Contents and Arrangement

"Now That You Are Eligible...", 1952

1 box
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Collection History


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. Finding aid updated by Valencia Johnson in September 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use, with the exception of one folder in Series 7, "Tower Club--Letters of Recommendation", which is restricted for 75 years or the lifetime of the student.

Conditions Governing 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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

"Now That You Are Eligible..."; Eating Clubs Records, AC019, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 44

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Elliot, Charles Leo, Jr., An Investigation of Reputation: An Index to the Campus Characterizations of Six Princeton Eating Clubs (1956: Psychology)

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Kashatus, Peter John, The Effect of Club Membership and Other Factors on the Academic Achievements of Princeton Students (1968: Psychology)

King, Philo Rockwell, Jr., Formal and Informal Organizations in a Princeton Eating Club (1948: Economics)

Kram, S. Edward, College Cultures: Stereotyping, Attitude Formation and Dating Behavior (1967: Sociology)

Libertelli, Joseph Francis, The Organization of Terrace Club (1979: Politics)

Marshall, Michael Anthony, The Origins and Development of the Princeton Upper-class Eating Club systems, 1868-1917 (1957: History)

Mills, Michael James, Preserving Cannon Club: A Redesign for the Office of Population Research (1973: Architecture)

Rafsky, Lawrence C. Bidding Probabilities in Bicker (1967: Statistics)

Seligman, Scott D., Woodrow Wilson and the Quadrangle Controversy at Princeton 1906-1908 (1973: History)

Seltzer, Judith A., The Class Menagerie: A Study of the System of Social Stratification in the Princeton University Undergraduate Community (1976: Sociology)

Stockmar, Ernest Charles, Paired Comparison and Successive Interval Study of the Princeton Club System (1956: Psychology)

Terry, Owen Rockefeller, Jr., A Socioeconomic Study Relating to Anti-Academicism in the Princeton University Club System (1958: Psychology)

Tyler, Robert Perry, Jr., The Relationship of Ethnocentrism to the Prestige Indices of Secondary Schooling and Club Membership at Princeton University (1950: Psychology)

Unger, Christian Herbert. Perceived Variability and the Perception of Self: A Study of Princeton Eating Club Members (1990: Psychology) Thesis # 669

Cannon Club (Princeton University).
Tiger Inn (Princeton, N.J.)
Ivy Club
Princeton Quadrangle Club (Princeton, N.J.)
Princeton Terrace Club.
Princeton Tower Club
Princeton University
Princeton University. Cap and Gown Club.
Princeton University. Colonial Club.
Princeton University. Cottage Club.