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Series 6: Department Reports and Documents, 1873-1963
Collection Description & Creator Information
The Papers of Princeton University's English Department document the many varied aspects of one of Princeton's largest academic departments. With some writings that pre-date the Department's formal establishment in 1904, the collection includes faculty meeting and sub-committee minutes; faculty personnel papers and correspondence; the papers of many prominent faculty members, which include class lectures, syllabi, and original scholarship; records of departmental majors; student work; general and topical English examinations; and scrapbooks of publicity and memorabilia about the Department, its faculty, staff, and students, both undergraduate and graduate.
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Appraisal has been conducted according to Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Materials older than 30 years that do not pertain to student academic performance or discipline, trustee issues, or faculty personnel matters are open. Minutes of the Faculty in Series 1: Departmental, Faculty and Committee Minutes are restricted for 50 years. All files in Series 3: Faculty Personnel Files are closed until 100 years after the person's year of birth or 5 years after the person's year of death, whichever is longer. All files in Series 4: Departmental Major Cards and some files in Series 10: Faculty Members' Files are closed until 100 years after the person's year of birth or 5 years after the person's year of death, whichever is longer.
Restrictions beyond 30 years are noted in the relevant series or subseries descriptions and in the folder list.
- 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.
- Credit this material:
Series 6: Department Reports and Documents; Department of English Records, AC134, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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