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Series 4: Department Major Cards, 1925-1985
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Series 4: Department Major Cards, 1925-1985 consists of the department's official record cards for majors. Cards record grades and instructors for English courses taken freshman and sophomore years, and more detailed information for the upper class years, including departmental courses, instructors and grades, electives, special field reading, thesis title, grade and reader's name, and final department grade. Cards for the Class of 1939 have photographs of each student.
The records within Series 4: Department Major Cards, 1925-1985 are arranged chronologically by class and alphabetically within each class.
Appraisal has been conducted according to Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Peter E. McCullough in March, 1991. Finding aid written by Peter E. McCullough in March, 1991. Additions processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 between November 2010 and January 2011.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
All files in Series 4: Departmental Major Cards 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:
Series 4: Department Major Cards; Department of English Records, AC134, 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 6-8; 13-27