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Food Services Managers Staff Meeting Minutes, 1963-1964

AC314 1 box
In 1954 the administration of Princeton University followed through on long-standing plans to create an official student center. The collection consists of one bound volume containing the detailed minutes of meetings of managerial staff of the Chancellor Green Student Center from 1963-1964.
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Nassau Hall War Memorial records, 1946-1950

AC274 1 box
In 1946 the University unveiled a memorial to those students who had been lost during the Second World War in Nassau Hall. The records document the planning and execution of the memorial including pictures, preliminary lists of honorees, correspondence with parents and campus groups, and programs from the memorial's unveiling ceremony.
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Princeton University Bulletin Correspondence, 1899-1901

AC377 1 box
The Princeton University Bulletin, a quarterly publication edited by the president and members of the faculty, was published from 1889 to 1904. The collection contains a single letterpress copybook of business correspondence.
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Princeton Crusader Fellowship Records, 1912-1979

AC270 1 box
The Princeton Crusader Fellowship is a Christian reform organization founded by a group of Princeton students on Commencement Day in 1912. The records consist of member lists, constitutions, speeches, articles, newsletters, and correspondence of the Princeton Crusader Fellowship.
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Princeton Publishing Company Records, 1900-1919

AC273 1 box
The Princeton Publishing Company was incorporated in 1900 to oversee the printing of the Alumni Princetonian, a forebear to the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The records consists of materials which document the activities of the Princeton Publishing Company, largely relating to financial matters.
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Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

AC262 1 box
The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.
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Council on Urban Studies Records, 1970-1977

The Council on Urban Studies was formed in 1968 to confront "the numerous intellectual challenges posed by urbanization" and to foster and coordinate the teaching and research activities of the schools and departments at the University concerned with Urban Studies, such as the School of Architecture and the Woodrow Wilson School. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.

Edwin Mortimer Hopkins Papers, 1887-1894

AC241 1 box
Edwin Mortimer Hopkins was a member of the Princeton University class of 1888, earning an AB in English and completing his MA a year later. The collection documents the undergraduate and graduate career of Edwin Mortimer Hopkins at Princeton, and consists primarily of orations, poetry, and literary essays.
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Organization of Women Leaders records, 2000-2001

AC229 1 box
The Organization of Women Leaders(OWL) is a student-founded, student-run non-profit organization at Princeton University dedicated to the discussion of issues affecting women on campus, in local communities, and worldwide. The records consist of organizational materials documenting the inaugural year of the Organization of Women Leaders.
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Albert Mendeloff Papers on the Princeton Camera Club, 1937-1938

AC329 1 box
Albert I. Mendeloff was a member of the Princeton University class of 1938 and the undergraduate director of the Princeton Camera Club, a student organization devoted to photography. Consists of correspondence between Albert Mendelhoff and famous photographers of 1938 in regards to a potential exhibit of loaned photographs at the Art and Archaeology Department.
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Albert Mendeloff Papers on the Princeton Camera Club, 1937-1938

Albert I. Mendeloff was a member of the Princeton University class of 1938 and the undergraduate director of the Princeton Camera Club, a student organization devoted to photography. Consists of correspondence between Albert Mendelhoff and famous photographers of 1938 in regards to a potential exhibit of loaned photographs at the Art and Archaeology Department.

Philip Ober Papers, 1982-1983

AC330 1 box
Philip Ober was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1923. The papers contain color photographs of Ober, his wife, and Elizabeth Taylor; newspaper clippings describing Ober's work to free American prisoners in a Mexican jail; and obituaries and letters of condolences sent to his wife.
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Jerome Karabel Papers, 1936-1999

AC327 1 box
Jerome Karabel is an American sociologist known for his research on university admissions policies. Consists of materials compiled by Jerome Karabel while researching for his 2005 book The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. The papers contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents.
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Jerome Karabel Papers, 1936-1999

Jerome Karabel is an American sociologist known for his research on university admissions policies. Consists of materials compiled by Jerome Karabel while researching for his 2005 book The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. The papers contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other documents.

Princeton in Africa Records, 2001-2016

AC389 1 box 31768 digital files 1 websites
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Princeton in Africa (PiAf) is an independent affiliate of Princeton University that seeks to develop young leaders and advance Africa through humanitarian efforts. Collection consists of newsletters, bulletins, invitations to annual benefit, publications, news releases, promotional materials, and fundraising materials.

Princeton Artwork Collection, circa 1820-1990

AC376 9 boxes 3 folders
This collection comprises paintings, drawings, prints, cartoons, and other original artwork and reproductions representing the Princeton campus, its dezinens, sporting and other events, and symbols of the school.

Princeton University Broadsheets Collection, circa 1807-1983

AC375 2 boxes 1 folder
This collection comprises broadsides, posters and similar single-sided oversize printed objects created by or for Princeton University.

Marsha Rosenthal Course Materials and Student Activism Materials, circa 1968-1982

AC409 2 boxes
Marsha Rosenthal is a member of the Princeton Class of 1976. The Marsha Rosenthal Course Materials and Student Activism Materials collection documents her student life experience during her time as an undergraduate at Princeton. The collection reflects both her academic interests at the University as well as her organizational involvement.

