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1953-1954, 1953-1954

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by committee name.

Collection History

Accruals

Periodic transfers of general records from the Office of the Dean of the Faculty are expected indefinitely; personnel files are transferred annually and added to series 6.

Appraisal

No information on appraisal is available.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Reeder, Rosalba D. Varallo, Shannon DeVore '07, Page Dykstra '06, Lindsey Huddle '07, and Christina McMillan '07. Finding aid written by Matthew Reeder. Box 153 added by Christie Peterson with assistance from Suchi Mandavilli '14 in December 2010. Series 9 added by Lynn Durgin in December 2015. Finding aid updated by Annalise Berdini in February 2018.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Closed for 30 years from the date of creation of the record. Some folders within this series are closed for 75 years from the date of creation of the record; these folders are indicated on the folder list below.

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.

This collection contains records created and used on computing devices. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Credit this material:

1953-1954; Office of Dean of the Faculty Records, AC118, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
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 58

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Related Materials

The records of various University administrative offices, academic departments, organizations, and committees relate to, and sometimes overlap with, this collection. Of particular interest may be the Office of the President Records, the Office of the Provost Records, the Office of the Secretary Records, and the Office of the Dean of the College Records. Yearly annual reports to the president have, from the early 1940s to the present, included reports from the dean of the faculty. These reports, held in the University Archives at Mudd Library reveal the most important responsibilities and accomplishments of the office of the dean from year to year.

Notebooks kept by Katherine Rohrer while she worked as Associate Dean of Faculty between 1993 and 2001 can be found in AC195, Office of the Provost Records, Subseries 11H.

Other Finding Aids

Records described in Series 6 Faculty, Staff, and Trustee Personnel Files are indexed in a searchable database: Faculty and Professional Staff Index, 1764-2006.

These records may also be found in finding aids for each subgroup of the Faculty and Staff Professional Files:

Subgroup 1: A is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 1: A.

Subgroup 2: B is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 2: B.

Subgroup 3: C is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 3: C.

Subgroup 4: E is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 4: E.

Subgroup 5: F is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 5: F.

Subgroup 6: G is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 6: G.

Subgroup 7: H is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 7: H.

Subgroup 8: I-K is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 8: I-K.

Subgroup 9: L is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 9: L.

Subgroup 10: M is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 10: M.

Subgroup 11: N is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 11: N.

Subgroup 12: O is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 12: O.

Subgroup 13: P is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 13: P.

Subgroup 14: R-S is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 14: R-S.

Subgroup 15: T-W is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 15: T-W.

Subgroup 16: Other, Unknown, and Multiple Departments is available at Faculty and Professional Staff Files 1764-2014, Subgroup 16: Other, Unknown, and Multiple Departments.

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

Bibliography

A 1974 dissertation studying the creation of the position of dean of the faculty at the College of New Jersey (Princeton University), and the campus climate that led to it (call number LD4616.R676 1974) is held at Mudd Library. The dissertation was written for the education department at Rutgers by Michael Louis Rosenthal and is entitled, The Founding of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty: Undergraduate Life at the College of New Jersey: An Anthropological View of History.

In the composition of this finding aid's history section, the following works were consulted: Articles titled "Faculty" by J. Douglas Brown and "Dean of the Faculty" in Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion (Princeton University Press, 1978); Annual reports to the president from the dean of the faculty; Michael Louis Rosenthal's 1974 Rutgers dissertation, The Founding of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty: Undergraduate Life at the College of New Jersey: An Anthropological View of History.

Names:
Princeton University
Brown, J. Douglas (James Douglas), 1898-1986
Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965 -- Correspondence.
Fine, Henry B. (Henry Burchard), 1858-1928
Gunning, Robert C. (Robert Clifford), 1931-
Lemonick, Aaron, 1923-
Lester, Richard Allen, 1908-1997
Magie, William Francis, 1858-1943
Murray, James O. (James Ormsbee), 1827-1899
Palmer, R.R. (Robert Roswell), 1909-2002
Root, Robert K. (Robert Kilburn), 1877-1950
Winans, Samuel Ross, 1855-1910