Russell Wellman), 1861-1920

Moore Autograph Collection of Princetonians
Consists of approximately 400 autographs of Princetonians collected by Moore (Princeton Class of 1883). Among those represented with signed autograph letters and documents are New Jersey jurists, congressmen, and governors, and presidents of Princeton. Included are Leon Abbett, Jonathan Belcher, William Worth Belknap, Nicholas Biddle, Elias Boudinot, William Allen Butler, Jr., Varnum Lansing Collins, George Mifflin Dallas, Richard Stockton Field, Parke Godwin, Arnold Guyot, Joseph Henry, John Grier Hibben, Lawrence Hutton, Charles Godfrey Leland, Brockholst Livingston, William Livingston, John Maclean, James McCosh, Tapping Reeve, David Rittenhouse, Benjamin Rush (1745-1813), Richard Rush, Charles Scribner, Richard Stockton, Andrew Fleming West, and Woodrow Wilson. 

More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937

Paul Elmer More Papers
The collection reflects More's life and career as author, editor of The Nation (1909-1914), and lecturer at Princeton University (1918-1933) in philosophy and classics. Included are diaries of his trips to England; research notes on a variety of religious, classical, and philosophical subjects and philosophers; outlines and lectures for courses; manuscripts, typescripts, and galleys for articles, essays, and reviews; and partial translations of the Bhagavad and Oedipus Tyrranus. In addition, there are 15 boxes of correspondence, contracts with publishers, and photographs, including several of Irving Babbitt. Correspondents include T. S. Eliot, George Roy Elliott, Ferris Greenslet, Corra Harris, Henry Holt, Percy H. Houston, Frank Jewett Mather, and James Brooks More.

Paul Elmer More Correspondence
Consists of correspondence between More and the Princeton University Press, which published several of his books during the period from 1916 to 1936. Among the books discussed are Platonism (1917), Religion of Plato (1921), and The Christ of the New Testament (1924).


Morey, Charles Rufus, 1877-1955

Charles Rufus Morey Papers
Consists of professional papers, catalog material, lecture notes, correspondence, notebooks, note cards, photographs, and printed matter of Morey, chairman of the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton (1924-1945). The collection contains material relating to catalogs from the Vatican museum Museo Sacro and inventories of DeRossi, Vettori, and Carpegna, and includes notes and photographs on lamps, terracotta reliefs, ivories, and enamels. There are lecture notes on early Christian illuminated manuscripts, terra cotta sculpture, lamps, Roman archaeology, early Medieval and Byzantine art, and Renaissance and modern sculpture. Also included are photographs of ivories and other art objects from the Museo Sacro. 

Morgan, Josephine Adams Perry

Morgan Family Papers
Consists primarily of letters received by Josephine Adams Perry before and after her marriage in 1891 to Junius Spencer Morgan (Class of 1888), a New York City banker who served as associate librarian (1898-1909) at Princeton. Also included are correspondence of Perry's parents, General and Mrs. Alexander James Perry, Morgan's parents, Sarah and George Morgan, and other family members, as well as some correspondence of Morgan concerning mostly family and social matters before his retirement and removal to Paris in 1909. In addition, there are diaries, bills for a European trip in 1924, financial papers, certificates, and genealogical material. 

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

Armstrong Collection of Christopher Morley
Consists of Morley manuscripts, letters, galley proofs, and miscellany collected by F. Wallis Armstrong. The collection is primarily comprised of both autograph and typed manuscripts, most of which are signed by the author. Manuscripts of essays include "A Brief Case" "Off the Deep End" (n.d.), and "The Twentieth Century" (n.d.). There are two autograph manuscripts of verse, "Of a Child that Had a Fever" (n.d.) and "O love of mine..." (n.d.). Among the galley proofs are Internal Revenue (1933) and "Idolatry" (n.d.), both of which have been corrected by the author. In addition, there is Armstrong correspondence concerning his acquisition of the Morley material and page proofs of a Morley bibliography.

Mormons and Mormonism Collection

Consists of originals and copies of letters, documents, papyri fragments, drawings, personal reminiscences, biographies, diaries (1851-1877, 1926), journals (1832, 1850), an interview (1931), patriarchal blessings, record books (1913-1915), financial reports (1852-1904), and a typescript volume of hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. The collection contains a copy of a page from the original manuscript of The Book of Mormon; copies of letters (1840s) by Christine Golden Kimball, one of the wives of Heber Chase Kimball, to her mother in Hopewell, N.J., relating her experiences on the journey to Utah and during her early days there; biographical material by James M. Allred, Milo Andrus, and Mary Ann Mansfield Bentley; and personal reminiscences by Sara Alexander of her crossing the plains (1859), by Redick N. Allred of his experiences (1846) with the Mormon Battalion of the U.S Army, and by William Wallace Miner of Joseph Smith's early days in Palmyra, N.Y. There is also a clandestine letter (1886) written by John McAllister to his wife during the polygamy prosecutions. 

Morris, Felice and Mildred, Autograph Collection

Consists of letters from numerous 19th- and early 20th-century actors, actresses, playwrights, and others associated with the theater, collected by the Morrises. Included are James Matthew Barrie, Edwin Booth, Dion Boucicault, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Wilkie Collins, Charlotte Cushman, Clyde Fitch, Charles Dana Gibson, Laurence Hutton, Louis Napoleon Parker, Adelina Patti, William Seymour, Otis Skinner, and Kate Wiggin. 

Morris, Harrison S. (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948

Harrison S. Morris Papers
Consists of the personal papers of Morris which reflect his interest in the world of letters, art, business, and government, as well as the social world of Philadelphia. The collection includes his original manuscripts for novels--Hannah Bye and The Landlord's Daughter; poetry--A Duet in Lyrics, Lyrics and Landscapes, and Madonna and Other Poems; short stories--Tales from Shakespeare and Tales from Ten Poets; essays--Papers to Put in Your Pipe; non-fiction--Confessions in Art; biographies--Walt Whitman and William T. Richards; and book reviews which appeared in periodicals such as Scribner's Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, and the Century Magazine. Also included are the original manuscripts for "Books of the Month" published in Lippincott's Magazine.

Morris, Lloyd R., 1893-1954

Not So Long Ago by Lloyd R. Morris
Consists of the corrected, typed manuscript (598 pp.) of Morris' social history Not So Long Ago, sample proofs, and other publisher's ephemera.

Morris, Wright, 1910-

Selected Papers of Wright Morris
Contains fifteen photographs and over 140 letters, cards, and telegrams by Morris, as well as the original typed manuscript of My Uncle Dudley, with holograph corrections and pencilled printer's marks. The letters, all addressed to Robert J. Horton, are friendly and personal, often revealing the author's sharp humor. Most of the photographs have been inscribed and signed by Morris. Also included in the collection are a folder of letters by Mary Ellen Morris, the author's wife, to the Hortons, and a folder of newspaper clippings pertaining to the literary career of Morris.

Morse, David A. (David Abner), 1907-1990

David A. Morse Papers
Consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, and newspaper clippings that document Morse's long career as a lawyer who distinguished himself in the field of domestic and international labor, including appointments as Assistant, Under, and Acting Secretary of Labor in the Truman administration. The most fruitful years of his life were spent at the helm of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the oldest member of the United Nations' family of specialized agencies. As Director-General of the ILO from 1948 to 1970, Morse guided the increasingly complex activities of this tripartite organization, which unites in one body the representatives of workers, governments, and employers in efforts to bring about social justice. During his tenure, the ILO won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1969. 

Mortimer, Raymond, 1895-1980

Raymond Mortimer Collection
Consists, for the most part, of letters to Mortimer, but includes notebooks and photo albums as well. The "Bloomsbury group" is well-represented with letters by Vanessa and Clive Bell, Virginia and Leonard Woolf, Lytton Strachey, Maynard Keynes, Desmond and Molly MacCarthy, Roger Fry, and Duncan Grant--with their individual letters and by the many references to and about them. Some of the longest series of letters come from Harold Nicolson, Vincent "Jimmy" Sheean, and Nancy Mitford. In their letters, Kenneth Clark and Bernard Berenson comment about art, art connoisseurs, and literary figures. The correspondence is filled not only with literary allusions and criticism but also with social commentary and gossip and reflects the high esteem with which Mortimer was held professionally by his correspondents. Noteworthy too is the affection and warmth for him as a friend that one finds in the letters, many of which, such as Rebecca West's, are filled with references to family matters.

Raymond Mortimer Letters to Edward Sackville-West
Consists of 73 letters, 1925-1961, by Raymond Mortimer to his life-long friend, Edward Sackville-West, both members of the "Bloomsbury Group." Mortimer, an author and literary critic, was literary editor (1935-1947) of the New Statesman, and Edward Sackville-West, a novelist and musician, was a music critic for the New Statesman. The letters discuss Mortimer's travels, especially in the Far East, his friends and romances, books he's reading or reviewing, the Paris Matisse Exhibit of 1931, and mention meetings with Nancy Cunard, Andre Gide, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Monroe Wheeler, and others. There are also three letters (1952, 1963) by Mortimer to G. Hyslop.


Mosher, Frank R., 1886-1969

Frank R. Mosher Collection of American Indian Postcards
Consists of approximately 170 photographic postcards (black-and-white and color), a few original photographs, and clippings of pictures of American Indians of various tribes collected by Mosher. Included are pictures of members of the Sioux, Nez Perce, Apache, Osage, Taos, Navajo, Seminole, Eskimo, and many other Indian tribes and of such leaders as Geronimo and Quanah Parker. 

Motion Picture Collection

Consists of press books, scrapbooks, preview slides, magazines, and newspaper clippings related to the publicizing of individual American films as well as to the actors and actresses of the American film industry.

Motter, T. H. Vail (Thomas Hubbard Vail), 1901-1970

T. H. Vail Motter Papers
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence reflecting the historical and literary interests of Motter (Class of 1922), including drafts, notes, and relevant correspondence for his book The Persian Corridor and Aid to Russia (1952); drafts, galleys, notes, and correspondence with Bernard Baruch, Henry W. Bragdon, Charles G. Osgood, William M. Sloane, and others relating to the editing of Woodrow Wilson's book Leaders of Men(1952); and other notes and articles about Woodrow Wilson.

T. H. Vail Motter Playbills Collection
Consists mainly of playbills of American dramatic productions covering over forty-five years of play-going by Motter (Class of 1922) but includes some early 20th-century playbills from the London theater as well as foreign playbills from Greece, Turkey, Belgium, China, Japan, Denmark, Holland, and England. 


Moyle, Olin R. (Olin Richmond), 1887-1966

Olin R. Moyle Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, three diaries (1931-1951), a scrapbook, printed matter, and newspaper clippings of Moyle, an attorney for the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society. The collection contains a typed manuscript with corrections of Moyle's unpublished book Christ's Glorious Church and descriptions of various legal proceedings, particularly those of Joseph F. Rutherford, in which Moyle was one of the society's attorneys.

Mudge Sheet Music Collection

Consists of sheet music of popular songs and songs from musical comedies, collected by various members of the Mudge family.

Mujica Lainez, Manuel, 1910-1984

Manuel Mujica Lainez Papers
Consists primarily of letters (1927-1984) sent by mostly Argentinian and Spanish authors to Mujica Lainez, the Argentinian novelist, short story and nonfiction writer. Included, however, are a few manuscripts by the author, numerous poems and manuscripts by others (with some poems dedicated to Mujica Lainez), and manuscripts of conference papers. The strength of the collection is the documentation of Mujica Lainez's literary career, beginning with a letter received from poet Alfonsina Storni in 1927 and continuing with many letters acknowledging the publication and critical reception of Mujica Lainez's writings. The critical response to his novel Bomarzo, first published in 1962, and public controversy over the prohibition of staging the opera Bomarzo at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires in 1967 are particularly well-documented in the letters sent to the author.

Munro, Dana Gardner, 1892-

Dana Gardner Munro Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, miscellaneous material, and printed matter of Munro reflecting his position as chief of the U.S. State Department's Division of Latin American Affairs and other positions within the Department. Included are articles dealing with problems in the Caribbean in such countries as Haiti, where he served as minister, and Panama and Nicaragua, where he was secretary to the United States legations; there are also book reviews and lectures. The correspondence includes family letters, especially those sent from Central America to his mother, Mrs. Dana Carleton Munro, correspondence with the Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, Inc., of which he was a member, and letters from Herbert Hoover and Henry L. Stimson when Munro resigned from the State Department in 1932. The collection also contains miscellaneous material on Latin America about investments, communism, and the Organization of American States, as well as printed matter, such as press releases, reports, offprints, and newspaper clippings. 

Murch, Herbert Spencer, 1877-1952

Selected Papers of Herbert Spencer Murch
Consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and a scrapbook of Murch, professor of English at Princeton (1906-1944). Letters between Murch and his sisters, Philura (Lura) and Jessie, and from his current and former Princeton students comprise the bulk of the correspondence. There are photographs of Murch, his family, and their home in Oregon, and the scrapbook includes farm account records (1852), clippings, and Murch's impressions (1900-1901) on reading various works of English and German literature. 

Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893

James Edward Murdoch Collection
Consists of letters by theater people to Murdoch, known for his dramatic readings to soldiers during the Civil War; two notebooks recording biographical material about his life by Edmund H. Russell with the help of Murdoch's daughter Ida; and the autograph manuscripts of two plays by George Henry Miles, Richelieu and Hernando de Soto.

Murray, William Vans, 1760-1803

William Vans Murray Collection
Consists of four commonplace books kept by Murray, an American diplomat and minister to the Netherlands, during the years 1786 to July of 1800. The first volume (1786-1798) begins in London, England, and continues in Cambridge, Maryland (Murray's birthplace), and Philadelphia, and includes notes on public speaking, trade, politics, Shakespeare, etc., and also mentions his future wife, Charlotte [Hughes?]. The second volume (1787-1795) includes Murray's impressions of the "political face of the moment," notes and copies of articles he had published in local newspapers, notes on treaties, land taxes, treasury reports, and distinguished foreigners; copies of letters to Thomas Jefferson; and a lengthy discussion of the Indians in Maryland, including a vocabulary, with English translations, of Nanticoke words. The third and forth volumes (1799-1800) include copies of letters to Talleyrand, George Washington, and Col. T. Pickering, home remedies for bone-setting and frozen limbs, plus recipes for glue, dye, butter, and coffee. Murray also discusses his observations of Paris and Washington (D.C), impressions of Charles Bonaparte and Robespierre, and the XYZ Affair. In addition to the commonplace books, there are letters to Robert Gilmore, Elbridge Gerry, and Sylvanus Bourne, a poem, and a few manuscript fragments. 

Mussey, Barrows, 1910-

Barrows Mussey Translations
Consists of typed manuscripts, often heavily revised/corrected, of Mussey's English translations of various works, mostly novels, of German and other European authors during the 1940s: Frans G. Bengtsson's Red Orm (incomplete); Hermann Borchardt's The Conspiracy of Carpenters; Dola de Jong's Knikkernik, Knakkernak, and Knokkernok (several chapters); Anthony Fokker and Frank Harper's Specialized in Terror; Heinrich Hauser's Time Was; Frederick Heydenau's The Wrath of the Eagles; Hugo von Hofmannsthal's Plays at Salzburg; Hermann Kesten's Colonel Knock; Christine Liungman's The Shining Sea; Ernst Lothar's Beneath Another Sun and A Woman Is Witness; Emil Ludwig's Mediterranean; Gerardo E. Neisser's Call Me Frank; Hermann Rauschning's The Redemption of Democracy.

Myers, William Starr, 1877-1956

William Starr Myers Papers
Consists of papers of Myers: general and family correspondence, manuscripts for six books including The Story of New Jersey (1945) and A Study in Personality, General George Brinton McClellan (1934), college writings, lectures while a professor of politics (1918-1943) at Princeton University, notes, poetry, diaries (1887-1953), scrapbooks, documents, printed matter, and a few photographs. Correspondence files contain references to his interests in the acquisition of the land where the Battle of Princeton took place as a state park for New Jersey (1944), New Jersey politics, and the Republican Party, as well as letters about his works on Herbert Hoover and correspondence with him (1931-1953). 

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Nally, Edward Julian, 1859-1953

Edward Julian Nally Papers
Contains personal papers of Nally which trace the development of his career in the communications industry. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and printed matter from Nally's earliest days with the Western Union Telegraph Co. (1875-1890), through his tenure with the Postal Telegraph Cable Co. (1890-1913), to his years with the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. of America (1913-1919); the bulk of the collection, however, covers his years with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), for which he served as first president (1919-1923) and director, providing insight into the growth of the company, from its nascent development to its world-wide communications empire. Technological developments in radio and television (color and "ultrafax") are described, and material about the company's radio show, "The Magic Key of R.C.A.," with a script for its 1939 New Year's gala, are included. 

Nanteuil, Robert, 1623-1678

Robert Nanteuil Portrait Engravings
Consists of 114 portrait engravings by Nanteuil, including three portraits of Louis IV, two of Anne of Austria, a life-size portrait on silk of Philippe, Duke d'Orleans, as well as portraits of Richelieu, Mazarin, Colbert, Fouquet, and other members of the French Court.

Janet Munday Gordon Collection of French Portrait Engravings
Consists of 134 prints, mainly 17th- and 18th-century portrait engravings, by Nanteuil, his predecessors, contemporaries, and followers. Among artists represented are Claude Mellan, Jean Marin, Antoine Masson, Gerard Edelinck, and Pierre-Imbert Drevet. There are over 100 engravings by Nanteuil himself, or roughly half of his known engravings (230).


Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902

Thomas Nast Collection
Contains approximately 200 reproductions of wood engravings of caricatures and cartoons by Nast, as published in Harper's Weekly mostly between 1859 and 1876. Also present are about 12 original drawings. The wood engravings and drawings primarily concern the Civil War, Tammany Hall, and other post-war political issues. Included are the first representations of the Democratic donkey (1870) and the Republican elephant (1874), drawings of Santa Claus, the Tammany Tiger, Napoleon III, a Princeton-Yale football cartoon, and two self-portraits. In addition, there is an Ecuadoran newspaper obituary for Nast who died in that country in 1902.

Thomas Nast Scrapbooks
Consists of three scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and some letters chronicling the life of Nast when he was caricaturist for Harper's Weekly


Naumburg, Edward, 1903-1995

Selected Papers of Edward Naumburg
Consists primarily of letters (1949-1961) by Elmer Adler to Naumburg (Class of 1924) and carbons of Naumburg's replies relating to the Graphic Arts Collection of the Princeton University Library, of which Adler was curator (1940-1952). Also present are miscellaneous letters by Francis Comstock, Lawrence Heyl, Kenneth H. Rockey, and others, reports of the Collection (1949-1951), and other printed matter.

Naumburg Collection of Ford Madox Ford
Consists jointly of letters and works of Ford and letters and works about Ford collected by Edward Naumburg (Class of 1924). Ford's papers contain letters to Joseph Conrad, Douglas Goldring, W. H. Hudson, Edgar Jepson, James B. Pinker, and others, spanning the years from 1910 to 1935. There are manuscripts for "Conrad and the Sea," "Dedicatory Letter to Isabel Paterson," The Good Soldier" (title page only), "The Nature of a Crime" (co-authored with Joseph Conrad), and "Romance: An Analysis," and miscellaneous typescripts and proofs for the Transatlantic Review. Also included are photographs and caricatures of Ford and clippings and tearsheets of his articles.


Newman, Arthur L. (Arthur Lloyd), 1903-1971

Arthur L. Newman '23 Collection of Aeronautical Medals
Consists of a comprehensive group of medals (400) relating to air travel, from ballooning (1783) to space travel (1970). Each medal commemorates a specific event in flight, and thus the collection documents the whole history of man's aeronautic experience.

NEUK (Princeton, N.J.)

NEUK Collection
Consists of poetry, manuscripts, correspondence, plates, proofs, drawings, promotional material, paste-ups, photographic negatives, and subscription information for seven issues of Neuk, a Princeton student literary magazine, thought to have been published nine times between 1967 and January 1972. 

New Mexico Family Photograph Album

Consists of photographs of New Mexico scenes, including campsites of bear and turkey hunting parties in the Mogollon Mountains and Gila National Forest, the town of Carlsbad and nearby campsites, the town of Albuquerque, the Pecos River, and family groups gathered for recreation.

New Jersey Collection

Consists of miscellaneous New Jersey-related correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, and a copy of a journal (1787). The collection contains papers of Peter D. Vroom (1791-1873), including letters to him during the years (1829-1836) he served as governor of the state, papers relating to his legal practice, and an autograph manuscript of a student work, "Logic: Compendium for Examination" (1807); correspondence and financial papers of James Parker; and a copy of a journal by John Lawrence regarding land subdivision in New Jersey. There are also miscellaneous legal documents, including deeds, receipts, indentures, petitions, articles of agreement, inventories, an account book (1835), wills, statements of account, insurance policies, promissory notes, checks, land surveys, sheriff's notices, miscellaneous municipal documents, and appointments of New Jersey governors. 

New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation

Files of the New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation
Consists of files of the New Jersey Committee for Fair Representation, co-chaired by Alpheus T. Mason and Joseph Harrison, concerning geographical reapportionment, elections, and Senator Everett Dirksen's attempt to help enact a constitutional amendment to overturn a one-man, one-vote decision of the Supreme Court. Included are committee memos, reports, correspondence, court cases, and statistics. 

New Jersey Documents Collection

Consists of New Jersey legal documents of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, the bulk of which are from the town of Westfield, Union County. (The earlier documents show Westfield as part of Essex County.) Other counties represented are Monmouth and Middlesex in New Jersey and Suffolk (N.Y.), Wabash (Ill.), and Fairfield (Conn.). The collection contains indentures, land surveys, road maps, statements of account, receipts, a bill of divorce, bonds, petitions, an estate inventory, a brief of legal disbarment, account books, and an arithmetic "cyphering" book, as well as legal proceedings of the chancery and pleas courts. Some of the names represented on these documents include various members of the Pierson, Woodruff, Crane, Johnson, Clark, Moore, Marsh, and Ripley families. 

New Jersey. Legislature. Veterans Commission

New Jersey Legislature's Veterans Commission Files
Consists of records and transcripts of meetings of the New Jersey Legislature's Veterans Commission which took place from April to October, 1943, in Trenton, New Jersey, chaired by Alfred B. Littell. Included is a report, "Recommendations of Rutgers University on the Subject of Post-War Education of New Jersey Veterans," submitted to the Commission on October 30, 1943. 

New York City Theater Playbills Collection

Consists of playbills of New York City theaters from the late 19th century to the present day.

Newell, William A. (William Augustus), 1817-1901

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of William A. Newell
Consists of a small archive of correspondence, documents, and printed matter relating to Newell, acquired by Bruce Willsie (Class of 1986). Much of the material dates from the Civil War period when Newell, finishing his term as the 20th governor of New Jersey, was appointed by President Lincoln as superintendent of the life-saving service of New Jersey. Correspondents include professor (later president of Princeton) John Maclean, Philip Kearny, Union general and leader of the 1st New Jersey Brigade, and Newell's brothers, W. D. and J. W. Newell. 

Newman, Arthur L. (Arthur Lloyd), 1903-1971

Arthur L. Newman Collection of Aeronautical Medals
Consists of a comprehensive group of medals relating to air travel, from ballooning (1783) to space travel (1970). Each medal commemorates a specific event in flight, and thus the collection documents the whole history of man's aeronautic experience. A 222-page inventory of the medals, in chronological order by date of the event, is available. Each medal is described in detail (obverse and reverse), and historical notes are provided. Images of the medals are included in the paper version.

Newman, James

James Newman Collection on the Princeton University Eating Clubs
Consists of material documenting Newman's efforts to establish a non-profit organization to add an educational mission to the dining and social functions of the Princeton University eating clubs. Newman proposed his plan in 1958 via the Tower Club while he was chairman of the Graduate Inter-Club Council. The organization became known as the Princeton Prospect Foundation. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence and memoranda involving the Princeton Prospect Foundation while Newman was president and the Tower Club. In addition, there are correspondence with Princeton University administrators concerning the eating clubs, reports done by different committees evaluating the role of the eating clubs in undergraduate life, and minutes of meetings held by the Prospect Foundation, the Tower Club, and the Graduate Inter-Club Council. There are also financial statements for the Princeton Prospect Foundation and the Tower Club. 

Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1863-1940

Selected Papers of A. Edward Newton
Consists of correspondence of Newton, letters collected by him, and miscellaneous materials. Newton's correspondents include Francis Wilson, Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, Agnes Repplier, Charles G. Osgood, Christopher Morley, E. V. Lucas, Shane Leslie, Richard Le Gallienne, Ronald Knox, Godfrey Rathbone Benson, and James L. Ford. In addition, there are autograph letters by Thomas Jefferson Hogg, William James Linton, William Hazlitt, Jr., and Theodosia Trollope. Among the miscellaneous materials is a typewritten copy of an article on Edward Bok's book Twice Thirty by Joseph Collins. 

Newton, Caroline, 1893-1975

Caroline Newton Papers
Consists of works, notebooks, correspondence, and photographs of Newton as well as some papers of others. The collection contains Newton's unpublished manuscript of translations of Goethe's Conversations with Eckermann and Wilheml Meister, the typed manuscript and galley and page proofs of The Letters of Thomas Mann to Caroline Newton, and miscellaneous writings by Newton; her correspondents include W. H. Auden, Sigmund Freud, Sir Shane Leslie, Wilmarth S. Lewis, and Katharina Pringsheim Mann (Mrs. Thomas Mann). In addition, there are papers about Leonard Jerome, the father of Jennie Jerome and grandfather of Winston Churchill, including an autograph, unpublished manuscript, The Life of Leonard Jedrome of New York, by his grandson, Sir Shane Leslie, and an essay by Leslie, entitled "Winston, a Cousinly Memory." The collection also contains correspondence and photographs of the Jerome, Churchill, and Leslie families. 

Newton, Grace, 1860-1915

China Papers of Grace Newton
Consists of works, letters, photographs, a diary (1903-1904), a journal (1900), documents, maps, and printed matter of Newton covering the years (1887-1915) she was a missionary with the Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in Peking and Paotingfu, China. The collection contains autograph manuscripts of her speeches, notes, letters (mainly to her family) with accounts of the Boxer Rebellion (1900), a journal chronicling the rebellion, and photographs of Newton, Chinese friends, and Chinese scenes. There are also twenty Chinese silk paintings depicting trades, paper cuttings, pamphlets in Chinese, printed matter, and newspaper clippings of the Boxer Rebellion.

Newton, John, 1725-1807

John Newton Collection
Contains over forty letters by Newton, one of which is addressed to Hannah More, three to William Cowper, and twenty-six to Thomas Haweis, concerning Newton's research on the history of the Church of England. Also included are three autograph manuscripts of hymns, all dated 1792, and a ninety-two page notebook in the hand of the author containing the minutes of the Eclectic Society from 1787 to 1789.

Nicolson, Harold, 1886-1968

Harold Nicolson Papers
Consists of papers of the English diplomat, journalist, and biographer Harold Nicolson (1886-1968). These papers primarily contain correspondence received by Nicolson, but there is also a large series of letters written by Nicolson to Richard Rumbold, as well as a few to others. Also included in the collection are manuscripts and/or working notes for four of Nicolson's published works. Furthermore, there is a small amount of papers of others, chiefly correspondence by and to Nicolson's wife, "Vita" (Victoria) Sackville-West.

1968 Olympics: Performances in the Arts Collection

Consists of programs of the cultural activities which took place in Mexico City in conjunction with the 1968 Olympics, featuring performances in dance, music, and theater by artists from all over the world. 

Nineteenth-Century Maritime Collection

Consists of correspondence, documents, financial material, and printed matter of Caleb Bates, captain of the Juno of Boston, John B. Church, marine insurance underwriter, and others involved in predominantly 19th-century American maritime trade. The collection contains correspondence and receipts of Bates during the time (1807-1814) he spent in St. Petersburg, Russia, which refer to his buying and shipping Russian goods during the period of the War of 1812 and Napoleon's campaign. There are also documents, correspondence, and printed matter of John B. Church concerning the French Spoliation Claims of insurance underwriters and their heirs against the United States government dating from the post-Revolutionary War period. Also included are 19th-century account books and miscellaneous accounts for the ships Renown, Superior, Harriot, and William, and passes for the Daniel Webster and Charleston Packet signed by Andrew Jackson and the Maria signed by Thomas Jefferson. 

Nineteenth-Century New Mexico Military Collection

Consists of correspondence and documents relating to the procurement of supplies at Forts Craig, Cummings, Union, and Sumner in New Mexico. Much of the collection reflects the problems of the army in 1865 in procuring sufficient food for the Navajo Indians who had been relocated to the Bosque Redondo Reservation near Fort Sumner during the midst of a crop failure in New Mexico. Included are correspondence between army quartermasters and private merchants regarding provisions; proceedings of a board of survey convened at Fort Sumner to ascertain the quantity and quality of stores received at the post; acknowledgments of goods received; and bills and invoices. 

Norris, Frank, 1907-1967

Frank Norris Novels
Consists of two works of fiction by Norris (Class of 1929), including a typescript with holograph corrections and two sets of galley proofs for Nutro 29 (1950), and a typescript with holograph corrections and a bound proof copy for Tower in the West (1957). 

Norris, James Lawson, 1878-1934

Notes of James Lawson Norris on Woodrow Wilson Lectures
Consists of six notebooks (1897-1899) of Norris (Class of 1899) containing notes on lectures in jurisprudence, constitutional law, and English common law delivered by Woodrow Wilson in his courses at Princeton.

Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-1983

Frank W. Notestein Papers
Consists of papers of Notestein, founder of the Office of Population Research based at Princeton University. Included are general correspondence, lectures and papers delivered at conferences, population studies, and notes. Among the numerous organizations represented are Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Population Council, the Rockefeller Foundation Outhwaite Project, and UNESCO. 

Nurske, Ragnar

Ragnar Nurske Papers
While it includes notebooks from his doctoral studies and a draft of his dissertation, the bulk of this collection focuses on Nurkse's writing and research from approximately 1940 up to his death in 1959. It contains drafts and notes for books and articles, lecture notes for his classes at Columbia University, his comments on other scholars' papers, and a small sampling of correspondence.

Nystrom, Paul Henry, 1878-1969

Paul Nystrom and Pauline Steffen Manuscripts
Consists of typescripts with autograph corrections of three unpublished manuscripts by Nystrom and Pauline Steffen: Economic History of Egypt, New Testament Economics, and The Promised Land

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O'Connell, J. Harlin (John Harlin), 1893-1955

J. Harlin O'Connell Collection of the 1890s
Consists, for the most part, of letters, short manuscripts, some artwork, and a few proofs of English poets, dramatists, novelists, critics, essayists, biographers, journalists, publishers, artists, and actors who were prominent primarily from the 1890s through the 1930s. Among those represented in the collection are Aubrey Beardsley, Max Beerbohm, John Davidson, Lord Alfred Douglas, Ernest Dowson, John Gray, Maurice Hewlett, Richard Le Gallienne, George Augustus Moore, Stephen Phillips, Bernard Shaw, Arthur Symons, Frederick Wedmore, Oscar Wilde, and W. B. Yeats. The manuscript collection forms part of the larger O'Connell Collection of the 1890s, which contains over 500 printed volumes, among which are many first editions and various periodicals. 

O'Hara, John, 1905-1970

John O'Hara Novels
Consists of manuscripts for two novels by O'Hara: an uncorrected galley proof for advance readers of A Rage to Live (1949), and notes, corrected typescripts, galley proofs, and a copy of O'Hara's speech (1956) accepting the National Book Award for Ten North Frederick (1955). 

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Eugene O'Neill Plays
Consists of 15 manuscripts of O'Neill, most of which are first drafts of plays and include preliminary notes. Included is The Web (originally entitled The Cough), the first play written by O'Neill. He notes on the title page of the manuscript that, although he wrote skits for the stage prior to 1913, it was not until that year that he wrote The Web, "the first play I ever wrote." Also included is the original manuscript for "Tomorrow," the only short story by O'Neill ever to be published during his lifetime.

Eugene O'Neill Photograph Collection
Consists of 55 photographs of O'Neill and his wife, Carlotta, taken by various photographers. Included are some of O'Neill as a small boy, with Carlotta in France, at Beacon Farm, Long Island, and Casa Genotta, Georgia. Many of the photographs have descriptive notations.


Oates, Whitney Jennings, 190-1973

Whitney Jennings Oates Correspondence
Consists primarily of correspondence of Oates (Class of 1925) during his tenure as Professor of Classics at Princeton University. ‚b Included is correspondence with other classicists, educators, friends, family, and Princeton associates, such as Saxe Commins, Robert F. Goheen, Theodore Tracy, Charles T. Murphy, Reinhold and Ursula Niebuhr, and Frank E. Taplin.

Ober, Harold, 1881-1959

Archives of Harold Ober Associates
Harold Ober Associates, Inc., is a literary agency in New York City. Established by Harold Ober in the 1920s, it quickly grew in size and reputation and has been considered one of the leading representatives for American and British writers in the world. The Archives include the Ober author files (1927-1991) and files of three London affiliates: David Higham Associates (1965-1972), Hughes Massie Limited (1968-1972), and Bolt & Watson Ltd. (1971-1972). 

Oberdorfer, Don, 1931-

Don Oberdorfer Papers
Consists of interview transcripts and background material for Oberdorfer's book The Turn: From the Cold War to a New Era, 1983-1990 (1991). Included are interviews with Ronald Reagan, George Shultz, Richard Pearle, Caspar Weinberger, and other administration officials, as well as with their Soviet counterparts, and background material corresponding to each chapter in the book. Topics discussed include the four summit meetings between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (Geneva in 1985, Reykjavik in 1986, Washington in 1987, Moscow in 1988); the downing of Korean Airlines passenger jet KAL 007; the zero ballistic missiles option raised at Reykjavik; the Strategic Defense Initiative and the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty's reinterpretation in connection with it; the Daniloff spy-swap affair; diplomatic missions of George Shultz and Andrei Gromyko; and the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). 

Ocampo, Victoria, 1890-1979

Fraga and Pena Collection of the Ocampo Family
Consists primarily of Ocampo family correspondence, particularly that of the sisters Victoria and Angelica Ocampo, collected by Maria Rebeca Pena and Rebeca Fraga of Argentina. Author Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979) was founder (1931) and editor of the magazine SUR, an important literary magazine published in Buenos Aires. Victoria Ocampo's correspondence, in Spanish and French, spans the period 1926-1978 and includes many of her impressions of writers and artists which she wrote about, such as Aldous Huxley, Graham Greene, Sergei Eisenstein, and Jean Cocteau. Her correspondence is particularly strong for the many periods of time when she resided in Paris, France, and for the year 1975, when she lived in New York City and met and visited with many intellectuals. In addition, there are a few manuscripts by Victoria Ocampo, including an autobiographical memoir which the author translated from French to Spanish and sent to the Argentine writer Jose "Pepe" Bianco.

Ogden Family Collection

Consists of photostats of original letters and documents owned by Mrs. Richard Kennedy relating to the Ogden family of Elizabeth (formerly Elizabethtown), in Union County, New Jersey. Various members of the Ogden family are represented, including the family's American founding father, John Ogden, who settled in Elizabethtown in the 1680s, Aaron Ogden (1756-1839, Class of 1773), a governor of New Jersey, Robert Ogden, 1st (1687-1733), Robert Ogden, 2nd (1716-1787), and Robert Ogden, 3rd (1746-1826, Class of 1765). Also present are papers (1763-1771) concerning the New Jersey College Lottery, managed by Robert Ogden, 2nd, estate inventories, deeds, a survey of land in Sussex County, genealogies, wills, and slave bills of sale. Other correspondents include Aaron Burr, Jonathan Belcher, William Alexander, Elisha Boudinot, Stephen Crane, Ebenezer Platt, Samuel Meeker, and an Indian named Wickquaylis. 

Ogden, K. Montgomery (Kneass Montgomery), 1881-1970

K. Montgomery Ogden Papers
Consists of photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Ogden (Class of l902). The bulk of the collection relates to the years, starting in 1925, he spent in China as bursar of Canton Christian College and contains photographs of students, faculty, friends, and views of the city, as well as scrapbooks of postcards and newspaper clippings recounting the general strike of 1925. The collection also contains memorabilia of Ogden's years as an undergraduate, including dance cards, invitations, absence notices, playbills, and examinations, and photographs of the Middle East, especially Palestine, where he spent seven years (1918-1925) with the American Red Cross Committee to Palestine. 

Olden Family Papers

Consists mostly of 18th-century correspondence and documents of the Olden family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The collection contains estate inventories, a partnership agreement, leases, a will, a deed, receipts, and articles of agreement. In addition, there is a copy of a sermon (1769) by Samuel Fotheringill. 

Oliver, María Rosa, 1898-1977

María Rosa Oliver Papers
Consists of writings, correspondence, documents, drawings, photographs, printed material, and papers of others collected by Oliver, an Argentine essayist, short story writer and translator. Though she was physically handicapped, Oliver traveled widely in Latin America and Europe, lived and worked in Washington, D.C., from 1942 to 1946, and visited China, the Soviet Union, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and other countries. She also wrote memoirs, and literary and film criticism in Spanish and English for newspapers and magazines in Latin America, the United States, and Europe, and was a member of the "Comite de Colaboracion" of Sur, the Argentine literary magazine, from the magazine's inception in 1931. She was a friend and colleague of Victoria Ocampo, the founder of Sur, Eduardo Mallea, literary editor and critic of La Nación (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and Waldo Frank, the American novelist and critic who was a popular figure in Argentina for his book America Hispana and other writings.

Oliver, Paul Ambrose, 1830-1912

Paul Ambrose Oliver Collection
Consists mainly of letters by Oliver but includes some letters by other correspondents. The collection contains letters by him to family members, especially to his brother Samuel, while he was an officer in the Union Army (1862-1865) during the Civil War. In addition, there is a history of the 12th Regiment of the New York National Guard, of which Oliver was a member, and the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to him for valor during a battle (1864) at Resaca, Ga.

Oquendo, Abelardo, 1930-

Abelardo Oquendo Correspondence
Contains approximately 149 letters (1958-1974) received by Oquendo, a Peruvian poet and editor, from Mario Vargas Llosa, a fellow Peruvian author. The letters have return addresses from Madrid, Paris, London, and Barcelona. Also included are 33 letters (1970-1993) by Alfredo Bryce Echenique and 54 letters (1966-1983) by Julio Ramon Ribeyro. 