Program in Continuing Education records, 1970-1988

AC275 3 boxes
The Office of Community and Regional Affairs oversees a variety of programs geared towards strengthening ties between the University and the surrounding communities, including a continuing education program for area residents. The records contain advertisements, faculty committee minutes, fundraising reports, statistics on attendance, director's files, and scholarship applications.

Lottery Records, 1749-1954 (mostly 1749-1772)

AC192 3 boxes
The collection consists of contemporary documents pertaining to five of the lotteries held in the eighteenth century to raise funds for the colonial College of New Jersey. Also included is some secondary source material about the lotteries.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations Records, 1999-2011

AC400 4 boxes
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations was established in 2003 by alumni volunteers to recognize and encourage high school students who have made efforts to improve racial harmony. The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Records consist of the files of the founder of the Princeton Prize, Henry Von Kohorn '66.

Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

AC408 2 boxes
The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.
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Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles from Hiroshima University, circa 1945-2012.

The Association of Hiroshima University for Sending Atomic-bombed Roof Tiles distributes the tiles in an effort to perpetuate awareness of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to oppose the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons. The collection includes seven atomic-bombed roof tiles; photographs of the location where the roof tiles were recovered; booklets and pamphlets on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and information and correspondence from Hiroshima University.

William Woodhull Notebook, 1763-1850 (mostly 1763-1766)

AC321 1 box
This single notebook was for the most part written by William Woodhull (1741-1824), Class of 1764. The bulk of the book consists of recipes for medicinal prescriptions, catechisms, student orations and a poem. A good deal of the book appears to have been written during Woodhull's days at Princeton, but some of the recipes date to 1850, beyond Woodhull's death and so were entered by another unidentified individual.
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William Woodhull Notebook, 1763-1850 (mostly 1763-1766)

This single notebook was for the most part written by William Woodhull (1741-1824), Class of 1764. The bulk of the book consists of recipes for medicinal prescriptions, catechisms, student orations and a poem. A good deal of the book appears to have been written during Woodhull's days at Princeton, but some of the recipes date to 1850, beyond Woodhull's death and so were entered by another unidentified individual.

Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

AC235 1 box
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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.
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Council on Athletics Trophy Committee Records, 1929-1949

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Following a fire that destroyed the University Gymnasium in 1944, a committee was formed by the Council of Athletics for the purpose of replacing as many of the athletic trophies of the University as possible. The collection consists of the records of the Council on Athletics Trophy Committee, including subject files containing photographs, drawings, purchase orders, and other general information about the trophies.

Pyne Honor Prize Records, 1930-1969

AC251 1 box
The Pyne Honor Prize, established in 1922 in honor of Moses Taylor Pyne '77, is the highest distinction conferred on an undergraduate student at Princeton University. The collection documents the annual awarding of the Pyne Honor Prize from 1939-1960. Within each year's file is correspondence, biographical and academic information about the recipients, and award statements.
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Pyne Honor Prize Records, 1930-1969

The Pyne Honor Prize, established in 1922 in honor of Moses Taylor Pyne '77, is the highest distinction conferred on an undergraduate student at Princeton University. The collection documents the annual awarding of the Pyne Honor Prize from 1939-1960. Within each year's file is correspondence, biographical and academic information about the recipients, and award statements.

Harry Z. O'Brien Correspondence, 1896-1899

AC336 1 box
Harry Zebulon O'Brien (1878-1907), from Clarksboro, New Jersey, was a member of the Class of 1899. The collection documents student life at Princeton just before the turn of the 20th century.
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China Famine Relief Fund Records, 1920-1921

AC272 1 box
The New Jersey State China Famine Relief Fund was a short-lived charitable organization based at Princeton University and staffed by administrators and students. The records consist of financial records, receipts for gifts made to the fund, announcements, staff lists, and correspondence with other organizations working towards famine relief in China.
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Committee on Safety and Insurance records, 1945-1961

AC145 1 box
The Committee on Safety and Insurance was an administrative organization that dealt with occupational safety and insurance issues throughout University facilities and departments. The records consist of Commitee minutes, accident reports, insurance policies, general subject files, and correspondence.
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Alexander Leitch Football notes collection, 1974-1975

AC301 1 box
Alexander Leitch was the Secretary of Princeton University from 1936 to 1966. The collection consists of extensive notes taken by Alexander Leitch as background for the "Football" entry of his encyclopedia A Princeton Companion
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Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection, 1934-1939

AC300 1 box
Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (full name: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.
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Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection, 1934-1939

Eli "Giff" Gifford '37 (full name: Eli Garfield Gifford) was class president of the Princeton Class of 1937. He was an avid follower of Princeton wrestling, and his brother Joseph Tomlinson Gifford '39 was a varsity wrestler prior to his death in a car crash in his senior year. The collection consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.

