- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Autograph Book Collection
- Princeton University Archives
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- 1825-1884 (mostly 1848-1882)
- 43 boxes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 1-42; S-000137
This collection contains more than two hundred autograph books from more than two hundred members of classes between 1825 and 1884. The books were used to collect not only the autographs of classmates, but also good wishes, bits of favorite verse, letters of farewell, or reminiscences of shared events during undergraduate years.
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection contains more than two hundred autograph books from more than two hundred members of classes between 1825 and 1884.
The collection is arranged by class year and then students' last name.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Carl Esche in the Autumn of 1995. Finding aid written by Carl Esche in the Autumn of 1995. Subsequent additions have been processed individually. There is room in Box S-000137 for additions.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- 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.
- Credit this material:
Autograph Book Collection; 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