- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
Research and Project Administration, Office of (ORPA), 1975-1988
Collection Description & Creator Information
No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.
Periodic transfers of records from the Office of the Provost are expected indefinitely.
Appraisal was conducted according to Mudd Manuscript Library policies and procedures. Office invoices and receipts, job search material, grievance files, and personal files not pertaining to the Office of the Provost, have been separated from the records acquired in 2016.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Matthew Reeder, Rosalba Varallo, Christina McMillan '07, and Shannon DeVore '07 from May 2004. Finding aid written by Matthew Reeder in May 2004.
Additions were processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Ameena Schelling '12 in November 2010-January 2011. Series 8 was added by Lynn Durgin in December 2015. Series 9 was added by Lynn Durgin in January 2016.
Series 10 through Series 16 were added by Phoebe Nobles in March 2018. An accrual of 12 boxes (AR.2018.107 and AR.2021.032) was processed and added to the finding aid by Phoebe Nobles in 2022.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Materials older than 30 years that do not pertain to student academic performance or discipline, trustee issues, or faculty personnel matters are open for research.
Series 8, Office of the Provost Public Website, and Series 9, Office of Equity and Diversity Records, are open for research.
Some files contain personnel records and/or academic records that are restricted for 75 years from date of creation. Student discipline files are restricted for the lifetime of the student.
Restrictions beyond 30 years are noted in the relevant series, subseries, and folder descriptions.
- Conditions Governing Use
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Some materials in the Office of the Provost Records [Boxes 258, 296, 364, 370] have been treated for mold; however, materials may still be fragile and exhibit signs of damage. Researchers should exercise caution when handling these materials.
- Credit this material:
Research and Project Administration, Office of (ORPA); Office of the Provost Records, AC195, 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 124-125
- Other Finding Aids
The records of various University administrative offices, academic departments, organizations, and committees relate to, and sometimes overlap with, this collection. Of particular interest may be the administrative record groups of the Office of the President (AC117, AC187, AC193, AC264, and AC379); the Annual Reports to the President (AC068); the Office of the Executive Vice President (AC271); the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (AC118); the Office of the Dean of the College (AC149); and the Graduate School Records (AC127).
The Princeton University Historical Audiovisual Collection (AC047) includes seven items that were moved there from the Office of the Provost Records: an audiotape labeled "Provost Bowen w/ students, 5-9-72, WPRB" (WPRB is the campus radio station), was originally found in the Office of the Provost Records, box 22, folder 4 (Bowen--Students--Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA)--Sit-In); and six audiotapes of the Hickel case campus hearings, originally found among the contents of the Office of the Provost Records, box 21, folders 2-10 (Bowen--Students--Hickel Case).
Full text searching of the Office of the Provost archived website is available through the ArchiveIt interface.
- Princeton University
Bowen, William G.
Eisgruber, Christopher L.
Goldfeld, Stephen M.
Hackney, Sheldon, 1933-2013
Ostriker, J. P.
Rees, Albert, 1921-1992
Rudenstine, Neil L.
Spies, Richard R.