Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
General Manuscripts Collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/g732d904n
Dates:
1765-2016 (mostly 1836-2016)
Size:
1.25 linear feet, 3 boxes, and 1 folder
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-3
Language:
English

Abstract

The General Manuscripts Collection consists of manuscripts and small collections of papers and records which are related in some way to the history of Princeton University. While most documents in the General Manuscripts collection were produced by alumni or student organizations, there are several documents produced by trustees, faculty, and other members of the University community.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The General Manuscripts Collection consists of individual manuscripts and small collections of papers and records which are related in some way to the history, students, and alumni of Princeton University. The vast majority of the documents in the General Manuscripts collection were produced by alumni, although there are several exceptions such as trustees or other members of the University community.

Notes within the contents list provide further details on the contents of individual folders.

Arrangement:

Documents within the General Manuscripts Collection are arranged alphabetically by the name of the individual or organization that authored or created them.

Note:

The manuscripts and collections which comprise the General Manuscripts Collection have all been cataloged individually, and are searchable through the Princeton University Library's online catalog . The information presented in this finding aid duplicates that found in the online catalog records.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The documents which comprise the General Manuscripts 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.

Additions:

Additions are made to the General Manuscripts Collection when materials which fit the scope of the collection are accessioned by the Library.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information on appraisal is available.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Mudd Library Staff. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan in March 2009.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

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. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

General Manuscripts Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/g732d904n
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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Related Material:

As the General Manuscripts collection touches upon such a broad range of subject, the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library holds numerous collections which are related to it in some way. These include the Student Writings and Correspondence Collection, the Historic Subject Files, the Princetoniana Collection, and the Scrapbook and Autograph Book Collections. The Library also holds undergraduate alumni files for many of the authors of these materials.

Subject Terms:
EDUCATION, HIGHER
Genre Terms:
Correspondence.
Names:
Princeton university