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Subseries 8D: Subject Files, 1963-2014
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Subject Files subseries contains materials relating to the operation of the Graduate School. The materials include documents relating to bank accounts managed by the Graduate School Office, the training of Assistants in Instructions, copies of the Graduate School's Dean's Report to the President, and correspondence. Also included are meeting notes and reports from a number of Graduate School committees, including the Graduate School Leadership Council and APGA Commission on Graduate Alumni Relations. There also is a collection of surveys that tracked the placement and employment of Ph.D and Masters students upon completion of their degrees. Questionnaires and a report related to a controversy that arose in the late 1970s concerning the foreign language requirement for Ph.D's can also be found in the subject files. Additional correspondence can be found in the David N. Redman, Associate Dean, Reading Files section of the subseries.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or document type and chronologically within subject.
Appraisal was conducted in accordance with University Archives procedures.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Tom Rosko and Ben Primer in 1997. Additional materials processed by Pete Asch in 2008. Finding aid written by Tom Rosko, Ben Primer in 1997. Boxes 59-61 (AR.1998.065) added in January 2011 by Christie Peterson with assistance from Suchi Mandavilli. 2017 accession including boxes 72-74 processed by Annalise Berdini in 2018. Arthur Bigelow Papers found in stacks and added by Phoebe Nobles in November 2018. Finding aid updated by Phoebe Nobles in 2018.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Materials older than 30 years that do not pertain to student academic performance or discipline, trustee issues, or faculty personnel matters are open. Subseries 8C and Subseries 8E contain faculty or student records that are restricted for 75 years from date of creation. See Subseries 8C and 8E access restriction notes for details.
- 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 materials acquired from an Apple iMac desktop computer running OS X 10.9 ("Mavericks"). Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.
- Credit this material:
Subseries 8D: Subject Files; Graduate School Records, AC127, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 56-58; 72-74