Ordway, Smith, 1864-1927

Smith Ordway Diaries
Consists of thirty-three diaries of Ordway (Class of 1884) written while an undergraduate at Princeton (1880-1884), a seminarian (1885-1888) at Auburn Theological Seminary (N.Y.), a traveler to Europe and the Middle East (1907), and a Presbyterian minister to congregations mainly in New York State (1888-1923). The collection also contains an album of photographs of members of the Class of 1884, scenes of Princeton, and Ordway family members.

Orita, Hikoichi, 1849-1920

Hikoichi Orita Diary
Consists of a photocopied two-volume diary written by Orita, a Japanese student, while he attended Princeton University between 1872 and 1876. Upon his graduation from Princeton in 1876, Orita returned to Japan and became a leading educational reformer. There are entries, in English, for each day of his time at Princeton, including accounts and bills paid monthly as well as memoranda written in Japanese. Generally, the entries are brief. Orita notes the weather for that day, classes and recitations, his seemingly endless studies, visits to chapel, letters received from friends, visits with faculty, including President and Mrs. McCosh, and occasional personal comments regarding his health or loneliness. He also writes of travels to New York City, New Brunswick, and New England, though, again, the entries are generally brief. A highlight of his career at Princeton was his baptism on May 28, 1876. "Fine, warm day," Orita writes. "After the morning chapel the ceremony of baptism was done by Dr. McCosh. Profs Alexander, Atwater, Packard and my classmates present. Partook Lord's supper in chapel...." 

Ortiz de Montellano, Bernardo, 1899-1949

Bernardo Ortiz de Montellano Papers
Consists primarily of manuscript material and correspondence of Ortiz de Montellano. The collection includes notes, typed manuscripts, with holograph corrections, of poems, short stories, essays, and book reviews by Ortiz de Montellano. The collection also includes typed manuscript copies of poetry and essays by authors such as Amado Nervo, Manuel José Othon, and Alfonso Reyes. There is extensive correspondence with Mexican poets and writers Genaro Estrada, Alfonso Reyes, Jaime Torres Bodet, and José Gorostiza, and with translators Francis de Miomandre, Valéry Larbaud, Dudley Fitts, and Edna Worthley Underwood. There is a small amount of material related to the publication of the magazine Contemporáneos and a large amount of printed material related to Ortiz de Montellano and others' published work. The strengths of the collection are the large number of published and unpublished poems of Ortiz de Montellano, his essays and notes on the aesthetics of poetry, the original letters of Montellano and four Mexican poets (Cuesta, Gorostiza, Torres Bodet, and Villaurrutia), and Montellano's correspondence with Estrada, Reyes, Torres Bodet, Gorostiza, Mariano Azuela, and José Vasconcelos.

Ortiz, Alfonso, 1939-

Alfonso Ortiz Papers
The Alfonso Ortiz Papers consists of personal, professional, and academic papers of the Pueblo anthropologist Alfonso Ortiz (1939-1997), including correspondence, working files, and materials related to the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA). The collection is currently unprocessed.

Alfonso Ortiz Collection of Native American Oral Literature
Consists of ten phonotapes of approximately fifty-five hours duration made primarily at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, by Ortiz to help preserve the language and the culture and to perpetuate the oral tradition of the Indian tribe. The tapes contain myths, folktales, prayers, speeches, chants including dance songs, the Mattachines song series, the butterfly ceremony, and the ceremony of man, and discussions with tribal elders about ritual initiations and religious societies of the Tewa-speaking Pueblo.


Osborn, Frederick H.

Frederick H. Osborn papers
Consists of correspondence and reports that cover some of Osborn's service to, and interest  in, the University as a charter trustee from 1943-1955 and as a member of several advisory boards, including the Curriculum Committee and Psychology Department Council. One major project was the commissioning of a Carnegie-funded "Study of Education at Princeton University." Also detailed is Osborn's later work on the computerization of the University data files for the improvement of the admissions process.

Osborn and Dodge Family Papers

Consists of Osborn and Dodge family papers representing mainly three generations of family members, including William Henry Osborn (1820-1894), his wife, Virginia Reed Sturges (1831-1902), and several members of the Sturges family; their sons Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935, Class of 1877) and William Church Osborn (1861-1951, Class of 1883) and William's wife, Alice Clinton Hoadley Dodge (1865-1946), as well as several Dodge family members; the sons of Henry Fairfield Osborn and his wife, Lucretia Perry (1858-1930), Fairfield Osborn (1887-1969, Class of 1909) and Alexander Perry Osborn (1884-1951, Class of 1905); and the children of William Church Osborn and Alice Clinton Hoadley Dodge, Frederick Henry Osborn (1889-1984, Class of 1910), Aileen Osborn (b. 1892), Earl Dodge Osborn (1893-1989, Class of 1915), and William Henry Osborn (1895-1971, Class of 1916). 

Osgood, Charles Grosvenor, 1871-1964

Charles Grosvenor Osgood Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and an autograph book (1880) of Osgood, reflecting his role as one of Woodrow Wilson's original preceptors (1905) and the importance of the preceptorial system at Princeton. The collection contains typed manuscripts of Osgood's lectures on Milton, Spenser, and Samuel Johnson, addresses and note cards, and professional correspondence including letters relating to the publication of his book Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems (1900). There are also some student essays, grade books, and material concerning the Department of English. Also included are papers relating to the honorary degrees he received from Yale (1945) and a Princeton (1951), and material from his estate. In addition, there are several essays on gardens by his wife, Isabella Owen Osgood, a Princeton professor of English. 

Ostriker, Alicia, 1937-

Alicia Ostriker Papers

The Alicia Ostriker Papers consists primarily of drafts of poems, poetry and nonfiction books, and journalistic contributions by the American feminist literary critic and poet Alicia Ostriker (1937- ). Also included are papers she delivered at conferences, book reviews, and interviews, both those she conducted and those in which she has been the subject. Some of her student writing is here as well, including papers and undergraduate prose and poetry, and there is a small amount of correspondence with her publishers and friends, and some fan mail.


Ottoman Turkish Documents from Greece

Consists of various documents (approximately 122 leaves) from 1829 to 1906 in Ottoman Turkish, with some Greek annotations, such as land conveyances, tax documents, and birth certificates pertaining to the areas of Trikkala (Tricca), Ioannina (Janina), and Thessaly in Greece. 

P

P.E.N. American Center

P.E.N. (PEN) American Center Archives
Consists of business records and correspondence between organization members from P.E.N.'s founding (1921) up to 1993. The papers include those pertaining to governance (annual businees meetings, executive board meetings, etc.); membership (dues, lists, resignations, acceptances); programs of P.E.N. American Center, including hospitality, a prison writing program, the Freedom to Write program, the Relief and Refugee Fund (during WW II); material on congresses, including international congresses, as well as those hosted by the American Center; and international committees and branches of the American Center. Also present is material on grants and awards, fundraising, publicity, and general files. 

Packard, William A. (William Alfred), 1830-1909

William A. Packard Collection
Consists of selected papers of Packard, a professor of Latin languages and literature at Princeton from 1870 until his retirement. Included are lecture notes on Roman literature, an annotated copy of Ciceronis epistolarum delectus (1871), several personal documents, and a letter (1871) to Henry Woodhull Green concerning the design of a new library at Princeton College. 

Paix et Liberté

Paix et Liberté Collection
Consists of a specimen collection of tracts, circular letters, radio scripts, posters, stickers, and clippings assembled by the offices of Paix et Liberte, a French anti-communist propaganda agency organized and directed by Jean-Paul David. 

Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968

Erwin Panofsky / William S. Heckscher Correspondence
Consists of Xerox copies of correspondence primarily between Panofsky and his student and fellow art historian William S. Heckscher, spanning the years from 1936 until Panofsky's death in 1968. The letters, some in German but most in English, discuss their varied interests in the art world, their long association with Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, and personal details on health, travel, and friends. Also present are copies of letters to and from Dora Panofsky; correspondence of Heckscher with Lola Szladits, David Coffin, and others after Panofsky's death; miscellaneous correspondence of Panofsky with Lise Lotte Moller, Lessing J. Rosenwald, Justus Bier, and others; and a few printed articles by and about Panofsky and Heckscher.

Erwin Panofsky Letters to Margaret Scolari Barr
Contains 88 holograph letters and postcards from Panofsky to the art historian Margaret Scolari Barr (Mrs. Alfred H. Barr)--mostly from Hamburg, Germany--discussing his uncertain career and giving details about his move from Germany to the United States. Also present are a letter (1933) by Walter S. Cook, an untitled poem in various languages by Panofsky, and a one-page manuscript by Dora Panofsky, entitled "From the wings of the Dove."

Erwin Panofsky Letters to the Burrages
Contains 85 letters and cards from Erwin and Dora Panofsky to the artist Mildred Burrage and her sister Madeline ("Bob"). Many of the letters discuss their mutual friendship with Booth Tarkington and vacations spent in Kennebunkport, Maine. Also present are typed transcripts of the letters, a letter (1969) by Gerda Panofsky to Miss Burrage, a few other miscellaneous letters, ten photographs of Erwin and Dora Panofsky, and printed items containing articles by the Panofskys. 


Papadaki, Stamo, 1906-1992

Stamo Papadaki Papers
Consists of the papers of this Greek-born architect. Included is correspondence (1922-1990) with many architects from the United States, Europe, Greece, and Brazil, such as Jorge Amado, Charles S. Ascher, Leonidas Cheferrino, Serge Chermayeff, Lucio Costa, Marcel Gautherot, Matila Ghyka, Siegfried Giedion, Walter Gropius, Jean Helion, Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret), Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Oscar Niemeyer, Amedee Ozenfant, Eugene C. Petit, Alberto Sartoris, Jose Sert, and Frank Lloyd Wright. There is also correspondence with organizations, artists, friends, and family, including the Architectural Forum, Alexander Calder, John Dale, Macmillan Company, the Museum of Modern Art (N.Y.), CIAM, Michales Tompros, and Henry Yannilos, and a lengthy correspondence (1939-1979) with his sisters, Maria and Photeine, in Greece. Subject files contain correspondence, photographs, articles, notes, drawings, and printed matter relating to the development of Brasilia, his work on various projects for the CIAM, and plans for a Le Corbusier exhibition; drawings, notes, and manuscripts of  his research with Le Corbusier and Le Corbusier's own writings for Le Modulor (1954), a system of harmonious measurement for architects and mechanics (the papers also include an original, hand-drawn, colored, and signed ""modulor"" tape by Le Corbusier); covers and layouts for the magazines Plus and Progressive Architecture; plans and articles on prefabricated houses and mountain shelters; and many plans, blueprints, drawings, elevations, and photographs for other architectural projects, including the New York World's Fair pavilion, the New York International Airport, a seaside villa near Athens, office buildings on Park Avenue, exhibitions for IBEC and UNESCO, designs and photographs (ca. 1981) for the Museum of Modern Art on Andros Island, Greece, and houses and commercial buildings in Greece, Brazil, and the United States.


Papandreou, Margarita, 1923-

Margarita Papandreou Papers
Consists of selected papers of Papandreou, an American-born international feminist leader, peace movement activist, informal diplomat, and author who settled in Greece in 1959. There is correspondence (1981-1985), in English and Greek, of Papandreou and her husband, Andreas Papandreou, prime minister of Greece (1981-1989), concerning personal and business matters, and some affairs of state. The bulk of the papers consists of speeches, articles, interviews, and printed matter, by and about Papandreou, relating to her involvement in the Greek Union of Women, a socialist feminist group she founded in 1976 (president, 1980-1989); the First Ladies Conference on Drug Abuse at the United Nations (1985); and the World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace (1975-1985), held in Nairobi, Kenya (1985). Papandreou was head of the Greek government's delegation to this conference, and the papers include documents from the preparation meetings, statements of the member-states, resolutions, cassette tapes of interviews, speeches, American press releases, mass media, and general publications. Also present are copies of the PAK Newsletter (1972-1974), a publication of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement in North America, many newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material in Greek.

Pappas, Nikos, 1906-

Nikos Pappas and Rita Boume Papa papers
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished poetry and articles, clippings, and other printed matter of the Greek poets and writers Nikos Pappas and his wife, Rita Boume Papa. Correspondents include Kimon Friar, Menelaos Lountemes, Andreas Rados, Rae Dalven, Antones Dekavalles, Giannes Skarimpas, Nikos Spanias, Mario Vitti, Nikos Chadzinikolau, Nikephoros Vrettakos, Angelos Sikelianos, Valentina Traikova, and other writers and friends, many from Eastern Europe. Also included are a few manuscripts and letters of other writers, and material related to copyrights and the Union of Greek Writers.

Papyrus Collections

The Princeton papyri inventoried are held in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections and The Scheide Library, both housed in the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library. Most are Greek documentary papyri, including census and tax registers, military lists, land conveyances, business records, petitions, private letters, and other sources of historical and paleographic interest from Ptolemaic (332 to 30 B.C.), Roman (30 B.C. to 300 A.D.), and Byzantine Egypt (300 to 650 A.D.). Nearly all were discovered from the 1890s to the 1920s, buried or recovered from mummy cartonnage in and around the ancient town of Oxyrhynchus (modern, el-Bahnasa), the towns of the Fayum region (including Philadelphia), Tebtunis (modern, Tell Umm el-Breigat), and Hibeh. Acquired along with the documentary papyri were literary fragments (Aristophanes, Demosthenes, Euripides, Herodotus, Hippocrates, Homer, Isocrates, Theocritus, and Xenophon) and Greek New Testament fragments (Epistle of St. James). There are also Pharaonic (through 332 B.C.), Ptolemaic (332 to 30 B.C.), and Roman-period papyri in Egyptian languages (Hieroglyphic, Hieratic, Demotic, and Coptic); Arabic papyri from the Islamic period (from 640 A.D.): and a few pieces in Latin from Roman Egypt and 6th-century Italy. For more information on the Princeton University Library collections of papyri, visit the Princeton University Library Papyrus Home Page. Digitized images of selected papyri are provided.


Parrish, Morris L. (Morris Longstreth), 1867-1944

Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists
Consists of letters, documents, manuscripts, and, occasionally, artwork of 27 Victorian novelists and of some of their family members, particularly when these were also writers, such as the Trollopes, or devoted literary executors, Fanny Kingsley, Lady Ritchie, and Florence Emily Hardy, for example. Letters to and about the major authors are included, as well as a variety of related material such as illustrations by "Phiz" and Henry Holiday, and adaptations, scrapbooks, photographs, etc. In addition, the collection has four original albums of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson's photographs [Lewis Carroll], compiled by himself with autograph indexes, and the Household Words Office Book, listing title and author of all contributions to Charles Dickens' periodical during its 10-year run.

Parrott, Thomas Marc, 1866-1960

Thomas Marc Parrott Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, a commonplace book, scrapbooks, and notebooks of Parrott (Class of 1888), as well as printed matter and some works of other authors. Included are two manuscripts of his books, Shakespearean Comedy (1949) and Companion to Victorian Literature (1955, co-authored by Robert Bernard Martin), articles, many on Shakespearean subjects, book reviews, lectures on various Shakespeare plays, essays written while an undergraduate, and an incomplete version of Parrott's senior thesis, "Non-dramatic Poems of Robert Browning." 

Pate, Maurice, 1894-1965

Maurice Pate Papers
Consists mainly of correspondence and reports relating to the involvement of Pate (Class of 1915) in worldwide relief organizations, beginning with the Commission for Relief in Belgium (1916-1917), the American Relief Administration (1919-1923), the American Red Cross Prisoner-of-War Relief (1942-1946), and the World Food Survey (1946) with Herbert Hoover which led to the formation of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), of which Pate was executive director (1947-1965). (UNICEF received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965.) Also included are personal correspondence, diaries (1916-1939), family papers, a Princeton University file (Class of 1915), documents, files on his business interests in Poland (1925-1940), photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, letters of condolence and memorials after Pate's death, and papers of his wife, Martha Lucas Pate, president of Sweet Briar College (1946-1950).

Maurice Pate Additional Papers
Consists of copies of a memorial tribute to Pate (Class of 1915) by Princeton University's Class of 1915, compiled by Donald Myrick, as well as photographs and copies of UNICEF News


Paterson, William, 1745-1806

Paterson Family Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, letterbooks, documents, commonplace books (1763, 1793-1796), an account book (1786-1787), and legal opinions of various members of the Paterson family of New Jersey, but primarily of William Paterson (Class of 1763), his father, Richard Paterson, son, William Bell Paterson (d. 1833), and twin grandsons, William Paterson (1817-1899) and Stephen Van Rensselaer Paterson (1817-1872). The collection contains college essays, debates, and orations delivered at the Princeton Cliosophic Society, post-college political essays by William Bell Paterson (Class of 1801), some of which were published in the Guardian (1808-1809) and the Palladium of Liberty, and poems by William Paterson (Class of 1835) and Stephen Van Rensselaer Paterson (Class of 1835), including the autograph manuscript of Poems of Twin Graduates of the College of New Jersey (1882). 

Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896

Coventry Patmore Collection
Consists primarily of some 200 letters written to and by Patmore. Approximately 75 pages of notes, one poem ("Since succour to the smallest of the wise/..."), and one page from The Unknown Eros--all in his holograph--are also part of the collection. Major correspondents include Thomas Carlyle (5 letters), Aubrey De Vere (20 letters, 1 manuscript), Edmund Gosse (17 letters), and Thomas Woolner (29 letters). In addition to the Patmore material, there are a folder of correspondence relating to Derek Patmore's biography of his great-grandfather, a folder of letters and other documents concerning the connection of Peter George Patmore (Coventry's father) with the Scott-Christie duel of 1821, and photographs of family members and friends. 

Patmore, Derek, 1908-1972

Derek Patmore Papers
Consists of papers of Patmore, including typescripts for The Feverish Interlude, published as Private History: An Autobiography (1960); The Star and the Crescent: An Anthology of Modern Turkish Poetry (1946), chosen and translated by Patmore, with a few translations by Lord Dunsany; and Aegean Interlude: Pages from a Greek Journal, 1945-1946, an unpublished book. Also present are manuscripts for a poem and two articles, and a commonplace book (1929-1931), containing notes on interviews with Michael Arlen, Rosita Forbes, Rebecca West, W. B. Maxwell, Paul Robeson, Tallulah Bankhead, Cecil Beaton, and others. 

Paton, David, 1854-1925

Selected Papers of David Paton
Consists primarily of letters to Paton (Class of 1874) about his four-volume work Early Egyptian Records of Travel: Material for a Historical Geography of Western Asia (1915-1922), including letters from George Vincent Welter, Robert William Rogers, and the Egyptologist A. H. Sayce. In addition, there are some personal business correspondence, page proofs for an advertising circular for his book, a list of Paton's articles about Egypt, and clippings. 

Paton, William Agnew, 1848-1918

William Agnew Paton Collection
Contains 9 numbered portfolios of book illustrations and photographs: 1) Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; 2) European views, primarily of England; 3) proofs of illustrations for Paton's Down the Islands; 4) and 7) England; 5) Europe and Morocco; 8) Alps; 9) Yachts; and 11) illustrations for his Picturesque Sicily. There is an additional volume containing copies of articles on the history of Sicily. Paton's original drawings and sketches, including photographs of the Chicago fire (1871), have been transferred to Graphic Arts. 

Paul, Henry Neill, 1863-1954

Henry Neill Paul Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Paul (Class of 1884), and an autograph book (1850) and account books (1846-1856, 1841-1843) of family members. The collection contains his essays on Shakespeare; notes and file cards, including a listing of "Editions of Shakespeare's Works Published in the United States" (1779-1910); and correspondence with scholars, libraries, universities, rare books and manuscripts dealers, and learned societies on Shakespeare and the interpretation of his plays. Also included are some minutes, correspondence, and notes of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia. In addition, there are newspapers clippings about World War I. 

Pauli, Blanche, 1870?-

Blanche Pauli Collection
Consists of correspondence, photographs, sides, sheet music, playbills, and miscellaneous material of Pauli, who worked mainly in stock companies touring the Northeast. Some of the material relates to her husband, H. Utley Boardman. 

Pears, Thomas Clinton, 1884-1943

Archives Being the History of a Family by Thomas Clinton Pears
Consists of a copy of an unpublished, typed manuscript by Pears (Class of 1907), entitled The Archives Being the History of a Family, which constitutes his transcription and editing of original Pears family papers in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pendray, G. Edward (George Edward), 1901-1987

G. Edward Pendray Papers
Consists of papers of Pendray reflecting his dual careers as a public relations consultant and one of the country's earliest proponents of space flight and rocket power. Included are correspondence, reports, photographs, slides, phonograph records, articles, speeches, and other data for the American Rocket Society, which was founded in 1931 by Pendray and others and became the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1963; Guggenheim Foundation committees' files and papers relating to jet propulsion and aviation safety; miscellaneous NASA-related material; and correspondence and manuscripts used in the preparation of The Papers of Robert Goddard (1970) which Pendray edited with Esther C. Goddard. His public relations interests are represented by correspondence, articles, and speeches for the Public Relations Society of America (1952-1969) and by files for Pendray & Company (1948-1970), including an unpublished book manuscript, Business Public Relations (1957). 

Pennington, Penelope, 1752?-1827

Penelope Pennington Collection
Consists of 31 letters by Mrs. Pennington, mostly to her younger friend Maria Brown, whose relationship to Mrs. Pennington somewhat paralleled that of Mrs. Pennington to Mrs. Piozzi (Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi); the autograph manuscript of Mrs. Pennington's poem "The Copper Farthing"; and over 200 pages of material, mostly in Mrs. Pennington's hand, largely copies of poems by her friends and literary quotations which apparently served the purpose of a commonplace book. The gossipy letters comment on politics, criticize books just read, and complain about bad health--not unlike letters of Mrs. Piozzi. Specific topics include the deaths of Maria Siddons and Mrs. Piozzi, Byron's poetry, and the peace of 1814. 

Performing Arts Serials Collection

Consists of serial printed material concerning the performing arts, including circus, dance, film, opera, radio, speech, television, theater, and vaudeville. For the most part, publications are represented by a sample or two issues. International in scope, the collection includes magazines (for example, New Theatre, Film World, Universal Weekly), newsletters (Negro Actors Guild of America, Annual Report of the Canadian Broadcasing Company), newspapers (Hollywood Reporter, Opera [France]), and journals (Carolina Play-Book, Tulane Drama Review).

Perkins, George W. (George Walbridge), 1862-1920

George W. Perkins Photographs of Alaska
Consists of approximately 100 photographs of a trip to Alaska taken by Perkins, his family, and friends on board the S.S. Yucatan. Included are photographs of Resurrection Bay, Bartlett Bay, Muir Glacier, the Alaska Railroad, Alaskan natives, salmon fishing, and the "Nassau" and "Princeton" Glaciers, so named by the Perkins expedition. 

Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947

Maxwell E. Perkins Letters to Elizabeth H. Lemmon
Consists of 128 letters (1922-1946) by Perkins to his long-time friend and platonic lover Elizabeth H. Lemmon, often discussing books to be read and his relationships with Thomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and other authors for whom he was editor with Charles Scribner's Sons. Also present are three letters by Louise Perkins (Perkins' wife) and one letter by Elizabeth Gorsline (Perkins' daughter), all written to Lemmon after Perkins' death in 1947. 

Perry, Glen C. H. (Glen Crossman Hayes), 1903-

Glen C. H. Perry Papers
Consists of works, lecture note cards, correspondence, an audio tape, and printed matter of Perry (Class of 1926). The collection contains the typed manuscript with author's corrections of Dear Bart (1982), a personal narrative about World War II, and the typed manuscripts of articles, speeches, and lectures by Perry in his capacity as public relations director of Du Pont. There is correspondence regarding seminars, lectures, and meetings in which he participated, as well as congratulatory letters to him upon joining Du Pont as assistant public relations director (l944) and on being named director (1965). There is personal correspondence with J. Bryan, Niven Busch, and others. Also included is a tape of a radio interview on the New York radio station WRVR entitled "The Function of Public Relations." 

Peters, John Ellsworth, 1849-1926

John Ellsworth Peters Papers
Consists of notes, correspondence, photographs, maps, and printed matter of Peters (Class of 1870). The collection contains Peters' notes about the Olden and Peters families of Princeton and the Stony Brook area of Princeton, notes on wills and deeds of Princeton residents, and original photographs of houses in Princeton, mainly of the Stony Brook Meeting House. 

Phi Beta Kappa. Alpha of New Jersey (Princeton University)

Princeton University Phi Beta Kappa Records
Consists of reports, constitutions, by-laws, minutes, lists of members, and correspondence of the Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The correspondence relates mostly to administrative matters, such as the replacement of lost keys, membership enquiries, and invitations to various organizational functions. Princeton University was relatively late to apply for membership at Phi Beta Kappa as the Princeton faculty were opposed to fraternities of any kind. Finally in 1895 Princeton College responded to an invitation from Phi Beta Kappa to apply, and the Princeton Chapter was officially established in 1899. Occasional disagreements between Princeton and the national organization have occurred.

Philadelphia Customhouse Records

Consists of correspondence and various records of the Philadelphia Customhouse dating from the 19th century to the early 1920s. The collection includes invoices, consumption entry permits, cargo descriptions, affidavits on entry of returned American products, daily reports of the assitant weigher, withdrawal entries, oaths or affirmations for the U.S. Bureau of Navigation by new masters of a vessel, and bound records of legal proceedings, such as those for Lancaster Mills vs. Thomas and Tracy. There is correspondence among customhouse brokers, the collector of customs, and John F. Hartranft of the Port of Philadelphia appraiser's office. 

Philadelphia Navy Yard Collection

Consists of letters to commanders of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, including James Barron, George C. Read, and Charles Stewart, by secretaries of the navy or their assistants, and members of the Navy Commissioners Office, the Bureaus of Yards and Docks, Construction, Provisions and Clothing, Ordnance and Hydrography, and Equipment and Recruiting. Many of the letters deal with the application of steam to navy sailing vessels and the construction of new ships, including the Jamestown, Mississippi, Missouri, Princeton, Sesquehanna, St. Mary, Union, and Wabash.

Philippine Costume Drawings

Consists of 15 matted watercolor drawings of costumes worn by men and women of the Philippines in the middle of the 19th century. Four of the drawings are signed by the artist "Justiniano."

Phillips, David Graham, 1867-1911

David Graham Phillips Manuscripts
Consists of selected manuscripts of novels, plays, short stories, essays, and articles of Phillips (Class of 1887). Manuscripts of novels include two holograph chapters of Susan Lenox, two complete, typed versions of the same novel, and autograph manuscripts of 16 other novels, among which are A Woman Vetnures, The Husband's Story, and The Second Generation. The collection also includes 8 short stories, 2 plays, various articles, and essays from The Treason of the Senateand The Reign of Guilt

Phillips, Donald, 1883-1938

Trapping Diaries of Donald Phillips
Consists of thirteen diaries (1903, 1906-1908, 1912-1918, 1922-1923) by Phillips describing his adventures as a trapper and hunter in Alberta, Canada, and the typed manuscript Tracks Across My Trail (1940), a transcription of the diaries edited by J. Monroe Thorington. The manuscript is bound in two volumes and includes twenty-one letters by Phillips to Thorington describing the itineraries of their hunting trips.

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

Eden Phillpotts Collection
Consists of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Kilham Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley, his physician, regarding the publishing of his works, including new editions, foreign rights, stage performances, translations, arrangements with various publishing houses, and financial details, and containing comments on other writers, such as Thomas Hardy. Additions to the collection include 64 letters (1946-1960) by Phillpotts to Waveney Girvan, editor of The West Country Magazine, letters to William Percival Farren, Mrs. K. Fraser, Malcolm Morley, D. W. Wheeler, and others, and copies of a few miscellaneous letters; also included is printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Phleger, Herman, 1890-1984

Herman Phleger Collection on the Bricker Amendment
Consists of papers collected by Phleger during the time he was a legal adviser in the Dept. of State (1953-1957) and chairman of a committee representing various government departments charged with resisting Senator John W. Bricker's proposal for a constitutional amendment restricting the treaty-making power of the United States. Included are 16 volumes containing articles, American Bar Association reports, speeches, court cases, congressional records, Senate hearings, correspondence, and other materials that, for the most part, demonstrated the Eisenhower administration's opposition to the amendment.

Herman Phleger Additional Papers
Consists of a bound transcript of an oral history interview with Phleger conducted in 1977 by Miriam F. Stein for the University of California at Berkeley and entitled "Herman Phleger, Sixty Years in Law, Public Service and International Affairs." The interview discusses Phleger's life from his early days at UCLA through his career as a prominent attorney with the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, expert in constitutional and international law, associate director of the Legal Division of the U.S. Military Government of Germany, and adviser to Dwight D. Eisenhower. 


Photograph Album of a Boat Journey to New Orleans and Central America

Consists of 54 numbered silver prints mounted in an album, showing various scenes taken on a boat journey to New Orleans and Central America including Guatemala. Some of the scenes include United Fruit Company employees harvesting bananas. 

Photograph Album of Huntington Beach, California

Consists of a snapshot album of 158 photographs of scenes on and near Huntington Beach, California. Included subjects are a factory of the Holly Sugar Company, construction sites and workers, beach scenes, Santa Monica automobile races, Glenn Martin's aircraft, surfboard riding , Pomona Valley Hospital, Ford Motor Company, and places as Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Pomona, Alhambra and Santa Catalina. 

Photographs of American Indians

Consists of photographs of American Indians, including images of indigenous people from the entire Western Hemisphere, from the advent of photography to the present time. The bulk of the photographs date from the 19th century and focus on Native Americans from what is now the U.S.A. Click here, for online images of some of these photographs.

Photographs of an Expedition to Mexico and Arizona

Consists of approximately 400 photographs taken on a late 19th-century expedition to Southern Arizona and Mexico in search of antiquities. Some members of the expedition were William Libbey (Class of 1877), Carl Lumholtz, Richard M. Abbott, and Frank Robinette. Included are views of Arizpe, Olla Grande, Sonora, Chinapa, the Sierra Madres, various campsites, burial caves, ancient mines and ruins, inscriptions, relics, and Brisbee, Arizona, after the flood of 1890. 

Photographs of the Princeton Scientific Expedition of 1877

Consists of 50 photographs of Colorado scenes taken by members of the Princeton Scientific Expedition of 1877, including views of Glen Eyrie, Pike's Peak, Mt. Princeton, and gold mines near Oro City. Some of the photographs were reproduced in the Topographic, Hypsometric, and Meteorologic Report of the Princeton Scientific Expedition, 1877 (1879) by William Libbey (Class of 1877). 

Photographs of the Shelton Lumbering Camp

Consists of 10 albumen prints, some of them inscribed on verso "Shelton's Camping, Marysville, California, 1905"--all presenting various scenes from a lumbering camp. Included subjects are log transportation, machinery, and loggers. 

Pickersgill, Harold E., 1872-

Harold E. Pickersgill Collection
Consists of Pickersgill's correspondence, historical papers of New Jersey collected by him, and newspaper clippings. Included are correspondence with historical societies and individuals interested in New Jersey history; 19th-century speeches, including two Fourth of July orations given in Perth Amboy by Mayor Solomon Andrews; a description of deeds in the Henry Reeves estate; an unpublished, typed manuscript (carbon) of a history of newspaper publishing in New Jersey; and a typed transcript of board meeting minutes entitled East New Jersey's Proprietors Journal, 1685-1705. There are also genealogical notes on the Jennings family of New Jersey and the Vroomans of New York. 

Pidgin, Charles Felton, 1844-1923

Charles Felton Pidgin Correspondence on Aaron Burr
Consists primarily of letters to Pidgin relating to his study of Aaron Burr. Correspondents include Edward Everett Hale, Charles Burr Todd, James Parton, Sarah Jane Lippincott, Varnum Lansing Collins, Moncure Daniel Conway, Rossiter Johnson, John Alexander Joyce, Eugene Didier, Philip Alexander Bruce, Lillie Devereux Blake, Walter Flavius McCaleb, William Pickens, William Leete Stone, and Alexander Wilder. Several descendents of Aaron Burr are among the correspondents, offering both family reminiscences and encouragement to the author. 

Pierce, Newton Lacy, 1905-1950

Newton Lacy Pierce Papers
Consists of articles, correspondence, and related materials on astronomy of Pierce, a professor at Princeton. The collection contains mainly correspondence between him and academic colleagues, astronomical societies, and scholarly journals, but also includes typescripts of articles on astronomy for the yearbooks of the Encyclopaedia Brittanica (1938-1946) and Collier;s Encyclopedia (1937-1949), and reviews and errata of his book Marine and Air Navigation, co-authored with John Q. Stewart. 

Pierce, Norman C., 1906-1976

Norman C. Pierce Papers
Consists of papers of Pierce, including personal correspondence, financial papers, a photograph album of a trip to Germany in 1927, family photographs, clippings, travel memorabilia and notes, articles (by others), and printed matter relating to Mormonism in Utah. Also present are Pierce's manuscripts for many articles, such as "The Jewel of Wo" and "Mormon Gold of '49," and two of his books, The Dream Mine Story (1958) about John Hyrum Koyle and The 3 1/2 Years (1963), a book of prophecies. 

Pierson Family Documents

Consists of deeds, mortgages, contracts, bonds, and other documents representing at least three generations of the Pierson family of Orange, New Jersey, including Isaac Pierson (1770-1833, Class of 1789), a physician, his son William (1796-1882, Class of 1816), a physician and first mayor of Orange, and William's sons Edward (d. 1882, Class of 1854), a lawyer, and William, Jr. (1830-1900), also a physician. A few other Piersons and other persons are also represented. Included are deeds of property and pews of Presbyterian churches in Orange, two documents (1823) regarding Isaac Pierson's slave, Betty Jordan, and a contract of marriage (1744) between John Morison and Margaret Wilson of Dunfermline, Scotland. 

Pierson, David Laurence, 1865-1938

David Laurence Pierson Scrapbooks
Consists of 20 scrapbook volumes (1927-1937) of letters, documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter concerning the observance of Constitution Day, compiled by Pierson who was chairman of the National Committee. Constitution Day (Sept. 17) was inaugurated in 1917 by Pierson, who also helped obtain national recognition for Flag Day (June 14). Included in the scrapbooks are many letters from various chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR); Pierson was president of the Orange, N.J., chapter and historian-general (1910-1918) of the National Society of the SAR. 

Pilgram, Arthur Julian, 1880-1956

Arthur Julian Pilgram Papers
Contains manuscripts, lists, and notes of Pilgram (Class of 1902) for his six-volume work (unpublished?) Military Compendium of Napoleon and His Armies, which covers the Napoleonic and Spanish Wars and the history and organization of the French army and includes regimental and battalion summaries, 1800-1810. Also present are notes on the Balkan states and his essay "Charles I, King of England, A Character Sketch." 

Piñera, Virgilio, 1912-1979

Virgilio Piñera Collection
Consists of a small collection of works by the Cuban dramatist, novelist, poet and literary critic, Virgilio Piñera, including manuscripts of various poems, an unfinished play, "Un pico o una pala?", theatrical sketches, and "El guante de crin," a prose essay. The collection also contains Piñera's extensive correspondence with Humberto Rodríguez Tomeu (1919-1994), a Cuban short story writer and translator, and Witold Gombrowicz's correspondence with Rodríguez Tomeu. Also included are an audiocassette of Piñera reading his poetry, photographs of Piñera (1946-1960s), and programs from various productions of Piñera's plays in Cuba and England. 

Pinkney, William, 1764-1822

Pinkney Papers
Consists of the papers of Pinkney and, to a lesser degree, of William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908), his grandson. Included are several works by Pinkney, his diplomatic correspondence while he was U.S. minister to Great Britain (1807-1811) and to Russia (1816-1818), legal notes, deeds, bookplates, and assorted memorabilia. Pinkney's correspondents include John Quincy Adams, Baron Auckland, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, and Jonathan Russell. For Whyte, there is correspondence from such notable figures as James G. Blaine, Reverdy Johnson, and Thomas Swann, as well as several documents. In addition, there is correspondence of several other persons, such as James Buchanan, Cardinal Gibbons, Francois de Kossuth, and various Pinkney family members. 

Piozzi, Hester Lynch Thrale, 1741-1821

Hester Piozzi and Penelope Pennington Correspondence
Consists of a disbound copy of The Intimate Letters of Hester Piozzi and Penelope Pennington, 1788-1821, published in London in l914 and edited by Oswald G. Knapp, which has been extra-illustrated by the addition of 198 holograph letters of Mrs. Piozzi wholly or partially published in the text, together with a large number of other letters, poems, anagrams, epigrams, and prologues by Mrs. Piozzi; a series of important letters by Mrs. Pennington; numerous letters and portraits of other persons referred to in their correspondence; and over 300 contemporary views and caricatures. Included are an 18th-century map of Bath and a series of 12 prints (1857) by Thomas Rowlandson, entitled The Comforts of Bath

Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936

Luigi Pirandello Correspondence with Marta Abba
Consists of correspondence between Pirandello and the Italian actress Marta Abba, who spent much of her life interpreting his plays. Pirandello's forty-three plays, as well as other literary works, are discussed in the correspondence, which reveals the special "maestro-disciple" relationship shared by the couple.

Piranesi, G. B. (Giovanni Battista), 1720-1778

Piranesi, Francesco, 1756-1810

Piranesi Prints Collection
Consists of etchings and copper engravings by Francesco Piranesi and Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The prints represent ancient Italian architecture, topographical views, and prison interior views.

Pizarnik, Alejandra, 1936-1972

Alejandra Pizarnik Papers
Consists of assorted documents of and relating to the Argentine poet Alejandra Pizarnik (1936-1972). These papers primarily contain her writings, in the form of diaries, notebooks, and manuscripts, spanning three decades beginning in the 1950s. The manuscripts include both published and unpublished poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Also present in the collection are correspondence, artwork by both Pizarnik and others, and printed material.

See also the Frank Graziano Working Files for Alejandra Pizarnik: A Profile


Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938

Dan Fellows Platt Papers
Consists of personal papers of Platt (Class of 1895), archaeologist, collector and critic of Italian art, former mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, and chairman of the Visiting Committee of the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University. Included are letters from Sibyl Colefax, Richard Offner, James F. Fielder, Harold W. Dodds, Bernard Berenson, Philip Hofer, Walter Lowrie, Frank Jewett Mather, Jr., Edward Hutton, Woodrow Wilson, Mary Chamberlin Fellows (Platt's grandmother), and his parents, Charles and Lillian Platt.

Playscripts

Anonymous Playscripts Collection
Consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942). Most are typed or mimeographed and bound, though a few are handwritten in composition books. The majority are stamped with the name of a theatrical agency (about 80% from "Howard & Doyle Theatrical Agents, Chicago"). Most scripts are American in origin; a very small number appear to be British or European. Sample titles include "The Cotton King," "A Legal Wreck," "Dr. Jekyll and  Mr. Hyde," and "Erma the Elf."

