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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1z40ks846
Dates:
1971-1976
Size:
1 box and 1 folder
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

In 1971 Princeton president Robert F. Goheen formally organized a committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the purpose of planning the University's observance of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, then five years away. The records document the organization and activities of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee, and include correspondence, proposals, reports, and meeting minutes.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The records document the organization and activities of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee. Included are correspondence, proposals, reports, and meeting minutes. The bulk of the material was assembled by committee member James Banner.

Collection Creator Biography:

In 1971 Princeton president Robert F. Goheen formally organized a committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the purpose of planning the University's observance of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, then five years away. Committee members included chairman Irving Dilliard (English), James Banner (History), Peter Bunnell (Art Museum), and William Weathersby (Vice President for Public Affairs), among others. With input from other organizations, the committee came up with a number of proposals offering ways that the Bicentennial could be celebrated by different campus groups.

Collection History

Processing Information:

No processing information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

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Credit this material:

Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1z40ks846
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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