Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xg94hp565
Dates:
1924-2016 (mostly 1971-1994)
Size:
18 boxes, 2 items, and 33 digital files
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-18
Language:
English

Abstract

Princeton University's Vice President for Public Affairs has administrative oversight, under the President, of the presentation of the objectives and activities of the University to all its various publics, and serves as spokesperson for the University when needed. The records of the Vice President for Public Affairs consist of subject files assembled on topics relevant to the office's activities, as well as chronological files containing correspondence and interoffice memoranda.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The records of the Vice President for Public Affairs consist of subject files assembled on topics relevant to the office's activities, as well as chronological files containing correspondence and interoffice memoranda. Includes the files of William Weathersby, who held the office from 1970-1978, Robert K. Durkee, who held the office from 1978-2003, and select files from Karen Jezierny. In 2004, the title of the office was changed to the Director of Public Affairs.

Collection Creator Biography:

Princeton University's Vice President for Public Affairs has administrative oversight, under the President, of the presentation of the objectives and activities of the University to all its various publics, and serves as spokesperson for the University when needed. The Vice President for Public Affairs also has general administrative responsibility for the offices of Governmental Affairs, Communications/Publications, Community and Regional Affairs, the Task Force on Health and Well-being, and the Alumni Council. The Vice President for Public Affairs is an ex officio member of the Faculty Committee on Continuing Education.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Series 5 was transferred to the University Archives in December of 2016 (AR.2016.126).

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from Series 5 at the time of accessioning.

Processing Information:

Series 5 was processed by by Jarrett M. Drake in 2016.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Records from the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs are closed for 20 years from their date of creation.

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.

Special Requirements for Access:

This collection contains records created and used on computing devices. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Credit this material:

Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xg94hp565
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345