Playbills


Broadside Playbills Collection
Consists of broadside playbills from the United States, England, and Europe. It is divided into series. In the first and largest series, the playbills are organized by country and state, and individual theaters are grouped into one folder where there are several playbills from that theater. Represented theaters include the Boston Museum, Chestnut Street Theatre, Covent Garden Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Haymarket Theatre, and Walnut Street Theatre. In the second series, the programs were gathered by H. R. Renton and are part of the large accession of his collection made in 1947. Arranged geographically.

Geographical Playbills Collection
Consists chiefly of playbills from the United States, but Great Britain, Canada, Bermuda, France, Germany, and Japan are also represented. Although this is a collection of playbills, there are also some letters, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.

Scrapbook Collection of Playbills
Consists of 375 scrapbooks of playbills covering not only theater but also opera, ballet, and music. Housed within the whole are individual collections, such as the Arthur Friedman Collection and the Wangler McCarter Theatre Collection. Many of the scrapbooks also include photographs, clippings, and notes.

Collection of Playbills Printed on Satin
Consists of 46 playbills printed on satin fabric.


Playbooks, Nineteenth-Century, Collection

Consists primarily of 19th-century playbooks in English, although there are some foreign playbooks, mainly in French. 

Pleadwell, F. L. (Frank Lester), 1872-1957

F. L. Pleadwell Papers
Consists, for the most part, of letters received by Pleadwell and his wife, the former Laura Mell Stith, including letters by Roy M. Saunders, Thomas Shattuck, and Herbert F. West, concerning Pleadwell's collection of autographs and books in the literary and historical fields. The collection also contains an autograph album of letters, poems, photographs, and clippings of prominent associates in the medical profession, such as Joseph W. Courtney, Harvey Cushing, Sir William Osler, and Henry E. Sigerist; a photograph of Edwin J. Beinecke, a collector of Robert Louis Stevenson's works; two articles by Pleadwell, "Byron and the American Navy" and "Byron and His Americans"; a portrait of Pleadwell; and letters to his wife after his death and her remarriage to William C. Moore, including correspondence with Parke-Bernet regarding the sale of Pleadwell's collections. 

Pleasant, Richard, 1909-1961

Richard Pleasant Papers
Consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, press releases, newspapers, clippings, and miscellaneous material related to Pleasant (Class of 1932), a founder of the Ballet Theatre, co-manager with Isadora Bennett of the McCarter Theatre, and press agent with Bennett for people and organizations in the arts, such as the Polish painter Alexander Kobzdej and the founder-director of the New Yorx City Opera Co., Laszlo Halasz. 

Plee, Auguste, 1787-1825

Auguste Plee Sketchbook
Consists of microfilm strips and prints from microfilm of Plee's sketchbook of American and Canadian views and a long letter (with typed copy) to his family in France describing his journey in the United States and Canada in 1821 as a botanist for the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Included are sketches of the Hudson River, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Quebec, Lake Champlain, and Niagra Falls. 

Poillon, Arthur, 1877-1948

Arthur Poillon Papers
Consists of papers of Poillon mainly related to the Philippine Islands where Poillon was stationed (1899-1906) as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry. Included are typed translations of Jesuit letters (1885-1886) from missions on Mindanao; articles and notes on the history, customs, and folklore of the Moro Indians; diaries (1906-1911); Poillon's two reports, "A Report on the Celebes Islands" (1906) and "A Report on the Colonial Army of the Netherlands Indies" (1906); notebooks of clippings concerning the Philippine Islands and his commanding officer General Tasker H. Bliss; and a large group of photographs of the American Expeditionary Forces in France (1911-1918). 

Pollinger (Laurence) Ltd.

    See Laurence Pollinger Ltd.

Pollis, Adamantia

Adamantia Pollis Papers
Consists of personal and professional papers of Pollis, a professor of political science on the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York. Included are drafts of various articles, Pollis's school papers, some personal memorabilia, papers of her students, grant proposals, correspondence with Andreas Papandreou, George Blanksten, Spyros Mercouris, several congressmen, professional associates, and political organizations, such as the American Federation for Democracy in Greece. Some of these papers concern resistance organizations and activities against the Greek dictatorship of 1967-1974, as well as articles on the political situations in Cuba and Cyprus. These papers are part of a larger collection of printed ephemera and serials relating to the Greek dictatorship of 1967-1974 formed by Pollis, which is cataloged in the Rare Books Division. 

Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946

Channing Pollock Correspondence
Consists of correspondence of Pollock dealing primarily with his plays, The Fool and The Enemy. Correspondents include Clyde Fitch, John Galsworthy, Fannie Hurst, Clifford Odets, and Booth Tarkington.

Channing Pollock Plays
Consists chiefly of typescripts of plays written by Pollock over a forty-year period but includes sheet music of songs containing his lyrics, playbills, and printed matter. 


Poole, Ernest, 1880-1950

Ernest Poole Manuscripts
Consists of three manuscripts of Poole (Class of 1902): a holograph, 283-page rough draft of his novel Millions; Silent Storms (n.d.), 401 typed pages, with holograph corrections and additions; and "The Room with Ribboned Walls" (1925), 18 holograph pages. 

Poole, Rufus G. (Rufus Gilbert), 1902-1968

Blue Lake (N.M.) Restoration Case Papers of Rufus G. Poole
Consists of copies of papers produced by Poole while he was a regional attorney for the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) and special liaison for the Taos Pueblo to Senator Clinton P. Anderson regarding the Blue Lake restoration case. Included are correspondence with William C. Schaab, Corinne Locker, the AAIA, the Taos Pueblo Council, the Indian Claims Commission, and the National Committee for Restoration of the Blue Lake Lands to the Taos Indians, of which Poole was a founding member; congressional hearings reports; and other papers concerning Indian policy and Blue Lake legislation. Copies of papers documenting the history (1903-1959) of the Blue Lake case prepared by William C. Schaab are also present.

Porter, William Sidney, 1862-1910

    See Henry, O.

Post, Gaines, 1902-

Gaines Post Collection of 13th-Century Manuscripts
Consists of photostats of various 13th-century European manuscripts compiled by Post, a professor of history at Princeton (1964-1970). Most of the works are commentaries in Latin on Aristotle's Ethics and treatises on law and philosophy. 

Potter, David, 1874-

David Potter Manuscripts
Consists of manuscripts for four unpublished works by Potter (Class of 1896): Blow High, Blow Low!, concerning Potter's adventures as a naval officer on board the U.S.S. Manila during the Philippine campaign of 1899-1901; Frederick Funston, A First-Class Fighting Man, a biography of Major-General Frederick Funston (1865-1917), with a bibliography of Funston-related materials and a copy of Funston's report of his expedition (1893-1894) through Alaska and the British Northwest Territory which he made while he was a special agent for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture investigating the flora of the Yukon Valley; Songs of the Sulu Sea (ca. 1924), a compilation of verses previously published separately under the pseudonym of "Edward Barron"; and Potter's narrative interpretation of letterbook journals written by William Potter (1775-1847) while he was captain-commandant of the New Jersey Militia during the War of 1812, entitled The Adventures of Major William Potter (ca. 1947). 

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

Ezra Pound Collection on Japanese Drama
Contains five typescript translations by Pound of Japanese Noh plays by Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443), H. Monogatei, and others, and several essays and miscellaneous notes by Pound relating to Japanese stagecraft. In addition, there are two notebooks, musical notations of Japanese text, and various notes by Ernest Fenollosa, with some annotations by Pound, concerning Japanese drama. Pound was Fenollosa's literary executor and edited several works from his notes on the Noh, a classical form of Japanese dance-drama.

Ezra Pound Translations of Greek Drama
Consists of typescripts, with holograph emendations, of Pound's English translations of Sophocles' Electra and The Women of Trachis


Powell, Richard, 1908-

Richard Powell Novels
Consists of manuscript notes, typescripts with autograph corrections, and galley proofs to eight novels of Richard Powell (Class of 1930)--Daily and Sunday, Don Quixote, U.S.A., I Take This Land, The Philadelphian, Pioneer, Go Home, The Soldier, Tickets to the Devil, and Whom the Gods Would Destroy--and the art work and cover layouts for four of them. 

Power, A. D. (Arnold Danvers)

A. D. Power Collection
Consists primarily of letters received by Power, who worked for the English publishing firms of Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons and W.H. Smith and Son, from various associates, family members, lords, and bishops, including Lord Beatty, Charles L. Graves, George T. Hutchinson, and the Bishop of Chichester. Also present are photographs of English bishops (Archbishop of Canterbury, for example), autographs, and autographed memorabilia, such as programs and menus. 

Pre-Columbian Stamp Seals and Roller Seals Collection

Consists of 147 clay stamp seals and roller or cylinder seals dating from the pre-Columbian era and post-Conquest until 1600 AD, chiefly from Mesoamerica but possibly from other places in the Americas. These seals (sellos) include anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, floral, and geometric designs, and were probably used to decorate fabric and/or the human body. Some of the stamps contain remains of pigments

Pre-Modern Islamic Coinage

Consists of pre-17th century Islamic coins and attempts to represent all appropriate countries. This is a small (100+ coins) collection at the present. Modern Islamic coinage forms part of the Modern Coinage holdings. 

Pre-Raphaelite Collection

Consists of letters written by members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and by individuals associated with or interested in this movement. Included are letters by William Holman-Hunt, William Morris, Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton, William Sharp, Thomas Woolner, Frederick George Stephens, and Ford Maddox Brown.

Prentice, William Kelly, 1871-1964

William Kelly Prentice Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, and documents of Prentice (Class of 1892), a Greek scholar and authority on classical inscriptions, as well as selected papers of his father, William Packer Prentice (1834-1915), and various other family members. Prentice was an instructor (1892-1893) at the Lawrenceville School, N.J., before becoming a member of the Princeton University faculty in 1894 as an instructor in Greek. He retired from Princeton in 1940 as Ewing professor of Greek languages and literature. Prentice participated in archaeological expeditions to Syria, served in World War I, and was the author of several books including The Ancient Greeks (1940), and Eight Generations: The Ancestry, Education and Life of William Packer Prentice (1947). Included in the papers are approximately 65 manuscripts and printed articles and lectures by Prentice, mainly on classical topics or his association with Princeton and the class of 1892; family and academic correspondence with Thomas Seymour, John Foster Dulles, Howard Crosby, Max Farrand, William Kelly, W. Parmalee Prentice, William Packer Prentice, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Woodrow Wilson, and others; personal documents, and biographical and genealogical records.

Princeton University Archaeological Expeditions Collection
Contains field notes on Greek, Latin, and Semitic inscriptions taken by William Kelly Prentice (Class of 1892), Enno Littmann, and David Magie on the American Archaeological Expedition to Syria (AAES), 1899-1900, and the Princeton Archaeological Expeditions to Syria (PAES), 1904-1905 and 1909, all sponsored by Princeton University. These notes were used as the basis for Prentice's Greek and Latin Inscriptions (1908), which was Part III of the publications of the AAES, 1899-1900, and Littmann's Semitic Inscriptions (1914), a publication of the PAES, 1904-1905. 


Price, Nancy, 1880-1970

Nancy Price Correspondence
Consists of about 1500 letters to Price relating to her career as an actress and as founder and manager of the People's National Theatre (London). Represented in the collection are nobility, royalty, and people in theater, film, the world of letters, music, art, the professions, government, and the armed services. Correspondents include Clement R. Attlee, Sir Frank Benson, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Lord Dunsany, Sir Edward Elgar, W. E. Gladstone, H. B. Irving, Queen Mary, Eden Phillpotts, Sir Arthur W. Pinero, Bernard Shaw, members of the Terry family, and W. B. Yeats. In addition, there are some photographs, poems by Lord Dunsany and Eden Phillpotts, and several letters to persons other than Price including four by Jenny Lind, the grandmother of Charles Maude, Price's husband, to her friend Catherine Winkworth, an advocate of higher education for women, discussing concert schedules and English tastes in music.

Priest, George Madison, 1873-1947

George Madison Priest Papers
Contains a translation by Priest (Class of 1894) of Goethe's Faust (1932) and the typescript of his Anthology of the Classical Period of German Literature (1934), as well as a revision of W. P. Andrew's translation of Faust (1929) by Priest and K. E. Weston. Also included are Priest's lectures in German literature on Klopstock, Lessing, von Scheffel, and Sudermann, a speech, and a report for the FBI regarding suspected German sympathizers in 1917. Miscellaneous additional material includes some of Priest's correspondence, an original pastel drawing of Goethe by Sebbers, a pencil sketch of Priest, and printed material. 

Prieto and Maiz Family Business Records

Consists of the records of a large business conglomerate in northern Mexico founded by Pedro R. Prieto and owned by branches of the Prieto family, including Maiz family members, for three generations: financial and legal documents, maps, business and personal correspondence, and printed materials relating to their mining, urban, and rural properties. Extensive documentation of the mining industry in Mexico before, during, and after the Diaz Era (1876-1911) emphasizes how U.S. investment played an important role. Broad subject coverage focuses on the political and socioeconomic regional history of Mexico during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Prieto women demonstrate great acumen in managing the businesses of the Prieto Estate.

Princeton Bicentennial Collection

Consists of two incomplete portfolios (16 prints total) dealing with Princeton's Bicentennial celebrations by local artists. One, titled "The Ten Crucial Days" (1976) and edited by Judith Brodsky and Helen Schwartz, is number 15 of an edition of 20; the other, titled "1776-1976, A Portfolio" (1978) and edited by Zelda Laschever, is number 5 of an edition of 20.


Princeton Papyrus Collections

Acquired since 1901, the bulk of Princeton University's collections of papyri are Greek documents (approx. 1150 items) pertaining to the social and economic history of Roman and Byzantine Egypt, ca. 30-650 A.D., which were excavated or found in mummy cartonnage in and around Oxyrhynchus, the towns of Fayum (including Philadelphia), Hibeh, and other places in Egypt. Acquired along with these are more than 40 Greek literary, Biblical, and Early Christian papyri, including fragments of works by Aristophanes, Demosthenes, Euripides, Herodotus, Homer, Isocrates, Theocritus, and Xenophen. There are approximately 100 items in other languages, including Books of the Dead and other Pharonic (through 332 B.C.), Ptolemaic (332-30 B.C.), and Roman (30 B.C.-300 A.D.) papyri in hieroglyphic, hieratic, and demotic script; Coptic and Arabic papyri from Egypt, chiefly Byzantine to Islamic periods; and fragments of Latin documents from Egypt and Italy.

Princeton Greek Manuscripts Collection

Consists of an open collection of bound manuscripts dating from the 17th to 19th centuries: chiefly anthologies of Greek Orthodox liturgical music written in modern Byzantine notation.

Princeton Performance Groups Collection

Consists of miscellaneous material --correspondence, playbills, promotional material, clippings, newspapers, photographs--relating to performance groups on the university campus and in the Princeton area, including the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, McCarter Theatre, Friends of the Princeton Library, Columbus Boychoir School, the English Dramatic Association, Westminster Choir College, and many other local performing organizations. The University Players, a professional summer theater group, is represented by the most material, covering twelve years.

Princeton Performances of Medieval Liturgical Drama

Consists of the productions records --printed text, drawings, music, stage directions, rehearsal schedules, miscellanous material--for the presentations of four medieval liturgical plays, all from the same 12th-century Benedictine Fleury Abbey manuscript. The plays, Officium peregrinorum, Visitatio sepulchri, Resuscitatio Lazari, and Filius Getronis, were performed by students from Princeton University and Westminster Choir College under the direction of Julia Holloway of the Princeton English Department. 

Princeton Revolution Collection

Consists of receipts for supplies --flour, cattle, pork, rum and whiskey, etc.--and services delivered/rendered to the Continental Army, as well as several other documents pertaining to American military supplies during the Revolution. Most of the receipts were given to Enos Kelsey (Class of 1760), who at that time was a major in Colonel Chambers' Battalion of the New Jersey State Army, apparently buying supplies locally in Princeton. 

Princeton University

For historical collections and records relating to the University, its departments and facilities, as well as student organizations and alumni, consult the listings in the University Archives.

Princton University Library Chronicle

P.U.L.C. American Poetry Issue Collection
Consists of the original poems and essays composed for the special spring 1994 issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle (Vol. LV, no. 3) celebrating contemporary American poetry, edited by Patricia H. Marks, as well as the related editorial correspondence. Poets represented include John Ashbery, Wendell Berry, Amy Clampitt, James Dickey, Galway Kinnell, James Merrill, W. S. Merwin, Robert Pinsky, Charles Simic, W. D. Snodgrass, Diane Wakoski, and C. K. Williams. The issue coincided with an exhibition and catalog featuring the Leonard L. Milberg Collection of American Poetry. Additionally, there are photographs of 53 of the 70 American poets represented in the Milberg collection, including 26 mounted photographs of some of them taken from the exhibition. Of special interest is a signed, limited broadside of Philip Levine's poem "Llanto."

Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press Records
Consists of records of the Princeton University Press, founded in 1905, including correspondence of Datus C. Smith (director, 1941-1954) and others with various authors whose works were published by the Press. The records also contain correspondence with retailers and printers, catalogues and trade lists, and the minutes of the Press's board of trustees and editorial board from 1906-1966. 

Printing Specimens Collection

Consists of approximately 100 samples of type specimens, printing ephemera, and broadsides with examples from such typographers as William Cason, Frederick Goudy, Bruce Rogers, and Victor Hammer. Contemporary presses are represented by advertisements and broadsides from the Stinehour Press, Gladhand Press, Grabhorn Press, Colorado College, and Yale University. Printing ephemera include a polyglot advertisement of Oriental types from England, a 19th-century type ornament broadside also from England, a specimen of printing types (1783) from Wilton and Sons in Scotland, and a reproduction of specimen types attributed to Peter De Walpergen. Examples of commercial printing include specimen sheets from the Eastern Corporation of Bangor, Maine, and the Monotype Corporation.

Process Printing Collection

Contains instructional leaflets with examples of the following photographic printing techniques: aquatone, four-color, half-tone, line cut, photogelatin, photogravure, and rotogravure. The collection also includes a collotype; photogravure portraits; photographic prints of panoramic views; and modern reproductions after Lionel Barrymore, Albrecht Durer, and James McNeill Whistler.

Prugh, Peter, 1938-

Peter Prugh Postcard Collection
Consists of postcards from around the world collected by Prugh (Class of 1960) on various trips abroad and from other sources. A small amount of the cards were mailed by Prugh, his family, or friends, but the majority are not postmarked. Some of the countries represented are Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, China, Japan, India, and Mexico. Other categories of cards include France during and after World War I, ships, Niagara Falls, early 1900s Christmas cards, and other American novelty cards. 

Publishers Weekly (New York, N.Y.)

Publishers' Weekly Collection
Consists of correspondence and printed matter of Publishers' Weekly, the periodical published by the R. R. Bowker Company, and correspondence of Frederic G. Melcher, company president and editor of the weekly. The collection contains material relating to the book publishing industry's problems during World War II, especially paper shortages; the industry's response to the demands of the war, for example, helping to provide libraries for military personnel; and its dealing with public and private groups such as the War Production Board, Office of War Information, Office of the Alien Property Custodian, the Victory Book Committee, the Book Industry Committee for Roosevelt, and the Council on Books in Wartime. There is also material from the early Roosevelt years (1933-1934), such as records of hearings by the National Recovery Administration on a code of fair practices and competition for the booksellers' trade industry and the textbook publishers. 

Puleston, Dennis E. (Dennis Edward), 1940-1978

Dennis E. Puleston Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, a journal (1962), maps, computer tapes, and printed matter of Puleston, professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota. The collection reflects Puleston's interest in and contribution to Maya studies in the areas of food resources, the uses of underground chambers (chultunes), and the use of controlled transects (brecha survey) which altered existing concepts of site organizations, and includes material of archaeological work in these areas in Guatemala and Belize. The collection contains the typed manuscript, with holograph comments, of his doctoral dissertation, Ancient Maya Settlement Patterns and Environment at Tikal, Guatemala: Implications for Subsistence Models; papers for journals and conferences; undergraduate notes and notebooks from Antioch College and graduate ones from the University of Pennsylvania; material for classes taught at Minnesota; a journal kept while on an excavation in North Wales; computer cards regarding a program to determine what ancient Mayan society might have been like given the material remains; and printouts, charts, and graphs. In addition, there are audiotapes of a conference held in Puleston's honor after his death in 1978. 

Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872

George Palmer Putnam Collection
Consists of Putnam correspondence with a wide cross-section of mid-19th-century American authors concerning operations of his book-publishing business and Putnam's Monthly Magazine: approximately 1500 letters mounted in seven large folio albums. Among those represented are James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herman Melville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Richard Henry Dana, Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Greeley, and P. T. Barnum. Included are many portrait engravings of the authors and two holograph manuscripts: "Isaac," a sermon by George W. Bethune (36 pp.), and Chapter V. of Voyage of the Nile by Francis L. Hawks (35 pp.), which was published as the second part of his Monuments of Egypt (1850). 

Putnam, Samuel, 1892-1950

New Review Correspondence of Samuel Putnam
The collection reflects the work of Putnam during the period he lived with his family in France, which was the subject of his published reminiscence Paris Was Our Mistress. Although the collection documents many of Putnam's activities during this time, it emphasizes his work as editor of The New Review, an "international notebook for the arts," of which five issues were published between 1930 and 1932 by Brewer, Warren & Putnam, Inc. Correspondents include Ezra Pound (who served as associate editor for four issues), Richard Aldington, William Aspenwall Bradley, and Ford Madox Ford, as well as over 100 other literary and artistic figures. 

Pyne, Moses Taylor, 1855-1921

Moses Taylor Pyne Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, genealogies, diaries, photographs, architectural drawings, scrapbooks, and printed matter of Pyne (Class of 1877). The collection contains the typescript of Memorials of the Family of Pyne, with copies of the work and genealogical research notes by Ernest Cheston, researcher for Pyne; the typescript of "A Journey in France in 1815" by Francis John Pyne; two translations by Pyne, "A Chronicle of the King En Pere (Pedro III of Aragon) and His Ancestors" by Bernat Desclot and "Genealogy and Descent of the House of Pinos" by Don Bernardo Galceran de Pinos IV. Also included are ten diaries between the years 1832 and 1939; deeds and wills of 17th-century England; an album with genealogical charts of the Pynes of England and Ireland; and a collection of 19th-century American newspapers. 

Pyne, Robert Stockton, d. 1903

Robert Stockton Pyne Autograph Collection
Consists of an album (1771-1902) of letters and autographs of prominent Americans and Englishmen collected by Robert Stockton Pyne, son of Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877), while he was a young man. Included are letters or notes by Alexander Graham Bell, Aaron Burr, Mark Twain, Grover Cleveland, George Washington (a signed receipt), Arthur Conan Doyle, John Jay, Brander Matthews, Theodore Roosevelt, and various members of the Stockton family. Many of the letters were received by Moses Taylor Pyne. 

Pyne-Henry Collection

Consists of a diverse group of documents, letters and writings relating to Princeton University, covering an array of topics primarily concerning student life and administrative activities. The collection consists of letters, essays and orations, reports, memoranda, minutes, proclamations, accounts and class lists, and other documents written by students, faculty and administrators which, along with other administrative records and Trustee Minutes, constitute the earliest records and documentary history of the University. Most of these papers and records were amassed by Princeton alumni Moses Taylor Pyne (Class of 1877) and Bayard Henry (Class of 1876) during the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Q

Quarterly Review of Literature Archives

Consists of the archives of the Quarterly Review of Literature (QRL). An independent "little magazine," QRL was founded in 1943 by Warren Carrier. One year later Ted and Renee Weiss became the magazine's permanent editors and publishers, first at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then at Yale University, Bard College, and, since 1968, at Princeton University. Originally the magazine published poetry, fiction, reviews, articles, and criticism. In 1948, QRL began focusing primarily on poetry, fiction, and plays, before switching solely to the publication of whole volumes of modern poetry in 1978 with the launching of the QRL Poetry Series.  Included in the archives are correspondence files with most of the magazine's contributors, such as Louise Bogan, Clarence Brown, Robert Coover, e. e. cummings, Roger Hecht, Jane Hirshfield, Edmund Keeley, Robert Lowell, William Meredith, James Merrill, W. S. Merwin, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, Allen Tate, William Carlos Williams, and James Wright. Also present are the QRL issue files containing almost complete files (1943-1999) of many of the manuscripts submitted for publication (with the exception of a few issues from 1944, 1945, 1974-1977, and 1981).  Some of these manuscripts have author's corrections, such as Ralph Ellison's manuscripts for his posthumously published novel Juneteenth (1999).


R

Radcliffe Family Papers

Consists primarily of 18th-century letters and assorted documents of the Radcliffe Family of Hitchin, Hertfordshire, partly concerning trade with the Ottoman Empire. Also included are letters and legal documents pertaining to the Clarke and Evelyn families of England.

Radio and Television Broadcasting Collection, American

Consists of miscellaneous material grouped in folders by broadcasting company. Box 1: Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. (CBS), Du Pont's Cavalcade of America, Radio & Television Yearbooks; Box 2: National Broadcasting Company (NBC); Box 3: Misc. television.

Radio Broadcasting Collection

Consists of typescripts of scripts for "The Cavalcade of America" and "The Bookman" as well as promotional material for the major radio networks, such as ABC, CBS, NBC, the Mutual Broadcasting System, and the Municipal Broadcasting System (WNYC). Included is material regarding the coverage of news during the latter years of World War II and copies of clippings about the Orson Welles broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" in 1938.

Radio Scripts Collection

Consists of typescripts of scripts for various radio programs such as "The Cavalcade of America" (represented by the most scripts), "The Eternal Light," "Books and Authors," "What's New in Books," "Pepper Young's Family," "The Goldbergs," and others.

Ramirez de Villaurrutia, Wenceslao, 1850-1933

Wenceslao Ramirez de Villaurrutia Papers
Consists of manuscript notes and letters of Ramirez de Villaurrutia concerning the Spanish position on Morocco and negotiations with statesmen and ambassadors of countries with interest in Morocco; some correspondence, 1881-1888; and two reports, 1862-1863. 

Randall, Clarence B. (Clarence Belden), 1891-1967

Clarence B. Randall Papers
Consists of 78 bound volumes containing Randall's journals, articles, and speeches concerning his relationships with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson, and his government posts as chairman of the Commission on Foreign Economic Policy (1953-1954) and the Council on Foreign Economic Policy (1956-1961), as special consultant and special assistant to Eisenhower on foreign economic policy (1954-1961), special emissary to Turkey (1956) and Ghana (1961), and as chairman of the Dept. of State's Advisory Committee on International Business Problems (1963-1967); in this last post he made several trips to South Africa. Also included is material relating to his positions as a steel consultant for the Economic Cooperation Administration (1948-1950).

Randall, Margaret, 1936-

Selected Correspondence of Margaret Randall
Consists of a selected group of correspondence of Randall, a poet, editor, and author. Randall was born in New York but spent most of her adult life in Latin America, moving from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Mexico in 1961, then to Cuba in 1969, and from there to Nicaragua in 1980, returning to Albuquerque in 1984. The correspondence (1977-1999) reflects a wide selection of Latin American poets, writers, journalists, editors, and friends, primarily Cuban, but also Mexican, Nicaraguan, Uruguyan, Ecuadoran, Columbian, and Peruvian, as well as some American friends and writers. Some correspondents included poems, articles, photographs, and clippings with their letters. The letters discuss literary topics, gay and lesbian issues, and other social and political issues of the times

Rankin, James B. (James Brownlee), 1900-1962

James B. Rankin Autograph Collection
Consists predominantly of autograph letters of 19th- and early 20th-century English, French, and American illustrators, but with some manuscripts and illustrations included--collected by Rankin. The collection contains autograph letters of Thomas Nast, Maxfield Parrish, Frederic Remington, Kate Greenaway, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Herbert Hoover, F. C. Burnand, and many of the artists and writers of Punch magazine. 

Rankin, Karl L. (Karl Lott), 1898-1991

Karl L. Rankin Papers
Contains a large file of correspondence (1917-1973) and related articles, reports, and printed matter of Rankin (Class of 1922) referring to his positions as supervisor of construction for Near East Relief (1922-1925) in the U.S.S.R. (Caucasus region), a member of the Foreign Services of the Departments of Commerce and State (1927-1961), including his assignments as a commercial attache in Prague, Athens, Brussels, and Cairo, and ambassador to the Republic of China (1953-1957) and Yugoslavia (1958-1961). A separate file of works (1921-1973) contains articles, speeches, interviews, letters to editors, lectures, and remarks. Also included are diaries written intermittently from 1927 to 1953, manuscripts for his book China Assignment (1964), and photographs and scrapbooks of China, Hong Kong, Greece, and Yugoslavia. 

Rankin, William, 1863-1943

William Rankin Correspondence
Consists of correspondence of Rankin (Princeton Class of 1886). Rankin was an art historian, specializing in Italian art, and was co-author, with Alice Van Vechten Brown, of A Short History of Italian Painting (1914). Included are 71 letters to Rankin and 90 letters, mostly retained copies or drafts, by Rankin, with such correspondents as Edith R. Abbot, Bernard Berenson, Frank Jewett Mather, F. Mason Perkins, Dan Fellows Platt, Alice Van Vechten Brown, Arnold Guyot Cameron, Augusto F. Jaccaci, Walter Lowrie, and Alexander Webster. Also included are a typescript of "Memories of Princeton College,"  notes by Rankin on "Italian Pictures in Mrs. Gardiner's Collection." and a few letters (1943-1947) sent to Mrs. Rankin.

Raymond, Landon Thomas, 1897-1988

Landon T. Raymond Papers
Consists of typescripts of letters (1913-1919) by Raymond (Class of 1917) to his parents and other family members while at Princeton University and overseas during World War I; a diary for 1918; and a file of correspondence related to his collection of books by and about members of the Class of 1917, especially F. Scott Fitzgerald. Correspondents include Matthew Bruccoli, Sheilah Graham, Henry Dan Piper, and Andrew Turnbull.

Reed, David Aiken, 1880-1953

David Aiken Reed Scrapbooks
Consists primarily of clippings illustrating the political career of Pennsylvania Senator Reed (Class of 1900) during the years 1914-1940, with a few photographs, two letters of commendation, a testimonial, three army documents, and printed copies of a few of Reed's speeches.

Reid, Samuel Jackson, 1883-1918

Samuel Jackson Reid Letters
Consists of letters written by Reid (Class of 1906) to his mother, father, brother, and sister from 1901, the year before he entered Princeton, to his death in August, 1918, on a battlefield in France. The letters are familial in nature, discussing his college activities, summer vacation trips, work with the Brewster Transfer Co. in Canada as a wilderness guide and outfitter, military training in New York, and his assignment as lieutenant in the 306th Field Artillery of the American Expeditionary Forces. Also present are a letter by Reid's commander, Capt. Fairman Dick, informing his parents of his death and a letter of condolence by Lt. Douglas Bomeisler. 

Reif, Paul, 1910-1978

Paul Reif Musical Scores
Consists of musical scores by Reif, including two operas, "Mad Hamlet" (1961-1962) and "Portrait in Brownstone" (1968); songs based on works of Walt Whitman, T. S. Eliot, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and other poets; concertos for string orchestra; music for brass quintets; secular choruses for mixed voices with piano; chamber music of flute and piano, flute trios, and woodwind quartets; and organ music. 

Remey, Charles Mason, 1874-1974

Charles Mason Remey Papers
Consists of 74 volumes of diaries, letters, reports, reminiscences, and other writings in typescript form, accompanied by clippings, photographs, designs, and memorabilia, which Remey prepared in a limited number of sets. Included are his daily diaries (1940-1948) as well as separate journals kept during his travels in South America (1945-1946), Latin America (1946-1947), and Europe (1947-1948) as a teacher and representative of the Baha'i faith. There are also volumes of Remey's architectural designs and text for the Baha'i temple to be built on Mt. Carmel in Israel, and letters and reports concerning Baha'i activities. 

Renton, Herbert Stanley, 1855-1939

Renton Cllection of Scrapbooks of Theater Clippings and Playbills
Consists of 59 scrapbooks of playbills, obituaries, and newspaper clippings covering plays, actors and actresses, and playwrights. One group of scrapbooks are labelled "Garvie-Renton Scrapbooks," and contain clippings from Hartford, Conn., newspapers on theatre and theatrical obituaries by Billy S. Garvie (also appears as Billie S. Garvie).

Review: Latin American Literature and Arts Author Files

Consists of author files of the journal Review: Latin American Literature and Arts, published biannually by the Americas Society, a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan institution promoting the understanding of the cultural, social, political, and economic views of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada. The journal's goal is to promote awareness of contemporary Latin American literature in English translation. The current editor is Alfred J. Mac Adam, and past editors include Ronald J. Christ (1970-1980) and Luis Harss. Rosario Santos, director of the Literature Program of the Center for Inter-American Relations in the 1980s, was an active participant in the journal as well. (The Center for Inter-American Relations was absorbed by the Americas Society in 1987.) 

Reyburn, Albert T. (Albert Tevis), 1908-1963

Albert T. Reyburn Collection of German Legal Documents
Consists of nine 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century German legal documents collected by Reyburn, an engineer of the Class of 1931. Eight of these documents originated in the town of Stuttgart; five of them concern the sale of real property and the three others concern the division of property, a watercourse through a courtyard, and the spilling of offal from a drain onto a neighbor's property. Also present is a diploma awarded to Johann Rudolphus Osiander as master of philosophy at Tubingen in 1719. All the documents are in German, some with wax seals in wood cases attached, and with notes in English made by Reyburn. 

Reynolds, John G.

John G. Reynolds Journal
Consists of a journal containing daily notations and copies of correspondence between Reynolds and his military superiors and the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs during an emigration expedition (1837) of Creek Indians from their lands in the Southeast to west of the Mississippi. The journal begins on February 19th and ends on October 19th when Lieutenant Reynolds requests to be relieved of his assignment because of ill health. 

Rhea, Jonathan, 1754-1815

Jonathan Rhea Papers
Consists of correspondence and legal documents of Rhea of Trenton, New Jersey, concerning mainly land transactions, lawsuits, and the collecting of debts in the Trenton area, but also extending to New Brunswick, Burlington, Monmouth County, and other localities. Also included are wills, mortgages, and some papers of his son, Nicholas (Class of 1809), Garret D. Wall, Rhea's apprentice clerk, James Kearney, Charles Ewing, Richard Imlay, John Voorhees, and others. 

Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980

New Frontiers of the Mind by J. B. Rhine
Consists of heavily revised/corrected galleys and printer's galleys for Rhine's New Frontiers of the Mind, the story of the Duke University psychical research experiments of the 1930s.


Rice, Edward Le Roy, 1871-

Edward Le Roy Rice Papers
Consists of correspondence, both business and personal, documents, miscellaneous material, and many newspapers and clippings regarding Rice's interests in radio, film, and theater. There is material dealing with his varied business enterprises in minstrel shows for the major radio networks and in the selling of "theatrical facts, photographs, dates, and autographs." 

Rice, Howard C. (Howard Crosby), 1904-1980

Howard C. Rice Collection on Saint-Memin
Consists of research notes, correspondence, photographs, and drafts for three articles by Rice, published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (autumn 1951, summer 1959, spring 1970), concerning the French engraver Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin (1770-1852). Saint-Memin spent the years 1793-1814 in America, where he became known for his portraits, made with the use of a "physiognotrace" machine, of many famous Americans, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Also present is correspondence with Pierre Quarre concerning an exhibition on Saint-Memin in Dijon, France, in 1963, and miscellaneous notes, articles, and illustrations about Saint-Memin.

Howard C. Rice Collection on the Rittenhouse Orrery
Consists of papers compiled by Rice, former assistant librarian for rare books and special collections at Princeton, relating to the orrery built by David Rittenhouse (1732-1796). The orrery or planetarium, a model representing the motion of the planets, was acquired for the College of New Jersey by John Witherspoon in 1771, and lost after 1893. After its rediscovery in 1948 and subsequent restoration in 1952-1953, an exhibition was presented by the Library, under Rice's research and direction, concerning the Rittenhouse orrery and the history of such astronomical models.

The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 Edited by Howard C. Rice and Anne S. K. Brown
Consists of papers relating to the preparation of The American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1780-1783 (1972), which was translated and edited by Rice and Anne S. K. Brown and published in two volumes: Volume I containing the journals of Jean Clermont-Crevecoeur, Jean Baptiste Verger, and Louis-Alexandre Berthier; Volume II containing itineraries, maps, and views prepared by Berthier illustrating the campaigns of the French army under Rochambeau during the American Revolution. 


Richards, Grant, 1872-1948

Grant Richards Correspondence
Consists of letters written to Richards from various actors, illustrators, journalists, writers, and other figures in the literary world, including George Blake and George Calderon. While many of the letters pertain to the publishing business, the collection also includes invitations and other personal correspondence. 

Richardson, Ernest Cushing, 1860-1939

Ernest Cushing Richardson Papers
Consists of Richardson's personal papers. They contain a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of an early edition of the Richardson library classification system and correspondence with various libraries and librarians, as well as correspondence between Richardson and his family, including his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Richardson. Also included are photographs of the Richardson family, documents such as his diploma from Amherst College (1880) and the wills of his sister-in-law Mary Ely Bassett and her husband, and a genealogy of the Ely family. In addition, there are engagement books for the years 1881, 1886, 1909-1910, 1912-1916, 1918-1919, as well as business and financial papers.

Ernest Cushing Richardson Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Documents
Consists of medieval and renaissance documents and manuscripts collected by Richardson. Of principal interest are some 350 documents (deeds, bonds, contracts, investitures, wills, and other legal documents), chiefly dating from 1380 to 1550 and written in Milan, Alessandria, Brescia, Cremona, Lodi, and other northern Italian cities. Included are a series of documents pertaining to the monastery of San Piedro di Civate (near Como) and to other religious houses. Each notarial document comes with a 19th-century description in Italian. There are also approximately 150 other documents, including a selection of papal bulls, and documents from Rome, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, England, Ireland, and the United States, chiefly dating from the 17th-19th centuries. The collection also contains a numbered series of 25 bound manuscripts (chiefly canon law treatises and collections of documents pertaining to the history of the Roman Catholic Church), copied by Italian scribes in the 17th-18th centuries.


