Contents and Arrangement

History of Science Colloquia, Seminar and Workshop Records, 1989-2002

1 box
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Contains programs and schedules of colloquia, seminars and workshops hosted by the program in the History of Science, and some correspondence on arranging the events.


The records remain in the same order in which they were received by the archives.

Collection History


Transferred by the Department of History in 2020 (AR.2020.036).


Continued transfers of records from the Department of History are expected indefinitely.


Appraisal information was not recorded at time of processing.

Processing Information

Added to finding aid in 2023 by Phoebe Nobles.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Materials older than 30 years that do not pertain to student academic performance, trustee issues, or faculty personnel matters are open. Faculty personnel records in Series 1: 1962 Accession of Inactive Records are restricted for 75 years from the date of record creation. Student academic records in Series 4: NDEA Institute for Advanced Studies in History are restricted for 75 years from the date of record creation or for the lifetime of the student. Series 5, Series 6, and Series 7 are open.

Restrictions beyond 30 years are noted in the relevant series and folder descriptions.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. For instances beyond Fair Use, if copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of materials from the Princeton University Archives.

For instances beyond Fair Use where the copyright is not held by the University, while permission from the Library is not required, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 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:

History of Science Colloquia, Seminar and Workshop Records; Department of History records, AC049, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 14

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Related Materials

Additional material about the Department of History can be found in AC333, Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, the Historical Photograph Collections, and the Annual Reports to the President.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of this collection's archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.

Separated Materials

Invoices and documents containing social security numbers or tax identification numbers were removed; empty folders were removed; copies of papers for circulation were removed.

Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies
Princeton University