Administrative Planning Committee Records, 1968-1969

AC202 1 box
The Administrative Planning Committee was a group that advised the president of the University on matters pertaining to the allocation of campus space to offices, departments, and other groups, particularly in regards to soon to be completed campus building projects. Consists of the monthly meeting minutes and attendance lists of the Administrative Planning Committee for the year 1968-1969.
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Administrative Planning Committee Records, 1968-1969

The Administrative Planning Committee was a group that advised the president of the University on matters pertaining to the allocation of campus space to offices, departments, and other groups, particularly in regards to soon to be completed campus building projects. Consists of the monthly meeting minutes and attendance lists of the Administrative Planning Committee for the year 1968-1969.

Donald Worner Griffin Papers, 1924-1991

AC242 2 boxes
Donald Worner Griffin was a member of the Princeton class of 1923. Griffin was recognized frequently by University administration as being instrumental in revitalizing alumni ties in the years after World War II, as well as helping shape the modern state of Princeton alumni relations. Consists of the personal correspondence and clippings of Donald Worner Griffin.

Princeton University Jazz Ensemble Recordings, 2010-2017

AC453 74688 digital files 1 websites
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The Princeton University Jazz Ensemble was a student-run jazz and swing band founded in the fall of 1974 by Gary Getz (Class of 1976) and Eva Lerner-Lam (Class of 1976). The Ensemble, whose first director was Mark Reboul (Class of 1977), formed independent of the University's Department of Music and remained so for much of its history. The Princeton University Jazz Ensemble Recordings contain primarily digitized audio recordings (raw and edited) of performances, web captures of the Ensemble's public wiki, and scant organizational records of the Ensemble from its inception in the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Also included in the collection are digitized recordings dating back to the 1940s from other student jazz bands and individuals at Princeton, including Stan Rubin, Sons of Bix, Prospective Sound, and Princeton 8-Balls.

Princeton University Asian American Student Association Records, 1978-2015

AC423 1 box 1 websites
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The Princeton University Asian American Students Association (AASA) was organized in 1971 to address the needs of Asian American students at Princeton through social, cultural, political, and educational programs. The Asian American Students Association Records chiefly consist of correspondence, petitions, reports, and proposals that document the campaign for developing an Asian American Studies program at Princeton as well as records that document campus events and activities led and sponsored by the Asian American Student Association.

The Princeton Tiger Records, 1920-1985

AC266 4 boxes 1 folder 2 items
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The Princeton Tiger is the nation's second oldest college humor magazine. The collection consists of the administrative records of The Princeton Tiger.

Students for Prison Education and Reform Records, 2013-2016

AC429 14 items 73 digital files
Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) is a student organization that works to empower students to advocate for prison reform on issues such as mass incarceration, educational opportunities for prisoners, solitary confinement, the death penalty, and related issues. The SPEAR records consist of documents used by the leadership team of the organization to advance its mission including meeting minutes, planning documents, documents that outline the goals and aspirations of the organization, and materials relating to the organizational structure of the group.

Murray S. Peyton Collection of Princeton Track & Field Materials, 1876-2016 (mostly 1950-2013)

AC460 9 boxes
Murray S. Peyton ('57) was on the track and football teams while at Princeton and has collected material related to Princeton and Ivy League Track & Field for over 50 years. The collection consists largely of track meet rosters, results, and program magazines.

Princeton Draft Information Center records, 1960-1970

AC382 3 boxes
The Princeton Draft Information Center was a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation during the Vietnam war era to provide counselling to young man subject to the draft.

Program in Continuing Education student records, 1974-2005

AC221 15 boxes
The Office of Community and Regional Affairs, formerly known as the Office of Community and State Affairs, acts as a liaison between Princeton University and county and local governments. The records consist of student files of the continuing education program.

Arthur Eschenlauer Correspondence with Janet Copeland Eschenlauer, 1950-1956

AC346 1 box
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Arthur C. Eschenlauer (1934- ), Class of 1956, was a history major and class valedictorian. The collection consists of correspondence from Eschenlauer to his girlfriend and future wife, Janet Copeland, during his time at Princeton.

Consortium for Assistance to the University of Petroleum and Minerals records, 1972-1985

AC232 2 boxes
The Consortium for Assistance to the University of Petroleum and Minerals was organized in 1971 by Princeton University. The records consist of financial materials, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, and a copy of the Consortium agreement.

Cleveland Memorial Tower Visitor Logs collection, 1913-1954

AC303 11 Volumes
Included as part of the final gothic design of Princeton's Graduate School was a 173-foot tower, a national memorial to former U.S. President Grover Cleveland who was also chairman of the trustees' graduate school committee. The collection consists of 11 log books signed by visitors to the Cleveland Memorial Tower.

Alan W. Richards Photographs of Princeton University Athletics, 1946-1970

AC401 4 boxes
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Alan Windsor Richards was a freelance photographer known for the images he captured of people and events associated with Princeton University from the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. The collection consists of photographic negatives and a very few photographic prints of images captured by Richards of Princeton University athletes and sports events.

Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Records, 2016-2019

AC480 78 digital files
The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is a consortium of 13 academic libraries including Brown University, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Stanford University, and Yale University. Key initiatives include the Borrow Direct Program and the IPLC Web Collecting Program. This collection includes administrative records kept by the Confederation for internal use, including charters, strategic plans, policy documentation, working group charges, program guides, annual reports, and minutes.

