Contents and Arrangement

Series 3: Departmental Records, 1942-1988

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Series 3: Departmental Records, 1942-1988, includes the records of various committees and programs (such as a two week program to introduce local middle school boys to engineering through a surveying project of Jadwin Gym, field trips to construction sites and similar activities), studies on the status of engineering at Princeton, annual reports, minutes from Advisory Council, Executive Committee and faculty meetings, and seminar and conference records (proposals, agendas, published and unpublished papers, etc.), arranged in that order. Slaby's rank and salary appeal documents are temporarily restricted.


No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Collection History

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laura E. Burt in 1994. Finding aid written by Laura E. Burt in 1994.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use with the exception of one folder in Series 3, "Rank and Salary Appeals" (Box 5, Folder 14), which is restricted for a period of 75 years from the date of creation.

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:

Series 3: Departmental Records; Steve M. Slaby Papers, AC027, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 4-5