Contents and Arrangement

English, 1871-1998

5 boxes
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Series 2: Examinations Arranged by Subject, 1833-1998 is arranged alphabetically by subject as indicated on the examinations themselves.

Collection History


No information on appraisal is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Suchi Mandavilli '14 in March 2011. Finding aid edited by Christie Peterson in March 2011. Finding aid updated by Lynn Durgin in June 2016.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Series 1 through 3 are open for research. All files in Series 4: Graded Examinations, 1935-1956 contain student records that are restricted for 75 years from date of creation or for 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:

English; Course Examinations Collection, AC054, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

The Princetoniana Collection (AC108) also contains examinations; their call numbers begin with P48. Researchers looking for examinations in a particular subject should also refer to the collections of departmental records, some of which contain old examinations.

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