Friends of the International Center Records, 1959-2001

AC212 2 boxes
The Friends of the International Center are a volunteer organization who serve the international community at Princeton University by offering English conversation programs to foreign graduate students and their families, as well as a host family program to ease cultural transition. Consists of the meeting minutes and correspondence of the Friends of the International Center.

Department of Classics Records, 1894-2017 (mostly 1894-1935)

AC225 3 boxes 3 Volumes 1 websites
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The Department of Classics at Princeton University offers courses, both in English and in the original languages, that treat the whole range of ancient culture, from its mythology to its philosophy, law, and literature. Consists of the records of the Department of Classics from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Princeton Committee on Palestine Records, 2014-2016

AC444 118 digital files
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The Princeton Committee on Palestine is an organization at Princeton University that stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people against injustice and in defense of human rights. The Princeton Committee on Palestine Records consists of materials related to the Princeton Divests campaign.

Queer Graduate Caucus (QGC) Records, 2015-2017

AC468 15 digital files
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The Queer Graduate Caucus (QGC) is a Princeton University student organization that aims to support Princeton's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, and asexual (LGBTQA+) graduate community, including their partners or spouses. This collection contains the administrative records, such as the constitution and event planning, for the Queer Graduate Caucus (QGC).

Historical Photograph Collection: Slides series, circa 1899-1980

AC378 42 boxes
Consists of several hundred lantern slides containing images of Princeton University, primarily the campus and buildings.

Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection, circa 1914-1967, 1914-1967

AC404 2 boxes
Organized competitive athletics appeared on the Princeton campus in the 1850s and 1860s through the formation of intramural and intercollegiate athletics clubs which evolved over the ensuing century into the modern collegiate athletic system. The collection consists of scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton.

Antioch Excavation Financial Records, 1935-1938

AC260 2 boxes
Formed in 1932, the Committee for the Excavation of Antioch and its Vicinity was chaired by Princeton University's Charles Rufus Morey and included representatives from the Louvre, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, and Dumbarton Oaks. Consists of detailed expense vouchers from the second half of the excavation of Antioch.

Princeton Action for Chile Records, 1976-1978

AC450 1 box
Princeton Action for Chile (PAC) was a student organization established in October of 1976 following the assassination of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier in Washington, D.C. The collection consists of flyers, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications collected following the assassination that document resistance and responses to the Chilean junta under General Pinochet.

Don Oberdorfer Papers on Princeton University: The First 250 Years, 1994-1995

AC245 1 box
Don Oberdorfer is a member of the Princeton class of 1952 and was a well-regarded political correspondent with the Washington Post for 25 years. Consists of notes and photocopies of articles used as research materials for Princeton University: The First 250 Years (1995).
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Princeton Print Club Records, 1941-1953

AC267 1 box
The Princeton Print Club was founded in late 1940 by a group of students seeking to advance the appreciation of graphic arts among the campus community. The records consist of financial accounts, correspondence, and pamphlets which document the activities and membership of the Princeton Print Club.
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Princeton Symposium on World Affairs Audio Recordings Collection, 1963

AC238 1 box
In July of 1963, Princeton University hosted the Princeton Symposium on World Affairs, the theme of which was "The Pursuit of Excellence in Creative Arts." The collection consists of reel-to-reel audio tapes of the panel discussions on architecture, painting, and prose.
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Seminar on Research in Progress Papers, 1963-1971

AC316 1 box
Since its founding as part of the Department of History, Politics, and Economics in 1904, Princeton University's Department of Economics has acquired a worldwide reputation for research and scholarship, attracting faculty and students alike. he collection consists of papers produced by department faculty and doctoral candidates as part of the Department of Economics' Seminar on Research in Progress.
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Seminar on Research in Progress Papers, 1963-1971

Since its founding as part of the Department of History, Politics, and Economics in 1904, Princeton University's Department of Economics has acquired a worldwide reputation for research and scholarship, attracting faculty and students alike. he collection consists of papers produced by department faculty and doctoral candidates as part of the Department of Economics' Seminar on Research in Progress.

Princeton University Balloon Club records, 1976-1980

AC281 1 box
The Princeton University Balloon Club was the creation of Gordon Sadler '76, who sought to create an organization on campus that would provide students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the ability to participate in the increasingly popular activity of ballooning. The records consist of a scrapbook documenting the existence of the Princeton University Balloon Club.
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Princeton University Balloon Club records, 1976-1980

The Princeton University Balloon Club was the creation of Gordon Sadler '76, who sought to create an organization on campus that would provide students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the ability to participate in the increasingly popular activity of ballooning. The records consist of a scrapbook documenting the existence of the Princeton University Balloon Club.

Design in America Conference Records, 1964

AC292 1 box
The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.
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Design in America Conference Records, 1964

The Program in American Civilization at Princeton University, later known as the Program in American Studies, began in 1942 and is the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study. In the spring of 1964 the Program sponsored a three-day conference titled Design in America, in which research papers on architecture and city planning were presented by a number of scholars in the field. Consists of one bound volume containing the program schedule of the Design in America Conference, lists of those who participated, and a copy of each paper presented at the conference.

Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

AC312 1 box
Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation Conference papers, 1971

Formed in 1970, the Committee for Public Justice was an affiliate organization of the ACLU composed of writers, lawyers, educators and other parties who felt that the United States was entering a period of political repression. The collection consists of twelve papers on the FBI presented at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Public Justice and held at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in October 1971.

Beer Jacket Designs collection, 1917-1979

AC313 2 boxes
Among Princeton University traditions, the Beer Jacket worn by graduating seniors stands as one of the most unique and most enduring. The collection consists of materials documenting the evolution of beer jacket designs throughout the greater part of the 20th century.

Firestone Library Architectural Drawings Collection, 1931-1963

AC411 4 boxes 1 folder
R. B. O'Connor & W. H. Kilham, Jr. is the New York City architictural firm that was appointed in 1944 to design Princeton University's Firestone Library, which opened in 1948. The collection includes architectural drawings, plans and photographs of Firestone Library (1948) and the later addition of the John Foster Dulles Library of Diplomatic History (1962).

Princeton University Websites Collection, 2015-2018

AC454 1 websites
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The collection, assembled by staff of the University Archives, contains captures of public websites created and maintained by various units at Princeton University, primarily those serving administrative or academic functions. The collection does not contain exhaustive captures of all public websites, but rather captures those select websites whose provenance is not directly linked to an existing collection (e.g., Dean of the College, School of Engineering).
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Committee for the Bicentennial of Nassau Hall Records, 1953-1956 (mostly 1956)

AC191 3 boxes
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.

Elizabeth Benson Papers, 1966-2016

AC467 1 box
Elizabeth P. Benson is a curator and historian of Pre-Columbian art who has published and edited many works on the art of the ancient Americas. This small collection of Benson's papers contains material that reflects Benson's relationship with her friend and colleague Gillett G. Griffin, whose papers are also housed in the Princeton University Archives.

Advisory Councils records, 1941-1942

AC269 2 boxes
Each of Princeton's advisory councils is comprised of alumni and other individuals who act in an advisory capacity to the various academic departments through meetings with departmental faculty, administration, and the Alumni Council. The records consist of correspondence and member lists of the inaugural Advisory Councils of various departments.

Triangle Club Board of Trustee Records, circa 1966-1992, 2006-2011

AC368 4 boxes 2 items
The Triangle Club Board of Trustees, which is composed of Triangle Club alumni, was established in 1901 in order to promote the Club, enhance its reputation, make arrangements for the annual tour, and ensure a record of its activities. The collection documents the governance of the Triangle Club by its graduate Board of Trustees, particularly under the chairmanship of John Ball '52 (1973-1985), and includes bylaws, correspondence, reports and meeting agendas and minutes. The collection also includes minutes of the board of trustees meetings for 1983-1992 and 2006-2011.

Princeton Hidden Minority Council Records, 2013-2016

AC435 1 box 40 items
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The Princeton Hidden Minority Council (PHMC) is a student organization at Princeton University dedicated to supporting and advocating for students who are the first in their families to attend college or are from low income circumstances (FLI). The Princeton Hidden Minority Council Records document the development of the organization as well as its programs and campaigns.

Sikhs of Princeton Records, 2010-2015

AC433 495 digital files
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The Sikhs of Princeton, a student organization established at Princeton University in the fall of 2009, exists to create a space on the University's campus that provides resources for Sikh students to express their faith as well as to spread awareness of Sikhism to the Princeton community. The Sikhs of Princeton Records consist of outreach materials as well as photographs and videos of events sponsored by Sikhs of Princeton. The collection also contains some records related to the student group Princeton Bhangra, which practices and performs bhangra, a South Asian folk dance.
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Charles H. Schultz Collection, 1952-1958

AC387 3 boxes
Charles H. Schultz is a member of the Princeton Class of 1954. The collection consists of scripts, sides, photographs, reviews, programs, clippings, and miscellaneous material relating to the University Players, Theatre Intime, and the Triangle Club of Princeton during the years Schultz was a participant in these groups.

Black Justice League Records, 2014-2016

AC430 207 digital files 1 websites
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The Black Justice League (BJL) is a coalition of undergraduate students at Princeton University with the stated purpose of standing in solidarity with Ferguson (Missouri) and dismantling racism on the Princeton University campus. The collection consists of two of the organization's social media webpages as well as an online petition that states the organization's demands.
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Medium Page, 2015-2016

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This page, which is intended for the general Princeton community, contains blog posts written by the Black Justice League pertaining to the group's #OccupyNassau protest and the university's response regarding the status of several buildings named for Woodrow Wilson. Also included is an open letter to black students of the Class of 2020, published on the occasion of their first week on campus.

Princeton at the World's Columbian Exhibition Records, 1893

AC373 4 boxes 1 folder
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Princeton University, then known as the College of New Jersey at Princeton, mounted an exhibition booth at the World's Columbian Exposition, a world's fair held in Chicago from May to October 1893. The collection includes three certificates from the U.S. Congress honoring Princeton for the exhibit, three copies of a photograph of Dr. and Mrs. McCosh seated in the exhibit booth, a written proposal for the exhibit, layout plans for the exhibit, and two bound registers containing the autographs and home cities of visitors to the exhibit.

