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Series 3: Post-2003 Additions, 1806-1990

8 boxes
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Series 3: Post-2003 Additions contains materials that were added to the collection after it was processed in 2003. Most of these materials were already in the possession of Mudd Manuscript Library prior to 2003, but they had not yet been described or associated with this collection. When known, the student who recorded the notes is listed as the creator and the instructor's name is recorded in the title.
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Subseries 14A: Subject Files, 1806-1986 [bulk: 1912-1933], is organized by topic and contains biographical, familial, and testimonial material, particularly in regard to Hibben's inauguration and retirement, as well as his accidental death. Other folders document his long career at Princeton University. This subseries also contains a folder of philosophy lectures and notes and a folder of prayers, reflecting Hibben's professional duality.
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Series 14: John Grier Hibben Records, 1806-1986

22 boxes
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Born in Peoria, Illinois April 19, 1861, John Grier Hibben was the son of the Rev. Samuel Hibben, a Union chaplain in the Civil War who died when John Grier Hibben was one year old, and Elizabeth Grier Hibben. Hibben graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1882. As a student, he was a junior orator, editor of the Bric-a- Brac, winner of the mathematical prize, sophomore honor prize, and the Class of 1861 prize. He was also valedictorian, class president, and received the J.S.K. fellowship in mathematics. Having completed a one-year post-graduate course at the University of Berlin, he attended the Princeton Theological Seminary from 1883 to 1886. During this time he temporarily took the place of Henry B. Fine, Class of 1880, as instructor in mathematics at the College of New Jersey, and he briefly taught French and German at the Lawrenceville School. Hibben was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1887 and married Jenny Davidson of Elizabeth, New Jersey the same year. They had one daughter.
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M. L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, 1806-1958 (mostly 1830-1939)

C0171 108 boxes 161 items 12 Volumes 72.9 linear feet
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Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944.
The Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, consisting of the library of books, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and ephemera as collected by Morris Longstreth Parrish, Class of 1888, came to Princeton University in 1944 as a bequest. This finding aid focuses on Parrish's original collection of manuscripts, both bound and unbound, and includes his correspondence (related to his collecting activities) and letters both to and from many of the Victorian authors, as well as the manuscript and related (non-book) items given to and/or acquired for the collection by the Princeton University Library in subsequent years.
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Department of Facilities Records, 1803-2015 (mostly 1955-1981)

AC041 64 boxes 2 items 1 websites
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Princeton University. Dept. of Facilities.
The Department of Facilities at Princeton University is responsible for the construction, maintenance, renovation, and financial management of the buildings and properties owned by the university. The Department of Facilities records document the daily activities of the department and its numerous divisions through blueprints, photographs, correspondence, memos, sketches, contracts, ledgers, tax returns, incorporation papers, by-laws, annual reports, financial statements, newspaper clippings, booklets, and meeting minutes.
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The Physical Planning Office Series consists of documents related to the management of construction of major structures and alterations to existing structures on the Princeton campus. Major construction projects represented in this series include the construction of Wilson College, the Engineering Quadrangle, and the Cyclotron Building. Documents include correspondence between office administration and contractors and architects, reports and studies of campus, internal memoranda discussing the feasibility of potential projects, and financial documents related to specific projects.
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Series 7, Memorabilia and Clippings, 1803-1954, relates to the life and work of members of the Van Antwerp and MacMurray families. The memorabilia, chronologically arranged from 1803-1952, includes a family Bible with a marriage, birth, and death record of members of the Van Antwerp and MacMurray families (1829-1894). Newspaper and magazine clippings span the period 1873-1960, and Christmas and calling cards can also be found.
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Series 26. Occasions and Events, 1802-2018

7 boxes
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The Occasions and Events series documents many of the services, events, and festivals that have taken place at Princeton. Many of the events in this series, such as Unity Weekend and the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration, document the diversity of the Princeton community. The collection's files on distinguished visitors, found in this series as well, are sorted by name (or, in the case of groups, place of origin).
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Office of the Registrar Records, 1802-2015

AC116 331 boxes
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Princeton University. Office of the Registrar.
The Office of the Registrar is the administrative office of Princeton University responsible for the collection and maintenance of the academic records of the student body, as well as the establishment of course and examination schedules and the collection of fees related to matriculation and registration. The records contain the academic records of individual students, subject files on topics related to admissions and matriculation, statistical reports, and other official documents issued by the Office of the Registrar.
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Series 5: 2014 Accession, 1802-2014

7 boxes
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This series is mostly comprised of materials related to George F. Kennan's family history. The materials were collected by Kennan's daughter, Joan. Some of the materials were consulted by John Lewis Gaddis as part of his research for his biography of Kennan prior to the materials' transfer to the Mudd Library. The materials in this series are occasionally annotated by either Joan Kennan or John Lewis Gaddis.
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Series 1: Student Records, 1802-2006

299 boxes
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The Student Records series contains the academic records of individual Princeton University students. The type and amount of information recorded about each student changed frequently from Registrar to Registrar, and as such the Student Records series contains several different forms of student academic data ranging from yearly course grades to attendance records to full academic transcripts. The most common forms of student records include scholastic cards, which contain the courses taken and grades awarded to students by term, and registration cards, which contain basic biographical information at the time of entrance to the University and the results of entrance examinations.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Historical Subject Files, Grounds and Buildings, 1802-2000

AC110 21 boxes 342 items 20 digital files
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
The Princeton University Library Collection of Historical Subject Files, Grounds and Buildings contains information relating to the buildings, grounds, and architects of Princeton University. The collection also includes information on the development of the campus and the various chronologies of construction and land acquisition that have been gathered.
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Consists of oversized Columbiana material (October 1929 issue of The Institute Magazine with article by MHT titled " 175 Years of Columbiana--A Retrospect" and photographs of Columbia and of MHT, 1931-1959) and material relating to Amos Eaton and The Diary of George Templeton Strong.
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Richter, Conrad, 1890-1968
Consists of material relating to the American author Conrad Richter, including manuscripts, writing notebooks, notes, and galley proofs for several of his novels and other writings. Includes a substantial amount of personal and professional correspondence, as well as photographs.