Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Office of Development.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Office of Development Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/k0698752q
Dates:
1917-2016
Size:
29 boxes and 2 Volumes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-29
Language:
English

Abstract

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

Description:

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.

Collection History

Acquisition:

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:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/k0698752q
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

Find More

Related Material:

The Princeton University Archives holds a separate collection consisting exclusively of closed donor files created and maintained by the Office of Development: AC240, Office of Development Donor Files.

AC211, Office of Development Communications Records includes photographs, promotional materials and recordings created for fundraising activities and publications.

Additional recordings and artifacts related to the fundraising activities of the Office of Development can be found in AC047, Historical Audiovisual Collection and AC053, Memorabilia Collection.

Series 16 of AC109, Historical Subject Files contains clippings and materials about various fundraising campaigns.

Records of several fundraising campaigns can be found in dedicated collections. These include:

AC192, Lottery Records

AC201, Princeton University Fund Records

AC210, President's Program Records

AC226, Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship Records

AC304, Fund for Reunion Records

AC367, Class of 1969 Community Service Fund Records

Subject Terms:
Deferred giving -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
Educational fund raising -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
Names:
Princeton university
Princeton University. Finance.