Since its introduction in the mid-1920s the senior thesis has been a core element of the undergraduate curriculum at Princeton University. The collection contains the senior theses of Princeton undergraduates.
The collection contains the senior theses of Princeton undergraduates. Not every senior thesis completed by a Princeton student is represented in this collection, as some science-related theses are held at the Lewis Library. Most of the senior theses remain in their original format, however select volumes have been converted to microfiche.
Since its introduction in the mid-1920s the senior thesis has been a core element of the undergraduate curriculum at Princeton University. The senior thesis represents a piece of independent work, written on a topic of the undergraduate's choosing and advised by a faculty member. Completion of all undergraduate degree programs at Princeton is contingent upon submission of a thesis or other major independent research project.
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Senior Thesis Collection; 1926-2011, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.