Richter, Conrad, 1890-1968

Conrad Richter Papers
Contains manuscripts for seven works of fiction by Richter: notes, notebooks, autograph and typescript manuscripts, galley proofs, a folder of related correspondence, clippings, and other background material for his trilogy The Trees (1940), The Fields (1946), and The Town (1950), collectively published as The Awakening Land; the introduction and early drafts for The Sea of Grass (1937); outlines, notes on the Delaware Indian language, drafts, galley proofs, and early chapters entitled "My Enemy, My Son" for The Light in the Forest(1953); and corrected typescripts for The Grandfathers (1964), The Trees (1940), and A Country of Strangers (1966). Additional material includes James Lee Barrett's screenplay of The Awakeing Land, a chronology of the trilogy, several articles, various chapters from the novels The Fields and The Lady, notebooks on various western topics, correspondence with Alfred Knopf, Paul R. Reynolds (Richter's literary agent), Erdmann N. Brandt, his daughter Harvena Richter, other relatives, friends, literary associates, and others.

Rivinus, Willis M. (Willis Martin), 1928-

Willis M. Rivinus Collection on the Sally Frank Case
Consists of research materials gathered by Rivinus (Class of 1950) documenting the legal case of 'Sally Frank v. Ivy Club, University Cottage Club, Tiger Inn and the Trustees of Princeton University', which was formally begun in 1979 and continues to the present (1991). This sex discrimination complaint, which Frank filed in February 1979 with the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, argued that she was denied membership in the Princeton University eating clubs--Ivy, Tiger Inn, and University Cottage--because she was a woman. The case has developed into a complex legal battle concerning the issues of discrimination against women, the definition of private versus public spaces, the relationship of private organizations within a university setting, and the right of freedom of association. Included in the collection are correspondence (1986-1988), a manuscript and notes (1987-1989) for an article Rivinus authored about the case, legal briefs (1979-1989) of the case, and related newspaper clippings (1985-1991). 

Roberts, Elizabeth Madox, 1886-1941

Selected Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Contains 92 letters (1919-1939) by Roberts to her friends Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler (plus five carbons of letters by Wheeler to Roberts); 20 poems by Roberts including "The Tree," "Upon the Hill," and "Christmas Morning"; and a few notes and incomplete articles about Roberts by Wescott. Also present are three letters by Marianne Moore to Monroe Wheeler (n.d.), Glenway Wescott (n.d.), and Mrs. Floyd Wescott (1960). 

Robins, Sylvester

Mathematics Correspondence of Sylvester Robins
Consists of 157 letters written to Robins discussing mathematical questions, computations, and solutions. Correspondents include A. H. Bell, Reuben Davis, Josiah H. Drummond, Edmund Fish, M. A. Gruber, Artemas Martin, who was editor of The Mathematical Magazine, George H. Richards, and C. A. Roberts.

Robinson, Chalfant, 1871-1946

Chalfant Robinson Collection
Consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, English, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, and manor rolls. In addition, there are miscellaneous photographs, nineteen slides illustrating medieval paleography, and printed matter. 

Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935

Edwin Arlington Robinson Letters
Contains forty-one autograph letters by Robinson to Mrs. Edward P. Mason, dated 1900 to 1911. The bulk of the collection, however, comprises typed transcriptions of the author's letters to various other correspondents, including Louis B. Isaacs. Also included are a thesis on the poet by Robert Scott Fraser and his transcriptions of over two hundred of Robinson's letters, which are accompanied by photocopies of the originals.

Robinson, Joseph Andrew, 1909-1998

Joseph A. Robinson Papers
Consists primarily of Robinson's personal correspondence (arranged chronologically) but includes drafts and copies of his radio scripts and news articles, newspaper clippings, currency, photographs, and postcards. A member of the Princeton Class of 1931, Robinson worked in the Office of War Information of the U.S. Department of State and also in the Foreign Service. Most of the letters are to family and friends and pertain primarily to the establishment of the U.S. Information Agency in French Indochina

Robinson, Stewart M. (Stewart MacMaster), 1893-1965

Stewart M. Robinson Collection of Colonial Sermons
Consists of a collection compiled by Robinson (Class of 1915), including photostats of sermons, letters, pamphlets, and communications to newspapers by clergymen in colonial America, which he used as research material for a proposed book entitled The Political Thought of the Colonial Clergy. The papers were copied from originals in various libraries, historical societies, and church repositories. Also included are files of original sermons (1783-1798) by Benjamin Boardman and letters to Robinson by John Q. Stewart and others.

Rockey, Kenneth H. (Kenneth Henry), 1895-1984

Kenneth H. Rockey Papers
Consists of selected papers of Rockey (Class of 1916), including memoranda, correspondence, and reports from the period when he served as chairman (1942-1944) of the Navy Price Adjustment Board on the development and administration of defense contract renegotiations during World War II and post-war economic policy and planning. For this service Rockey was awarded the Distinguished Civilian Service Award from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal. A supplementary file contains papers from his Princeton University days (1912-1916) and papers relating to his banking and business interests. A small addition to the papers includes further correspondence of the Price Adjustment Board and a photograph of Rockey. 

Rockwood, Charles Greene, 1843-1913

Charles Greene Rockwood Collection on Earthquakes
Consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, letters, notes, and printed matter compiled by Rockwood, relating to earthquakes, tidal waves, volcanos, and unusual astronomical occurrences. Rockwood was a professor of mathematics from 1877 to 1905 at Princeton University, and had many interests in seismology and general scientific study. In 1878 he was a member of the Princeton Expedition to observe the solar eclipse at Denver, Colorado, and in 1886 he assisted the U. S. Geological Survey in the investigation of the major earthquake in Charleston, South Carolina. Rockwood was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton in 1896. He also published many articles on volcanology and seismology. Included are four large scrapbooks of letters and newspaper clippings about earthquakes around the world, from 1872-1907, four other scrapbooks of clippings and notes on the Princeton Expedition to Denver in 1878 for the solar eclipse, the transits of Venus of 1874 and 1882, the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in the same year, and related scientific topics. There is also correspondence of William Morris Davis and E. A. Hill about the Philadelphia earthquake of August 10, 1884 and a manuscript of a paper by Rockwood on "Krakatoa" read before a science club in 1890. There are letters to Rockwood spread throughout the collection. 

Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917

Auguste Rodin Collection
Contains over fifty Rodin letters, cards, telegrams, and notes, of which about half are in the hand of the sculptor. Eleven letters to Arthur Symons illuminate Rodin's friendship with, and admiration of, the poet. A holograph manuscript, signed and dated 1906, is essentially a compilation of autobiographical notes prepared for the Academy of Berlin upon the artist's election to its membership. Another holograph manuscript, "La Tour du Travail," describes Rodin's plan for this sculpture (a work never completed) and includes a sketch, as do several of his notes and letters.

Auguste Rodin Collection (in Graphic Arts)
Consists of prints and drawings by Rodin: ten pencil sketches of nudes, two drypoint portraits (Victor Hugo and Antonin Proust), two drypoint sketches for "La Ronde," and seven pen, pencil and wash sketches of nudes. Also included is a woodcut portrait of Rodin, drawn by Rene Cheruy and engraved by Germaine Rouget Cheruy.


Rodríguez, Reina María, 1952-

Reina María Rodríguez Papers
Contains diary-like letters to "Falcón," a corrected prose manuscript entitled "Fin de viaje," some poetry manuscripts, several photographs, and miscellaneous material. Also included are various manuscript versions of En la arena de Padua (1992), Páramos (1995), La foto del invernadero (1998), and Te daré de comer como a los pájaros (2000).

Rodríguez Monegal, Emir, 1921-1985

Emir Rodríguez Monegal Papers
Consists of papers of Rodríguez Monegal, much of it correspondence between him and a wide range of internationally prominent literary figures, scholars, critics, publishers, and academic institutions--much of it relating to his role as editor and literary critic of Marcha and Mundo Nuevo--covering mainly the period from 1965 to 1968. The collection includes notes and manuscript and typescript drafts with holograph corrections of essays, lectures, and book reviews by Rodríguez Monegal. Included also are manuscripts and typescripts of poetry, short stories, and novels of authors such as Homero Aridjis, Cecilia Bustamante, Jose Donoso, Luisa Futoransky, Salvador Garmendia, Pedro Salinas, and Severo Sarduy, some of which were submissions by these writers to the aforementioned journals. There is also a large number of tape recordings of interviews, readings, and lectures by Rodríguez Monegal and others. 

Rogers, Miriam

Miriam Rogers Collection of Albert Schweitzer
Consists primarily of papers collected by Rogers concerning Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) as medical missionary and physician at his hospital (founded in 1913) in Lambarene, French Equatorial Africa, after World War II. Rogers shared Schweitzer's interests in music (as a pianist) and medicine, leading her to become chairman (1950-1971) of the "Friends of Albert Schweitzer" in Boston. She made several trips to Africa, France, and Germany to visit Schweitzer. Included in the collection are 57 letters (1950-1963) by Schweitzer to Rogers; correspondence of Rogers with several of Schweitzer's long-time nurses and associates, such as Emma Haussknecht, Mathilda Kottmann, Emmy Martin, Ali Silver, and Amiya Chakravarty; and selected letters from Winston S. Churchill, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Albert Einstein, Hermann Hagedorn, Eva LeGallienne, Adlai Stevenson, and others concerning the Albert Schweitzer Festival in 1950 and other Schweitzer events. Also present are scrapbooks (1945-1962) containing clippings, tearsheets, photographs, copies of "Cahiers de L'Association Francaise des Amis D'Albert Schweitzer," articles on his Nobel Prize award in 1954, and his 80th and 85th birthday celebrations, as well as a large amount of audio and visual materials, including approximately 600 color slides of scenes in Lambarene, Alsace, and Germany, tapes of the Boston University radio show "Presenting Albert Schweitzer," interviews with Schweitzer, tapes of natives singing and speaking at Lambarene, a movie film of "Albert Schweitzer," and phonograph records of Schweitzer playing Bach.

Rollins, Philip Ashton, 1869-1950

Philip Ashton Rollins Collection
Supplementing his collection of printed Western Americana, these papers comprise manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Rollins' interest and involvement in the American West. Included are typed manuscripts--of articles, stories, and a poem, including some variant copies and revisions; of Gone Haywire (1930), his fictionalized autobiography; and of The Journey and Travelling Memoranda of Robert Stuart..., edited by Rollins and published in 1935 as The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuart's Narratives. Correspondence of Rollins (Class of 1889), of his wife Beulah, and of her assistant, Elizabeth Shields, consists primarily of responses from libraries, historical societies, and other sources in connection with his research and collecting. 

Roman Coinage

Consists of approximately 5,000 Roman coins, roughly one-third of which date from the Republic through Commodus period. Included in the collection are "Greek Imperials", coins minted outside of Rome but in territory controlled by the Romans. Among the types of coins found in the collection are the antoninianus, as, aureus, denarius, dupondius, follis, semis, and sestertius, and nearly 100 different mints are represented. For descriptions (and some images) of recent acquisitions, search for "Coins, Roman" in the subject field in MASC, the Dept.'s database.

Rood, Ogden N. (Ogden Nicholas), 1831-1902

Ogden N. Rood Correspondence
Consists primarily of letters by Rood (Class of 1852), written from Troy, N.Y., and Munich, Germany, to Mary Ogden (aunt) and Helen (sister) and Margaret Rood (aunt), and letters to him from family and friends, including one each from the artists W. B. Van Ingen and George Smillie. Also present are letters in German (1858-1871) to Rood's wife, Mathilde, from Robert Scott and miscellaneous correspondence of his father, Anson Rood. 

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family
Consists, for the most part, of letters of members of the Roosevelt family, including letters (1881-1918) by Theodore Roosevelt, Ethel Carow Roosevelt, and Kermit Roosevelt, to Gordon M. Russell (Class of 1901) and his father, Rev. Alexander G. Russell, a pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Oyster Bay, N.Y. Also included are a speech by Theodore Roosevelt on the Bible given at the Long Island Bible Society in 1901, a poem entitled "The Norman Baron's Prayer" by Gordon M. Russell, and Russell family memorabilia.

Howard K. Beale Collection on Theodore Roosevelt
Consists of a large collection of notes, mostly extracts or quotes from letters or other sources, written from about 1939 to 1956 in the preparation of Beale's biography of Theodore Roosevelt, which was never published. His files on Roosevelt's life and career include name files (correspondents of or about Roosevelt), subject files, notes by year (1910-1944), and personal files containing notes about Roosevelt's family, social life, and writings, as well as bibliographies. Subjects include the regulation of railroads, American intervention in Cuba and the Spanish-American War, and the League of Nations. Included are 15 reels of microfilm containing Roosevelt's diaries (1878-1884), articles, and correspondence by and about Roosevelt compiled from various sources.


Root, Robert Kilburn, 1877-1950

Robert Kilburn Root Papers
Consists of correspondence, works, six diaries (1914-1920), photographs, and printed matter of Root, Princeton University professor of English (1916-1946) and dean of faculty (1933-1946). Included are notes, lectures, articles, and speeches on Chaucer, old English poetry, and the classics, many of which were used for his classes at Princeton; manuscripts and notes for his annotated edition of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (1926); manuscripts, notes, and correspondence used in the preparation of a work entitled The Princeton Campus in World War II; reports to the faculty; notes on the preceptorial system; and records of Root's service in the army. There are letters from Root's parents, Chauncey Brewster Tinker, Malcolm H. Forbes, John Grier Hibben, William Lyon Phelps, Henry Van Dyke, Woodrow Wilson, and others, as well as a large file of correspondence (1935-1950) with William A. Ringler (Class of 1934), a student of Root and later professor (1937-1950) of English at Princeton. Also present are photographs of Root and his family, printed memorabilia including a copy of "A Discourse Delivered in the Congregational Church" (1833) by Judson A. Root, and copies of Root's will and estate appraisals. 

Rossetti, Christina, 1830-1894

Christina Georgina Rossetti Collection
Consists primarily of signed, autograph manuscripts--42 letters and 19 poems--of Rossetti. Among the sonnets, lyrics, and spiritual verses are "Autumn," "A Discovery," "A Hopeless Case (Nydia)," "My Old Friends," "Ruin," "River Thames," and "Winter, A Christmas Carol." Addressees of the letters include William Bryant, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, and her brother Dante Gabriel. All of the poems and most of the letters are undated. Other Rossetti material are a receipt (signed, autograph document, 1871) given to Roberts Brothers on the sale of Poems and a memo (1860) addressed to the editor of The Cornhill Magazine. In addition, there are four letters from her sister, Maria Francesca, addressed to Edith Bevir, and one letter to Christina from Jean Ingelow.

Rossetti Family Letters to the Heimann Family
Consists almost entirely of letters written by the four Rossetti siblings, Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Maria Francesca Rossetti (1827-1876), and William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919), as well as their mother, Frances Polydori Rossetti, to members of the German-Jewish emigre family of Dr. Adolf Heimann. The bulk of the letters, 293, are from Christina, primarily to Mrs. Heimann (Amelia Barnard Heimann). The next largest series is 46 letters from Maria, primarily also to Mrs. Heimann. There are 14 letters from William and 14 from Dante. The collection also contains six letters from Frances to the Heimann family. In addition, there are three letters from Jane Morris to Mrs. Heimann, as well as a letter from Cathy Hueffer--daughter of Dante's painting teacher, Ford Madox Brown, and younger sister of William's wife, Lucy Madox Brown--to Christina. 


Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection
Contains over fifty letters by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), dated from 1857-1881, as well as several manuscripts of verse and a pen and ink self-portrait. Letters are addressed to Ford Madox Brown, Robert Browning, Edward Burne-Jones, William Rossetti, and others, with one letter from Theodore Watts-Dunton. Among the manuscripts are the sonnets "If to grow old in Heaven," and "O Bella Mano, and an autograph transcription of Cecco Angiolieri's sonnet "Ben Avventurato è Chi Ama." Also include are seven albumen prints (approx. 6" x 8") of Jane Morris, taken by J. B. Parosns in 1865, apparently from D. G. Rossetti's personal collection (via Everard Meynell).

Janet Camp Troxell Collection of Rossetti Manuscripts
The Troxell Collection contains over 3000 manuscripts relating to the Rossettis and their friends. While Dante Gabriel is the central figure, his brother and sisters (William Michael, Christina Georgina, Maria Francesca) are also represented, as are several other members of the Polidori/Rossetti families. Other research interests amply supported by the collection include the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and Victorian art, poetry, and literature.


Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

William Michael Rossetti Collection
Consists of a collection of original letters and manuscripts of Rossetti, one of the Pre-Raphaelite "brothers", and two photographs of him with several members of his extended family. Addressees of the letters include Charles Aldrich, William M. Colles, E. H. Leggatt, Everard Meynell, D. M. Main, Frederick Locker, Ford Madox Ford, Theodore Watts-Dunton, Octavia Susman, and others. The manuscripts consist of his introduction (typed manuscript with holograph corrections, 1903, 10 pp.) to Miscellaneous Essays, Sketches, and Reviews, a volume of Thackeray's works; two undated essays attributed to him, called "Flowers in Ancient Egypt" (typed manuscript with numerous holograph revisions, 33 pp.) and "The Gardens of Ancient Egypt" (typed manuscript with holograph corrections, 35 pp.); his review of Dickens' Pictures from Italy (typed manuscript with autograph prefatory note, 1902, 8 pp.); and an undated biographical sketch of Ford Madox Brown (autograph manuscript, 7 pp.). 

Rovensky, John E. (John Edward), 1880-1970

John E. Rovensky Papers
Consists of selected papers of Rovensky, including personal and business correspondence (1921-1947) with Hudson B. Hastings, Donald Lorenzo Kemmerer, Walter Earl Spahr, and others, and reports, letters, minutes of meetings, and printed matter relating to various banking organizations in which he participated, such as the Stable Money League (1921-1925), the National Monetary Association (Rovensky, was a member of the research council, 1923-1925), the Stable Money Association (1925-1930), and the Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy (1935-1968). 

Royal Danish Ballet Photographs

Consists of  approximately 90 photographs of performances available from Isadora Bennett, together with her detailed notes and numeration for each picture. She was a dance publicist at the New York firm Bennett & Pleasant.

Rubber Development Corporation

Files of the Rubber Development Corporation, Amazon Division
Consists of records of the Rubber Development Corporation's Amazon Division, managed by Philip H. Williams in Manaos, Brazil, during World War II. A wartime subsidiary of the federal Reconstruction Finance Corporation, the RDC was formed to meet the United States's growing need for greater and more stable sources of rubber. Included are business and financial files (1942-1945)--correspondence, memoranda, technicians' reports, charts, photographs, newspaper clippings--relating to personnel, supplies, accounts, sales, stock, native tappers, and sources and treatment of rubber. Almost a third of the collection is in Portuguese without translation. 

Ruland, Harold Laurence, 1906-1961

Harold Laurence Ruland Papers on Sebastian Munster
Consists of correspondence, articles, manuscript notes, microfilm, photographic reproductions, bibliographies, card files, and tables of Ruland relating to his study of Sebastian Munster (1489-1552) and the history of cosmography and early cartography. Most of the papers pertain to Munster's work, the Cosmographia (1544), including Ruland's article "A Survey of the Double-Page Maps in Thirty-Five Editions of the Cosmographia Universalis, 1544-1628 of Sebastian Munster, and in His Editions of Ptolemy's Geographia, 1540-1552" (1957); tables and lists concerning various editions of the Cosmographia; photocopies of maps; and other articles and publications.

Rush, Richard, 1780-1859

Rush Family Papers
The collection documents the career of Rush (Class of 1797) as lawyer, statesman, and diplomat, emphasizing diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Great Britain while he was minister to Great Britain (1817-1825) and between the United States and France when he was minister to France (1847-1849), as well as his successful efforts (1836-1838) in securing the Smithsonian bequest, which was used to establish the Smithsonian Institution. Important international issues detailed in diplomatic dispatches and protocols include fisheries, impressment of sailors, maritime law, territorial claims to the Northwest part of America, the Seminole Wars, West Indian trade, slave trade, and free navigation of the St. Lawrence River. Various writings of Rush, his personal correspondence, a code used for confidential diplomatic correspondence, passports, diplomas, certificates, and other documents are also included. 

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

John Ruskin Collection
Consists of over one hundred letters and two manuscripts by Ruskin. Correspondents include Jean Ingelow, Eva and Constance Layton, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. A few of the letters are to George Allen, Ruskin's publisher, in which the author discusses his work. Of the two manuscripts included in the collection, one is a three-page portion from chapter three of Unto This Last; the other is one page from The Queen of the Air. Both have holograph corrections and emendations. Also present are a few letters to Princeton librarian Laurence Heyl from other librarians, discussing the Ruskin material. 

Russell, Henry Norris, 1877-1957

Henry Norris Russell Papers
Consists of personal papers of Russell (Clsss of 1897), including notes kept by Russell as a student at Princeton (1894-1898) and at Cambridge (1902-1903), as well as lecture notes when a professor at Princeton and working notes on scientific and military problems. In addition, there are manuscripts, typescripst, proofsheets, and galleys of the textbook Astronomy by Russell, Dugan and Stewart, other research papers, book reviews, published lectures, and radio broadcasts. His voluminous international correspondence with colleagues and friends, mostly astronomers and physicists, include such correspondents as Walter S. Adams, E. E. Barnard, Edwin Grant Conklin, Harold W. Dodds, Luther Pfahler Eisenhart, William F. Meggers, Edward C. Pickering, Frank Schlesinger, Harlow Shapley, and Otto Struve. 

Russell, Julien Welsch, d. 1928

Julien Welsch Russell Papers
Consists of personal papers of Russell, a graduate of the class of 1895 of the Long Island College Hospital. Included are family photographs and tintypes; photographs taken on trips to Colorado, probably in the 1890s; souvenir menus; and his certificate of marriage (1898) to Eleanor Campbell, a nurse from an old Virginia family, and correspondence with her, before and after their marriage. Also present are many letters of condolence received by Mrs. Russell on the occasion of her husband's death in 1928, and other letters from family and friends.

Ryan, William Fitts, 1922-1972

William Fitts Ryan Papers
Consists of the papers of Ryan (Class of 1944), including records of his congressional career (1961-1972) covering the political development of the Democratic Party in New York City and the liberal caucus in the House of Representatives. Among the material are files of correspondence with constituents and leaders in government, politics, education, and the peace and civil rights movements; legislative and research material relating to programs of social progress during the Kennedy-Johnson years; speeches, reports, and memoranda; campaign files (1960-1972); photographs and tapes; and diaries (1952-1972). 

Rycaut, Paul, Sir, 1628-1700

Sir Paul Rycaut Letters to William Blathwayt
Consists chiefly of letters (1692-1699) by Rycaut to William Blathwayt (1649?-1717), who served James II and William III of England as secretary-at-war and was also William III's commissioner of trade (1696-1706). The letters were written by Rycaut as resident minister in Hamburg and the Hanseatic towns, and they contain detailed political, military, diplomatic, and economic information concerning northern Germany, the Baltic Sea ports, and Denmark, including warnings about privateers fitted out in the Hanseatic ports. In addition to Rycaut's letters to Blathwayt, there are four drafts of letters by Blathwayt, letters to Sir Charles Hedges (d. 1714) and others, and letters from officials of the French Huguenot church in Hamburg, the Senate of Hamburg, and a "Mr. Orth" concerning the affairs of the Scotch East India Company and trade in the West Indies and South America. 

Rylance, Ralph, 1782?-1833?

Ralph Rylance Letters to John Freeman Milward Dovaston
Consists of a group of 25 letters, 1818-1833, addressed to John Freeman Milward Dovaston (1782-1854) at Salisbury and London, England, by his friend and fellow author Ralph Rylance. Dovaston entitled these letters "Rylance's Visions," since most of the letters relate a dream or fictional encounter with William Shakespeare and other past and contemporary literary figures, such as John Milton, Lord Byron, Samuel Coleridge, and Walter Scott, none of whom (in Rylance's opinion) could compare with Shakespeare.

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Saint Louis Municipal Opera Collection

Consists of programs, souvenir books, press releases, publicity pohotographs, and miscellaneous items relating to the Saint Louis Municipal Opera.

Sala, George Augustus, 1828-1895

George Augustus Sala Correspondence
Consists of approximately 300 letters, by about 208 different people, received by Sala over the course of 40 years. Sala was an English journalist, artist, book illustrator, traveler, humorist, and novelist. He was editor of Chat, founded and edited (1860-1866) the Temple Bar magazine, and was special correspondent, 1856, to Russia, for Charles Dickens, and for the Telegraph during the Civil War in America. Sala was also a contributor to Household Words and many other publications, and author of books of travel and novels, such as A Journey Due North (1858), and Things I Have Seen and People I Have Known (1894). Included in the collection are letters (usually single) by prominent authors, journalists, artists, nobility, philanthropists, and other notables, such as Sir Edwin Arnold, P. T. Barnum, Dion Boucicault, M. E. Bradon, Wilkie Collins, Lady Mary Combermere, George Cruikshank, Charles Dickens, Jean Henri Dunant, Emily Faithful, Lord Ronald Gower, W. Holman Hunt, Sir Henry Irving, Charles G. Leland, Horace Mayhew, Arthur Orton (the Tichborne claimant), Charles Reade, Henry Vizetelly, Thomas Woolner, and Edmund Yates. 

San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

San Juan Pueblo Records
Consists of photocopies of a Tewa-speaking tribe's documents in the archive of the governor of San Juan Pueblo, N.M., including leases, operating accounts, financial statements, contracts, and notices. In addition, there is a phonotape of songs and chants from the San Juan, Hopi, and Zuni pueblos. 

Sanborn Maps of New Jersey

Consists of series of Sanborn Map Company maps for the cities and towns in New Jersey's 21 counties, including the New Jersey coast. Dates of the maps range from 1884 to 1945.


Sanborn Maps of Princeton

View maps of the Princeton community created by the Sanborn Map and Publishing Company. The series run from 1885 to 1927.

Sanskrit Manuscripts

Sanskrit Manuscripts in the Robert Garrett Collection


Savannah River Baptist Association

Savannah River Baptist Association Minutes
Consists of manuscript and printed copies of minutes of annual meetings of the Savannah Baptist Association from its origin in 1802 to 1830. In 1807 it became known as the Savannah River Baptist Association and was comprised of churches in various localities of Georgia and South Carolina near the Savannah River. The minutes include the names of ministers and messengers, congregational statistics, and a circular letter to all brethren. After 1820, a financial report is included, and in 1825 a report of the Board of Managers. Also present is a single report (1806) from the North Carolina Chowan Baptist Association. 

Scandinavian Theater Collection

Contains clippings, photographs and issues of periodicals relating to the Scandinavian theater. Includes Danish, Norwegian and Swedish materials.

Schaab, William C. (William Colson), 1927-

Blue Lake (N.M.) Restoration Case Papers of William C. Schaab
Consists of selected papers of Schaab, who replaced Rufus G. Poole in 1967 as special attorney for the Taos Pueblo Indians regarding the Blue Lake restoration case. Included are Taos attorney contracts and correspondence, congressional hearings reports, drafts of bills, publicity materials, correspondence and documents of the National Committee for Restoration of Blue Lake to the Taos Indians, and other papers on the history and significance of Blue Lake and legislation to return it to the Indians. 

Schaefer, Bernhard K. (Bernhard Karsch), 1897-1985

Bernhard K. Schaefer Civil War Collection
Consists of papers collected by Schaefer (Class of 1920) relating to the Civil War. Included are autograph letters of such Union officers as Ulysses S. Grant, John C. Fremont, Winfield Scott, George McClellan, William T. Sherman, Fitz-John Porter, and George Gordon Meade, as well as 80 others; many of the letters are accompanied by portrait engravings, field orders, and other documents. Also present are files of miscellaneous and unidentified letters, Civil War envelope covers depicting various officers and political caricatures (including some of Jefferson Davis), documents, pictures, supply requisitions, and War Dept. orders. 

Schechner, Richard, 1934-

Richard Schechner Papers / TDR Collection
Consists of the papers of Schechner, reflecting his lifetime involvement with the American theater as a professor of theater at Tulane University (1962-1967), a professor of performance studies at New York University (1967-1991), co-founder and co-director of the New Orleans Group (1965-1967), founder and director of the Performance Group in New York City (1967-1980), and editor of the Drama Review (also issued as the Tulane Drama Review and the TDR) from 1962 to 1969 and a contributor from 1971 onwards. Schechner is also the author of a number of books including Public Domain (1968) and Free Southern Theater (1969). Included in Schechner's papers are personal, business, and academic correspondence, miscellaneous manuscript drafts, published materials, photographs (both personal and production), and other materials pertaining to his life, his writing, and his work in the theater, in academia, and as an editor. Also present are separate files concerning the TDR, begining with Schechner's editorship in 1962 through two other editors, as well as his continuing current editorship. These papers include business correspondence, manuscript proofs, and photographs.

Scheide, John Hinsdale, 1875-1942

John Hinsdale Scheide Collection
Consists of 7,935 Western European documents and other manuscript materials collected by William T. Scheide (1847-1907) and his son John Hinsdale Scheide (Class of 1896). More than half of the collection is comprised of notarial documents (contracts, wills, deeds, etc.) from Fabriano, Vicenza, Bergamo, Tirano, Caravaggio, and other northern Italian towns in the period 1200-1650. There are also substantial numbers of medieval documents from England and France, 16th-19th century family papers from France, 19th-century papal bulls, and other items. The collection provides source material for the localized study of Italian and French social, economic, legal, and institutional history during the late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early modern period. A section of the collection (Boxes 180-194) contains correspondence, land records, financial accounts, litigation records, court judgments, genealogy and family history, and printed materials of the D'Olive family--a notable family of landowners, jurists, prelates, and soldiers--in the southern French city of Toulouse, the bulk of which were created or retained by Joseph-Denis d'Olive (1724-1783), President of the Chambre aux Requetes, Parlement de Toulouse.

John Hinsdale Scheide Collection of Three Centuries of French History
Consists of 386 letters and documents of royalty, nobility, statesmen, and other celebrities of France, from the reign of Louis XII to the commencement of the French Revolution. It is comprised of examples of the most famous names of three centuries of French history, including Louis XII, Francis I, Henri II, Catherine de Medicis, Francis II, Charles IX, Henri III, Duc de Guise, Henri IV and his wives, Clement VIII, Louis XIII, Anne of Austria, Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIV and his wife Marie Therese, Marquise de Maintenon, Jean Baptiste Rousseau, Marquise de Sevigne, Cardinal Mazarin, Duc d'Orleans, Louis XV, his wife and daughters, Marquise de Pompadour, Comtesse du Barry, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, Cardinal Fleury, Chevalier D'Eon, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Princesse de Lamballe, Charles X, Louis XVI, Jacques Necker, Mirabeau, and Lafayette.

Autograph Collection
Consists of miscellaneous letters and documents written or signed by some of the figures prominent in European and American culture and politics. Includes signed autograph letters by Ansel Adams, Joseph Bonaparte, Pablo Casals, Emily Dickinson, Charles Darwin, Pope Eugene IV, Benjamin Franklin, Ulysses S. Grant, Washington Irving, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Cotton Mather, Maximilian  II, Napoleon I, John D. Rockefeller, Siegfried Wagner, George Washington, etc. Also includes several deeds for land in Pennsylvania, and letters relating to the Presidents of Princeton University.

Legal Documents
Consists of legal documents from Europe and America. Countries include England, Italy (Sicily), and the United States. States include Connecticut, Deleware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Included are many land deeds, apprentice indentures, military records, wills, court records, currency, and other miscellaneous documents and printed matter.

Slavery Documents
Consists of documents relating to slavery in America. States include Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Included are many receipts of sale for slaves, slave manumissions, appraisals of property, an insurance policy for 100 slaves, a manifest from a slave ship, a demand for extradition for a man charged with stealing a slave, advertisements for reward for runaway slaves, tax receipts, and other miscellaneous documents and printed matter referring to slaves and the slave trade.


Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977

Sinclair Lewis by Mark Schorer
Consists of a photoduplicated copy of Schorer's original typescript, with holograph corrections, for his biography of the American novelist Sincalir Lewis (1961).

Schulberg, Budd, 1914-

Budd Schulberg Papers
Consists mainly of Schulberg's works, with some correspondence, documents, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material. Included are the manuscripts for the novels What Makes Sammy Run (1941), The Harder They Fall (1947), The Disenchanted (1950), Waterfront (1955), and Santuary (1969). In addition, there are manuscripts of several screenplays, including A Face in the Crowd (1957), Everglades (1958), and On the Waterfront, the play The Disenchanted (1959), and the musical What Makes Sammy Run (1965), the last three based on Schulberg's novels. The collection also contains Schulberg's edited manuscript From the Ashes (1967), a project of the Watts Writers' Workshop which he helped to establish in the aftermath of the 1965 Los Angeles Watts riots. Among his non-fiction works are the manuscript of Machiavelli on 8th Avenue, the biography of the boxing promoter, Mike Jacobs, articles, essays and a thesis Jeffersonian Democracy written as an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, and an introduction to Nathanael West's The Day of the Locust (1965). The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters by Schulberg's literary agent, Brandt and Brandt, and congratulatory letters on the publication of The Disenchanted and The Harder They Fall. There is also miscellaneous correspondence from Random House, Schulberg's publisher, and the Sidney Cox Fund at Dartmouth, and there are scrapbooks for What Makes Sammy Run and Waterfront, legal contracts and agreements, and miscellaneous material.

Schultz, Charles H. (Charles Hamilton), 1931-

Charles H. Schultz Collection
Consists of scripts, sides, photographs, reviews, programs, clippings, and miscellaneous material relating to the University Players, Theatre Intime, and the Triangle Club of Princeton during the years Schultz (Class of 1954) was a participant in these groups.

Schwarzschild, Martin, 1912-1997

Martin Schwarzschild Papers
Consists of correspondence and scientific papers of Schwarzschild, Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy from 1951 to 1979 at Princeton University, which reflect his pioneering work in the use of giant balloons to hoist telescopes into the stratosphere for clearer pictures of the sun and other stars and planets. The bulk of the scientific papers is comprised of technical and engineering reports, business material, and catalogues of Stratoscope II, the second balloon system developed by Schwarzschild and his colleagues at Princeton in 1963. Also included is some material on Stratoscopes I and III and additions of academic and personal correspondence.

Schwed, Peter, 1911-

Peter Schwed Correspondence
Consists of 40 letters by various authors to Peter Schwed on the occasion of his retirement in 1982 as editor, publisher, and vice-president (1945-1982) of Simon and Schuster, Inc. Some of these authors whose works were edited by Schwed include Miles Copeland, Donald S. Connery, Evan Hunter, John D. MacDonald, and Sam Levenson. Some letters are by friends or authors not published by Simon and Schuster, Inc., and also pre- or post-date Schwed's retirement, such as Christopher Isherwood, David McCullough, John McPhee, James Thurber, and P. G. Wodehouse. Also present are brief comments on these letters by Schwed and a copy of his self-published Plum to Peter: Letters of P. G. Wodehouse to His Editor Peter Schwed (1996).

Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965

Albert Schweitzer Collection
Consists mainly of printed material about Schweitzer, as well as manuscripts of two works, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Included are the manuscript of Schweitzer's article "Le Probleme de l'ethique dans l'evolution de la Pensee Humaine" and one page of the manuscript of his book Die weltanschung de Indischen Denker. There is original correspondence (in French), with Xerox copies of correspondence between Schweitzer and Albert Einstein and Walter Lenel (in German), and there are photographs of Schweitzer, the hospital at Lambarene in Gabon, French Equatorial Africa, where he worked, and Alsace, his birthplace. The printed material contains magazine articles in English, but also in French and German, and includes caricatures, cartoons, postage stamps, calendars with pictures of Schweitzer and Lambarene, book jackets, and information about the film Albert Schweitzer (1957). Correspondence by Howard C. Rice and other Princeton University librarians regarding the collection, material used for an exhibition about Schweitzer in 1956 at Firestone Library, and copies of articles which appeared in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (1958) constitute the rest of the collection.

See also the Miriam Rogers Collection on Albert Schweitzer.


Scientific Book Club

Scientific Book Club Records
Consists of selected financial records from the New York City office of the Scientific Book Club, which had its editorial office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Scientific Book Club was a specialty, subscription book club founded in late 1929, with an editorial and advisory committee of 16 distinguished scientists, including Arthur Compton, Edward L. Thorndike, Arthur A. Noyes, Vernon Kellogg, Robert A. Millikan, Kirtley F. Mather (chairman, 1930-1946), and Maxwell M. Geffen as business director. Included are alphabetical files (1944- 1945) of bill statements for books purchased by the Scientific Book Club from various publishers, such as Blakiston Co., Bobbs-Merrill, Garden City Publishing House, G. P. Putnam's, Princeton University Press, and Random House; 9 ledgers of accounts (1930-1944); 3 checkstub books (1942-1944); and representative samples of cancelled checks (1942-1946).

Scotland, Alexander, 1848-1893

Alexander Scotland Collection
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, a diary (1869), and a journal (1888) of Scotland (Class of 1874), most of which reflects the life he led in Colorado mining areas after leaving the East because of tuberculosis. The collection contains an autograph manuscript entitled "From New York to Barbados" (1871), written while an undergraduate, letters by Scotland to his wife and family, fifteen photographs of Indians at Taos Pueblo, and a journal with photographs of a camping expedition to Grand Mesa, Colorado. In addition, there is a eulogy by the Reverend John Reid on the occasion of Scotland's death.

Scotland, Bonnie

Taos (N.M.) Letters of Bonnie Scotland
Consists of eighteen letters by Scotland, an Englishwoman living in Taos, New Mexico, to her sister, Mary N. Williams in England, describing her life among the Indians with her husband, a physician, and children.

Scott, Austin, 1848-1922

Austin Scott Papers on New Jersey History
Consists of selected papers of Scott relating to New Jersey history. Included are typed manuscripts for his unpublished book New Jersey, A Study in Results and his article the "Origin of the Judicial System of New Jersey"; notes on the history, institutions, and courts of New Jersey; and printed copies (ca. 1891-1905) of a few of Scott's addresses, Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, and other offprints. Also present is the autograph manuscript of "Memoirs" (1892) by William Paterson (Class of 1835), mayor (1846-1878) of Perth Amboy, N.J., with a letter (1896) to Scott.

Scott, Frank Augustus, 1873-1949

Frank Augustus Scott Papers
Consists of papers of Scott relating, for the most part, to his positions as chairman of the General Munitions Board during World War I, co-founder and chairman of the War Industries Board (1917), chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District (1924-1928), and adviser to the Army Industrial College (1925). Included are speeches by Scott and others, correspondence (1912-1954) including letters from Newton D. Baker, Palmer E. Pierce, and Bernard M. Baruch, reports, minutes of meetings, journal notes, printed matter, clippings, and photographs of army officers and friends.

Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934

Hugh Lenox Scott Papers
Consists of papers of Scott relating primarily to his mission as a military member of the Special Diplomatic Commission headed by Elihu Root, which was sent to Russia by Woodrow Wilson in 1917 to encourage the Russian people to continue participation in World War I and to assure them of American aid. Included are reports to the secretary of state on railroads, munitions, and industry, a transcript of Scott's conference with General Manikovsky, and various speeches, propaganda releases, correspondence, and other documents regarding the Commission. In addition, there are seven scrapbooks (1891-1923?) of newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and a few photographs compiled by Scott and related to his miltary career and his service as superintendent of West Point (1906-1910).

Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858

Legal Accounts of John Morin Scott
Consists of three hundred forty-six account sheets kept by Scott (Class of 1805) covering his legal work in Philadelphia from June 1829 through March 1858.

Scott, William Bell, 1811-1890

William Bell Scott Collection
Consists of correspondence and obituaries of the English poet, painter, and art critic William Bell Scott (1811-1890). He was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and was accepted by the Pre-Raphaelites.

Scott, William Berryman, 1858-1947

William Berryman Scott Papers
Consists of the papers of Scott (Class of 1877), professor at Princeton for 50 years. The collection includes the manuscripts for the third editions of An Introduction to Geology (1932) and A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere (1937), the notebooks and typescript of Some Memories of a Paleontologist (1939), and autograph and typed manuscripts for an apparently unpublished work, The Earth as the Abode of Man (1921), as well as correspondence between Scott and the leading natural scientists of the day, such as Henry Fairfield Osborn. The reminiscences in the Memories are rich in anecdotal material concerning Scott's grandfather, Charles Hodge, a leading Presbyterian theologian and professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Screenplays

Screenplays Collection
Consists of screenplays for over 500 films produced by Columbia Studios, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Twentieth Century Fox, and others.

Miscellaneous Screenplays Collection
Consists of miscellaneous screenplays and related materials, such as continuity, superimposed versions (i.e. script translations), release dialogue scripts, and revisions/drafts. There are also a few information packets--these include interviews with and/or biographies of stars, synopses, and various and sundry other materials meant for release. Studios represented include 20th Century Fox, United Artists, Warner Brothers, MGM, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Columbia Pictures, and Walt Disney. Film titles of note include "Barbarella," "Buck Rogers," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Casablanca," "Chinatown," "Cinderella," "Citizen Kane," "A Clockwork Orange," "Doctor Zhivago," "Flashdance," "Goldfinger," "Superman," "Taming of the Shrew," "The Ten Commandments," "2001: A Space Odyssey," and "Wait Until Dark."


Scribner's Sons, Charles

    See Charles Scribner's Sons.

Seals

    See Pre-Columbian Stamp Seals and Roller Seals Collection

Seferis, George, 1900-1971

George Seferis Photographs of Cyprus
Consists of 138 photographs of Cyprus taken by Seferis, the Greek poet and 1963 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. There are 122 (5" x 7") photographs, 1953-1955, of Byzantine and medieval monuments and artworks, and various other buildings, scenes, and people of Cyprus. This group of photographs is entitled, "Cyprus, Memory and Love, Through the Lens of Seferis." A selection of these photographs were published in Kypros: mneme kai agape, me to phako tou Giorgou Sephere (1990). Also present are 16 (9" x 12") prints, 1954-1971, of various scenes in Cyprus, portraits of Seferis, and of the Nobel Prize award ceremony.

Selected Papers of George Seferis
Consists of selected papers of George Seferis, the Greek diplomat, ambassador, poet, and translator. Seferis held various posts with the Royal Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1926-1962, serving in England, Albania, Egypt, Italy, and Turkey, and was ambassador to the United Nations, 1956-1957, and to Great Britain, 1957-1962. He was the author of a number of volumes of poetry, translated many works of T. S. Eliot into Greek, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963, and was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton University in 1965. Included are three manuscripts by Seferis--"Diary Kept at Princeton, 1968," his "Declaration of March 28, 1969," against the Greek junta, and "Letter to Rex Warner" (1972)--and correspondence and collected papers of Lawrence Durrell, T. S. Eliot, and Henry Miller. Present are 42 letters (1939-1978) by Henry Miller to George and Maro Seferis, Miller's original manuscript journal, "First Impressions of Greece" (1939), a typescript of "When Do Angels Cease to Resemble Themselves? A Study of Rimbaud" (1946), two extracts from The Colossus of Maroussi (1941), and correspondence and printed matter related to Henry Miller. There are 17 letters (1935-1963) by T. S. Eliot to Seferis, with some related correspondence and printed matter, and several letters, three poetry translations (in English), and a phonograph recording by Lawrence Durrell. There is miscellaneous correspondence with Sophia Antzaka, Cevat Capan, Kyriakos Chrysostomidis, Edmund Keeley, Maro Seferis, and others, as well as correspondence with Princeton University (1965) and about trips to the United States in 1968. Also present are manuscripts by Odysseas Elytes, "Amorgos" by Nikos Gkatsos, and "Akritika, 1941-1942" by Angelos Sikelianos, as well as a translation into English by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard of selections from Seferis' Mythistorema.


Seitz, Don C. (Don Carlos), 1862-1935

Don C. Seitz Papers
Consists of research notes, articles, bibliographies, photographs, and printed matter of Seitz. The bibliographies primarily cover pirates, buccaneers, privateers, filibusters, and adventurers of various sorts; included are manuscripts for Paul Jones: His Exploits in English Seas During 1778-1780 (1911) and The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd for Murther & Privacy Upon Six Several Indictments (1936). There are also bibliographies of American humorists, such as Mark Twain, James Whitcomb Riley, and Eugene Field, as well as notes, articles, and photographs concerning Artemus Ward, James Gordon Bennett, Walt Whitman's home, Indian treaties, Mormons, Henry M. Stanley, and William Walker and his invasion of Nicaragua. In addition, there are poems by Seitz, including the collection Traveller: Poems of Life and Longing.

Selden, William K. (William Kirkpatrick), 1911-

William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health
Consists of research materials collected by Selden (Class of 1934) as background for his book The Heritage of Isabella McCosh (1991). Included are drafts, photographs, manuscript notes, and photocopies of official University documents, as well as virtually all annual reports of the University Health Services and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Isabella McCosh Infirmary. The more recent material contains information on employees, budgets, and health-related materials provided to students.

William K. Selden Collection on the Princeton University
Consists of research materials collected by Selden for his publication Club Life at Princeton: An Historical Account of the Upper-Class Eating Clubs at Princeton University. The collection contains primarily clippings, arranged chronologically, from The Daily Princetonian as well as clippings from Princeton Alumni Weekly and Princeton Weekly Bulletin, documenting the activities of Princeton University's Eating Clubs. Topics found within this collection include the University's Bicker policy and women's rights in the Eating Club system. Relevant reports, such as the "Report on Undergraduate Residential Life," and personal correspondence are also found.


Seltzer, Daniel, 1933-1980

Daniel Seltzer Papers
Consists of files relating to Seltzer's activities as director of McCarter Theatre (1970-1977) and director of the Program in Theater and Dance (1976-1980). The collection contains financial and other business records, casting information, inter-office correspondence, and grant proposal documents--all relating to his directorships.

Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

Roger Sessions Scores
Contains the manuscripts of Sessions' compositions reflecting his use of the 12-tone system of composition and ranging from exercises and studies to concertos, sonatas, operas ("Lancelot and Elaine" and "Montezuma"), and symphonies (1 through 9). Also included are miscellaneous musical works such as divertimenti, nocturnes, chorale studies, quintets, and the cantata "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd." In addition, there are manuscripts for two prose works, "The Musical Experience," a lecture delivered at the Julliard School of Music in 1947, and an article, "To the Editor," which appeared in Perspectives of New Music in 1967. Additions to the papers include ozalid copies of various cantatas, concertos, symphonies, and miscellaneous works, original scores for a violin concerto, sketches for Symphony No. 1, correspondence with Luigi Dallapiccola and two musical manuscripts by Jean Binet.

Seymour, William, 1855-1933

William Seymour Family Papers
Consists of the papers of several members of the Davenport/Seymour theatrical families, but William Seymour is the most prominently represented in the collection--with works, correspondence (both general and family), photographs, documents, memorabilia of playbills and broadsides, miscellaneous material including production notes and music, and printed matter of many newspaper clippings and of articles in "Notes and Queries" in the Boston Transcript. There are also numerous playbooks and sides, and many illustrious theatrical names are represented in the correspondence, including the Barrymores, Booths, Drews, Frohmans, Maude Adams, David Belasco, Charles Dillingham, Joseph Jefferson, and Tyrone Power, Sr. In addition, the collection contains material of May Davenport Seymour, William Seymour's daughter (and curator of the theater and music collection at the Museum of the City of New York), and Fanny Lily Gypsy Davenport, his sister-in-law, as well as over twelve other Davenport/Seymour relatives.

Files about the William Seymour Theatre Collection
Files include correspondence about the founding of the collection, the gala dinner opening night (see Box 2), efforts to enlarge the collection in the 1940 to 1960s, and descriptive writings about the collection by the various curators.


Shellabarger, Samuel, 1888-1954

Samuel Shellabarger Collection
Contains manuscripts of Shellabarger (Class of 1909, English professor, 1914-1923) for two biographies--The Chevalier Bayard (1928) and Lord Chesterfield (1935)--and five works of historical fiction--Captain from Castile (1945), The King's Cavalier (1950), Lord Vanity (1953), The Token (1955), and Tolbecken (published posthumously in 1956). A small amount of miscellaneous material includes a lecture (1938), "The Profession of Writing," a radio speech on education entitled "Town Meeting," a letter by Robert Kilburn Root, a letter to V. Lansing Collins II, reviews of Shellabarger's books, and promotional advertisements.

Shellman, William F. (William Feay), 1916-1987

William F. Shellman Papers
Consists of papers of Shellman, who taught at Princeton University in the Dept.of Architecture (1946-1986): primarily lectures and notes for his classes (Architecture 302 and Landscape Architecture 565), but including matted illustrations and photographs of sample forms of architecture, cassette tapes of lectures, slides, architectural drawings, and watercolors. In addtion, there are photographs of Egypt taken by George E. Kedder-Smith in 1938 which Shellman used in Architecture 302 and a small collection of abstract paintings called "Feay's Watercolors."

Shenstone, Molly, d. 1967

Molly Shenstone Collection on Thomas Mann
Consists of Shenstone's notes, works of Mann, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and newspaper clippings. The collection contains her notes on Mann and his wife, Katharina Pringsheim Mann; a few brief works of Mann, including a new preface to Royal Highness (1939) and the text of two radio broadcasts in December, 1940; and correspondence between Shenstone, Katharina Mann, and other family members, and with Carolina Newton, a mutual friend.

Sherman, Isabel Magee

Isabel Magee Sherman Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, a diary (1901), and printed matter of Sherman. The collection contains a typescript with holograph corrections of the Autobiography of General Porfirio Diaz, Ex-President of Mexico covering the years 1830-1867, edited by Sherman, which appeared in installments in Cosmopolitan (1910); essays on Mexico; correspondence with lawyers, publishers, Mexican government officials, and James J. Shirley, a business associate; a diary kept while on a trip to Mexico; photographs of David E. Thompson, U.S. ambassador to Mexico (1906-1909), and Felix Diaz, older brother of Porfirio and governor of Oaxaca Province; and newspapers, clippings, and magazines.

Shields, Charles Woodruff, 1825-1904

Charles Woodruff Shields Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, printed matter, and miscellaneous material of Shields (Class of 1844, professor of philosophy and history, 1865-1903). The collection contains over eighty sermons, while the bulk of the correspondence is between Shields and his family, especially his parents, Hannah Woodruff and James Read Shields. In addition, there are eleven issues of The Aurora (1839), a newspaper published by Shields and several boyhood friends in his hometown of New Albany, Indiana; a notebook of college expenses and letters sent and received (1842-1844); and some of his printed works.

Short, William H. (William Hosley), 1924-1991

William H. Short Collection on the Solomon R. Guggenheim
Consists of papers relating to the building of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City and Frank Lloyd Wright, its architect, collected by Short (Class of 1946), the project supervisor for the building. The Wright material contains a typed carbon of a manuscript, "Concerning the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum," notes of an interview between Wright and Robert Venturi and Short, and correspondence. Short's papers include correspondence, notes and memos (1956-1962), and his expense accounts (1957-1959). In addition, there are daily construction reports on the museum (1956-1959), blueprints and plans, photographs of Wright and the museum, miscellaneous material, and newspaper clippings.

Showles, William, 1856-1924

Showles Circus Costume Collection
Consists of parts of costumes--caps, shoes, jackets, tights, and an equestrian hat--worn by members of the Showles family, equestrians who traveled with small circuses from the mid-1800s until after the beginning of this century.

Shrady, George F. (George Frederick), 1837-1907

George F. Shrady Collection
Contains papers of Shrady relating primarily to his role as Ulysses S. Grant's physician during Grant's last illness in New York in 1885. Included are several handwritten notes by Grant discussing his condition, letters about Grant by Fordyce Barker, M. F. Blake, and J. H. Douglas, and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on the progress of Grant's illness. Also present are Kentucky-based correspondence of Shrady's brother John, also a physician, with his wife and a manuscript of his article "The Social Life of Libby Prison" concerning his imprisonment in a Confederate Civil War camp; an unidentified volume of original medical drawings; the first issue of the Medical Record (1866) edited by George Shrady; and miscellaneous clippings.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence Collection

Contains one or more letters and/or documents of each of thirty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence.  Among those represented in the collection are John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Francis Hopkinson, Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Benjamin Rush, James Wilson, and John Witherspoon.  Included are several signed paper shilling notes issued by the colonies and the Provincial Congress.

Simonis, Henry

Henry Simonis Correspondence
Consists of three volumes of correspondence, both sent and received, concerning Simonis' literary, wartime, and charitable activities. Letters span the years 1916-1919 and each volume is indexed, with correspondence filed alphabetically. The first volume contains correspondence relating to his efforts to aid the British government in the dissemination of information to the public, the recruitment of workers for the war effort, and his appointment as Director of the Government Information Bureau. Correspondents include Neville Chamberlain, David Lloyd George, and Frances Stevenson. The second volume also contains correspondence about various war work projects, and the third concerns Simonis' book The Street of Ink (1917), a history of Fleet Street, which he had begun as a series of newspaper articles. It includes correspondence with his publisher, Arthur Spurgeon of Cassell & Co., and letters from various newspaper editors, such as James Garvin, Lord Burnham, and Fisher Unwin, as well as congratulatory letters for the book.

Simpson, Eileen B.

Poets in their Youth: A Memoir by Eileen B. Simpson
Consists of papers primarily related to Simpson's book Poets in Their Youth: A Memoir (1982). Simpson was married to the poet John Berryman (1914-1972) from 1942 until their divorce in 1953, and her book recalls those years with Berryman and his circle of friends in the literary world, including Delmore Schwartz, Robert Lowell, Randall Jarrell, R. P. Blackmur, Theodore Roethke, and Jean Stafford. Included is correspondence (ca. 300 letters) with her publishers, Random House (U.S.) and Faber and Faber (England), before and after publication, and many letters in response to the book from Simpson's friends, former associates of the poets, and people mentioned in the book, such as James Atlas, Saul Bellow, Jack Barbera, Carl Brandt, Robert Giroux, Allan Gurganus, Lili Kahler, Nancy Milford, Joyce Carol Oates, and Daniel Stern, as well as from the general public. Some letters also discuss another of Simpson's autobiographical books, Reversals: A Personal Account of Victory Over Dyslexia (1979). Also present are photographs of John Berryman, Delmore Schwartz, Mark Van Doren, and others, used in the book, clippings from newspapers, magazines, and journals of reviews of the book, and four sets of proof, one with author's corrections.

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

Edith Sitwell Papers
Consists primarily of letters received by Edith Sitwell, English poet and eccentric, from 177 different correspondents, ranging from 1932 to 1964, but mostly between 1959 to 1961 when Sitwell lived in London at the Sesame Imperial & Pioneer Club. The correspondents include many friends, publishers, literary and business associates, family members and admirers. Various subjects discussed in the letters include family, social, and business news, and literary topics; and there are many get well wishes for Sitwell during an illness and after an accident. Some of the correspondents are Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Cyril Connolly, George Cukor, David Higham Associates, Alec Guinness, David Horner, John Lehmann, Ned O'Gorman, William Plomer, Georgia, Osbert,and Sacheverell Sitwell, Stephen Spender, Felix Topolski, and Beryl de Zoete. Sitwell's writings in the collection include typescripts for a book review of John Brinnin's Dylan Thomas in America (1956), essays on various topics, such as "Charity," "Ezra Pound," and "On Genius," a few poems, and transcripts of radio and television interviews.

Skariatina, Irina, d. 1962

Selected Papers of Irina Skariatin
Consists of works, correspondence, a charcoal portrait, miscellaneous material, and newspaper clippings of Skariatina, reflecting her Russian emigre experience and her years as a war correspondent for Collier's during World War II. The collection includes manuscripts for her books First to Go Back (1933), Little Era in Old Russia (1934), which is an autobiography of her early years as a child in pre-revolutionary Russia, and Skyward to Moscow, and for several magazine articles. In addition, there are twenty-one unidentified letters to her in Russian

Slaby, Steve M., 1922-

Steve M. Slaby Papers
Consists primarily of memoranda and correspondence of Slaby and departmental records (such as annual reports, committee minutes, conference materials) and course materials (such as lecture notes, examinations, problem sets, and student papers) of Princeton University's Graphics and Engineering Drawing Department and of the John C. Greene School of Science, the Engineering School's forerunner. Also included are materials which document Slaby's involvement in political issues of the 1960s and 1970s. The political literature covers groups and movements such as the Princeton Faculty Council on Vietnam, a faculty resolution on divestment in South Africa, the Princeton University Hunger Action Network, and the Vietnam Reconciliation Forum.

Slater, Ann Tashi, 1961-

Ann Tashi Slater Collection of Cuban Writings
Consists of 22 typed manuscripts, in Spanish, collected by Slater (Class of 1984) on a trip to Cuba in 1987. Included are short stories and novels, primarily science fiction, by 12 different authors. Four of the manuscripts are of published works, including Más allá de sol (1987) by Eduardo Frank and Amoroso planeta (1983) by Daina Chaviano. The other writers are Arnoldo Aguila, Arturo Arango, Froilan Escobar, Luis Manuel Garcia, Chely Lima, Maria Elena Llana, Senel Paz, Leon Roberto Perez, Antonio Orlando Rodriguez, and Alberto Serret.

Slavery

    See Francis C. Brown Collection on Slavery in America


 

Sloan, Eugene W., 1893-1986

Eugene W. Sloan Scrapbooks
Consists of two scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, correspondence, and other mementos detailing the professional and personal life of Sloan, including his World War I military service (photographs) as well as his tenure at the Department of the Treasury in the Franklin Roosevelt administration. Sloan was the creator and first administrator of the United States Savings Bond program. Letters of thanks from James Forrestal and Henry Morganthau to Sloan are included.

Sloane, William M. (William Milligan), 1906-1974

William M. Sloane Papers
Consists primarily of correspondence of Sloane (Class of 1929) during his publishing and editorial career, which is documented in several publishing files. These include papers of the Association of American University Presses when Sloane served as vice-president and president (1966, 1969-70), including letters by Alden H. Clark, executive director; the Council on Books in Wartime during Sloane's trip to China (1943-44); the Visiting Committee of American Book Publishers that published the report German Book Publishing after World War II (1948); and the publishing houses of Henry Holt and Company (1938-46) and William Sloane Associates (1946-52). There is a significant amount of correspondence between Sloane and Lambert Davis of the University of North Carolina Press and Weldon A. Kefauver of the Ohio State University Press, as well as explanatory letters, written by Sloane at the time of Princeton University's acquisition of these files.

Sloss, Robert Thompson

Selected Papers of Robert Thompson Sloss
Consists of selected material of Sloss (Class of 1893): correspondence, printed copies of two of his articles, and newspaper clippings. Correspondence includes letters of recommendation for Sloss from Princeton faculty (1891-1893) and other letters from such notables as Edmund Gosse and Theodore Roosevelt, written to Sloss in London when he was a journalist there during World War I.

Sly, A. Ashton

L. Ashton Sly Musical Scores Collection
Consists of bound musical scores, which were Sly's prompt copies, for such operettas as Cox and Box, Countess Maritza, Rose Marie, Die Fledermaus, and The New Moon.

Smith, George, 1824-1901

Business Correspondence of George Smith of Smith, Elder & Co.
Consists, for the most part, of business correspondence of George Smith relating to the Cornhill Magazine, which he founded in 1859, and other publishing business of Smith, Elder & Co., the London publishing firm. Correspondents include Charles Allston Collins, Dutton Cook, James Hannay, William Gifford Palgrave, Russell Sturgis, Sir Henry Taylor, and Sir George Otto Trevelyan. In addition, there is a folder of correspondence (1871-1874) with Edward Steinkopff and family, and one of correspondence (1873-1874) with A. Donald Smith.

Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966

H. Alexander Smith Papers
Contains personal and professional correspondence, legal files, office files, and documents of Smith dating from his graduation from Princeton University in 1901 and Columbia Law School in 1904, and covering his career as a lawyer in Colorado and New York, as a member of Herbert Hoover's staff for the U.S. Food Administration, as executive secretary (1919-1926) and lecturer in politics (1927-1930) at Princeton University, and member (1934-1943) of the New Jersey Republican State Committee. Central to the papers are Smith's files from his senatorial career (1944-1959), especially those relating to his position as chairman of the Far Eastern Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and reflecting his general interest in foreign affairs. Also included are Smith's diaries, 1914-1918, 1927-1954, 1958-1959. In addition, there are transcripts of "The Reminiscences of H. Alexander Smith" prepared by the Oral History Office of Columbia University (1965), a typescript of "A General Economic Survey of Turkey, 1933-1934" by Smith, Edwin W. Kemmerer, and others, a scrapbook of clippings, and Senate voting records.

Smith, Harvey, 1894-1969

Harvey Smith Novels
Consists of manuscripts and related material for four works of fiction by Smith (Class of 1917). Included are corrected page proofs, reviews, and related correspondence for Shelter Bay (1964), tales of the Quebec north shore in the 1920s; a typescript, publicity matter, a scrapbook of clippings, and related correspondence for The Gang's All Here (1941), a humorous satire on college reunions; and typescripts for Twin Pines and Other Highlights in the Lives of the Horace W. Osbornes (1947), and Nine to Five (1944).

Smith, James G. (James Gerald), 1897-1946

James G. Smith Papers on New Jersey Industry
Consists of works, correspondence, notecards, filmstrips, and printed matter of Smith (Class of 1920), professor of economics at Princeton. The collection contains his two unpublished typed manuscripts, Origins of Industries in New Jersey and History of New Jersey Manufacturing, with research material on such New Jersey industries as glass, textile, pottery and clay products, copper, iron and steel works, leather and shoes, shipbuilding, chemical, rubber, and telecommunications, covering approximately the period from 1750 through 1850. There are photographs and photostats of pictures of maps, early houses, mills, furniture, and machinery.

Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946

Logan Pearsall Smith Papers
Contains Smith's manuscripts, notes, and proofs for The Golden Shakespeare, and manuscripts for two articles, "Saved from the Salvage," which appeared in Horizons (March, 1943), and "Slices of Cake," a reminiscence of Henry James's first meeting with George Santayana, published in The New Statesmen and Nation (June, 1943). Also included in the collection are miscellaneous manuscripts and bibliographical note cards on Jonathan Edwards, as well as two notebooks, one filled with quotations from Dante and another containing jottings on Smith's etymological research.

Smith, Richard Penn, 1799-1854

Richard Penn Smith Collection
Consists of a bound volume containing two plays by Smith (My Uncle's Wedding and The Sentinels), miscellaneous manuscripts, a letter in verse to his mother, a diary, documents, engraved portraits, clippings, and miscellaneous papers of the Smith family.

Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819

Samuel Stanhope Smith Collection
Consists of works, correspondence, and documents of Smith, covering, for the most part, the years (1795-1812) he served as president of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton. Included are autograph manuscripts of several sermons; "A System of Moral Philosophy for the Students of Nassau Hall" (autograph manuscript, 169 pp. in 2 notebooks), a course he gave in ten lectures; autograph letters to Samuel Bayard, Nicholas Biddle, Aaron Burr, Jonathan Dayton, Ashbel Green, and other Princetonians, which detail his efforts to secure funds and/or scientific equipment for the College; and his certificate as an honorary member in the Society of St. Andrew.

Smith, William B. (William Benjamin), 1895-

Selected Papers of William B. Smith
Consists primarily of correspondence between Smith and Ernest Hemingway. Of the twenty-two Hemingway letters included in the collection, most span the years 1918 to 1927. The letters are friendly and personal; many discuss Hemingway's experience in Europe, particularly his fascination with bull fighting, and references are made to his works Men Without Women and the then-untitled Death in the Afternoon. A folder of photographs contains twenty-nine pictures of the author at various stages of life, including some taken at Horton's Bay, Michigan. In addition, there are eighteen John Dos Passos letters and cards, one Edmund Wilson letter, and one Donald Ogden Stewart letter.

Smyth, Charles Henry, 1866-1937

Charles Henry Smyth Journals
Consists of journals kept by Smyth, a professor of geology at Princeton University, from 1905 until his retirement in 1934. Nine journals contain notes taken on geological field trips between 1892-1899 while Smyth lived in Clinton, New York, and one journal contains notes of the same kind for 1908 at Princeton, New Jersey. The journals are written in pencil and contain drawings of geological formations.

Smyth, Charles Phelps, 1895-1990

Charles Phelps Smyth Papers
Consists of works of Smyth (Class of 1916, professor of chemistry, 1920-1963), his professional correspondence, copies of doctoral dissertations by his graduate students, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. His works include autograph and typed manuscripts, with graphs, diagrams, and galley proofs, of two books, Dielectric Constant and Molecular Structure (1931) and Dielectric Behavior and Structure (1955), a manuscript on the life and accomplishments of Peter J. W. Debye for the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, and miscellaneous material about these works. In addition, there are many offprints of his articles that appeared in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, the American Journal of Science, and the Journal of Chemical Physics.

Snyder, Margaret C.

Margaret C. Snyder Collection
Consists of material collected and generated by Snyder in her various capacities as advisor (1961-1964) to Kenya and East African Womens Seminars (EAWS), regional advisor (1971-1978) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and co-founder of the African Training and Research Centre for Women (ATRCW), and founding director (1978-1989) of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). Included for EAWS are reports of women's commission meetings; for ECA and ATRCW, country reports, project proposals, project evaluations, financial data, long-range plans, memoranda, speeches, and center publications; for UNIFEM, similar materials as well as full reports containing histories, financial evaluations, progress reports, and notes. In addition, there are "reference files" of digests from official UN General Assemby documents regarding UN member responses to UNIFEM projects. All of this documents the study and funding of women's economic development in Africa.

Society of the Claw

Society of the Claw Records
Consists of records that describe the brief history of the Society of the Claw, a Princeton University organization created by the Class of 1894. Society members pledged to attend Princeton reunions annually, either for five- year periods or during their lifetimes. Members received a charm for their watch chains which included a genuine tiger claw to remind them of their pledge. The Society's principal long-term accomplishment was the proposal and subscription of the bronze stars placed on university dormitories in memory of World War I war dead. Included are minutes, correspondence, annual reports, financial records, membership lists, rules and regulations, certificates and a variety of printed materials.

Sour, Robert, 1905-1985

Robert Sour Collection of Music of the American
Contains hundreds of piano/vocal scores of American stage and film musicals and also includes foreign operettas and operas.

Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

Samuel L. Southard Papers
Consists primarily of correspondence received by Southard (Class of 1804) relating to his political affairs and legal practice, with some drafts of his replies, covering mainly the years 1820 to 1840. There is also some personal and family correspondence. The papers are an important source for general political history, the Whig party, and New Jersey politics during Southard's career. Among the more prominent correspondents are Henry Clay, James Monroe, John C. Calhoun, John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, and Lafayette. Other notables include Mathew Carey, Charles Ewing, Mahlon Dickerson, Samuel Gouveneur, Theodore Frelinghuysen, William Wirt, and William Pennington. The documents section contains a large amount and variety of material reflecting Southard's wide interests in economics, politics, and religion, and provides a factual account of affairs during his appointments as trustee of the Princeton Theological Seminary, secretary of the navy, and governor of New Jersey.

Southcott, Joanna, 1750-1814

Joanna Southcott Collection
Consists of a collection of manuscripts of Joanna Southcott, an English domestic servant who, began hearing voices at the age of 42 and believed these to be divine communications prophesying the Second Coming of Christ. By the time of her death in 1814, she had attracted over one hundred thousand followers. She dictated her prophecies primarily to her secretaries, Ann Underwood and Jane Townley, and these were often copied by others and then circulated among the believers. Included are 12 notebooks and 63 pamphlets or loose writings containing copies (1793-1814) in various hands of Southcott's divine communications, letters, poems, and prayers.

Spackman, W. M. (William Mode), 1905-

W. M. Spackman Novels
Consists of various typescript drafts, revisions, and galley proofs for three published novels by Spackman (Class of 1927): Heyday (1953), An Armful of Warm Girl (1977), and A Presence with Secrets (1980). A small amount of correspondence with agents and publishers concerning these works is also present. Spackman's novel Heyday, as he admits in the Princeton Alumni Weekly (Nov. 21, 1952), concerns "...what happened to the Class of 1927, in the persons of half a dozen imaginary but typical Princetonians."

Spaeth, J. Duncan (John Duncan), 1868-1954

J. Duncan Spaeth Papers
Consists of Spaeth's works, correspondence, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed matter. His works--notes, outlines and lectures for English courses at Princeton, addresses on educational, literary, and scholarly topics, and poetry--comprise the great bulk of the collection, but it also includes professional and personal correspondence as well as several diaries and copybooks (1938-1952) containing notes on summer reading, thoughts on his trip to Germany (1938), and comments on the international situation prior to World War II. In addition, there are photographs, including one of John Ruskin, scrapbooks, offprints of articles written by Spaeth, other printed material, souvenir programs, and newspaper clippings.

Spahr, Walter Earl, 1891-1970

Walter Earl Spahr Papers
Consists of selected papers of Spahr, a professor of economics (1923-1956) at New York University and founder (1933) and vice-president of the Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy. There is a comprehensive file (1925-1949) containing speeches, addresses, articles, tearsheets, book reviews, and correspondence relating to Spahr's advocation of a return to the gold standard, monetary theories and policies, and banking practices. Also included are copies of the journal Monetary Notes which Spahr edited (1940-1970), bibliographies of his works, lecture notes (1950-1956), clippings and drafts for his newspaper column "You and Your Nation's Affairs," and galleys for his book Methods and Status of Scientific Research (1930), co-authored with Rinehart J. Swenson. In addition, there are early versions of manuscripts for a book, entitled Money and Banking, by William Howard Steiner and miscellaneous articles and printed matter by persons other than Spahr.

Spicer-Simson, Theodore, 1871-1959

Men of Letters of the British Isles, Portrait Medallions from the Life by Theodore Spicer-Simson
Contains approximately 50 letters from 36 different authors addressed to Spicer-Simson mainly during the preparation of his Men of Letters of the British Isles, Portrait Medallions from the Life (1924). Also included are his etchings for the medallions. Some of the writers represented are Robert Bridges, Joseph Conrad, John Galsworthy, Thomas Hardy, A. E. Housman, W. H. Hudson, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, and W. B. Yeats.

Spitzer, Lyman, 1914-1997

Lyman Spitzer Papers
Consists of selected papers of Spitzer, Princeton professor of astronomy (1947-1982), chairman of the Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences, and Director of Princeton University Observatory. Spitzer was also primarily responsible for founding the University's Plasma Physics Laboratory. Included are design studies, technical plans and programs, various reports, correspondence, notes, and observations relating to Spitzer's involvement in the development of the study of space astronomy at Princeton. The papers primarily concern space telescopes and the design of the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO-3), the COPERNICUS satellite, which was launched by NASA in 1972. Also present are lectures, articles, and studies concerning interstellar matter, stellar atmospheres, ionized gases (plasma), and underwater sound research, as well as correspondence with fellow scientists, students, the American Astronomical Society, and other scientific societies. An addition consists of Spitzer's office files from the Astrophysics Library.

Sprout, Harold, 1901-1980

Harold Sprout Collection on the London Naval Conference
Consists of Sprout's collection of copies of papers in the Herbert Hoover Presidential Libary (Iowa) pertaining to the London Naval Conference of 1930 which resulted in a treaty for the limitation of naval armaments and the exchange of information concerning naval construction between the United States, Great Britain, and Japan. Included are notes, correspondence, and reports of Herbert Hoover, Henry L. Stimson, Edward P. Bell, Charles F. Adams, and members of the American delegation to the naval conference.

Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George), 1821-1888

Central and South American Drawings of E. G. Squier
Consists of a group of drawings in watercolor, pencil, and pen-and-ink intended for illustration in Squier's books about Central America and Peru. There are drawings of artifacts, plans and sections of buildings, and archaeological remains, 24 of which were published in Peru: Incidents of Travel and Exploration in the Land of the Incas (1877), and unpublished drawings of archaeological sites in Ollantaytambo and Sacsahuaman in Peru, including some of the "Seat of the Inca," which was created by broad seat-like carvings in the Rodadero, a rock formation found in Peru. Also included are 14 color photographs of selected Squier drawings and five albumen photographs (undated) of Peruvian artifacts by Augustus Le Plongeon.

Stauffer, Donald A. (Donald Alfred), 1902-1952

Selected Papers of Donald A. Stauffer
Consists of the typed, unpublished manuscript "Old Lovers' Ghosts," an autograph manuscript (4 pp.) entitled "My Anthology," and some personal papers of Stauffer (Princeton Class of 1923). Old Lovers' Ghosts is a study of ten English lovers, including Sir Kenelm Digby and Lady Venetia Stanley, John Evelyn and Margaret Blagge, Henry Cary and Elizabeth Tanfield, and Richard and Anne Fanshawes, while "My Anthology" contains ink sketches and amusing comments on Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson, and Matthew Arnold. The collection includes photographs of Stauffer, copies of his birth certificate, letters of recommendation written on his behalf to the United States Marine Corps, and a transcript of his academic record at Princeton.

Steese, Edward, 1902-1981

Edward Steese Papers
Consists of works, correspondence and related papers, architectural assignments, diaries (1915-1975), photographs, scrapbooks, miscellaneous papers, and newspaper clippings by Steese (Class of 1924). The works contain two autobiographical manuscripts, Reconstruction (1902-1920) and All in One Decade (1920-1930), a fictional work, The Two Anthonies, short stories, articles, essays, and two volumes of poetry, These Busy Years and Locked Doors (1984), compiled posthumously, as well as miscellaneous poems, including some written during his freshman year at Princeton (1920-1921). The collection includes drawings and photographs of his architectural projects, architectural notebooks, pencil sketches, blueprints, and the drawings for Steese's MFA degree (1927) from Princeton.

Stein, Aaron Marc, 1906-1985

Aaron Marc Stein Mystery Novels
Contains typescripts and galley proofs of 47 of Stein's mystery novels written under his own name and pseudonyms "George Bagby" and "Hampton Stone," one typescript and published edition of the short story "Stamped and Self-Addressed," and typescripts/offprints of five articles and one foreword. Also included is the original design for the jacket of the novel Her Body Speaks.

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

See the Preston Beyer Collection of John Steinbeck.

Steltzer, Ulli, 1923-

Ulli Steltzer Photographs of African Americans
Contains black-and-white photographs of African Americans in rural and urban areas. The photographs appear to be mid-20th century, and are mounted on board. Proper titles for the photographs were not available; the titles below are descriptive

Ulli Steltzer Photographs of Southwestern Indians
Consists of a journal (July 16 - Aug. 17, 1969) and black-and-white photographs from a trip to Arizona and New Mexico taken for the purpose of photographing the Indians of the Southwestern United States. Included are photographs of ceremonial dances in the Rio Grande Pueblos and many scenes of everyday life in the Hopi villages, the Rio Grande Pueblos, and among the Navajo.

Ulli Steltzer Photographs of Eskimos
Consists of 20 black-and-white photographs of the Inuit (Eskimos) of Northern Canada and the Arctic by Steltzer which were among photographs used in her book Inuit, The North in Transition (1982). Included are photographs of men, women, and children, ice fishing, igloo building, and other village scenes in Labrador, Quebec, and the Northwest Territory.


Steuben Society of America

Steuben Society of America Files
Consists of a small group of papers from various local chapters of the Steuben Society of America. Included are circulars, form letters, and correspondence--with Senator Hiram Johnson, secretary of the society Hermann Koch, and other officials--encouraging German-Americans in political and civic patriotism and referring to their efforts both to repudiate the "war guilt clause" of the Versailles Treaty and to provide relief for post-World War I Germany.

Stevens, Alden, 1907-1968

AAIA Papers of Alden Stevens
Consists of papers produced by Stevens as president (1964-1968) of the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA), including correspondence, minutes of meetings, budget and financial data, publicity statements, programs of activities, and printed matter about Indians.

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

Adlai E. Stevenson Papers
Contains correspondence, speeches, writings, campaign materials, United Nations materials, subject files, personal files, scrapbooks, travel materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials related to Stevenson. Governor of Illinois (1949-1953), Democratic candidate for president in 1952 and 1956, and United United States Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965), Stevenson grew up in Bloomington, Illinois. A 1922 graduate of Princeton University, he practiced law before beginning his career of public service, which included stints with the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, United States Navy, Foreign Economic Administration, and as organizer of the United Nations. Stevenson was also active in political and benevolent organizations in Chicago, where he lived most of his adult life. The correspondence is a particularly rich resource for documenting all aspects of his life and career. Stevenson's two presidential campaigns and service in the United Nations in both the 1940s and 1960s are also well documented in the appropriate series. The subject files illuminate Stevenson's career and civic activities prior to his election as governor of Illinois and also his commitment to Chicago's benevolent institutions.

Carol Evans Files Relating to Adlai E. Stevenson
Consists of papers retained by Carol Evans while she was secretary (1948-1961) of Stevenson and, later, assistant editor of The Papers of Adlai E. Stevenson (1972-1979), which were edited by Walter Johnson. Included are copies of general correspondence (1954, 1957-1961) of Stevenson (Class of 1922), some of his notes, correspondence with Evans, and photographs, as well as tape recordings of tributes after his death, interviews with Evans about him, and Evans' personal (1953-1965) and editorial (1972-1978) correspondence.

Walter Johnson Papers
Consists of papers of Johnson, including letters, speeches, press clippings, and campaign memorabilia, relating to his activities as co-chairman (1952) of the National Committee for Stevenson for President, and manuscripts, notes, and correspondence for his book How We Drafted Adlai Stevenson (1955).

