- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Eating Clubs Records
- Princeton University Archives
- Permanent URL:
- 49 boxes, 1 folder, and 2 items
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-49
The Eating Club Records consist of manuscript and printed material from almost all the clubs. The records of individual eating clubs have been combined with material on Eating Clubs in general. This material includes correspondence, reports, minutes, financial statements, constitutions, and miscellaneous records. Printed material in the records consist of newspaper and magazine clippings, club membership books, and club histories.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The Eating Club Records consists of records of individual eating clubs as well as material on Eating Clubs in general. Contained in the records are correspondence, reports, minutes, financial statements, constitutions, clippings, newsletters, club membership books, and club histories.
The collection is arranged in the following series:
No acquisition information was available at the time of processing.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information was available at time of processing.
- Processing Information:
This collection was processed by James M. Watson Jr. from January to May 1993. Finding aid written by James M. Watson Jr. from January to May 1993. Additions were processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 between November 2010 and January 2011. AR.2003.090 added by Christie Peterson and finding aid updated in July 2011.
AR.2015.078, two boxes of Colonial Club material acquired from Colonial Club in October 2015, was added by Phoebe Nobles and finding aid updated in March 2016.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use with the exception of one folder of student letters of recommendation in Series 7, the contents of which are restricted for 75 years or the lifetime of the student. Restrictions are noted in the relevant series or subseries descriptions and in the folder list.
- 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:
Eating Clubs Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Subject Terms:
- Clubs -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
College Students -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- Social conditions.
College Students -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- Societies, etc.
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Tiger Inn (Princeton, N.J.)
Princeton Quadrangle Club (Princeton, N.J.)
Princeton Terrace Club.
Princeton Tower Club
Princeton University. Cap and Gown Club.
Princeton University. Colonial Club.
Princeton University. Cottage Club.