Contents and Arrangement

Series 2: Princeton University Records, 1906-1947

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of papers of Imbrie (Princeton Class of 1895), including undergraduate letters sent home (1891-1895), Princeton University records (1906-1942), and an Imbrie family genealogy. Among subjects touched frequently in his student letters to his parents are housing, campus customs, campus organizations, buildings and grounds, the course of study, campus figures, honors, football, and skating on the local canal. Also among the papers are correspondence, clipppings, and reports related to Imbrie's service as financial secretary; clippings, correspondence, and publications regarding the Graduate School controversy that occurred while Imbrie held his university office; records, correspondence, reports, publications, and clippings on Princeton architecture and the "Quad Plan"; and memoranda and reports on the progress of the reorganization of student social life at Princeton. In addition, the papers contain a four-volume compilation entitled Family Record of Andrew Welsh Imbrie and Frances Frazer Imbrie, written by Imbrie, which contains records of the Imbrie, Clerk, Welsh, and Frazer families.


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Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Series 2: Princeton University Records; Andrew C. Imbrie Papers, AC002, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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