- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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Collection Description & Creator Information
The materials in Series 1: Records of the University Research Board and its Predecessors, 1925-1982 have not been arranged in any particular order.
- Processing Information
Container list created by Suchi Mandavilli '14 and Eleanor Wright '14 in December 2011 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012. The contents of the former AC247, Committee on Project Research and Invention Records were integrated as Box 11 at that time.
An accrual of nine boxes of annual reports and board meeting minutes, AR.2021.031, was added to the records in September, 2021 by Phoebe Nobles.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Files older than 25 years that do not contain student educational records, faculty personnel matters or trustee issues are open.
This collection must be reviewed for potentially restricted records before access is given. Please contact the University Archives prior to your visit.
- 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:
Astronomy; University Research Board Records, AC169, 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): Box 11