Series 4, Grounds

3 boxes (1 partial)

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Princeton University Archives, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library..

Dates: 1912-1943.

Extent: 3 boxes (1 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.


Series 4, Grounds, consists of information that is related to the acreage associated with the University and the history of the campus' landscaping. It contains files on such topics as the playing fields and gardens. The series also contains substantial files of correspondence, from 1912 to 1943, between Beatrix Farrand and University officials related to her work on the campus. (People interested in Beatrix Farrand should also consult Beatrix Farrand's American Landscapes, Her Gardens and Campuses, by Diana Balmori, and search the database for student theses on her work).

Preferred Citation

Series 4, Grounds; 1912-1943; Department of Grounds and Buildings Subject Files, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    Acreage undated Box 11, Folder 32
    Athletic Fields undated Box 11, Folder 33
    Botanical Garden undated Box 12, Folder 1
    Bulletin Elm undated Box 12, Folder 2
    Carnegie Lake undated Explore Multiple Containers
    Equipment undated Box 12, Folder 3
    Farrand, Beatrix undated Explore Multiple Containers
    Farrand Materials 1912-1923 Box 12, Folder 4
    Farrand Materials 1924-1927 Box 12, Folder 5
    Farrand Materials 1928-1930 Box 12, Folder 6
    Farrand Materials 1931-1933 Box 12, Folder 7
    Farrand Materials 1934-1936 Box 12, Folder 8
    Farrand Materials 1937-1939 Box 13, Folder 1
    Farrand Materials 1940-1943 Box 13, Folder 2
    Firestone Plaza undated Box 13, Folder 3
    Hibben Garden undated Box 13, Folder 4
    Landscape Gardening, General undated Box 13, Folder 5
    Lights undated Box 13, Folder 6
    Parking Lots undated Box 13, Folder 7
    Prospect Garden undated Box 13, Folder 8
    Springdale Golf Course undated Box 13, Folder 9
    Streets and Paths undated Box 13, Folder 10
    Trees undated Box 13, Folder 11
    Whig-Clio Mall undated Box 13, Folder 12