American History/20th Century
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George S. McGovern Papers Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
The Audiovisual Materials Series documents George McGovern's political career,
including his years in the House of Representatives 1956-1960 (no materials dating
from 1956), his service as Special Assistant to the President, in which function he
directed the Food for Peace Program (1961-1962), and his senatorial career
(1962-1981). In addition, the series contains campaign materials from McGovern's
House and Senate campaigns as well as his 1972 presidential campaign and his
Livia Plaks Papers
This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Livia Plaks relating to the Project on Ethnic Relations.
David Aiken Reed Papers
Consists of scrapbooks of primarily newspaper clippings, but also photographs, correspondence, and copies of speeches, documenting the career of Reed (Princeton Class of 1900) between 1914 and 1940. Clippings also document, among other subjects, World War I, the 1932 Bonus March, the 1936 Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Notable correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, and General John J. Pershing. Some Hoover correspondence and clippings relate to Reed’s participation in the London Naval Conference of 1930 as the U.S delegate.
Alpheus Thomas Mason Papers
Consists of papers of Mason, including material relating to Supreme Court justices Harlan Fiske Stone and Louis D. Brandeis and to Woodrow Wilson.
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.
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).
Lindley M. Garrison Papers
Garrison's papers document his service as Secretary of War and include correspondence, writings, and newspaper clippings. The correspondence includes letters between Garrison and government officials, legislators and citizens, and includes discussions of military policy and business pleasantries. The majority of the papers document United States military preparation before entering World War I, and also includes materials regarding the Philippines and Mexico.
C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson
The C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson consist of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of an unpublished biography of Woodrow Wilson.
Allen W. Dulles Papers: Digital Files Series
The Allen W. Dulles Digital Files contain scanned images of professional correspondence, reports, lectures, and administrative papers. The Agency culled these documents from Dulles's home office immediately after his death in 1969 and they continue to maintain the originals. The Agency redacted the documents and provided PDF scans to Princeton University in Spring 2007.
A socialist's faith collection
Consists of a semi-autobiographical work, A SOCIALIST'S FAITH (1951), by Norman Thomas (Princeton Class of 1905): the original typescript with holograph corrections and three sets of galleys.
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