John Bartlow Martin Files on Adlai E. Stevenson
Consists of notes, drafts, and transcripts of interviews with various statesmen, such as George Ball, Arthur Krock, Dean Rusk, and U Thant, used in the preparation of Martin's biography of Adlai Stevenson, published in two separate volumes as Adlai Stevenson in Illinois (1976) and Adlai Stevenson in the World (1977).

John J. B. Shea Files Relating to Adlai E. Stevenson
Consists of papers of Shea accumulated while he served as executive chairman of the New York Committee for (Adlai E.) Stevenson during the 1956 presidential election campaign and, later, as a founder of the National Committee to Draft Stevenson in 1960. Included are correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legal files, committee and organizational data, reports, polls, and other campaign materials.


Stevenson, Allan H. (Allan Henry), 1903-1970

Allan H. Stevenson Papers
Consists of papers of Stevenson relating to watermarks, papermaking, and block-books of the 15th and 16th centuries. Included are research notes, articles, illustrations and slides of watermarks, a microfilm of the Zurich copy of the Missale speciale, material on watermarks in Netherlandish block-books and on watermarks in Norman paper used in English books, and his lectures on "The Unicorns watermarks¿ of Normandy." Also present are grant proposals, a small amount of correspondence and Rachel Hunt, Thomas Pears, and others, and printed matter.

Stewart, George Black, 1884-1964

George Black Stewart Papers
Consists of photograph albums, diaries, engagement calendars, and documents of Stewart (Class of 1906) who was treasurer (1906-1950) of the American University of Beirut, formerly known as the Syrian Protestant College. Included are photographs of his father, George Black Stewart (1854-1932), Woodrow Wilson and his daughters, Princeton University (1906) and the 5-year reunion (1911) of the Class of 1906, his travels in Europe, the faculty of the American University of Beirut, and various sites in Palestine, Syria, and Turkey. There are diaries from 1906 to 1917, engagement calendars with brief entries (1920-1945), speeches on his retirement in 1950, his certificate, the "Merit Medallion of Honor" from the Republic of Lebanon (1939), and clippings.

Stewart, George R. (George Rippey), 1895-1980

Storm, Novel by George R. Stewart
Consists entirely of material relating to Storm, a novel by Stewart (Class of 1917) published in 1941. The collection contains one complete early draft of the book, draft fragments, and the final manuscript, marked for typesetting. In addition, Stewart's research notes, news clippings, and a small folder of correspondence documenting the depth of his research are included.

Stewart, James, 1908-

James Stewart Collection
Contains seventeen screenplays of films in which Stewart (Princeton Class of 1932) starred.

Jimmy Stewart Collection
Consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about Stewart's life and career; film stills and other photographs.


Stewart, John Q. (John Quincy), 1894-1972

John Q. Stewart Papers
Consists of articles, correspondence, financial matters, photoprints and woodcuts, and printed material of Stewart (Princeton Class of 1915), a member of Princeton's Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences (1921-1963), as well as some papers of others. The collection reflects Stewart's interest in the development of social physics dating from 1946. Included are articles by him; correspondence with professional colleagues and learned societies, such as Stuart C. Dodd, Ralph E. Himstead, George Webber Mixter, G. Edward Pendray, the American Association of University Professors, the Social Research Council, and the Institute of Navigation; correspondence and reports of conferences held in Randolph, N.H. (1950-1953), and Princeton (1949, 1951) on the natural sciences applied to social theory, and in Boston (1953) on the current state of social physics; and woodcut-fashioned area and population maps of various countries.

Stillwell, Lewis Buckley, 1863-1941

Lewis Buckley Stillwell Papers
Consists of Stillwell's engineering reports, correspondence, photographs, blueprints, maps, and printed matter. The engineering reports include as subjects the design and building of power plants and the electrification of railroads, some with accompanying photographs and blueprints. Stillwell's professional correspondence relates to his work as an electrical engineer with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Corporation (1886-1897), the Niagara Falls Power Company (1897-1900), and the Rapid Transit Subway Construction Company of New York (1900-1905), and, later, as consulting engineer with the Lehigh Valley Coal Company, the Paupack Water Power Project, the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company, the Lehigh Navigation Electric Company, the United Railroads and Electric Company of Baltimore, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Also included are personal papers, such as correspondence, account books, estate matters, and material on Princeton where Stillwell served as trustee (1920-1941).

Stillwell, Symmes H.

Civil War Papers of Symmes Stillwell
Consists of letters, diaries (1862, 1863), photographs, ledgers, and documents of Stillwell, a sergeant in a company of New Jersey volunteers in the Union Army. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters by Stillwell to his mother, Hannah Stillwell, in Cranbury, New Jersey, during his Civil War service in Virginia and North Carolina, as well as letters and documents by his brothers, Daniel P. Stillwell and Dey Conover Stillwell, and other relatives. In addition, there is miscellaneous material of the Roanoke Associates, whose members participated in the Battle of Roanoke Island in 1862, and a New Testament with Stillwell's manuscript notes for February 7, and April 26th, 1862.

Stockton, Richard, 1764-1828

Stockton Family Papers
Consists of various personal and business papers of the Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, particularly those of Richard Stockton (Class of 1779), which were formerly preserved at Morven, the family's ancestral home. Included are many deeds, leases, and other land transactions, mostly for Princeton and counties in the central New Jersey area; wills; land and financial papers of Robert F. and Lucius Stockton; legal documents relating to the John B. Livingston vs. Thomas Gibbons case (1821); and miscellaneous correspondence.

Stockton Family Additional Papers
Consists of an open file of manuscripts of various members of the Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, from a 1701 deed to notes on Nassau Inn written in 1942.  Most prominently represented are Richard Stockton (Class of 1748, 1730-1781), Annis Boudinot Stockton (1736-1801), Richard Stockton (Class of 1779, 1764-1828), and Robert Field Stockton (1795-1866). Included are wills, deeds, correspondence between Stockton family members, letters to such persons as Benjamin Rush, Aaron Ogden, Phineas Bond, and Garret D. Wall, poems of Annis Boudinot Stockton, a deed of manumission (1829) for a slave belonging to R. F. Stockton, a letter (1917) by Theodore Roosevelt to J. Sterling Stockton, and miscellaneous legal papers.


Story Press

Archives of Story Magazine and Story Press
Consists of the fairly complete working business files of the original Story (1931-1967) and other related publishing ventures of owner-editors Martha Foley, Whit and Hallie Burnett, and the new Story (1989-1999) author files of Richard and Lois Rosenthal. The collection includes editorial and personal correspondence, business and financial records, and artwork. Among the numerous writers represented in the files are Ludwig Bemelmans, Erskine Caldwell, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, Norman Mailer, Carson McCullers, William Peden, J. D. Salinger, William Saroyan, Jesse Stuart, and Tennessee Williams, plus new writers who have gone on to garner literary acclaim since 1989. Special format materials consist of photographs, scrapbooks, phonograph records and tape recordings, and printed materials.

Straus, Roger W. (Roger Williams), 1891-1957

Straus Autograph Collection
Consists of Americana dating, primarily, from the period of the American Revolution and the thirty years immediately following, collected by Straus. Included are autograph letters from, and documents signed by, some of the leading figures of the period, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Hancock, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Jay (1745-1829), James Madison, James Monroe, Robert Morris, and various signers of the Declaration of Independence. In addition, there are autograph letters from later presidents--Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, James Buchanan; a folder of letters from various other 19th-century statesmen, English and American; and a folder of colonial bills of lading, dating back to 1698. Specific items include John Adams' letter to Richard Rush (1813) in support of the War of 1812; letters patent (1835) for a new kind of brick, with accompanying diagrams and description by the inventor; an autograph memorandum (1637) of Roger Williams; George Washington's letter to James Madison (1788) in which he rejoices at all the states having, so far, adopted the Constitution; John Hancock's letter to the Assembly of the State of Delaware (1777), enclosing a copy of the Declaration of Independence for the state's archives; the petition (1676) of Peter Freeman, Indian, to the Court of Mass. for the freedom of his wife; and a document circulated by the Massachusetts' Committee of Correspondence (1773), discussing the colonies' common grievances against Great Britain and anticipating war.

Street, Julian, 1879-1947

Julian Street Papers
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and notes, both published and unpublished, of Street, ranging from his early reporter and drama critic days (1900-1910) up to the page of Table Topics he was working on just before his death (1947). Included are typescripts, manuscript notes, and proofs for 6 nonfiction works, 4 novels, 21 scripts, approx. 88 articles, plus the series of articles for Table Topics (which was a publication of Bellows & Co.), approx. 58 short stories, speeches, poems, and anecdotes and memoirs saved for a biography which was never written. Most notable are American Adventures, Table Topics, When We Were Rather Young, The Country Cousin, Rita Coventry, and "Mr. Bisbee's Princess." The large body of correspondence includes many authors and prominent people of the period, such as Willa Cather, Clarence Darrow, Maude Howe Elliot, Edna Ferber, W. C. Fields, several Roosevelts, and Booth Tarkington. Letters of family and friends include Margaret Kennedy Davies, Robert Sawyer, Francis Marshall, and Kenneth Whistler Street. In addition, there is an extensive subject file of material in the form of notes, clippings, pamphlets, etc., relating to Street's writings, as well as journals, wine-tasting scrapbooks, photographs, documents, tearsheets of his works, and printed matter about food and wine with menus and wine lists.

Julian Street Collection of Theodore Roosevelt
Consists of material collected by Street concerning his association with, and admiration for, Theodore Roosevelt during the years 1915-1919. Included are letters, cards, and notes from Roosevelt and his wife; recollections, articles, and manuscripts for Street's short book The Most Interesting American (1915); condolences and memorial letters on Roosevelt's death; and photographs of Roosevelt and his family. In addition, there is correspondence of Street with Francis C. Marshall, Jules Jusserand, Brander Matthews, Rudyard Kipling, Elihu Root, and Charles Hanson Towne about Roosevelt.


Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928

Benjamin Strong Collection
Contains records pertaining to the former Benjamin Strong Collection of Foreign Public Finance in Princeton University Library, which was funded by Strong with the objective of acquiring books and original source material chronicling the development of foreign public finance, central banking, and international trade. Included are correspondence (1925-1950) of librarians Laura S. Turnbull and James Thayer Gerould, bulletins, reports, committee files, and requests to foreign countries for related publications. Also present are selected personal files of Strong, containing correspondence and lists (1917-1919) concerning his collection of war currency and posters, and notes and reports regarding foreign debts and reparations in the post-World War I period.

Strong, Philip G. (Philip Grandin), 1901-1971


Philip G. Strong Collection on Espionage
Consists mainly of printed matter collected by Strong (Class of 1922) relating to the field of strategic and scientific intelligence and espionage. Included are copies of partial bibliographies of Allen W. Dulles' works and his reports, speeches, and articles; many government publications, court cases, Senate bills, speeches, and articles by persons other than Strong; military intelligence reports; reports of the Royal Commission on Espionage (1953-1955) concerning Soviet espionage in Australia; and a large file of newspaper and magazine clippings (1933-1970) concerning spies and espionage. Also present are a small amount of personal correspondence, a diary, genealogical material, and photographs, including one of Mata Hari.


Strunk, William, 1869-1946

William Strunk's Materials on the MGM Motion Picture Romeo and Juliet (1936)
Consists of materials and photographs from Strunk, who was hired as a literary consultant for MGM's 1936 production of Romeo and Juliet, produced by Irving G. Thalberg, directed by George Cukor, and arranged for the screen by Talbot Jennings.

Switten, Henri N.

Henri N. Switten Musical Scores Collection
Contains French musical scores of orchestral parts for operas and ballets written by Wagner, Delibes, Saint-Saens, Berlioz, Debussy, Offenbach, Puccini, Massenet, and others, collected by Switten. There are also transcriptions, many of them by H. Mouton, for small orchestras, ballet suites, orchestral suites, trios, quartets, and fantasies.

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

Arthur Symons Papers
Consists of manuscripts and typescripts of various types of works by Symons, including Amoris Victima, Cesare Borgia, Confessions, Figures of Several Centuries, Jezebel Mort and Other Poems, Lorenzaccio, Nero, Parisian Nights, Toy Cart, and Tristan and Iseult; over 30 notebooks; watercolors and paintings; correspondence; tear sheets of contributions by Symons to periodicals (many corrected in manuscript by Symons or prepared as actual copy for book publication); photographs of Symons, members of his family, and friends; clippings of reviews of Symons' books; and articles and clippings concerning art, literature, and people of interest to him, such as Cagliostro, Casanova, Giorgone, Thomas Hardy, Frank Harris, John Addington Symonds, Paul Verlaine, Francois Vidocq, and Villiers de l'Isle Adam. Also included are unpublished plays and poems, ballet programs, and miscellaneous correspondence, including three letters from Stephane Mallarme and eleven letters from John Sampson, the English student of gypsies.

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Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835

Benjamin Tallmadge Collection
Consists mostly of Tallmadge's papers relating to the Revolutionary War, including correspondence with George Washington during his involvement in the secret service, a photostat of his code used then, letters to David Humphreys, Timothy Pickering, and William B. Sprague, and letters and newspaper extracts dealing with the Major Andre affair. Also present are family letters, a deed signed by William Floyd (a signer of the Declaration of Independence), documents signed by Alexander Hamilton, Tallmadge's will, a diary of his journey to Marietta in 1795, photographs of family portraits, and miscellaneous material.



Tallmadge, Theodore W. (Theodore Wood), 1827-1904

Theodore W. Tallmadge Papers
Consists primarily of letters by Tallmadge (Class of 1846), the bulk of which were sent to members of his family, especially to his parents, Darius and Sara Ann Tallmadge, from the College of Augusta in Kentucky (1841-1842), Ohio University (1842-1843), and Princeton (1844-1846). Tallmadge's letters to his sons (1847-1903) reflect his success as a pension lawyer in Washington, D.C., and his interest in the Grand Army of the Republic. In addition, there are a transcript of his grades from Princeton (1844-1845), an oration by him on college life (1844), and a commencement circular (1846). Also present is a bound volume entitled "Reminiscences of Theodore W. Tallmadge, Class of 1846," containing two photographs of Tallmadge, extracts from "Sanctum Sanctorum," his journal of student life kept while at Princeton, and a long letter to Varnum Lansing Collins (1902) giving reminiscences of Princeton, particularly about the sophomore commencement, and including his sophomore oration of June 1844.


Taos Blue Lake Collection

Contains correspondence, memoranda, news releases, ledgers, and copies of bills and hearings documenting part of a land title dispute between the Taos Indians of New Mexico and the federal government. aos Pueblo lost thousands of acres of land as well as Taos Lake, a sacred Pueblo shrine, when Carson National Forest was created in 1906. After a sixty-four year fight, the government returned the land to the Pueblo. This collection brings together four discrete collections: the papers of Barbara Greene Kilberg, a White House Presidential Fellow at the time of the dispute; the papers of Corinne Locker, secretary to Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) president Oliver LaFarge (1901-1963) and later AAIA Southwest Field Secretary; the papers of Rufus G. Poole, regional attorney for the AAIA in New Mexico, and the papers of William G. Schaab, an Albuquerque attorney who became involved in the fight in 1967. (Oliver LaFarge's AAIA-related papers, including some related to Taos Blue Lake, can be found in the AAIA Archives.)

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

Booth Tarkington Papers
Consists of the work and correspondence of Tarkington (Class of 1893), one of the most prolific authors of his time. Nearly all of his manuscripts, many in autograph form--from his childhood diaries, through the illustrated stories of his college years, to his posthumously published novel--are preserved in the collection, including his Pulitzer Prize-winning Alice Adams and The Magnificent Ambersons, his best known work Penrod, and numerous magazine serials, short stories, plays, film scenarios, radio scripts, poems, and articles. Non-literary activities represented include Tarkington's work for the Seeing Eye, Inc., a foundation for the blind, and his war work in World War II. Illustrations, photographs, memoribilia, documents, and printed material round out the extensive collection. Tarkington's correspondence, a large section of the papers, represents over fifty years of his life and career as well as the political, social, and literary climate in the United States and abroad. Major correspondents include Carl Brandt, Barton Currie, F. N. Doubleday, Fred C. Kelly, Kenneth Roberts, Julian Street, and George C. Tyler. In addition, Tarkington received letters from Winston Churchill, Hamlin Garland, Helen Hayes, Alfred Lunt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Thornton Wilder. Papers of other persons contained in the collection consist of correspondence of such people as Henry Steele Commager and Otis Skinner; manuscripts, including Frederick Lonsdale's opera BEAUCAIRE and Agnes Christine Johnson and Stuart Palmer's screenplay Seventeen, which is signed by all members of the cast including Jackie Cooper; much of the correspondence and writings of Elizabeth Trotter, Tarkington's secretary for 25 years; and Booth and Tarkington family correspondence, writings, and documents dating from the mid-nineteenth century.

Booth Tarkington Collection
Contains various letters and memorabilia of Tarkington. Included are letters to Grace Elliston, a "Mr. Johnson", a "Mr. Gibson", a "Mr. Phillips", and a "Mrs. Dwight"; a drawing of a boy and a dog; a printed announcement for the production of The Country Cousin by Tarkington and Julian Street; and three photographs. Also present is a file of letters, 1938-1947, to Earle J. Bernheimer by Tarkington, Susanah Tarkington, Elizabeth Trotter, Julian P. Boyd, and Julie Hudson related to "An Exhibition of Booth Tarkington's Works in the Treasure Room of the Princeton University Library" in March of 1946.

Booth Tarkington Letters to the Burrages
Consists of 42 letters by Tarkington to Mildred and Madeleine Burrage, friends that he and his wife made in Kennebunkport, Maine. Included are typed transcripts (Xeroxes) of the letters, with footnotes.


Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

Allen Tate Papers
Consists of manuscripts, documents, and letters to and from Tate, a member of the Fugitive and Southern Agrarian movements. Among the manuscripts are typed drafts of TheFathers, galleys and page proofs for On theLimits of Poetry, a draft of an unfinished biography of Robert E. Lee, and drafts and printer's copies of Poems 1920-1945: A Selection, as well as addresses, essays, and poems. Tate corresponded with many well-known poets and authors, including John Berryman, Hart Crane, e. e. cummings, T. S. Eliot, John Gould Fletcher, F. O. Matthiessen, Ezra Pound, John Crowe Ransom, Theodore Roethke, Delmore Schwartz, Karl Shapiro, Louis Untermeyer, Mark Van Doren, Robert Penn Warren, John Hall Wheelock, Oscar Williams, William Carlos Williams, Edmund Wilson, Yvor Winters, and Stark Young. In addition to Tate's own works, the collection contains poetry manuscripts by Princeton students and graduates, which Tate selected for his anthology Princeton Verse Between Two Wars, and an early draft, entitled "Proud Flesh," of All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren.

Allen Tate Correspondence with Charles Foster
Consists primarily of correspondence (1959-1974) between Allen Tate and Charles H. Foster, but also includes one folder of correspondence (1966-1978) between Helen Heinz Tate and Foster, and one folder of correspondence (1962?-1966) between Isabella Gardner Tate and Foster, as well as clippings and related material.

Allen Tate Collection
Consists primarily of letters and postcards by Tate to various friends, fellow poets, relatives, and associates, such as Gertrude Hooker, Leonard Unger, Barbara Howes Smith, Desmond Hawkins, Carlos Baker, Louis O. Coxe, Joseph Horell, Jacques and Raissa Maritain, Amelia Wood, and Sally Wood Kohn. Also present are some letters received by Tate, a few of his poems, including two versions of "The Buried Lake," and three photographs. In addition, there are copies of Caroline Gordon letters to Raissa Maritain.


Taylor, Hugh S. (Hugh Stott), 1890-1974

Hugh S. Taylor Papers
Consists of articles, correspondence, and printed matter of Taylor, chairman of the Princeton chemistry department (1926-1951) and dean of the graduate school (1945-1958). Much of the collection is unprocessed. A small organized portion is comprised of offprints of articles by Taylor and others, but there are also chemistry notes, articles, and accompanying correspondence on catalysis for the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Collier's Encyclopedia, and Annual Review of Physical Chemistry as well as a bibliography of Taylor's articles.

Taylor, Joseph D. (Joseph Danner), 1830-1899

Taylor Family Papers
Contains correspondence of Joseph D. Taylor (grandfather of Robert Hill Taylor, Class of 1930) of Cambridge, Ohio, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Hill) Taylor, from their marriage in 1866 to her death in 1887; correspondence with their children William and Gertrude; letters by Elizabeth Ann to her father, William Hill of Maine, and two of her commonplace books; an autograph album presented to Elizabeth Ann in 1850; a journal of a train trip from Trenton, N.J., to Washington, D.C., in 1865; a scrapbook of newspaper clippings (1859-1860); two letters (1868, 1889) by Rutherford B. Hayes to Joseph D. Taylor; and miscellaneous correspondence and documents of other members of the Taylor and Hill families.

Taylor, Robert H. (Robert Hill), 1908-1985

Manuscripts in the Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature
The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 rare books and 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Rare Books and Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included. There is a variety of related material, such as artwork, illustrated albums, letterbooks, and photographs. Authors most extensively represented include the so-called "Taylor authors"--Max Beerbohm (with numerous caricatures and drawings, correspondence and manuscripts), Alexander Pope, Richard Brinsley Sheridan; George Gordon Byron, and Anthony Trollope. Other writers significantly represented in the collection, with regard to manuscripts and/or letters, are: the Brontë family (Anne, Charlotte, and Patrick), Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey, Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, the Trollope family (Frances Milton, Henry Merivale, T. Adolphus, and Frances Eleanor), Oscar Wilde, and Virginia Woolf. The major artists include William Blake, Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), George Cruikshank, Edward Lear, John Everett Millais, William Makepeace Thackeray, and J. M. W. Turner.

Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933

Sara Teasdale Correspondence
Consists primarily of letters received by Teasdale (Mrs. Ernest Filsinger, 19l4-1929) from over 100 poets, authors, editors, and friends, many of whom enclose examples of their work and discuss their own and Teasdale's poetry. There is a large group of letters from Harriet Monroe, founder and editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Other correspondents include Sarah N. Cleghorn, Hugh M. Ferris, Hamlin Garland, Robinson Jeffers, Orrick Johns, Muna Lee, John Myers O'Hara, William Marion Reedy, Jessie B. Rittenhouse, Edwin A. Robinson, and Eunice Tietjens. Also present are 22 letters (1924-1932) by Teasdale to Vachel and Elizabeth Lindsay, two original poems, genealogy notes, a royalty statement from Macmillan Company for the years 1916-1932, letters by Margaret Conklin and Eric Fenby to Teasdale biographer Margaret Carpenter, and printed musical scores of poems by Teasdale set to music by George R. Dyer, Wintter Watts, and others.

Teller, Walter Magnes, 1910-

Walter Magnes Teller Collection on Thomas Hood
Consists of seven letters (1936-1940) by various people to Teller concerning the location of Hood letters and other background information for his proposed biography of Thomas Hood (1799-1845), two photographs, clippings, and tearsheets about Hood, as well as eight letters (1861) by Hood's son, Tom Hood (1835-1874), one letter by his daughter, Frances Broderip, and one unidentified note (1845) about Hood's death.

Tennent, William, 1740-1777

Tennent Family Papers
Consists of manuscripts of various members of the Tennent family of New Jersey and South Carolina. Included are sermons of William Tennent, III (Class of 1758), two letters (1793) by his wife, Susanne, to their son, William Peter Tennent (1770-1816), a document (1795) concerning the sale of a slave, and clippings concerning William Tennent, Jr.(1705-1777), father of William Tennent, III, and pastor of the Old Scots Church (now known as the Old Tennent Church) in Freehold, N.J. Also included are four daguerreotype portraits of members of the Tennent family.

Theater

Theater History Collection
Consists of 20th century dealers' catalogs advertising books on theater history, drama history, and playscripts.

Collection of American and UK theater materials from the 20th century.
Topics by Box in Series A: Box 1: 20th century publications on theatre history; Box 2: General 20th century; Box 3: Theatre costume history & catalogues, makeup; Box 4: Theatre architecture, set design; Box 5: Actors, acting; Box 6: Arts councils, state funding; Box 7: Bibliographies and books, Collection and exhibition catalogues; Box 8: Benefits, lectures, mime, showboats, Tivoli Amusement Gardens; Box 9: Exhibitions, fairs, tent shows and misc. entertainments; Box 10: European theatre; Box 11: Equipment (misc.); Box 12: Financial & legal documents, contests, auction catalogues; Box 13: French theater, Asian theater, children's theater; Box 14: Lighting; Box 15: Lighting, sound; Box 16: Puppets, N¯oh plays; Box 17: Play production; Box 18: Seating plans, New York & misc. cities; Box 19: Theatrical Guides 1940-1969, City Guidebooks; Box 20: Theatrical Guides 1900-1939.
Topics by Box in Series B: Materials relating to theatres in: Box 1: Boston; Box 2: Boston, misc. Massachusetts, misc. New England; Box 3: California, misc. Western states; Box 4: Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Washington D.C.; Box 5: Connecticut, New Jersey; Box 6: New Jersey; Box 7: Princeton; Box 8: Princeton; Box 9: Philadelphia- Metropolitan Opera House, Shubert Theatre, Forrest Theatre, Garrick Theatre; Box 10: Misc. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ohio; Box 11: National Repertory Theater, misc. U.S. cities, Maryland, Nebraska; Box 12: New York (State), Long Island; Box 13: The Playbill, On Stage, Showbill, misc. New York City; Box 14: Playbill, The Players; Box 15; Lincoln Center, Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center; Box 16: Radio City Music Hall, Community Concert Association, Metropolitan Opera House, misc. New York theatres; Box 17: Misc. New York City; Box 18: misc. New York City; Box 19: London, misc. Britain, Scotland, misc. Europe.

Collection about nineteenth-century theater in the United States.
Box 1: Stoddard lectures, Jenny Lind, Edwin Booth, Edmund Kean, John Gay, Misc. actors, Theatrical guides: 1860-1880 and 1880-1899; Box 2: Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, New York (State), New Jersey, Chicago, Misc. U.S. cities, England, Misc. countries; Box 3: New York City; Box 4: Boston; Box 5: John Wilkes Booth; Box 6: Philadelphia Public Ledger, July 1876: Centennial Celebration.

Theater People Subject Files
Consists of files (clippings, programs, books, etc.) on people involved in theater, from the mid-19th century through (1988/The late '80s).  Includes actors (Charlotte Cushman, Maude Adams, the Booth Family, the Barrymores, Katharine Hepburn), dramatists, directors, and scholars (Jose Ferrer, Alan S. Downer, Anton and Michael Chekhov), as well as designers.  Also contains related material such as clippings on the 1919 Actors' Strike, and several files on Shakespeare, including programs, articles, photos, and engravings.

Theater Photographs Collection
Contains still photographs of American actors and actresses as well as scenes from plays and includes clippings and printed matter.


Thielen, Benedict, 1902-1965

Benedict Thielen Papers
Consists of various drafts and/or corrected typescripts of short stories, articles, and five novels of Thielen (Class of 1923): Women in the Sun, Deep Streets, Stevie, The Lost Men, and Friday at Noon. Included also is correspondence of Gregory Mason, Ruth Fitch Mason, and Eliot Fitch Bartlett.

Benedict Thielen Letters to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr.
Consists of letters by Thielen (Class of 1923) to Frederic Roderigo Gruger, Jr., dating from their college years at Princeton and Yale, respectively, until a few years before Thielen's death, as well as some photographs and printed matter. Many of the letters are in French.


Thomas, George F. (George Finger), 1899-1977

George F. Thomas Papers
Consists of selected papers of Thomas, professor of religious thought (1940-1968) at Princeton. Included are many lectures and addresses, most of which were used for his classes, dealing with such subjects as religion and education, philosophical ideas in religion and literature, the history of Christian thought, Christian ethics, and Christian ideas in poetry and literature. Also present are book reviews (1942-1969) by Thomas, lectures given on a trip to India (1969-1970), a bound typescript of Thomas's autobiography entitled My Story (1977), a small amount of correspondence, and clippings of reviews of his books.

Thomas, Lewis, 1913-1993

Lewis Thomas Papers
Consists of the papers of Thomas (Class of 1933), reflecting his multi-level career--as medical practitioner, research center director, and best-selling writer on scientific and medical topics. The bulk of the collection dates from the years (1973-1983) Dr. Thomas served as president and, later, chancellor, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. Included are extensive correspondence with an international group of colleagues, such as Fred Plum, Robert A. Good, Baruj Benacerraf, Edward Boyse, Bernard Amos, Edward Beattie, Attallah Kappas, Benno Schmidt, George Cotzias, Otto Westphal, Ion Gresser, and Rene Dubos (all well-known research scientists); administrative files dealing with policies, issues, and activities of MSKCC, such as the Committee on Scientific Policy, the Managers and Overseers Committee, By-laws of the Center, the Commission on the Humanities, conflicts of interest and ethics, patents, patient complaints, and Blue Cross and Medicaid-Medicare; correspondence with boards of trustees; files related to his publications--editorial correspondence, fan mail, permissions, etc.--as well as reprints of his column "Notes of a Biology Watcher" and of his scientific papers; and a chronological series containing all of his presentations, lectures, and awards from 1966 to 1990, including commencement addresses, statements before congressional committees, conference speeches, seminars, and talks at awards dinners.

Thomas, Milton Halsey, 1903-1977

Milton Halsey Thomas Papers
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous research material of Thomas, university archivist at Columbia University (1928-1959) and Princeton University (1959-1969). Included are manuscripts, research material, and related correspondence for several of his publications: Bibliography of John Dewey (1929, 1939); John Dewey: A Centennial Bibliography (1962); Elias Boudinot's Journey to Boston in 1809 (1955); The Diary of George Templeton Strong, 1835-1875 (1952); and The Diary of Samuel Sewell, 1674-1729 (1973). There are manuscripts of articles about various aspects of Columbia University history, genealogical material about John Jay, and research and original material collected regarding 19th-century American students in Gottingen, Germany, and towards a bibliography of the American scientist Amos Eaton. Thomas's correspondence reflects the myriad interests of scholars and researchers he aided in his role as archivist as well as his own bibliographical interests. In addition, the collection contains personal and family photographs and documents, early scrapbooks, and a small collection of 18th-century autograph material collected by Thomas.

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

A Socialist's Faith by Norman Thomas
Consists of a semi-autobiographical work, A Socialist's Faith (1951), by Thomas (Class of 1905): the original typescript with holograph corrections and three sets of galleys.

Thompson, Charles Willis, 1871-1946

Charles Willis Thompson Papers
Consists of selected papers of Thompson, including 27 scrapbooks of clippings (1884-1941) of his columns and articles written while he was a Washington correspondent, book reviewer, and editor of the New York Times (1899-1921) and, later, a writer in Philadelphia for the Public Ledger (1921-1922) and Commonweal (1930-1931). Also included are 11 volumes called "The Archives" containing papers read before the Beecher Literary and Debating Society (1887-1910) in Brooklyn and a history of the club (1887-1907) compiled and edited by Thompson with the assistance of Reuben A. Bull. There is some personal correspondence (1881-1946) as well as a small section of articles, book reviews, poems, and loose clippings. Miscellaneous items include printed matter, notes, galleys for The Godlike Daniel (1930) by Samuel Hopkins Adams, and poems by Francis Mathilda Ford.

Thompson, Frank, 1918-1989

Frank Thompson Papers
Consists of the files maintained by Thompson throughout his political career, beginning with his election in 1955 as congressman from the Fourth New Jersey District, which encompasses Mercer and Burlington Counties. Thompson was assigned to the Education, Labor, and Administration (chairman) committees, and the papers reflect his special interests in federal aid to education and the arts, the creation of cultural centers, such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the protection of historic buildings. There are also materials on international relations, civil rights, social security and medicare, public utilities, and other New Jersey state matters. Included are speeches, statements, correspondence, copies of replies to constituents, records relating to congressional committees, agencies, and cases, government publications, photographs, and other printed materials.

Thompson, George Alexander

Selected Papers of George Alexander Thompson
Consists primarily of the original page proofs of the first seven chapters pertaining to post-Iturbide Mexico, eventually removed from Thompson’s work, which was published as Narrative of an Official Visit to Guatemala from Mexico (1829). There are also some related autograph letters and printed ephemera.

Thompson, Henry Burling, 1857-1935

Henry Burling Thompson Papers
Consists of papers of Thompson (Class of 1877), including 500 pieces of correspondence, much of it incoming (1906-1913), eight letterpress copybooks (1889-1911), and one scrapbook of printed matter relating to the Princeton Endowment Fund campaign of 1919-1920. Because Thompson chaired Princeton's Board of Trustees for a period and was chairman of the Grounds and Buildings Committee for 20 years, much of the correspondence refers to issues related to these offices, though Delaware politics, Wilmington local history, and the Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co., for which Thompson was treasurer, also figure in the letters. There is also correspondence with Woodrow Wilson on committee matters during Wilson's presidency at Princeton. Thompson, Henry Dallas, 1864-1927 Henry Dallas Thompson Papers Consists primarily of correspondence of Thompson (Class of 1885) relating to the planning of reunions for the Class of 1885, of which he was secretary. In addition, there are a few papers relating to mathematics courses he taught at Princeton, some correspondence concerning the New Jersey Summer Military Camp (Thompson was secretary in 1917), and personal correspondence.

Thompson, Lawrance, 1906-1973

Lawrance Thompson Papers
Consists of selected papers of Thompson, including manuscripts for his books Young Longfellow, 1807-1843 (1938), Selected Letters of Robert Frost (1964), which he edited, and Robert Frost, The Early Years (1966); a small amount of correspondence (1936-1942) from the time he was Princeton University Library's curator of rare books and manuscripts, as well as editor of its Chronicle; and miscellaneous articles, printed matter, and memorabilia.

Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843

Selected Papers of Smith Thompson
Consists of documents and correspondence of Thompson (Class of 1788) covering, for the most part, the years when he served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court (1823-1843). Included in the collection are letters involving legal questions, business dealings, and political matters as well as correspondence between Thompson and his second wife, the former Eliza Livingston, his daughter, Mary Louis Clark, and other family members. Among the documents are Thompson's will (Duchess County, New York, 1843) and papers dealing with financial matters, such as checks, promissory notes, receipts, and orders of payment. Also included is a photostat of a letter by George Washington to DeWitt Clinton.

Thompson, Vance, 1863-1925

Vance Thompson Papers
Consists of selected papers of Thompson (Class of 1883). Included are diaries (1913, 1918); musical scores; two plays, The Peace Girl and Jane Shore; various short stories and scenarios, such as "The Blue Lotus," "In Old Japan," and "Killing the Mandarin"; a group of carbons, typescripts, and tearsheets of The Poetical Works of Vance Thompson, compiled posthumously by his wife, Lilian Spencer Thompson, an actress who used the stage name of Mlle. Severin; and a section of writings for the press containing articles, book and theater reviews, publication contracts, and clippings. Correspondence includes letters (1897-1906) to Dr. William J. O'Sullivan, a friend and lawyer, letters (1918-1925) to his wife, letters from his father, Rev. Charles L. Thompson, and diplomatic correspondence (1918-1919) while he was political adviser to the U.S. embassy at Rome. Also present are diplomatic documents, a scrapbook of clippings concerning his wife's acting career and dramatic productions of his works, bookplates, clippings, tearsheets, and photographs of Thompson, his family, and Belgium in 1918.

Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

Charles Thomson Collection
Consists primarily of 36 letters by Thomson to his wife, Hannah, in Philadelphia, written while he was attending the Continental Congress in Princeton, New Jersey from June to October, 1783. Also included are copies of four additional Thomson letters to his wife during the same period (Princeton does not own the originals); printed material about Thomson and Harriton House, his estate in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, where he resided from 1789 to 1824; photographs of the interior and exterior of Harriton House; and photographs of Thomson's grave in Philadelphia's Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Thorington, J. Monroe (James Monroe), 1894-1989

J. Monroe Thorington Collection
Consists of works, correspondence, diaries, documents, photographs, maps, scrapbooks, miscellaneous material, and printed matter by and about Thorington (Class of 1915), and papers of other people. The works include manuscripts for three books, A Climber's Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada (1921), written in collaboration with Howard Palmer, The Glittering Mountains of Canada (1925), and Mont Blanc Sideshow (1934), a biography of Albert Smith (1816-1860), a renowned mountain-climbing guide of the 19th century. There are also over thirty-six articles (1916-1934) reflecting Thorington's interest in mountaineering, many of which were published in the American Alpine Journal. The correspondence contains many letters to and from the American Alpine Club, alpine clubs of Canada and England, and individual mountain-climbing enthusiasts and friends of Thorington. There is also correspondence regarding the early American ascents of the Alps which contributed to the body of information in his book A Survey of American Ascents in the Alps in the Nineteenth Century (1943). The collection contains many photographs of friends and Alpine and Rocky Mountain ranges, as well as the towns of Chamonix, France, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and Zermatt, Switzerland, and there are travel diaries, a scrapbook of pictures and pencil sketches of Alpine animals, and printed matter, including articles and book reviews by Thorington.

Thornhill, Arthur H. (Arthur Horace), 1924-

Arthur H. Thornhill Papers
Consists of the papers of Thornhill (Princeton Class of 1946), chiefly pertaining to his career (1948-1987) at Little, Brown and Company as an editor, publishing executive, and CEO. Included is correspondence with authors and people representing a variety of organizations both inside and outside the publishing industry, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Ansel Adams, Bruce Catton, James Thomas Flexner, John Fowles, Lillian Hellman, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Vance Packard, and Herman Wouk. There are also some papers pertaining to his father, Arthur H. Thornhill, Sr. (1895-1970), who started at Little, Brown in 1913, and rose from shipping clerk and salesman to president and chairman of the board in 1948.

Thorp, Willard, 1899-1990

Willard Thorp Papers
Consists of papers reflective of both Willard and Margaret Thorp's careers as authors and critics, Willard's years as a professor of English at Princeton University, and Margaret's early career in journalism. The bulk of the collection dates from the years (1930-1970) when they published the majority of their articles, reviews and books, gave their speeches, and when Willard taught his classes and was acting chairman of Princeton's English Department. Willard's papers consist mainly of correspondence with professional colleagues; friends, particularly Allen Tate and Caroline Gordon but also including T.S. Eliot, William Meredith, James Meriwether, Robert Penn Warren, Robert Lowell, Archibald MacLiesh and John Berryman; organizations, such as the Modern Language Association, and the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni; and publishers of his works, including the American Book Company, Charles Scribner's Sons, and the J.B. Lippincott Company.

