New Finding Aids for January 2017

Photograph of activist Robert Sundance (left) and photographer Marc Gaede (right), circa 1991-1993, from the Marc Gaede Papers (C1436).

New finding aids include the following:

Marc Gaede Papers (C1436)

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

Princeton University Library Collection of J. A. Johnson Photographs (C1549)

Consists of an open collection of photographs by American photographer J. A. Johnson, who was active in the early 20th century. Subjects include American Indians, primarily chiefs from the Sioux Nation, and cowboys in the American West.

Princeton University Library Collection of Reinaldo Arenas Materials (C1546)

Includes an assembled collection of Reinaldo Arenas materials purchased by Princeton University Library. Materials include correspondence between Arenas and his editor at Penguin, Kathryn Court, a correction list for Farewell to the Sea, publicity photographs taken by Arenas’ close friend, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, and a photocopy of Arenas’ last living will.

Robert B. Klausner Papers on Bill Bradley’s Presidential Campaign (MC288)

Robert B. Klausner (1926-2016) was a political activist who supported Bill Bradley’s bid for president in 2000. The collection consists of Klausner’s records related to the overall finances of Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign and to fundraising events in California.

Roberto González Echevarría Collection on Severo Sarduy and Other Latin American Writers (C1543)

Roberto González Echevarría is a Cuban-born critic and Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at Yale University. This collection contains his correspondence with Severo Sarduy and other writers and critics including among them Alejo Carpentier, Miguel Barnet, Antonio Benítez Rojo, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Nancy Morejón, Octavio Paz, Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá, Luis Rafael Sánchez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Calvin Trilin, J. Wright, Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Rosario Ferré, and José Donoso. Also in the collection are typescripts, audio recordings, photographs, and printed materials particularly relating to González Echevarría’s work on Sarduy.


Revised finding aids:

Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould Correspondence (C0673)

Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould were co-editors at the Ladies’ Home Journal from 1935 to 1962. Their correspondence includes letters between Bruce and Beatrice about their co-editorship and co-authorship, letters with writers for the Ladies Home Journal, and letters from actresses about the Ladies Home Journal. Also included is a collection of letters about Marion Crawford’s book The Little Princesses, a few of Beatrice’s speeches, and miscellaneous printed matter. The finding aid now contains a complete folder inventory.


New additions to existing collections were added to the following finding aids:

Princeton University Library Collection of Andrew Fleming West Correspondence (C1102)

A recent addition to this collection of selected correspondence of former Princeton Dean of Graduate Studies, Andrew Fleming West, includes family correspondence, primarily letters from West to his sister, Clara L. West, and his son, Randolph West.

Princeton University Library Collection of Martha Gellhorn Materials (C1531)

Recent additions to this open collection of letters and memorabilia of American war correspondent, journalist, and novelist Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998) include approximately fifty letters from Gellhorn to her adopted son, George “Sandy” Gellhorn, written from Kenya, England, Germany, and the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s, along with a portrait sketch of Gellhorn and a group of badges, pins, and dog tags from her time as a war correspondent during the Spanish Civil War and World War II.

Princeton University Library Collection of Western Americana Photographs (WC064)

Recent additions to this open collection of Western Americana photographs include portrait photographs of Sioux chief Lone Elk, Pima Indian School Police private Erastus Cheroquese, and Arapaho leader Cut Nose by F. A. Rinehart; albumen cabinet cards of Fort Stanton, New Mexico; photographs of Navajo, Apache, and Yaqui Indians in Arizona by Kenji Kawano; and photographs of gold mining and lumbering activities in Siskiyou County, California.

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