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Project Editor's Records, 1943-1974

AC218 5 boxes
The Thomas Jefferson Papers Project was conceived of in 1943 by Princeton University history professor Julian P. Boyd, who was serving at the time as the historian of the Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission. Contained in the records is correspondence with Princeton presidents Harold T. Dodds and Robert F. Goheen, who were active advisors in the early years of the project. Also included are financial records, including Boyd's original cost estimations for the project. Other materials consist of an initial project proposal, annual reports, directives on handling of materials, typography, and editing procedures, and some photographs.

Ralph Barton Perry Papers, 1917-1946

AC349 1 box
Ralph Barton Perry was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1896, a Harvard Philosophy Professor, and a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer producing works on philosophy, history, and politics in his lifetime. The Ralph Barton Perry Papers consist of correspondence, speeches, clippings, and other materials documenting Ralph Barton Perry's life as an alumnus of the Princeton Class of 1896.

Clay Project Records, 2016

AC440 22 digital files
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The Princeton Clay Project is an initiative launched in January of 2016 by two first-year undergraduate students, Avigail Gilad and Chiara Ficarelli, to raise funds and awareness for the Amal Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships for Syrian refugees at the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan to attend college. The Clay Project Records document the initiative's first semester of fundraising activities for the Amal Scholarship Fund.
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Gwendolyn (Steele) Fortson Waring Third World Center and Black Collegiate Life Photographs, 1973-1977

AC458 1 box 204 digital files
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This collection provides a photographic glimpse of Gwendolyn (Steele) Fortson Waring's time at Princeton. These images consist of events and programs produced by the Third World Center, now the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, and a general snapshot of black life at Princeton in the 1970s.
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Princeton University Student Clubs Records, 1821-1926

AC406 2 boxes
Princeton students have formed clubs for social, charitable, religious, political and other purposes nearly since the school's founding. Princeton University Student Clubs Records, 1821-1926 consists of bound volumes including minute books, financial ledgers, and other record books from student-organized campus clubs including the Nassau Hall Education Society (1821-1839), Literary Sharpshooters (1887-1888), the Philosophical Club (1889-1894), the Hill Club (1900-1904), and the Internaional Polity Club (1914-1926).

Richardson Auditorium programs, 1987-2021

AC308 8 boxes
Richardson Auditorium (formerly known as Alexander Hall) is Princeton University's premiere performance venue for a wide variety of events including concerts, plays, lectures, and dance performances. The collection consists of programs for performances and other events held at Richardson Auditorium.

Community House Records, 1968-2012

AC416 2 boxes
The Princeton University Community House is a student-led organization that was established in 1969 by seven undergraduate students to provide academic and social enrichment programming to black youth and adults living in low-income Princeton neighborhoods. The Community House Records document the origins and activities of the organization since its inception and through its first three decades.

Princeton University Presidents Oral History Collection, 2004-2009

AC318 1 box 26 items
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The Princeton University Presidents Oral History Project consists of two projects undertaken by the Princeton University Archives in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary to document the recollections and reminiscences of Princeton University's 16th president and seventeenth Presidents Robert F. Goheen and William G. Bowen. Consists of taped interviews with former Princeton Presidents Robert F. Goheen William G. Bowen and accompanying transcripts, as well as a Goheen video retrospective titled 'Reflections of a President' produced for a 2006 Princeton University Library exhibit.
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Video, 2004 October 21

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The first interview, conducted on October 21, 2004, covers Goheen's early life, his undergraduate, graduate, and faculty careers at Princeton, and his selection as University President at age 37. He also reflects on his mentor, Professor Whitney Oates, long-serving trustee Dean Mathey, his predecessor Harold Dodds, and Freddie Fox. (In each interview, I asked Goheen to discuss various people with whom he crossed paths. He freely admited that recalling specific anecdotes is not one of his strengths, and so these tend to be impressionistic.)

Graduate School Centennial Records, 1998-2001

AC252 8 boxes
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Following a scholarly tradition that originated with James Madison, who after commencement in 1771, remained for a year of extra study, Princeton's Graduate School was established officially by the Trustees in late 1900 and began its operations in the fall of 1901. Consists of materials that document the Graduate School's centennial celebration, including posters, banners, programs, and video tapes of the centennial lecture series.

Visiting Fellow and Incidental Student Records, 1915-1981

AC293 13 boxes
Princeton's Graduate School, established officially by the Trustees in late 1900, began its operations in the fall of 1901. These records consist of files of incidental students who earned less than a full semester's worth of credits, as well as the records of visiting fellows.

