The Student Correspondence and Writings Collection contains original materials
from the university archives that document aspects of student life as
experienced by students at Princeton University. Materials included in this
collection either date from the period that the student attended Princeton or
the content of the correspondence and writings directly relates to the student's
time at the university.
Notes within the contents list provide further details on the contents of
Many of the items which comprise the Student Correspondence and Writings
Collection have been cataloged individually, and are searchable through the
Princeton University Library's online catalog . The information
presented in the folder list of this finding aid duplicates that found in the
online catalog records.
The documents which comprise the Student Correspondence and Writings Collection
have been collected by the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library over a span of
several years, primarily beginning in the 1990s. Whenever possible, accession
numbers have been included with folder descriptions. In 2009, many items which
were formerly a part of the General Manuscripts Collection were moved to the
Student Correspondence and Writings Collection.
Archival Appraisal Information
Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Library guidelines.
This collection was processed by Mudd Library
Staff. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan
in March 2009. Description of
AR.2014.070 created by Ada Rauch '17.
Additional student correspondence and writings will be added to the collection as
accrued by the University Archives.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are
fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or
publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, users must submit
the Publication and Broadcast Form. The Trustees of Princeton
University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University
employees in the course of their work. For materials where the copyright is not
held by the University, in addition to completing this form for Princeton,
researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and
obtaining approval from them.
Student Correspondence and Writings Collection; 1768-2009, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.