Box 1, Folder 1
Princeton University. Committee on the Bicentennial of Nassau Hall.
The Nassau Hall Bicentennial Committee was established to plan the 200th anniversary of Nassau Hall over a two-day period beginning on September 22, 1956. The collection documents the activities of the Committee through correspondence, publications, news articles, and press releases.
Committee Meeting Minutes, 1953-1955 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 2
Correspondence, 1953-1956 September 3 folders
Box 1, Folder 3-5
Box 1, Folder 7
Box 1, Folder 9
Correspondence: (John) Baillie, 1956 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 6
Box 1, Folder 8
Correspondence: Stamps, 1955-1956 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 10
Box 2, Folder 1
News Articles, Stamps, 1956 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 2
Box 2, Folder 3
Box 1, Folder 12
Box 1, Folder 11
Series 1: Committee Administration, 1953-1957, is comprised of commemorative addresses, invitations, and publications; committee meeting minutes; correspondence; and attendance rosters, programs, and seating charts. The correspondence comprises the bulk of this series and includes letters to honorary degree recipients and their escorts, discussions among Committee members regarding the commemorative stamp, and celebration preparations.
Series 2: Commemorative Material, 1956, contains the stamped first-day issue covers honoring Nassau Hall, a sheet of commemorative stamps, and a resolution issued by the State Senate of New Jersey observing the bicentennial event.
Series 3: Publications and Publicity, 1956, contains press releases announcing both the bicentennial celebrations and the issuance of the commemorative stamp. There are some newspaper clippings of the events.
Stamps, 1956 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 13
Box 1, Folder 14