- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Princeton University. Office of the President.
- Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
- Annual Reports to the President
- Princeton University Archives
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- 51 boxes and 128 Volumes
The President of the University is charged with the general supervision of the interests of the University and with special oversight of the departments of instruction. This collection consists of the collected reports to the President prepared annually by each academic department and administrative office.
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of the collected reports to the President prepared annually by each academic department and administrative office. The reports detail progress on departmental projects, curriculum developments, faculty and staff changes, and departmental spending. Reports for the academic years 1940-41 through 1995-96 are bound in volumes. In subsequent years, the reports are housed in boxes.
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
- Collection Creator Biography:
The President is the chief executive officer of the University. They preside at all meetings of the boards of trustees and of the faculty and at all academic functions at which they are present and represent the University before the public. The Trustee by-laws charge them with the general supervision of the interests of the University and with special oversight of the departments of instruction.
The Annual Reports to the President are transferred periodically from the Office of the President.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No information on appraisal is available.
- Processing Information:
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.
Volumes 43, 83, and 96 are housed in Box 51. The sequel to volume 63, which was also labeled 63, has been renamed volume 131.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
This collection must be reviewed for restricted material by Mudd Library staff before access can be granted.
- Conditions for Reproduction and 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.
- Special Requirements for Access:
The volumes in box 49 have been treated for mold; however, materials may still be fragile and exhibit signs of damage. Researchers should exercise caution when handling these materials.
- Credit this material:
Annual Reports to the President; 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