Throop, Enos T. (Enos Thompson), 1784-1874

Throop and Martin Family Papers
Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and photographs concerning the Throop and Throop Martin families of New Jersey, primarily represented by Enos T. Throop, governor of New York (1830-1833), and E. T. Throop Martin, Governor Throop's nephew and secretary. Family correspondents include Francis Preston Blair (1848-1877), Montgomery Blair, Blair Lee, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Eveline Martin Alexander, and Emory Upton (1868-1879). There are also three folders of correspondence (1829-1862) between Martin Van Buren and Enos T. Throop, as well as Emily Martin Upton's letterbook (1868-1869) and diary (1858-1867), a copy of Eveline Martin Alexander's diary (1867), Cornelia Martin's diaries (1847-1849), and Nelly Martin's account books (1893-1912) for her pickle and preserve business.

Tibbott, F. M. (Frederick Merrill), 1885-1965

Simon Hastings, Novel by F. M. Tibbott
Consists of a typescript draft with holograph corrections and some revisions for Simon Hastings (1942), a novel by Tibbott (Class of 1909) about Maine's north country during the Civil War period.

Tilden, Louis Edward, 1900-1970

Louis Edward Tilden Sheet Music Collection
Consists of sheet music of popular songs and songs from musical comedies written by Irving Berlin, Vincent Youmans, the Gershwins, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, and many others, collected by Tilden (Class of 1922).

Tillett, Paul, 1923-1966

Paul D. Tillett Papers
Contains notes, outlines, interviews, case histories, survey questionnaires, clippings, correspondence files, and final drafts for Tillett's Social Costs of the Loyalty Program, a study he conducted while a professor of political science at Rutgers University, 1962-1966, concerning the government's loyalty-security program and its effects on the individual and on political and social institutions. The manuscript was unpublished at the time of his death in 1966. Also included are a few miscellaneous articles and personal files.

Tinsley, William, 1831-1902

William Tinsley Publishing Correspondence
Consists of 78 letters, 1866-1889, received by the Tinsley Brothers publishing firm of London, England. The brothers, Edward (1833-1866) and William (1831-1902), set up in the book trade business around 1854. They focused mainly on publishing fiction for the popular lending libraries, and specialized in luxuriously bound three-volume novels. In 1866, at the sudden death of Edward, William took over the management of the firm, which went bankrupt in 1878 although he continued to publish books under the supervision of trustees. William also founded Tinsley's Magazine, which ran in various formats from 1867 to 1892. Included in this collection are letters by such writers, journalists, and novelists as Charles Dickens, Jr., Percy Fitzgerald, B. L. Farjeon, G. A. Henty, Florence Marryat, Mrs. J. H. Riddell, James Rice, George Augustus Sala, Annie Thomas (Mrs. Pender Cudlip), and W. H. Wills.

Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico)

Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico)
Consists of papers pertaining to the Convento de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, including administrative documents, account ledgers, and ledgers related to the Third Order Secular of St. Francis, a confraternity associated with the convento. In addition, there are miscellaneous papers that document matrimonial and criminal legal cases, land transactions in Tlalpujahua and Toluca, and genealogical information compiled by Austacio Rulfo.

Tobey, Carl, 1918-

Carl Tobey Papers
Consists mainly of correspondence and manuscripts of Tobey (Class of 1940) from the period (1955-1976) when he was a member of the staff of the Turkish Ministry of Education in Samsun, Turkey, teaching English. There are 21 binders of correspondence, photographs, and cards from various friends, family, and associates reflecting his interests in Turkish literature and music, horticulture, and the collecting of botanical speciments. Also included are poems, prose, lyrics, musical scores, phonograph records of Turkish songs, manuscripts for one published and two unpublished works of poetry and prose--Poems of a Twelve-Month Year (1954), The Hundred-Petalled Rose, and A Conception of Place--and an album of photographs of flowers (Samsun, 1972-1976), entitled Ahmet's and My Garden.

Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-

Intermission, Novel by Calvin Tomkins
Consists of manuscripts of Tomkins (Class of 1947) for his first novel, Intermission(1951), including the original short story version written for R. P. Blackmur's class at Princeton in 1947, holograph and typescript drafts with a working title of "The Wandering Rocks," and galley proofs.

Torrence, Ridgely, 1875-1950

Ridgely Torrence Papers
The Papers illustrate the literary activity and relationship of a large group of American writers, primarily poets, between the years 1890 and 1950. Approximately 10,000 letters between Torrence (Class of 1897), his family and friends, plus manuscripts of his work and those of his literary friends, exist in the collection. In addition, there are documents, scrapbooks, diaries, report cards from Torrence's Miami College (Oxford) and Princeton University days, daguerreotypes and photographs, memorabilia, and genealogical records, some dating as early as 1833. Torrence's career as poet, playwright, and editor (New Republic) is documented through manuscripts and/or typescripts of his poems, plays, and short stories, lecture notes, and personal and business (editorial) correspondence. Manuscripts for Torrence's biography The Story of John Hope (1948), The Selected Letters of Edwin Arlington Robinson (1940), and his plays Abelard and Heloise, El Dorado, and The Madstone are among those present. Letters and manuscripts of numerous literary friends and other poets submitting poems to the New Republic are included in the correspondence series.

Tower, William Hogarth, 1871-1950

William H. Tower Collection
Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by William Hogarth Tower (Princeton Class of 1894). Rev. Tower's collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.

Townley, John Hamilton, 1818-1855

John Hamilton Townley Family Papers
Consists of family papers of Townley (Class of 1837), a Presbyterian minister who graduated from the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1842 and then preached at Hackettstown (1843-1851) and Morristown (1851-1855) in New Jersey. Included is correspondence (1836-1855) between Townley and his wife (married 1843), Cornelia C. Searing Townley of Newark, N.J., their respective parents, and many brothers and sisters. Also present are an undated portion of a journal by Townley discussing his education, poems to Cornelia and on the death of a son in 1851, and Townley's dying testimony.

Trimble, William C. (William Cattell), 1907-1996

William C. Trimble Papers
William C. Trimble, Princeton University Class of 1930, was a career diplomat, serving as United States ambassador to Cambodia (1959-1962) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1965-1968) as well as serving in Brazil and Germany. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs, and assorted memorabilia documenting Trimble's career.

Troxell, Gilbert

Gilbert Troxell Correspondence
Consists of letters to Troxell from Sinclair Lewis, John O'Hara, and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill, the wife of Eugene O'Neill, discussing the donation of manuscripts to the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.

Troxell, Janet Camp

Janet Camp Troxell Collection of Rossetti Manuscripts
Contains over 3000 manuscripts relating to the Rossettis and their friends collected by Troxell. While Dante Gabriel is the central figure, his brother and sisters (William Michael, Christina Georgina, Maria Francesca) are also represented, as are several other members of the Polidori/Rossetti families. Other research interests amply supported by the collection include the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and Victorian art, poetry, and literature. In addition, there is a group of Troxell's own writings and correspondence.

Tsitsele, Kaie, 1926-

Kay Cicellis Papers
Consists of papers of Cicellis, including manuscripts of some of her novels, short stories, radio scripts, translations of Greek works into English, and correspondence with friends and associates. Cicellis was born in France of Greek parents, moving to Greece when she was nine. She spent some time in England, but later settled in Athens where she worked as a translator, writer-adapter for the Greek Broadcasting Institute, and writer, primarily in English, of articles, reviews, stories and novels. Included in these papers are autograph and typed manuscript drafts and notebooks of No Name in the Street (1953), her first novel, Ten Seconds from Now (1957), a novel, The Way to Colonos (1960), three novellas, and many drafts of stories to be included in an unpublished work, The Painter and His Model (ca. 1978). There are letters to Cicellis, in English and in Greek, by Michael Cacoyannis, Kimon Friar, E. M. Forster (1), W. Hollerer, Margarita Lymperake, Iris Murdoch, Arghyris Kounadis, Angelos Staurou Vlachos, and others, as well as a few photographs, magazines and journals containing articles or stories by Cicellis, and Greek newspapers.

Tucker, Joseph

Joseph Tucker Papers
Consists of the ship's papers of Tucker while he was shipmaster of several Wiscasset, Maine, merchant ships trading--over a period of 30 years (1841-1875)--between such ports as Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, Liverpool, England, and Le Havre de Grace (today, Le Havre), France. Included are bills of lading, ship manifests, cargo books, receipts of various kinds, sailors' certificates of citizenship, and miscellaneous other records, as well as some of Tucker's business and personal correspondence. Among the vessels mentioned are Brother Jonathan, Ellen Austin, Jefferson Borden, Othello, R. H. Tucker, and Samoset.

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Harison Collection of Mark Twain Miscellanea
Consists of various items collected by Leonard Harison relating to Mark Twain, including correspondence of Madeline Sinsheimer Block with Clara Gabrilowitsch (Twain's daughter), Harper's souvenir issue (1905) of Twain's 70th birthday, two Twain commemorative calendars (1910-1911), The Bookman's Twain issue of June, 1910, and a copy of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1904) inscribed by Twain in 1905.

Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901

Editorial Correspondence of The Independent
Consists of selected editorial correspondence of the New York weekly The Independent, founded in 1848 by Henry Chandler Bowen as Congregationalist journal which later expanded in scope to include articles on literary and social topics. Successive editors were Theodore Tilton (1856-1861 and 1864-1871), Henry Ward Beecher (1861-1864), William Hayes Ward (1868-1916), Kinsley Twining, literary editor (1880-1899), and Hamilton Holt (1897-1921). The collection contains approximately 85 letters, 1882-1899, to Kinsley Twining (1832-1901), a Congregationalist minister, William Hayes Ward (1835-1916), a Congregationalist minister, Orientalist, and professor of Latin and natural science, Miss Susan Hayes¿ Ward, and Hamilton Holt (1872-1951) by various contributors to The Independent.

Twining Family Papers
Consists of correspondence received by various members of the Twining family, originally of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut, and later of New York. There are letters both personal and professional in nature to Stephen Twining, a steward and treasurer of Yale College, his son, Alexander C. Twining (1801-1889, Yale Class of 1820), an inventor, civil engineer, and astronomer, and his son, Kinsley Twining (1832-1901, Yale Class of 1853), a Congregationalist clergyman and literary editor of the New York weeklies The Independent and The Evangelist. Also present is some miscellaneous correspondence of other Twinings, and of the Stevens and Gridley families, related to the Twinings by marriage, and some photographs and documents.


Twitchell, K. S. (Karl Saben), 1885-1968

Karl S. Twitchell Papers
Consists of reports, correspondence, photographs, documents, a scrapbook, geological maps, and printed matter of Twitchell, a member of Princeton's Advisory Council for the Middle East, reflecting many of his business dealings with the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Resources of Saudi Arabia. The collection contains a typescript of his book Saudia Arabia, With an Account of the Development of Its Natural Resources (1947); notes; professional and personal correspondence; a scrapbook of photographs, including some of King Ibn Saud (1880-1953) of Saudi Arabia, and newspaper clippings; and geological maps of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and French Guiana where Twitchell developed mineral properties through his firm, Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate, Ltd. There are reports on the Sarif salt mines in Saudi Arabia, the Vieros copper mine in Portugal, and the Delice gold mine in French Guiana, as well as records of the Rock of Ages Corporation, of which he was a director, and the American Smelting and Refining Company.

Tyler, George C. (George Crouse), 1867-1946

George C. Tyler Papers
Consists primarily of correspondence between Tyler and many well-known theater people including the dramatists Eugene O'Neill and Booth Tarkington and performers such as George M. Cohan, George Arliss, Laurette Taylor, Helen Hayes, and the Lunts. Also included in the collection are documents, account books, photographs, scrapbooks, playbooks, musical scores and scripts, memorabilia, and a typescript of Whatever Goes Up (1934), Tyler's autobiography.

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Ullman, James Ramsey, 1907-1971

James Ramsey Ullman Papers
The papers of Ullman (Class of 1929) contain manuscripts of most of his major works, many shorter works, correspondence, and subject files. Included are nine nonfiction works, such as High Conquest, Americans on Everest, and Mad Shelley; ten novels, including The Day on Fire, based on the life of Rimbaud, The Sands of Karakorum, and The White Tower; twelve plays; and numerous articles, short stories, and poems. In addition, there are diaries (1920-1971), financial papers, documents, a recorded interview with Ullman and readings of his works, photographs, magazines containing his works, and papers of other persons, where plays produced by Ullman, but written by Lynn Root, Irving Ramsdell, and others, have been filed. Ullman's correspondence contains letters of fellow adventurers, family, and friends, such as Norman Dyhrenfurth, Temple Fielding, Robert Kaufman, J. Monroe Thorington, and Alexander F. Ullman (his father, who lived in New York City), as well as fan mail from 1935 to 1971. The subject files reflect his interests in mountaineering, Robert Kaufman, world travel, and literature, and include notes, letters, and printed matter pertaining to the American Mt. Everest expedition (1963), of which Ullman was a member, the American Field Service, Broadway shows of the 1930s, and travel brochures and itineraries to the South Pacific, Africa, South America, and other global points.

United China Relief (U.S.)

United China Relief/United Service to China Records
Consists of records of an umbrella organization, originally known as United China Relief (1941-1945) and later as United Service to China (1946-1966), which coordinated various agencies in their wartime and post-war civilian relief activities to aid the people of Nationalist China, first on the mainland and subsequently on Taiwan. Agencies represented include the American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China, the American Friends Service Committee, Indusco, Inc., the Institute of Pacific Relations, and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. There are general files of correspondence, articles, speeches, annual reports, budgets, financial statements, documents, agency and committee files, minutes of meetings, files of national, state, and local fund raising material; biographical files on Chinese and American people with interests in aiding China; and publicity and educational program materials. Also present is a large group of photographs of places, events, and people, including such figures as Pearl S. Buck, Walt Disney, Hu Shih, V. K. Wellington Koo, Henry R. Luce, Mary Pickford, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

United States. Works Progress Administration (N.J.)

Files of the Works Progress Administration (N.J.)
Consists of selected files of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of New Jersey, a state branch of the federal WPA created in 1935 as a program to provide jobs for the unemployed. (Its name was changed to Work Projects Administration in 1939.) Included are master records (1942) consisting of brief office forms indicating the disposition of WPA studies and reports in various locations in N.J.; copies of correspondence regarding the WPA's Historical Records Survey, which published an Inventory of the Church Archives of New Jersey (1940); and a group of record sheets (1936) itemizing manuscripts in the Garret D. Wall Collection, Thomas P. Johnson Papers, and the Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection in Princeton University Library, compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the WPA.

University Players

University Players Collection
Consists mainly of playbills, photographs, and clippings of press announcements and reviews of the University Players, a youthful group of Princetonians aspiring toward careers in the performing arts. Not entirely comprised of Princeton alumni and undergraduates, however, the organization provided experience and training for many hopefuls who have in fact succeeded in that goal. Taking its name from an earlier group with the same ambitions and who also made great contributions to American theater and film, it provided the Princeton community with some exciting and meritorious summer theater for more than a decade.

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Vakalo, Helene, 1921-

Helene Vakalo Papers
Consists of papers of Vakalo, a graduate with a degree in archeology from the University of Athens and founder (1958) of the School of Decorative Arts where she teaches art history. Vakalo is a leading art critic in Greece as well as an author of books of art criticism and eleven books of poetry. Included in these papers are the corrected typescript of her book He ennoia ton morphon [The Meaning of the Forms] (1975), and notebooks and manuscripts (autograph and typed), primarily in Greek, of poetry, lectures, and articles. Also present are correspondence, notes on art, and ephemera.

Valaorites, Nanos, 1921-

Nanos Valaorites Papers
Consists primarily of nearly fifty years of personal and professional correspondence received by Valaorites. Correspondents include Manto Aravantinou, Laura Beusoleil, Sinclair Beiles, Nicolas Calas, Andrei Codrescu, Markos Dragoumes, Andreas Empeirikos, Cecil Helman, Jan Herman, Jack Hirschman, Alain and Manina Jouffroy, Helene Karkaze, Michael Metras, Opal and Ellen Nations, Harold Norse, Nicole Ollier, Alexandros Schinas, Nikos Stangos, and Kostas Tachtses. There are also letters written by Valaorites, as well as letters between others. Furthermore, the collection contains unprocessed materials, including writings, notebooks, sketchbooks, and miscellanea.

Valtin, Jan, 1904-1951

Jan Valtin Papers
Consists of papers of "Valtin," the literary pseudonym of Richard Julius Herman Krebs. Included is correspondence with family members, literary agents, and individuals such as Roger N. Baldwin, Arthur Garfield Hayes, and William Allen White. Also present are lectures, articles, drafts for a novel, Wintertime, material for his autobiography, Out of the Night, and subject files documenting Valtin's career as a German secret agent of the Communist International, a Nazi terrorist, and, later, a war correspondent for the United States Army in World War II.

Valva, Fred D.

Fred D. Valva Collection of Musical Scores
Consists of scores for silent film background music arranged for various orchestral instruments and used by Valva, a theater musician, in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Van Dine, S. S., 1888-1939

S. S. Van Dine Scrapbooks
Consists of scrapbooks reflecting the professional and private life of Van Dine, including articles by and about him (1926-1930), reviews of his books, motion pictures, and radio plays, his literary and art criticism, and miscellaneous and general notes (1926-1937). There are scrapbooks of material about his marriage (1931), dogs and kennels (1930-1934), and death (1939), as well as scrapbooks of articles from the Los Angeles Times book page (1908-1913) and the San Francisco Bulletin (1919) in which he used his real name, Willard Huntington Wright.

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

Carl Van Doren Papers
The collection illustrates the literary career of Van Doren in typescripts, some with author's corrections, and research notes for his biography of Benjamin Franklin (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in American biography), TheDevil's Lane, TheGreat Rehearsal, Jane Mecom, Mutiny in January, The Secret History of the American Revolution, Sinclair Lewis, Swift, and the Letters and Papers of Benjamin Franklin and Richard Jackson (which he edited), and in typescripts for some of his short stories, articles, lectures, poetry, and radio programs ("Words at War") based on his material. In addition, there are 35 volumes of notebooks and diaries (1901-1950) and 17 boxes of correspondence (1905-1950), 4.5 boxes of which are letters (1909-1950) to his brother, Mark Van Doren. Correspondents include Fred Allen, John Erskine, Robert Frost, Zona Gale, Jean Jersholt, Sinclair Lewis, H. L. Mencken, and William P. Trent.

Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933

Henry van Dyke Family Papers
The Papers cover three generations of the van Dyke family organized in five major series, beginning with the papers of Henry Jackson van Dyke, Sr. (1822-1891), graduate of the Princeton Theological Seminary (1845) and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn. Manuscripts of his sermons span the years 1844 to 1891, as do essays, speeches, bible lessons, and theological notes. His correspondence contains many letters from clergymen, parishioners, friends, and family, often regarding the controversy caused by his publication of The Character and Influence of Abolitionism, the Reunion movement in the Church, and matters of the General Assembly.

The papers of Henrietta Ashmead van Dyke (1820-1896), wife of Henry Jackson van Dyke, Sr., contain correspondence with friends and family such as Albert Ashmead, Lizzie Brown, Andrew Reid, and various van Dykes.

The main body of the collection consists of enormous files accumulated during the lifetime of Henry van Dyke, Jr. (1852-1933, Class of 1873), son of Henry Jackson van Dyke, Sr. Thousands of letters, often with carbons of van Dyke's replies, document the literary, religious, and political life of which he was a part. His Princeton connections are fully recorded--from his early days as a student, then as Murray Professor of English Literature, and later as an annual lecturer--with letters from James McCosh, John Grier Hibben, Francis L. Patton, Allan Marquand, and Woodrow Wilson. There is also a large file of correspondence written while he was minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg at the Hague (1913-1917) and correspondence (1915-1923) reflecting his involvement with the League to Enforce Peace. As pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York (1883-1899), chaplain for the navy, and moderator of the Presbyterian Church's General Assembly, he became a religious leader with a far-reaching influence. He maintained correspondence with clergymen, presidents, nobility, fellow anglers, school children, family, friends, and strangers. The collection contains many manuscripts, often holograph, of Henry van Dyke, Jr.'s larger works, such as Companionable Books, Fighting for Peace, and The Spirit of America, as well as over 300 shorter works, including "The Birth, Infancy and Childhood of Jesus Christ," "A Single Star Mind: An Appreciation of Woodrow Wilson," interviews, introductions, memorials, reviews, sermons, speeches, and verse.

The papers of Paul van Dyke (1859-1933, Class of 1881), brother of Henry van Dyke, Jr., contain his typed manuscript for CAtherine de Medicis, Queen of France, a few lecture notes, poems, correspondence with Darwin G. Eaton, William Cheesman, Princeton University faculty, family members, and others, and his school reports.

The papers of Tertius van Dyke (1886-1958, Class of 1908), son of Henry van Dyke, Jr., include research material and manuscripts for his Henry van Dyke: A Biography, several short articles, and verse. Correspondence is mostly related to the acquisition of information and anecdotes for the biography and includes letters of Herbert Brookes, Margaret Deland, Frank C. Eaton, Charles Erdman, Theodore Marburg, Edwin Mims, Robert Haven Schauffler, and others.


Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Carl Van Vechten Photographs
Consists of 46 postcard-size, black and white photographs of 33 people, including two self-portraits, taken and printed by Van Vechten primarily during the 1930s to 1940s. His subjects in this collection cover a wide range of celebrities in the theatrical and literary world, including ballet dancers, actors and actresses of stage and screen (some in costume), singers, musicians, authors, and poets--for example, Marian Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Sir John Gielgud, Hugh Laing, Sinclair Lewis, Norman Mailer, Clifford Odets, Jerome Robbins, Artur Rubinstein, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Lin Yutang. Also present are two photographs (1923, 1930) of Van Vechten taken by the New York photographer Nickolas Muray.

Carl Van Vechten Photographs of Eugene O'Neill
Consists of 113 photographs of O'Neill and his wife, Carlotta, taken by Van Vechten. Most of the photographs are studio style; some, however, are informal in tone, taken at their estate, Casa Genotta, in Georgia.


Vandewater, William Collins, 1886-1942

World War I Papers of William Collins Vandewater
Consists of selected papers of Vandewater (Class of 1907) relating to his participation (1918-1919) as a captain in the 160th Infantry Brigade of the 80th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces in France where they were attached to British Army forces. Included are dispatches, operation reports, battlefield orders and instructions, personnel lists, recommendations for meritorius service awards, and reports concerning the battles at Arras, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, and Bethincourt.

Vardaman

Vardaman Papers
Consists of Vardaman's papers, including documents, correspondence (both business and personal), diaries, a scrapbook, souvenir books, printing blocks, photographs of Vardaman as a female impersonator, snapshots, sheet music, playbills, clippings, miscellaneous material, and printed matter.

Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-

Mario Vargas Llosa Papers
Consists of the papers of Vargas Llosa, including (1) notebooks, (2) manuscripts of novels, plays, screenplays, short stories, nonfiction, and miscellaneous works, (3) correspondence received and some correspondence of others, (4) some works by others, including translations into languages other than Spanish, (5) printed and recorded material, and (6) political correspondence and manuscripts. Correspondence (1957-1996) includes letters from a wide range of internationally prominent writers, critics, scholars, publishers, and some family members. Representative are Carlos Fuentes, Jose Emilio Pacheco, Sebastian Salazar Bondy, and Manuel Scorza. The Political Archive (1987-1991) consists primarily of correspondence between Vargas Llosa and the general public, and with business people, social workers, diplomats, and nonprofit organizations in Peru, other Latin American countries, Europe, and the U.S. during the time he served as leader of "Movimiento Libertad" [Liberty Movement] and presidential candidate of Frente Democratico (FREDEMO) [Democratic Front].

Vaudeville Collection

Consists mainly of playbills of vaudeville productions with souvenir books, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material.

Viele-Griffin, Francis, 1864-1937

Francis Viele-Griffin Collection
Contains manuscripts and miscellany, but the bulk of the collection consists of family and literary correspondence of Viele-Griffin. Among the family correspondence are letters by the poet's father and sister which shed light on the experience of the American-born's childhood in France. The literary correspondence includes the poet's letters to Albert Mockel, Stuart Merrill, and Edouard Dujardin.

Villordo, Oscar Hermes, 1928-1994

Oscar Hermes Villordo Papers
Consists of three diaries (1972-1991) kept by Villordo, an Argentine novelist and poet, accompanied by typed transcriptions by Alicia Dellepiane Rawson.

Viner, Jacob, 1892-1970

Jacob Viner Papers
Consists of papers of Viner relating to his positions as professor of economics at the University of Chicago (1916-1946) and Princeton University (1946-1960) and, concurrently, as an economics consultant for the United States Tariff Commission, the Treasury Dept., and the Dept. of State. Included are manuscripts of Viner's early student papers (1913-1916), lectures (1945-1966), speeches, memoranda, articles, essays, notes, and preliminary drafts for his book Dumping, A Problem in International Trade (1923). Also present are extensive files of correspondence (1914-1970) with leading economists and historians, documents, reference files, photographs, students' theses, and printed matter.

Vinton, Frederic, 1817-1890

Frederic Vinton Correspondence
Consists of letters to Vinton or collected by him, including some relating to his position as librarian of the Chancellor Green Library at Princeton (1873-1890), several letters regarding the Peithessophian Society (Rutgers University), and a letter from the secretary of the Board of Trustees of Amherst College announcing the conferring of an honorary degree on him.

Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation

Virginia Colonial Records Project Collection
Consists of survey reports and correspondence of the Virginia Colonial Records Project (1955), which was organized as part of Virginia's 350th Anniversary Celebration (1957) to locate and list manuscript sources for Virginia history, 1580-1780, in British, French and other overseas repositories.

Vitti, Mario, 1926-

Mario Vitti Papers
Consists of papers of Vitti, an Italian author, translator, and educator specializing in modern Greek literature. Included are letters (1947-1992) from Greek, Turkish, Italian, and other poets and authors, and manuscripts of Greek authors collected by Vitti. The correspondence, separated into Greek and non-Greek files, includes among the approximately 80 Greek correspondents such poets and authors as Manoles Anagnostakes, Konstantinos Demares, Odysseas Elytes (about 130 letters), Nikos Kasdagles, Nikos Kazantzakis, Photos Kontoglou, Alexandros and Kostas Kotzias, Ioannes Michael Panagiotopoulos (about 47 letters), T. K. Papatsones, Panteles Prevelakes, George Seferis, and Nasos Vagenas. The non-Greek files consist of about 20 Turkish, Italian, and other poets, writers, and translators including Melih Cevdet Anday, Ilhan Berk, Necati Cumali, Salvatore Quasimoto, Oktay Rifat, and Giuseppe Ungaretti.

Von Briesen, Arthur, 1843-1920

Arthur von Briesen Papers
Consists of papers primarily relating to von Briesen's career as a patent lawyer and president of the Legal Aid Society (1890-1916). Over half of the collection is comprised of Society financial files, case work files, and extensive administrative correspondence between von Briesen and Society directors and attorneys. Also included are case files from his own law firm, Briesen and Schrenk, and files relating to other organizations (professional, charitable, cultural) in which von Briesen took part, such as the New York branch of the National Roosevelt League (of which he was president), the Merchants' Association of New York, the Germanistic Society of America (of which he was a charter member), and Civil War veterans organizations. In addition, there is some family correspondence, as well as papers regarding German-American activities before, during, and after World War I.

von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-

Harold von Schmidt Book Illustrations
Consists of four pen-and-ink ornamental page designs, one frontispiece, and eight pen-and-ink illustrations for Willa Cather's "'December Night': A Scene from Death Comes for the Archbishop" (New York: A. A. Knopf, 1933), printed by the Pynson Printers under the supervision of Elmer Adler.

Voorhoeve, P. (Petrus), 1899-

P. Voorhoeve Collection of Batak Manuscript Translations
Consists primarily of Voorhoeve’s English translations of some of the manuscripts in the the John. F. Mason Collection of Batak Manuscripts

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Wacquez, Mauricio, 1939-

Mauricio Wacquez Papers
Contains drafts of Wacquez' novel Frente a un hombre armado, his non-fiction work Conocer Sartre y su obra, and his novellas Toda la luz del mediodía, Paréntesis, and Ella, o, el sueno de nadie. Also included are drafts of the short story collection Excesos, as well as unpublished stories, prologues to several books, interviews with the exiled author (he lives in Spain), notebooks (1957-1981), and personal and family correspondence (1957-1983). There also are several manuscripts of Miguel Barnet and Gabriel García Márquez.

Wade, Ira Owen, 1896-1983

Ira Owen Wade Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material of Wade (Class of 1924, professor of French). The collection contains typescripts, carbons, and galley proofs of four books--Studies in Voltaire (1947), Voltaire's Micromegas (1950), Voltaire and Candide (1959), Intellectual Origins of the French Enlightenment (1971)--as well as articles, reports to Princeton's Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and lecture notes. The bulk of the correspondence is professional, including a letter by Albert Camus, but there is some personal correspondence as well. There are also photographs of Wade and others, research notes in English and French, and photostats of miscellaneous material. In addition, the collection contains some undergraduate papers, graduate dissertations, and papers sent to Wade by former students requesting critical comments.

Walker, James P. (James Perkins), 1829-1868

James P. Walker Papers
Contains sermons, autobiographical notes, a diary, commonplace books, photographs, a scrapbook, memorabilia, and printed matter of Walker, with the bulk of the material comprised of personal and professional correspondence, much of it covering the period of the Civil War. As a founding partner in the Boston publishing firm of Walker, Wise, and Company, Walker corresponded with many of the intellectual and literary leaders of the day, such as William Cullen Bryant, William Lloyd Garrison, Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Martineau, Charles Eliot Norton, and Henry James, father of Henry and William James. His firm was also associated with the American Unitarian Association, and the correspondence reflects the publishers' commitment to publish the most liberal Unitarian clergyman and writers of the day, such as James Freeman Clarke, Orville Dewey, Octavius B. Frothingham, and Edward Everett Hale.

Walker, William H. (William Henry), 1871-1938

William H. Walker Cartoon Collection
Consists of approximately 1000 cartoons by Walker which were drawn between 1894 and 1922 for Life Magazine. (Walker joined the staff in 1898.) A considerable number of the cartoons concentrate on the increasing diversity of the American population; many of the others explore the concept of America as a "melting pot". The largest number are political in nature and deal with war and domestic politics.

Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850

Garret D. Wall Collection
Consists of papers of Wall, who was quartermaster general (1815-1837) of New Jersey, senator (1835-1841), and judge of the Court of Errors and Appeals (1849-1850). Included are legal documents, deeds, leases, court cases, and letters to Wall, primarily concerning legal matters in the Mercer County area of New Jersey. Also present is correspondence of his son, James Walter Wall (1820-1872, Class of 1838), a lawyer, author, and senator, as well as that of later family members.

Wallace, Hugh C. (Hugh Campbell), 1863-1931

Hugh C. Wallace Papers
Consists of correspondence primarily of Wallace, former member of the Democratic National Committee in 1916, relating to the campaign and reelection of President Woodrow Wilson. As Wallace was appointed American ambassador to France in 1919, there is also correspondence concerning the signing of the peace treaty of Versailles and the Supreme Council and Conference of Ambassadors in Paris. Also included are two of Wallace's speeches (1922, 1924), travel permits, and documents relating to his receipt of the grand cross of the Legion d'Honneur.

Wallis, Everett S. (Everett Stanley), 1899-1965

Everett S. Wallis Papers
Consists of correspondence, reports, articles, lectures, notes, and printed matter of 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.

Wanted Outlaws Posters Collection

Contains 10 wanted posters for horse theft, larceny, counterfeiting, and murder. From Colorado, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. According to records, all outlaws but Frank De Challis were eventually captured.

Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

Marcella, Novel by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Consists of holograph drafts of several chapters of Ward's novel Marcella, with a few pages of galley proofs interleaved, and with holograph corrections and pencilled printer's marks. In addition, there is a folder containing a chapter outline, a plan of the book, and notes relevant to the composition of Ward's novel, all in the hand of the author.

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Screenplays
Consists of a large collection of scripts for films produced by the Warner Bros. studio.

Warren Alba Houghton, 1915-1985

Richard Hengist Horne: A Literary Biography by Alba Houghton
Consists of selected papers of Warren (Class of 1936), professor of English at Princeton (1945-1955), relating to his earlier work Richard Hengist Horne: A Literary Biography, which apparently was never published. Included are correspondence, documents, copies of R. H. Horne's and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poetry, a few original letters of Horne, and a final typescript of the manuscript.

Warren, Samuel, 1807-1877

Samuel Warren Letters to Charles Kent
Consists of 37 autograph letters by the English novelist Samuel Warren to his friend Charles Kent, an editor of the London Sun and the Weekly Register. The letters often concern social engagements, but many discuss their interests and ideas relating to literature, religion, and the law.

Washington, George, 1732-1799

George Washington Letters
Consists of photostats of over 100 Washington letters in the private collection of Edward Ambler Armstrong, as well as 14 original Washington letters and documents, and several supplementary items. Included is an original survey (1750) of land in Frederick County, Virginia, made by Washington for Isaac Pennington. While many of the letters deal with military affairs of the Revolutionary War, Washington's management of his estate, Mount Vernon, and that of the government during his presidency are also prevalent topics in others. Correspondents include George Clinton, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Robert Morris, and Bushrod Washington.

Documents Relating to the Charles Willson Peale Portrait of George Washington
Contains reproductions of a portrait of Washington painted by Charles Willson Peale and documents relating to the possession of the original painting. (Washington had this portrait painted and presented to Joseph Wilson in gratitude for his services.) Included are the patents of appointment for Joseph Wilson as consul for the United States at Dublin signed by Washington in 1794 and for Thomas Wilson signed by John Quincy Adams in 1826. Also present are certified copies of portions of the wills of members of the Wilson family in which the portrait is mentioned, a brief history of its ownership by James Harrington Wilson in 1906, and other documents.


Waters, Clara Erskine Clements, 1834-1916

Clara Erskine Clements Waters Papers
Consists primarily of manuscripts of Waters but also includes a scrapbook of clippings about her literary publications, related correspondence, and a 10"x12" photograph of the author. Manuscripts include substantial sections of entries for her A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art (New York, 1871) and "A Medley of Thoughts about Women" (AMsS, 154 pp., dated 1869).

Watson, Lucile, 1879-1962

Lucile Watson Collection
Unprocessed collection which Includes typescript memoirs of Lucile Watson's early theatrical career, through her entry into Hollywood motion pictures.

Watson, W. Scott (William Scott), 1862-1944

Selected Papers of W. Scott Watson
Consists of a small amount of correspondence and retained copies of letters by Watson; manuscripts for his sermons, lectures, and articles, such as "The Book of the Days," "A Contribution to Samaritan Palaeography," and "The Origin of the Book of the Old Testament"; miscellaneous writings in English, Hebrew, and Greek; several boxes of Arabic manuscripts; and printed material concerning Presbyterian Church matters. Also present are bound manuscripts of "A Complete Compend of Systematic Theology...Questions by Charles Hodge...," recorded by David S. Anderson in 1844 while at the Princeton Theological Seminary, and "Kirchen-Recht der Katholisches und Protestantisches" by R. Zachariae in 1839.

Watts, Alaric A. (Alaric Alexander), 1797-1864

Alaric A. Watts Correspondence
Consists of approximately 80 letters to Watts, some of which were received during the period when he was editor of the Literary Souvenir (1824-1838) and the United Service Gazette (1837-1847), from such authors, poets, and editors as William Harrison Ainsworth, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and Thomas Noon Talfourd.

Watts, John, b. 1734

John Watts Letters to Thomas Champion
Consists of 48 letters by Watts to his friend Thomas Champion, a merchant at Mssrs. Rhodes & Champion in Sheffield. ‚b Champion was associated with Ebenezer Rhodes (1762-1839) a topographer and master cutler. At least 80 years old in 1814, Watts wrote these lengthy letters to Champion on a wide variety of topics including local news, politics, the manufacture of knives, razors, and seals, cooking, paintings, friends, gardens, hunting, and religion.

Weber, Orlando Franklin, 1879-1945

Orlando Franklin Weber Collection
Consists of letters, with typed transcripts, of 19th-century economists, philosophers, and others, including Mathew Carey, Henry C. Carey, Edward Everett, John Stuart Mill, T. A. Robinson, and Isaiah Thomas, as well as deeds and invoices of Mathew Carey, which were collected by Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Weeks, Morris, 1913-

Hello Mexico by Morris Weeks
Consists of notes, a corrected typescript, and two sets of galley proofs for Hello Mexico (1970), a work by Weeks (Class of 1934) which describes the history, government, and culture of the people of Mexico.

Weems, F. Carrington (Fontaine Carrington), 1884-1966

F. Carrington Weems Papers
Consists of papers of Weems (Class of 1907) primarily from his student days at Princeton and several years thereafter, during which he traveled in Europe, worked for the Alaska Road Commission, and became an army colonel in World War I. While an undergraduate, Weems apparently worked as a secretary for Princeton professor Henry Van Dyke, for the papers include his stenographic notebooks (1906-1907) of letters dictated by Van Dyke. Also included are Weems's school papers, lecture notes, Princeton memorabilia, correspondence with family (particularly, his brother, Benjamin Francis Weems) and friends, and a scrapbook of photographs taken in France (1916-1919).

Weitzmann, Kurt, 1904-1993

Kurt Weitzmann Papers
Consists of papers of Weitzmann, who 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). Weitzmann was also a visiting professor at Yale University and the University of Bonn, and he was associated with the Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies. His areas of scholarship included the history of Byzantine art, using studies of carved ivories, manuscripts, and icons, the history of manuscript illumination, classical monuments, medieval painting and sculpture, and Christian art and symbolism. Included in the papers are correspondence and related files concerning the five expeditions (1958-1965) co-directed by Weitzmann to restore, photograph, and document the art of St. Catherine's monastery on Mount Sinai; general files of correspondence, 1930s-1980s; personal correspondence; copies of his correspondence with Adolph Goldschmidt and Goldschmidt's family; correspondence celebrating his 80th birthday (1984); course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works; and scrapbooks (1935-1991) of clippings and printed matter

Werner, Max, 1901-1951

Max Werner Papers
Consists of selected papers of Werner (pseudonym of Alexander Schifrin), a Russian native who was exiled to Germany (1923-1933) and subsequently lived in France (1933-1939) and the United States (1940-1951). Included are notes, outlines, and chapter drafts for a projected book on the international military, political, and strategic problems arising from World War II and the post-war period, positing the thesis that in the event of a world conflict with atomic weapons neither Russia nor the United States could win. With a working title of The New Balance of Power, most of the material concerns military issues. Also present are copies of his syndicated column (1948-1949), "The Course of the World," articles, bibliographies, and a large file of newspaper clippings used as source material.

Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson, 1879-1966

Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker Papers
Consists of Wertenbaker's works, correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed matter. The collection contains manuscripts of his books--The Planters of Colonial Virginia (1922), The Founding of American Civilization (1938), The Old South (1942), Princeton 1746-1896 (1946), Father Knickerbocker Rebels (1948)--as well as note cards and working files for articles (many on notable Virginians, the Civil War, and Reconstruction), university and public lectures, and speeches. Much of Wertenbaker's works reflect his scholarly interest in Colonial America in general and the state of Virginia in particular. The bulk of the correspondence concerns his historical research, works, and interests, including professional societies, such as the American Philosophical Society and the American Historical Association, although there is some family correspondence as well.

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

Edith Wharton Manuscripts
Contains corrected typescripts for installments of three novels (Sanctuary, The Custom of the Country, and A Son at the Front) which were serialized in Scribner's Magazine and corrected typescripts for background and prefatory material for two other novels (Ethan Frome and House of Mirth). The collection also contains corrected typescripts for several non-fiction articles, including "In Alsace" (1915), "Note on Moroccan Architecture" (1920?), "Marcel Proust" (1925), and "The Writing of Fiction" (1925), as well as an autograph manuscript of "George Cabot Lodge" (1917), a Scribner's article.

Wheeler Collection of Lantern Slides

Consists of 19 boxes of slides, together with 3 boxes of ringbound 3x5 card sets, plus six other related items (stored in box 19). Access is provided by a box list [Columbia.pdf], a list in numeric order giving a brief description of each numbered slide [Wheeler.pdf], and the ringbound card sets, grouped by presentation such as 'Belgian Children's Theatre'. Many sets are productions of Shakespeare. The slides are 3.5 x 4 inches/10 x 8.5 cm. Called the 'Wheeler Slide Collection' probably because these slides were made by the New York firm DeWitt C. Wheeler.

Wheelwright, Jere, 1905?-1961

Historical Novels of Jere Wheelwright
Consists of signed typescripts and galley proofs for four works of historical fiction by Wheelwright (Class of 1927): Gentlemen Hush! (1948) and The Gray Captain (1954) on the Civil War, and The Strong Room (1948) and The Wolfshead (1949) on the English Tudor period.

White, Anthony Walton, 1750-1803

Von Hemert Autograph Collection
Contains photostats of a collection compiled by A. Philippe Von Hemert (Class of 1944), consisting primarily of letters to Anthony Walton White by such historical figures as Alexander Hamilton, Thaddeus Koscuiszko, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Dolly Madison, Gouverneur Morris, Baron von Steuben, and George Washington. Also represented are members of the Walton Evans family, and miscellaneous autographs and paper currency of the period are included.

White, Dorothy Shipley, 1896-

Dorothy Shipley White Photographs of French Africa
Consists of two sets of photographs presumably collected by White in preparation for her work Black Africa and De Gaulle: From the French Empire to Independence (1979), one on Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) and the other on French Africa. The first group ranges over de Gaulle's whole life, though most of the 75 photographs date from 1940 to 1970. Included are an original print, a copy negative which White apparently made from the print, and a copy print for virtually all of the images. White obtained these from Anne Dupre, head of the photographic office of the Quai d'Orsay (French Bureau of Foreign Affairs), and she provides an English translation on the back of each photograph where the French item list is insufficient. The French Africa photographs (White listed 87, but only 74 arrived) include drawings, maps, and caricatures from the 17th to the 20th century. The collection contains a number of photographs of de Gaulle in Africa, but the focus of the group is on military and diplomatic events, portraits of leaders, and depictions of particular places.

White, Edward H. (Edward Hurley), 1888-1966

Edward H. White Sheet Music Collection
Consists of sheet music of popular songs and songs from musical comedies, collected by White.

White, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948

Harry Dexter White Papers
Consists mainly of papers written by White during the time he was in the Treasury Department (1934-1948) as the director of its Division of Monetary Research (1940) and as its assistant secretary (1945). Included are studies, reports, notes, speeches, memoranda, printed matter, and some interspersed correspondence pertaining to pre-war, wartime, and post-war fiscal policies and proposals for foreign economic assistance to China, Japan, and Europe, and post-war policy towards Germany, the currency question, and other problems of international finance. Also present are papers relating to the Bretton Woods Conference (1944), the United Nations Stabilization Fund and Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1942-1944), and the International Monetary Fund (1945-1948), and letters and documents of Henry Morgenthau.

White, Joseph Blanco, 1775-1841

Blanco White Family Collection
Consists of manuscripts related to four generations of the Blanco White family, spanning two centuries: works, diaries, correspondence, documents, accounts and expense records, and printed material. Joseph Blanco White, the Spanish-English writer and religious figure, remains the focus of the collection; however, his brother Fernando, a politician and intellectual of 19th-century Seville, also accounts for a substantial part of the material. Included are autograph manuscripts of several of Joseph's literary efforts--Cartas Sobre España (novel first published in English in 1822), Luísa de Bustamante (unfinished novel, 1839-1840), "Reader, thou look'st upon a barren page..." (poem, 1837); Fernando's diaries (1808-1814, 1817, 1820-1829, 1834-1848), which document daily activities in 19th-century Spain; correspondence, particularly by and to Joseph, Fernando, and their father, Guillermo, showing the development of Joseph's political and religious ideas, Fernando's ambitions, and family affairs; and academic, ecclesiastical, municipal, and legal documents that support Joseph and Fernando's various careers.

White, Mary Lind, d. 1883

Mary Lind White Watercolors
Consists of several hundred watercolors of botanical studies, mainly of California flora but also including flora of the Southern states, drawn by White, wife of an English tea merchant who accompanied her husband on a trip to China via the U.S. during the 1870s. In addition, there are her notes on the plants she painted and two letters about her.

Whiting, Robert Rudd, 1877-1918

Robert Rudd Whiting Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks of Whiting (Class of 1901). The collection contains three scrapbooks of correspondence, memorabilia, and printed matter and includes material relating to Ainslee's magazine, of which Whiting was an editor (1911-1918). There are two typescripts, with holograph corrections, by Whiting of his novelette The Golden Idiot, which appeared in Ainslee's in September 1916. The collection includes photographs of Whiting and Booth Tarkington and a letter by Tarkington to him with pencil sketches of both. In addition, there is a checklist of books found in Whiting's personal library.

Whitman, Stephen French, 1880-1948

Stephen French Whitman Collection
Consists primarily of manuscripts of Whitman (Class of 1901), as well as correspondence and documents concerning their publication and the career of the author. Among the manuscripts are A Future (n.d.), "Helen" [1945?], and "Long Before Hatred" [1946?]. Correspondents include Harold Norling Swanson, Frederick Lewis Allen, Hugh MacNair Kahler, Harold Ober, Cecille B. DeMille, Whitney Darrow, and Robert Sterling Yard. Among the documents are copyrights for several of the author's works and agreements between the author and his publishers and literary agents.

Whitney, George Tapley, 1871-1938

Philosophy Papers of George Tapley Whitney
Consists of notes and lectures prepared by Whitney while he was a professor of philosophy at Princeton University (1916-1936), including his series of public lectures on "The Significance of Philosophy for Culture as Illustrated Out of Its History" (1921-1922), and notes on logic, problems of metaphysics, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, and other philosophers.

Widenmann, Hans A. (Hans Adolf), 1897-1976

Hans A. Widenmann Papers
Consists of the papers of Widenmann (Class of 1918) relating primarily to his involvement in the field of international finance. Included are correspondence files (1919-1977), articles, reports, speeches, and notes (1915-1975) covering the period when he was with the Columbia Trust Company (1920-1923) and a partner in the brokerage firm of Carl M. Loeb, Rhoades and Company. Also present are photograph albums and memorabilia from his trips to Chile (1948) and Brazil (1950) as a delegate to the Hemispheric Stock Exchange Conferences and to Mexico (1965) and Vienna (1971) for International Chamber of Commerce meetings, as well as a large subject file of clippings, bulletins, pamphlets, and other printed matter concerning various issues in economics and on corporate brokerage clients.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Eugene Paul Wigner Papers
Consists of the papers of Wigner, the Hungarian-born American physicist. Included are correspondence, subject files, writings, and offprints reflecting his long career in physics. Some of the material concerns his work in the early 1930s as a professor at the Technische Hochschule in Berlin, where he studied the quantum mechanical interpretation of atomic spectra which resulted in the publication of his book Gruppentheorie und ihre Anwendung auf die Quantenmechanik der Atomspektren (1931), later translated and published as Group Theory (1951), now a classic in its field. The bulk of the papers relate to the period after Wigner moved to the United States, where he became professor of mathematical physics from 1933-1937 at Princeton University and from 1937-1938 at the University of Wisconsin; he then returned to his position at Princeton, where he worked until 1971 when he became professor emeritus. Prior to World War II, Wigner, along with Leo Szilard and Albert Einstein, was instrumental in getting the United States government to investigate the use of atomic energy for military purposes. During the War, he was on the staff of the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago (the Manhattan Project) researching ways to produce an atomic bomb, and he helped to design the nuclear reactor at Hanford, Washington, where plutonium was produced for the bomb. Wigner was also a member of the general advisory committee for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (1952-1957, 1959-1964) and director of the Civil Defense Research Project at Oak Ridge, Tennessee (1964-1965), reflecting his interests in civil defense and national security.

Wilcox, Wendell, 1906-1981

Wendell Wilcox Papers
Consists of papers of Wilcox, including correspondence, diaries (various years from 1940-1979), typescripts of his published and unpublished short stories, articles, literary criticism, and novels, photographs, and printed material. There are approximately 95 short works, primarily from the 1930s-1940s, such as "Mother of a Hero" and "Night Falls in Michigan," as well as the manuscripts for his published novel Everything Is Quite All Right (1945) and three other novels, The Color of Darkness, Rock Me to Sleep, and Helen. Correspondence includes 46 letters (1934-1959) from Alice B. Toklas, five from Gertrude Stein, several from Thornton Wilder, Sam Stewart, August Becker, Gertrude Abercrombie, and other writers and friends. Also present is an extensive correspondence between Wilcox and his wife, Esther Willson Wilcox, through their courtship, marriage (1931), and during his trip to Paris in 1950.

Wendell Wilcox Letters to Frank Sandiford
Consists of 85 autograph and typed letters (1965-1981) by Wilcox, novelist and short story writer, to his friends Frank and Frances Sandiford, written from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to the Sandifords in various towns in New York. Also present are 6 letters (1968-1969) by Esther Wilcox to the Sandifords.


Wild, John, d. 1855

John Wild Autograph Collection
Consists of over 2,000 autograph items of prominent English and European figures--the great and near great, the noteworthy and notorious--from the 16th to the mid-19th centuries. Groups of individuals represented in the collection include writers, lawyers, actors and actresses, opera stars, naval and military heroes, explorers, artists, clergyman, politicians, doctors and medical researchers, and royalty. While the emphasis is on autographs of Englishmen/women, there is a good number of French manuscripts, particularly two volumes of items dating from the French Revolution and the First Empire. By far, the largest group of manuscripts (8 volumes) consists of correspondence from mainly English 19th-century artists and engravers. Included are a letter (1550) by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to Pope Julius III against new Church policies; a document (1576) by Elizabeth I ordering from the Master of the Wardrobe various cloths, "two Greate hammers," and a large iron shovel; documents and letters by Louis XIV (1674-1715), Louis XV (1724), and Louis Philippe (1816); a document (1720) signed by Issac Newton; a letter (1779) of fatherly advice by George III to his son William IV; and three letters (1786-1792) by Lavoisier. There is one volume devoted to the letters of cardinals, ranging from 1550 to 1738. Other notable names, by groups, include: artistic--Fielding, Reynolds, Turner; literary--Congreve, Goethe, Moore, Rousseau, Voltaire; military/naval--Bligh, Cook, Lafayette, Napoleon, Nelson, Wellington; theatrical--Booth, Kean, Siddons; and royal--Charles I, Charles II, Eugene of Savoy, Ferdinand I, George III, James I, James II, Sigismund II Augustus, and William III. In addition, the collection contains, bound with the manuscripts in a grangerized manner, numerous engravings, mezzotints, and other types of prints.

Wilder, Clinton, 1920-1986

Clinton Wilder Collection
Consists of playbills collected by Wilder (Class of 1943) as well as typescripts and production materials of plays he produced.

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

Thornton Wilder Collection
Consists of a collection of Wilder letters and papers from various sources. Included are about 35 letters (1929-1961) to Mrs. S. G. Frantz, discussing his works and travels and accompanied by an inscribed photograph, and other letters to Hyde Solomon, Carlos Baker, William Bowen, Robert F. Goheen, and Van Allen Bradley. Also present are Wilder's addresses to the Harvard Alumni Association (1951) and the Princeton Alumni Association (1974).

Wildes, Harry Emerson, 1890-

Anthony Wayne by Harry Emerson Wildes
Consists of Wildes's typed manuscript, with autograph corrections and bibliography, for his biography on Anthony Wayne (l941), the noted general of the American Revolution and of military campaigns against the Creek Indians in Georgia (1782-1783) and against confederated Indians of the Wabash and Maumee regions, which resulted in his victory at Fallen Timbers (1794).

Wilkinson, David T.

David Wilkinson Papers
Consists of the scientific writings, professional correspondence, and subject and project files of Wilkinson (1935-2002), the renowned experimental physicist and cosmologist who taught and conducted research in the Department of Physics at Princeton University from 1963 until his retirement in 2002. This collection contains the administrative (including his NASA and/or National Science Foundation funding and accounting paperwork) and background history material for two of Wilkinson's main projects the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) and Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) as well as evidence of the many and varied academic activities in his career.

Willauer, Whiting, 1906-1962

Whiting Willauer Papers
Consists of papers of Willauer (Class of 1928) relating mainly to his official, semi-official, and private concerns in China during and after World War II when he was executive secretary (1941-1944) for China Defense Supplies, Inc., which purchased airplanes for Claire Lee Chennault's American Volunteer Group known as the "Flying Tigers;" director (1944-1945) of the Far East branch of the Foreign Economic Administration; and president and vice-chairman of the board of the Civil Air Transport (CAT) company in China, co-founded with Chennault. Included are Willauer's annotations to his papers and autobiographical notes, correspondence, articles, speeches, diaries, interviews by and about him (including audio tapes), photographs, CAT manuals, and a flight logbook for 1943-1944. Major correspondents include Joseph Alsop, Marshall Bannell, Claire L. Chennault, Thomas Corcoran, T. V. Soong, Charles L. Stillman, L. K. Taylor, Edward Warner, Erik Watts, Louise Willauer (wife), and William S. Youngman. Also present are some limited materials pertaining to his earlier career as an admiralty lawyer (1931-1938) with a New York City law firm, attorney for the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Dept. of Justice, and, later, as ambassador to Honduras (1954-1958) and to Costa Rica (1958-1961).

Williams, Charles Richard, 1853-1927

Charles Richard Williams Papers
Consists of selected holograph and typescript manuscripts of nonfiction, lectures, essays, poetry, translations, and paraphrases of Williams (Class of 1875), as well as correspondence and documents pertaining to him, correspondence of other persons, and some of works in print. Published manuscripts included in the collection are The Cliosophic Society, Princeton University (1916), In Many Moods (1910), The Return of the Prodigal: A Monodrama (1912), and Selections form Lucian (1896). There are 39 shorter works--articles, essays, lecture notes--and much unpublished poetry. Correspondents include Woodrow Wilson, members of the Class of 1875 on the occasion of its 50th reunion, and members of the Western Association of Princeton Clubs, and there is also a letterbook of business letters (1890-1909) of the Associated Press in which Williams was active.

Williams, Jesse Lynch, 1871-1929

Jesse Lynch Williams Papers
Contains manuscripts, typescripts, and notes for several works of Williams (Class of 1892): an unfinished novel (His Share of the World, l901-1904), two plays (Why Divorce? and Why Marry?), a collection of prose sketches about New York City life at the turn of the century, and several short works, both fiction and non-fiction. Also included are diaries, notebooks, and appointment books, 1890-1912.

Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964

New Poems, 1943, Edited by Oscar Williams
Consists of material relating to the publication of New Poems, 1943, an anthology of war verse edited by Williams. Williams' introduction and background material about the 40 poets represented, together with typed manuscripts (some original) of the poems selected, comprise a complete typed manuscript of the anthology. Selected uncorrected galley proofs, corrected galleys of poems by eighteen of the contributors, and correspondence related to the compilation of the work are also included. Among those who corresponded are John Berryman, e. e. cummings, Robert Lowell, Archibald MacLeish, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, Allen Tate, and Mark Van Doren.

Williams, Percy H. (Percy Herbert)

Percy H. Williams Autograph Collection
Consists of approximately 50 original autographs, including signatures of Washington Irving, Henry van Dyke, and Charles Guiteau (assassin of President James Garfield), and a letter written by Wendell Willkie.

Williams, Tennessee, 1914-1983

Tennessee Williams Manuscripts
Consists of early versions of eight works by Williams, including the original typescript of Summer and Smoke and the orginal carbon typescripts of Cabeza de Lobo or Composition in the 12-tone Scale (Suddenly Last Summer), Hide and Seek (Baby Doll), and The Glass Menagerie or The Gentleman Caller. Also included are a mimeographed copy of Period of Adjustment or High Point Is Built on a Cavern, the original typescript carbon of the novella Moon of Pause (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone); a short story, "The Kingdom of Earth," later rewritten as a play; and a typescript copy of a two-act play, Small Craft Warnings.

Willsie, Bruce C.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of British Sigillography

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of William A. Newell


Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972

Edmund Wilson Collection
Consists of a collection of various letters and manuscripts by or about Edmund Wilson, literary critic and author, dating from just after his graduation from Princeton University (Class of 1916) to a 1971 letter written to Charles Scribner about F. Scott Fitzgerald. Included are letters to Charles Hathaway, Allen Tate, Gilbert and Janet Troxell, Frank Jewett Mather, Willard Thorp, Julian Boyd, Isaac Thomas, his daughter, Rosalind Baker Wilson, and the only extant letter (1936) to his first wife, Mary Blair Wilson. Manuscripts of Wilson include a poem, "A Rose Found in a Greek Dictionary," a typescript and galleys of an article, "Thoughts on Being Bibliographed," a short reminiscence (ca. 1934) on "Talcottville," New York, corrected proofs of a review of Andre Malraux's first volume of his The Psychology of Art, entitled "Museum Without Walls," and several pages of autograph additons for Wilson's book The bit Between My Teeth, ALiterary Chronicle of 1950-1965 (1965). Also present are an article about Wilson by Christian Gauss, a checklist of Wilson's works by Arthur Mizener, a photograph, and tearsheets from The New Yorker magazine.

Edmund Wilson Letters to Margaret Rullman
Consists of over thirty letters and cards from Wilson to Margaret Rullman, a childhood friend. Among the photographs included are pictures of the author as a child. In addition, there are newspaper clippings of articles relating to Wilson's career.

Edmund Wilson Letters to Helen Muchni
Consists of approximately 197 letters, mostly handwritten, by Wilson to Helen Muchnic. A large portion of the content focuses upon Wilson's longstanding fascination with Russia, its history and literature, as well as on the evolution of Muchnic's career as an author and professor of Russian literature at Smith College. Included are two Wilson manuscripts: "A Little Museum of Russian Language..." (TMs, carbon, 10 pp.) and "Notes on Pushkin" (TMs, carbon, 19 pp.).


Wilson, H. H. (Harper Hubert), 1909-1977

H. H. Wilson Papers
Consists of papers of Wilson accumulated while he was a professor in the Politics Dept. of Princeton University (1947-1977) and relating mainly to civil liberties. Included are previously secret "FBI Files" regarding Wilson and records for other persons involved in civil liberty issues, peace movements (the Vietnam war), or left-wing causes which were made available for the collection during 1975-1979 after such files had been acquired under the Freedom of Information Act (1975). There are extensive reference files of clippings, reports, some correspondence, articles, and printed matter concerning the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover, McCarthyism, CIA operations, the Rosenberg case, capitalism, political power, academic freedom, and related issues. Also included are a few lectures and other materials used in his courses at Princeton.

Wilson, Samuel J.

Samuel J. Wilson Papers
Consists of correspondence (1862-1886), diaries (1881-1883), memorabilia, and printed matter of Wilson, clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa., and his records while at the Seminary. The collection contains his memoranda books, pastor's visiting books (1862-1867, 1871-1872), and miscellaneous Seminary papers, including students' exercises and essays, a register of students, and financial papers. In addition, there are handbills, miscellaneous pamphlets, and programs, some for lectures by Wilson, as well as letters to Wilson's son, Robert D. Wilson, and one of his diaries (1872).

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Woodrow Wilson Collection
Consists of Wilson holdings which have been acquired gradually over many years by purchase and gifts from many sources. The collection is rich in material prior to Wilson's presidential years, although it is not limited to this period. The writings include 25 addresses delivered between 1896 and 1910, as well as the transcription of his first inaugural address, written in 1913 on his own typewriter and with corrections in his own hand. Also included among the writings are notes taken of Wilson's course lectures by undergraduates, some of whom wrote down his words almost verbatim. There is correspondence between Wilson and his family, friends, and colleagues both in academe and in the political arena. The original letters (and photostats) of the correspondence between Wilson and his first wife, Ellen Louise Axson, covering 1883 until 1913, are included. In addition, there are collections of correspondence assembled by colleagues and friends, such as Thomas Creigh, Garrett Droppers, David F. Houston, Mary A. Hulbert (Mrs. Peck), John Wesley Wescott, Lawrence C. Woods, and Frederic Yates. Also included is the Thackwell collection of correspondence between Woodrow family members and especially between Woodrow Wilson and his cousin, Harriet Woodrow, his first love, as well as photographs of both Woodrow and Wilson relatives.

Archives of The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Project
Consists of the records of the Woodrow Wilson papers publishing project compiled by Arthur S. Link, editor (1959-1992) of The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, spanning the life of Wilson: graduate of Princeton in 1879, president of Princeton in 1902, governor of New Jersey in 1910, and president of the United States in 1912. Included are office and financial files; numbered card files; photocopies of correspondence, notes, and diaries from various sources; printed material; photographs; microfilm of the Papers of Woodrow Wilson at the National Archives and other institutions; and tape recordings and film related to Woodrow Wilson and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.

Luther Pfahler Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson
Consists, for the most part, of Woodrow Wilson-related material of Eisenhart, who taught mathematics at Princeton and was one of the original preceptors appointed by Wilson in 1905: 4 Wilson letters (1910-1922) to Eisenhart, Eisenhart correspondence (1956-1960) about Wilson, and printed material. In addition, there is a folder of letters (1927-1928) received by Churchill (Class of 1934), Eisenhart's son, from various family members and acquaintances.

C. Pardee Foulke Papers
Consists of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of an unpublished biography, Woodrow Wilson, by Foulke (Class of 1929), as well as his notebooks for the book, undergraduate lecture notes and examinations in English literature and Roman history, copies of the St. Paul's School (Concord, N.H.) Record (1925, 1926), a St. Paul's School catalog (1920-1921), and a basketball scorekeeping book (1916).

James Kerney Collection of Woodrow Wilson
Consists of speeches, correspondence, photographs, and printed material of and about Woodrow Wilson (Class of 1879), collected by James Kerney and dating from Wilson's tenure as governor of New Jersey and president of the United States. Included are page proofs (?) of Kerney's article "Last Talks with Woodrow Wilson", slated for publication in the Saturday Evening Post (3/29/1924) but pulled from that issue.

McCombs-Lyons Collection on Woodrow Wilson
The McCombs-Lyons Collection contains typescripts of correspondence and notes by William Frank McCombs, a lawyer
who was actively involved in Woodrow Wilson's gubernatorial and presidential campaigns. McComb's secretary, Maurice F.
Lyons provided the transcripts of the correspondence and notes to Arthur S. Link, as part of Link's work on the Papers of
Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence between Lyons and Link concerning the typescripts is also located in this collection.


Winans, Samuel Ross

Winans Collection of New Jersey Documents
Consists of almost 200 18th-century documents, mostly deeds to land, relating to several towns in Essex County, New Jersey, particularly Westfield, collected by Winans (Class of 1874). Included among this assortment are bills of sale of slaves (1807, 1811), a complete inventory of two estate sales (1790, 1800), and tax lists for Westfield (1790, 1824, 1828). These latter documents list the inhabitants by name and indicate, much like a census, the type of house each has, its size and material of construction, number of windows and outhouses, presence of a kitchen, number of acres of land owned, number of slaves owned, and the valuation of the dwelling and the land. Abraham Clark, signer of the Declaration, and Sir Francis Bernard, English colonial governor, are two notable figures represented in the collection.

Windust, Bretaigne, 1906-1960

Bretaigne Windust Collection
Contains photographs, programs, reviews, articles, circulars, and inter-office communications concerning plays directed by Windust (Class of 1929), mainly for the University Players (Falmouth, Massachusetts), of which he was a co-founder. Actors and actresses represented in the photographs include Ina Claire, Madge Evans, Henry Fonda, Lynn Fontanne, Howard Lindsay, Joshua Logan, Alfred Lunt, Myron McCormick, Ted Shawn, Kent Smith, Ruth St. Denis, Dorothy Stickney, and Margaret Sullavan. There are also are notebooks of scripts and production material for the television series of Life with Father, and the director's working scripts for the films June Bride and The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky and for the theatrical productions of Finian's Rainbow, The Girls in 509, and Idiot's Delight. A scrapbook covering Windust's participation in Theatre Intime during his years at Princeton is also included in the collection.

Winham, Godfrey, 1934-1975

Godfrey Winham Writings on Music
Consists of unpublished writings of Winham (Class of 1956, professor of music, 1965-1972) on music, which have been edited, collated, and indexed by Roger Maren. Winham's subjects include the works and theories of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Benjamin Britten, Chopin, J. K. Randall, Arnold Schoenberg, Heinrich Schenker, and Anton von Webern.

Witherspoon, Herbert, 1873-1935

Herbert Witherspoon Scrapbooks
Consists of newspaper clippings and programs relating to the musical career of Witherspoon, a Metropolitan Opera basso and performer of songs in recital.

Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794

John Witherspoon holdings in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

John Witherspoon Collection
Consists mainly of correspondence and documents of Witherspoon, with works and miscellaneous material as well. The collection reflects Witherspoon's interest and and achievements as a Presbyterian clergyman, sixth president of the College of New Jersey (Princeton University), and Revolutionary War patriot. Included are receipts (1779) for four Scottish prisoners-of-war, for whom Witherspoon made himself accountable, letters (1767-1768) by Witherspoon to Benjamin Rush, who was then a medical student in Edinburgh, Scotland, and letters to John Bayard, Henry Lee, James Madison, Jonathan Sergeant, George Washington, and others. Also included are receipts and bills from the Treasurer's Office of the College of New Jersey, and notes taken by Abel Johnson (Class of 1784) of Witherspoon's history lectures. One box of the collection consists entirely of photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other papers, the originals of which can be found in the collection, the Library of Congress, the Presbyterian Historical Society, and other locations.


Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903

Ben Wittick Photographs of Hopi Villages
Consists of a large bound volume of nine black-and-white photographs by Wittick, probably taken between 1880 and 1903. The photographs are of different views of various Hopi Indian villages in northern Arizona with some of their inhabitants.

Wohlforth, Mildred Gilman, 1896-1994

Mildred Gilman Wohlforth Papers
Consists of papers of Wohlforth. Wohlforth graduated from the University of Wisconsin where she was the first woman editor of the Wisconisn Literary Magazine. After college she married James Gilman, moved to New York, became Heywood Broun's secretary, then from 1928-1931 a reporter for the New York Journal. After divorcing Gilman she left reporting at the Journal, married Robert Wohlforth in 1930, and published Sob Sister (1931), a novel about a female tabloid reporter, which was also made into a movie. In the late 1930s Wohlforth went to Germany as a reporter for the International News Service to interview Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goring, and worked for the Washington Herald covering Eleanor Roosevelt and New Deal projects. Settling in Ridgefield, Connecticut Wohlforth continued to write articles and stories, and novels, worked for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, raised three sons, and published her memoirs in 1973. Included in the papers are over 600 letters from friends, family, and literary associates, such as Barbara Belford, Silas Bent, Heywood Broun, Robert Benchley, Kyle Crichton, Zona Gale, Julian S. Huxley, Richard and Hildegarde Lockridge, H. L. Mencken, Ezra Pound, and Robert Wohlforth. There are autograph and typed manuscripts for several unpublished novels in various revisions with such titles as Diary of Alice, I Sobbed for Mr. Hearst, and The Woman Angle, as well as the manuscript for The Reminiscences of Mildred Gilman (1973); typescripts for some stories and many articles on a wide range of topics with many relating to issues of marriage and sexuality, such as "Are You Frigid," "Fearless Frances," "I Covered the Crash," "Safe Sex," and "Sob Sister Tells All"; contracts; documents; dreams recorded by Wohlforth; newspaper clippings; and about 120 photographs of the Wohlforth family, Mildred Wohlforth on various reporting assignments, friends, writers, and several movie actors and actresses, including Deanna Durbin, Jane Withers, Tyrone Power, Shirley Temple, Paul Robeson, Hermann Goring, Dorothy Parker, Heywood Broun, and others. There are two videocassetes of an interview with the Wohlforths.

Wolcott, Frederick, 1767-1837

Wolcott Family Correspondence
Consists of photostatic copies of correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut, with his brother and sister, Oliver (1760-1833) and MaryAnn, and other relatives by marriage, primarily concerning family matters.

Wolfe, Don M. (Don Marion), 1902-1976

Don M. Wolfe Collection on John Milton
Consists of Xerox copies of printed material (1640-1660) from the Thomason Collection in the British Library relevant to John Milton's pamphleteering. This material was used in the preparation of Austin Woolrych's introduction to the last volume of the Yale edition of The Complete Prose Works of John Milton (1953-1982), which was under the general editorship of Don M. Wolfe.

Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938

Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Thomas Wolfe
Consists of Alexander D. Wainwright's collection of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, and related material by and about Thomas Wolfe, the American novelist, playwright, and storywriter. The collection contains a selection of Wolfe's papers (writings, correspondence, documents, and drawings), adaptations by others of some of his works, papers relating to Wolfe, and correspondence of Wainwright concerning the collection.

Woltmann, Albert, 1813-1898

Selected Papers of Albert Woltmann
Consists of selected papers of Woltmann, including autographs of fellow students and writings from his school days in Goettingen, Germany, sermons, personal documents, a photograph, and 8 notebooks of poetry and miscellaneous writings.

Wood, Frank L.

Frank L. Wood Correspondence
Consists of a letter album of Wood. It includes letters and postcards to him from John A. Logan, Edward P. Roe, Henry Van Dyke, Ruth Bryan Owen, the first American woman foreign diplomat, and others. There are also a few letters between other family members.

Woodhull, Alfred A. (Alfred Alexander), 1837-1921

Alfred A. Woodhull Papers
Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of Woodhull (Class of 1856). Included are his manuscripts of Studies, Chiefly Clinical, in the Non-Emetic Use of Ipecacuanha (1876) and Note on Military Hygiene for Officers of the Line (1890) as well as many lectures, articles, addresses, and studies by him. The professional correspondence reflects Woodhull's interest in sanitary conditions within the military and contains many letters he wrote as a member of the surgeon general's staff after the Civil War and during his tour of duty as an instructor in military hygiene at the Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (1886-1890). The personal correspondence includes many letters between family members, especially between his parents, Anna Maria Salomon and Alfred Alexander Woodhull. Much of the collection includes material after Woodhull's retirement from the army when he returned to Princeton for five years (1902-1907) as a lecturer in personal hygiene and general sanitation. There are lectures, correspondence, and miscellaneous material during this period including papers relating to the Princeton Class of 1856 and to Clio Hall.

Woodruff, George, 1765-1846

Woodruff Family Papers
Consists of selected papers of Woodruff (Class of 1785), a lawyer, and various members of his family of Trenton, New Jersey. Included are correspondence with his brother, Aaron Dickinson Woodruff (Class of 1779), mayor of Trenton from 1794 to 1797, concerning the construction of George Woodruff's house, "Oaklands," near Trenton; correspondence with his wife, Jean Houstoun Woodruff, concerning the deaths of their sons Elias and George; correspondence of a surviving son, Patrick Houstoun Woodruff (1801-1886); and papers relating to the settlement of the estate of George and Ann Houstoun (George Woodruff's in-laws) of Savannah, Georgia. Also present are four photographs (1896) of "Oaklands," which later became the Trenton Country Club.

Wright, J. Butler (Joshua Butler), 1877-1939

Joshua Butler Wright Papers
Consists of selected papers of Wright (Class of 1899) that document his thirty-year career in American legations and embassies in Honduras, Europe, and South America and as assistant secretary of state under Calvin Coolidge. Included are 16 diaries spanning the years 1909-1918, 1927-1928, 1931-1932, and 1936; some correspondence; a scrapbook on the Rogers Act of 1922 concerning the reorganization of the foreign service; and a document on the German-Czechoslovakian Crisis of 1938.

Wright, Walter Livingston, 1900-1949

Walter Livingston Wright Papers
Contains manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of Wright (Class of 1921) relating to his work in Turkey, Princeton, and Washington, D.C. There is extensive correspondence with his father (Class of 1892) while Wright was president of the American College for Girls and Robert College in Istanbul, and the collection includes sketches of the founders of Robert College and papers on the earthquake that took place in Turkey in 1939. In addition, there are some essays, translations, and correspondence of Wright's father (Class of 1892) who was president of Lincoln University (Pa.), one of the first American universities for blacks.

Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971

Philip Wylie Papers
Consists of manuscripts and correspondence representing the life work of Wylie (Class of 1924), ranging from his Dormitory Ditties, published during his Princeton University days (ca. 1920), to The End of the Dream, a novel published posthumously in 1972. All of his works, including 34 novels, 13 nonfiction books, 52 scripts, 13 serials, and many short stories and articles, exist in the collection in typescript form, often with holograph corrections. Among the longer works are The Disappearance, Images of God (unpublished), Generation of Vipers, When Worlds Collide, The Magic Animal, and Island of Lost Souls. There are articles relating to education, morality, ecology, fishing, civil defense, the atom bomb, and other social issues of concern to the people of Dade County, Fla., where Wylie made his home. His popular "Crunch and Des" stories about two Florida fishermen, as well as his syndicated column, "Off My Chest," are also included. Correspondence is extensive, including letters of Edwin Balmer, Aldous Huxley, Carl Jung, Robert Lindner, Konrad Lorenz, Harold Ober, the Wylie family, and many letters from friends, family, editors, businessmen, scientists, psychologists, and minor literary contemporaries.

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Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

William Yarrell Collection
Consists of letters to Yarrell, a Scottish fishery law document (1842), ninety watercolors, pencil drawings, and engravings of fish, and related printed matter.

Yates, Edmund, 1831-1894

Edmund Yates Collection
Consists of Yates's correspondence, photographs, and memoranda, as well as papers of others, relating to his founding and editorship of the London newspaper The World. Much of the correspondence is addressed to Charles Thomas, another World editor, and to the newspaper in general, including letters to the editors, cover letters for works submitted for publication, and letters by contributors to the paper's "Acrostics" column, but there are letters by Yates as well.

Yeandle, A. M., Mrs.

Yeandle Collection of Film Star Photographs
Consists of scrapbooks of publicity photographs of American motion-picture actors and actresses, mainly of the 1930s and 1940s.

Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922

John Butler Yeats Collection
Contains original manuscripts, drawings, correspondence, miscellaneous materials, photographs, and printed material by and related to John Butler Yeats. The bulk of the collection, however, is composed of typed transcripts of this correspondence as well as copies of other correspondence (primarily letters by and to John Quinn from the John Quinn Memorial Collection in the New York Public Library), and other research material.

Young, Brigham, 1801-1877

Brigham Young Collection
Contains three letters by Brigham Young, one (1846) to his fourth wife, Harriet Cook Young, about the exodus to Utah and two (1872, 1873) to fellow Mormons; a letter (1862) to him authorized by Lincoln from Adjutant General L. Thomas, calling on Young to raise a cavalry company of Utah militia to protect the property of the Telegraph and Overland Mail Company for ninety days or until such time as the regular troops could reach Independence Rock where an Indian disturbance was taking place; and letters by the quarter-master of Army to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton dealing with the payment of expenses incurred in equipping the militia. In addition, there is one (1968) by Edith Young Booth, granddaughter of Brigham Young, with information about the family.

Young, C. A. (Charles Augustus), 1834-1908

C. A. Young Correspondence
Consists, for the most part, of letters written to Young, Princeton professor of astronomy (1877-1905), by other astronomers, such as N. M. Paul of the United States Naval Observatory and Leonard Waldo of Harvard, and by clock, astronomical, and scientific instrument manufacturers, including Howard Grubb, Fauth and Co., E. Howard and Co., and Edward Kahler. In addition, there are some drawings of astronomical instruments and a few bank books, and a small wooden box of early spectroscopic plates of the sun (ca. 1890).

Yunque, Alvaro, 1889-1982

Alvaro Yunque Correspondence
Consists primarily of correspondence received by Yunque (Aristides Gandolfi Herrero) and his wife, Alba Gandolfi, discussing literary themes and intellectual life in Buenos Aires. There are also drafts of replies by Yunque and letters to family members, correspondence and essays from a celebration of Yunque's 80th birthday at the Dr. Jaim Zhitlovsky School, and a small amount of printed material. The strength of the collection is the correspondence received from many important writers in Argentine intellectual life, including Jose Ingenieros, Roberto J. Payro, Ricardo Rojas, Raul Scalabrini Ortiz, Enrique Banchs, Alfonsina Storni, Arturo Capdevila, Elias Castelnuovo, and Raul Gonzalez Tunon, some of whom were members of the writer's group Grupo de Boedo. Many of Yunque's works are discussed, such as Antologia Poetica, Barcos de Papel, Ta-Te-Ti, Versos de la Calle, and Zancadillas. There is also correspondence with literary critics Roberto F. Guisti, and Raul Larra, theater director Leonidas Barletta, and Uruguayan poets Juana de Ibarbourou and Fernan Silva Valdes.

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Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich, 1884-1937

Evgenii Ivanovich Zamiatin Collection
Consists of selected papers, in Russian and English, of Zamiatin, primarily after 1931, when he emigrated to Paris, France. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts for a short story, "The Dragon," two articles, "The Modern Russian Theater" and "The Future of the Theater," and four synopses or scenarios for film or theater treatments, "D-503" (a film scenario for Zamiatin's negative utopian novel We), "The Flea," "In Siberia," and "Master of Asia." Also present are nine letters (1932-1933) to George Reavey, the Irish poet and translator of Russian literature, and one letter (1934) to the theater director Theodore Komisarjevsky.