Biography and History

The February 22, 1900 issue of the Alumni Princetonian announced that a new publication, the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW), to be published by the Princeton Printing Company, was to serve as the publication for alumni of the University. First published on April 7, 1900, the PAW has served to keep alumni in touch with the development of the University, the University in touch with the sentiments of alumni, and the alumni in touch with one another.

This series, consisting mostly of correspondence, represents the working files of the various editors of the publication. The following is a list of editors:

Source: From the finding aid for AC013

Biography and History

Princeton Alumni Publications, Inc. is a non-profit organization which has published the Princeton Alumni Weekly since 1900, an independent alumni magazine with a circulation of 60,000.

Source: From the finding aid for AC126

  • Princeton Alumni Publications, Inc. Editor's Records. 1895-1986 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC013

    The PAW is successor to the Alumni Princetonian, a weekly publication of the Daily Princetonian. In 1919 the Princeton Printing Company dissolved and printing of the PAW was taken over by the Princeton University Press. The PAW was a weekly magazine during the school year until changing to its current bi-weekly format in 1977. The magazine is now published during the academic year for alumni and professional staff of the University.

  • Princeton Alumni Weekly Photograph Collection. circa 1968-2001 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC126

    This collection contains images used or considered for use by the publication the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The photographs are generally black-white glossy 8x10 prints; however, 5x7 prints are also found within the collection. The photographs are arranged in general topics, and then alphabetically within each subject. New accruals are added on to the end of the collection and maintained in the order in which they were transferred.