Tyler Lussi Collection of Oral History Interviews on Coeducation and Athletics, 2017

AC469 1 digital file
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Tyler Lussi is a member of the Princeton University undergraduate Class of 2017. For her senior thesis entitled "Exercising Their Equality: Coeducation and Athletics at Princeton University after 1969," Lussi conducted interviews with student athletes and coaches on their experience with coeducation. This collection contains transcripts of phone interviews and surveys facilitated by Tyler Lussi.
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Surace, Bob (Class of 1990), 2016

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Surace describes the educational and athletic environment at Princeton from his perspective as a student-athlete, and later, a coach. He speaks about his time as a Princeton football player, the community between different sports teams on campus, and compares Princeton's football program to other collegiate teams. Finally, he speaks about the successes of Princeton's female student-athletes and how football culture at Princeton has changed.
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Brown, Carol (Class of 1975), 2016

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Brown speaks about her experience at Princeton as a female student-athlete. She describes feeling supported in the classroom but misogyny within the athletic department. She highlights a general lack of preparation by the university for the female students who wanted to also become athletes. In particular, she talks about how the female swimming team lacked a coach, opposition to the female rowing and ice hockey teams, and limited access to sports facilities. Finally, she speaks about the lack of funding provided to female teams.
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Cain, Dean (Class of 1988), 2017

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Cain discusses his perspective on equality within sports and American culture. He also talks about his experience on the Princeton football team, the equality between gendered sports that he observed on campus, and his perspective on Title IX. Finally, he discusses playing for Princeton's volleyball team, his relationships with female volleyball players, and joining Cap and Gown.

C. Bernard Shea collection on Princeton University Athletics, 1869-1960

AC278 2 boxes
Christian Bernard Shea was a member of the Princeton Class of 1916 and an avid supporter of Princeton athletics. The collection consists of Princeton University athletics statistics and newspaper clippings compiled by C. Bernard Shea between approximately 1901 and 1960.

Davis International Center Records, 1982-2017

AC344 3 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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The International Center at Princeton was founded in 1974 by a volunteer cohort of faculty, alumni, and community residents to welcome new international graduate students and visiting scholars to the University community. The collection documents the Center's programs and events, as well as international student associations and alumni groups.

Tom Reed Illustrations, 2000-2022

AC328 1 box .1 GB
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Tom Reed, a 1971 alumnus with a Master's degree in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School, is an administrator in the New York City Department of Health as well as a graphic designer and illustrator who has published several instructional works and children's books. The collection consists of computer graphics and illustrations created by Reed of Princeton-related subjects such as James Madison and Albert Einstein, as well as artwork for Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni reunions.
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Brandon D. Holt Collection of Oral History Interviews on Black Student Activism at Princeton, 2015

AC426 16 items
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As part of his senior thesis Brandon D. Holt, Class of 2015, conducted a series of oral history interviews detailing black student activism. The collection consists of the transcripts from eight interviews with black alumni from the classes of 1969-1981.
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Ralph Austin '73, 2015 February 19

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Austin tells of his experience as a black student at Princeton and his role in coordinating activities for the Association of Black Collegians including a Black Panther Teach-in and the takeover of the New South building. Austin also discusses his participation in the Hackney Committee for a black studies program and a series of incidents involving black students at the Rockefeller Suite and Brown Hall.

Graduate Alumni Public Files, 1921-1997

AC478 12 boxes
The Bureau of Alumni Records was established in January 1949 as an outgrowth of the records office maintained by the Graduate Council, the governing body of the Princeton University Alumni Association. The collection consists of public files of former graduate students of Princeton University.

Princeton Women's Lacrosse Records, circa 1975-2010

AC415 13 boxes
Formed in the fall of 1972 under the direction of Coach Penny Hinckley, the Princeton Women's Lacrosse team was the first women's team at Princeton to reach an NCAA Final. The collection documents the history of the Princeton Women's Lacrosse team and contains a variety of records including clippings, statistics, schedules, practice notes, and a number of videorecordings of games. Also included are a limited amount of videorecordings, photographs and publications on women's field hockey.

Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence, 1916-1923

AC420 2 boxes
Marcus Lester Aaron was a member of the Class of 1920, the president of the Homer Laughlin China Company, and a member of the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Marcus Lester Aaron Correspondence collection primarily contains letters written from Aaron to his parents in Pittsburgh during his four years as an undergraduate at Princeton University from October 9, 1916 to June 9, 1920.

Latinx Collective Records, 2015

AC431 35 digital files 1 website
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The Latinx Collective formed as an unofficial student organization in the fall of 2015 with the goal to support Latinx students on campus and encourage University administration to respond to the state of their lived and varied student experiences. The records include information about activism for the Princeton Latinx community, including meetings with administrators, town hall meetings, and proposal documents.
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Petition of Latinx Students Calling for a Better Princeton, 2015

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This file contains drafts and the press release of the petition Latinx Students Calling for a Better Princeton. The petition includes concerns that Latinx students raised during the Collective's Town Hall on November 18, 2015. Among other things, the petition calls for an expanded Latinx studies program, centralization of campus resources for students of color, and improved support structures for undocumented students.

Gordon Alexander Craig Papers, 1946-1956

AC353 1 box
Gordon Alexander Craig was an American historian specializing in German and diplomatic history who taught at Princeton and Stanford. The Gordon Alexander Craig Papers document several projects the historian was involved with while a professor at Princeton including the Marine Corps History Project for which Craig served as chairman of the editorial board, and the Princeton response to the loyalty oath controversy at the University of California in 1950-1951.

Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers, 1890-1937

AC350 1 box
Harpur Allen Gosnell was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1912 who went on to become an engineer and a member of the Naval Reserve. The Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers consist of various documents pertaining to Gosnell's ultimately unsuccessful efforts to initiate a Princeton University chapter of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps between 1927 and 1930. Also in the papers are several items of a more personal nature relating to Gosnell's childhood.

Jonathan Belcher Collection, 1747-1967

AC352 1 box 1 folder
Jonathan Belcher, was a merchant and colonial governor of the Provinces of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey and was instrumental in the founding of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton). The Jonathan Belcher Collection consists of collected research materials regarding Jonathan Belcher's relation to the history of Princeton University and consist of correspondence, articles, clippings, and copies of original materials from Belcher collections held at Princeton and elsewhere.

Fund for Reunion records, 1985-2010 (mostly 1985-1995)

AC304 1 GB 1 box 1 digital file
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Fund for Reunion is a Princeton alumni organization supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender alumni. The records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters and other items related to the activities of Fund for Reunion.

Association of Princeton Puerto Rican Alumni Records, 1980-1989

AC461 1 box 44 digital files
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The Association of Princeton Puerto Rican Alumni or APPRA was formed in September 1982 to assist in increasing the recruitment and admissions of Puerto Rican students to the university, and to encourage a thriving Puerto Rican community on campus. This collection consists of paper and digital records including: financial records, bylaws, recruitment material, and correspondence.

Junior and Senior Orations Collection, 1835-1942

AC160 2 boxes
Consists of programs for orations given at commencement, oration contests held by the American Whig and Cliosophic Societies, and other orations given on campus. The programs generally contain the date of the orations, lists of participants, and the subjects to be covered.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 11: N, 1764-2014

AC107-11 220 boxes
Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.

Faculty and Professional Staff files, Subgroup 12: O, 1764-2014

AC107-12 168 boxes
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Princeton University's Dean of the Faculty is the senior administrator responsible for the quality and well-being of the faculty and professional staff of the university. The collection consists of personnel files for nearly every individual at one time employed as a member of Princeton University's faculty or professional staff.

Davis Spencer Papers on Princeton's 150-Pound Crew Team, 1947-1948

AC345 2 boxes
Davis Spencer (1924-2005), a member of the Class of 1945, rowed on Princeton's freshman and varsity crews, and coached the 150-pound crew team that won the Royal Henley Regatta in 1948. The papers document Princeton's varsity 150-pound crew team as competitors and victors of the 1948 Royal Henley Regatta.
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Series 1: November 2008 Accession, 1947-1948

Series 1: November 2008 Accession, 1947-1978 documents Princeton's varsity 150-pound crew team as competitors and victors of the 1948 Royal Henley Regatta. The papers contain a scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, telegrams, press releases and other materials. Topics documented include fundraising efforts, trip expenses, the journey abroad, crew team members, and the Princeton University community's response to the victory.

Princeton University Players (PUP) Records, 1986-2013

AC474 2 boxes
Princeton University Players (PUP) was formed in 1986 as the only all student-run musical theatre organization on campus, with six productions each season. The Princeton University Players Records consists of programs and posters from 1986-2012, as well the script from their first production.

W. Beaumont Whitney Collection on A Princeton Companion, 1966-1978

AC173 2 boxes
W. Beaumont Whitney, II, President of the Princeton University Class of 1919, was instrumental in organizing the funding and sponsorship for Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (1978). The collection consists mainly of Whitney's correspondence with potential donors, contributors, and with author Alexander Leitch.

Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky), 2013

AC417 1 box
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The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is an initiative administered by the United States National Park Service through its Heritage Documentation Program. The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky) contains the agency's report and supporting photographs; digital copies of the documents and photographs can be found on one CD and one DVD.
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Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky), 2013

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The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) is an initiative administered by the United States National Park Service through its Heritage Documentation Program. The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky) contains the agency's report and supporting photographs; digital copies of the documents and photographs can be found on one CD and one DVD.

Black Arts Company Records, 1996-1999

AC459 1 box 1 websites
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The Black Arts Company was founded at Princeton in 1990 as a hip-hop dance company, with a mission to generate dialogue about the African diaspora through dance. The company also staged other types of performances, including drama and comedy, before it formally split into two separate organizations, BAC: Dance and BAC| Drama, in the mid 2000s. The dance company continues to perform and explore new styles of hip-hop. This collection includes video cassette recordings of Fall and Spring shows from 1996-1999.
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Black Arts Company Records, 1996-1999

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The Black Arts Company was founded at Princeton in 1990 as a hip-hop dance company, with a mission to generate dialogue about the African diaspora through dance. The company also staged other types of performances, including drama and comedy, before it formally split into two separate organizations, BAC: Dance and BAC| Drama, in the mid 2000s. The dance company continues to perform and explore new styles of hip-hop. This collection includes video cassette recordings of Fall and Spring shows from 1996-1999.