- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
- Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
- Princeton University Architectural Presentation Boards
- Princeton University Archives
- Permanent URL:
- 1929-2005 (mostly 1971-2001)
- 1 folder and 726 items
This collection contains presentation boards related to the design, construction, renovation and expansion of Princeton's grounds and buildings. In addition, the boards include those used for planning purposes, student housing strategies, insurance purposes and recording of features such as fallout shelters, and electrical feeders. The boards primarily include floorplans, artistic renderings, elevations and campus footprints.
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of presentation boards related to the design, construction, renovation, and expansion of Princeton University's grounds and buildings. In addition, the boards include those used for planning purposes, student housing strategies, insurance purposes, and the recording of features such as fallout shelters and electrical feeders. The boards primarily include floorplans, artistic renderings, elevations, and campus "footprints." The collection also includes a set of architectural renderings of Whitman College that are not mounted. For the most up-to-date information on the Architectural Presentation Boards (including new accruals), please see the database online at: Princeton University Architectural Presentation Boards.
The boards are organized alphabetically by building and each building group is arranged chronologically. Found at the end of the alphabetical listing are boards related to planning for co-ed housing, general campus boards and aerial photographs, as well as new accruals. Note: Board numbers 113, 458 and 526 are non-extant.
- Processing Information
This finding aid was updated by Annalise Berdini in February 2018.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
This collection is temporarily closed pending rehousing. If you have questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
- 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:
Princeton University Architectural Presentation Boards; 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
- Other Finding Aids
Additional information is contained in a database which can be keyword searched: Princeton University Architectural Presentation Boards
- Subject Terms:
- Architectural rendering -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
Architecture -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- Designs and plans -- Presentation drawings.
College buildings -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
Landscape architecture -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- Designs and plans -- Presentation drawings.
- Genre Terms:
- Architectural drawings.
- Princeton University
- Princeton (N.J.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.