Contents and Arrangement

Committee of Three, 1965

1 folder
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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Administrative series is arranged into two types of files, correspondence and general administrative files. Within these groupings, correspondence is divided into three chronological runs, and is arranged alphabetically by correspondent name thereunder. The general administrative files are arranged topically.

Collection History


Additional transfers of records are expected from the Department of Music indefinitely.


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Library guidelines. Nothing was separated from the records during 2007 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Daniel Brennan with assistance from Joshua Muketha '10 in July 2007. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan in August 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Folders 7-14 in Box 7 which pertain to examinations contain student grades and therefore are closed for 75 years from the most recent date marked on the folder.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. For instances beyond Fair Use, if copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of materials from the Princeton University Archives.

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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:

Committee of Three; Department of Music Records, AC151, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

The Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections holds the William Oliver Strunk Collection, containing his personal correspondence (C1081). Additional archival materials documenting the history of the Department of Music can be found in the Historical Subject Files Collection (AC109), held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Yearly editions of the University's General Catalogue also contain listings of the courses offered by the department each year. The library also holds a small collection of University Concerts Records (AC205), which document some of the programming done by the Friends of Music at Princeton.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of the Department of Music archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.


Alexander Leitch's A Princeton Companion, the January 30, 1948 issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly, and the June 1940 issue of the Bulletin of the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University were consulted in preparation of the historical note.

Princeton University. Dept. of Music.
Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979
Strunk, W. Oliver (William Oliver), 1901-1980
Welch, Roy Dickinson, 1885-1951
Westergaard, Peter