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Subseries 4B: Honorary Degree Recipients, 1867-2000
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Subseries 4B: Honorary Degree Recipients, consists of more than 200 biographical files on honorary degree recipients and correspondence between the recipient and the University with regard to logistics and academic regalia. In some cases there is correspondence from individuals who support and/or object to the nominee.
No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.
Appraisal was conducted in accordance with Princeton University Archives policies and procedures.
- Processing Information
Collection processed by Susan Hamson, August 2003. Additional updates made by library staff through 2018.
Series 14 through 22 comprise both digital and paper records. In the interest of clarity, some folder titles of these records have been changed. When duplicate files in these records were detected, they were deleted.
In Series 23, some folder titles were altered to provide clarity. Subseries 7F: Robert Durkee (AR.2019.016) was added in December, 2021 by Phoebe Nobles.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Materials generated by the office of the secretary are closed for 30 years from the date of their creation. Some records relating to personnel or students are closed for longer periods of time.
Series 12: President Eisgruber Installation Ceremony Records and Series 13: Public Website are open for research.
- 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:
Subseries 4B: Honorary Degree Recipients; Office of the Vice President and Secretary Records, AC190, 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 16-21
- Other Finding Aids
Full text searching of this collection's archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.
- Separated Materials
A King James Bible (late 20th century edition) was separated from Series 23 at the time of accessioning.
- Princeton University
Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936
Finch, Jeremiah Stanton, 1910-
Leitch, Alexander, 1900-