- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
- Princeton University. Office of Development.
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Office of Development Records
- Princeton University Archives
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- 29 boxes and 2 Volumes
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-29
The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs, including Annual Giving, the 1746 Society, Endowment Gifts, Bequests, and more. Consists of files of the Princeton University Office of Development pertaining to several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919 Endowment Campaign and the "53 Million Campaign".
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of general files of the Princeton University Office of Development documenting several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919 Endowment Campaign and the "53 Million Campaign" of the late 1950s. The files contain correspondence, interoffice memos, committee meeting minutes, and research and promotional materials. An accrual in 2008 from the Office of Stewardship, a division of the Office of Development, contains files pertaining to scholarships funded by the Classes of 1909-1922.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Princeton University. Office of Development.
The Office of Development is the centralized administrative unit which oversees Princeton University's many fundraising programs, including Annual Giving, the 1746 Society, Endowment Gifts, Bequests, and more. In addition to making appeals to alumni and other potential donors, the Office of Development also receives and acknowledges gifts and maintains relevant financial and donor records.
Material has been added to this collection in multiple accessions over time.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Appraisal information was not recorded at time of processing.
- Processing Information:
This collection was processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Suchi Mandavilli '14 and Doug Newton '12 in May and June 2011. Finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in June 2011.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Files older than 30 years that do not contain student educational records, faculty personnel matters or trustee issues are open.
- 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:
Office of Development Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345