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College Opportunity Act, 1978-1979
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains the files compiled by the Office of the President during the presidency of William G. Bowen GS'58 (July 1972 to January 1988). The files consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, publications, and other assorted material. Series 18 includes the files of three assistants to the president, biographical and photographic material about Bowen, and a card index of the files. There is some overlap between the files in this collection and the files of presidents Goheen and Shapiro. Records found here are sometimes duplicated in the records of other administrative offices on campus.
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No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Material in this collection is restricted for thirty years. The contents of a folder may not be viewed until thirty years after the most recent date marked on the folder.
Subseries 9A: General, and Subseries 9B: Faculty and Staff Individuals, contain some material that is restricted for 75 years, and Subseries 16B: Students--Individuals is restricted for 75 years. Restrictions beyond thirty years are noted in the relevant series and folder descriptions, and on the relevant boxes and folders.
Subseries 18C: Supplementary Materials--Bowen Biographical and Subseries 18I: Supplementary Materials--Photographs are open immediately with no restrictions.
- 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:
College Opportunity Act; Office of the President Records: William G. Bowen Subgroup, AC187, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 120