American History/20th Century

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Eugene M. Becker Papers

    The Eugene M.

  • Howard A. Loeb Papers

    This collection consists of Loeb's correspondence and printed matter pertaining to his years as chairman of the board of the Tradesmens Bank and Trust Company of Philadelphia. The bulk of the collection relates to his tenure as representative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on the Federal Advisory Council, which advises the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

  • Livingston T. Merchant Papers

    Consists of papers of Merchant (Princeton 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.

  • 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. The Barbara Greene Kilberg Collection of White House Papers documents Kilberg's lobbying of the Nixon administration on behalf of the Pueblo and her efforts to end the strong opposition of New Mexico Senator Clinton P. Anderson. Her papers include correspondence between White House administration and staff and the White House and members of Congress.

  • Carl Tobey Papers

    Consists mainly of correspondence and manuscripts of Tobey (Princeton 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 specimens. Also included are

  • Elmer C. Werner Papers

    This collection includes the papers of Elmer Charles Werner, a former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service, and his experiences investigating Lyndon Johnson. This collection includes Werner's diaries from 1942-1945, the period during which Johnson was investigated; Werner's notes and newspaper clippings regarding the case; a chronology of the facts of the case prepared by Werner; and Werner's manuscript narrative regarding his experiences.

  • H. Freeman Matthews Papers

    The H. Freeman Matthews Papers contain correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous papers and family films, as well as a draft of the memoirs that Matthews wrote after his retirement and published privately under the title “Memoirs of a Passing Era” (circa 1972).

  • Livia Plaks Papers

    This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Livia Plaks relating to the Project on Ethnic Relations.

  • 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.

  • Carol Evans Collection on 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 (Princeton 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.

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