Princeton University. Library.
Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library Records
1734-2012 (mostly 1952-1995)
399.93 linear feet, 396 boxes, several hundred loose volumes, and 1
The Princeton University Library is one of the foremost university libraries
in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and
nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library
system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large.
The Princeton University Library Records consist of the files of the University
Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the
Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include
correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases,
proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm.
The records document the Library's day-to-day operations as well as its involvement
with other departments on campus, other college and university libraries, and