Contents and Arrangement

Status of Women, 1989-1995

2 boxes
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by committee name.

Collection History


The Office of the President still holds a small amount of records from the administration of Harold T. Shapiro. The eventual transfer of the remaining records is expected from the Office of the President.


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Daniel Brennan, Rosalba D. Varallo and Lauren Ridge '08 in 2006. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan and Rosalba D. Varallo in 2006.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Records related to undergraduate admission in this series are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation of the record. Restricted folders are indicated in the folder description.

Records related to the Board of Trustees in Subseries 2A are restricted for 30 years from the date of creation of the record.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. For instances beyond Fair Use, if copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of materials from the Princeton University Archives.

For instances beyond Fair Use where the copyright is not held by the University, while permission from the Library is not required, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Status of Women; Office of the President Records: Harold T. Shapiro Subgroup, AC264, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

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 Office of the President Records: William G. Bowen and the Office of the President Records: Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds, the Office of the Dean of the College Records, the Office of the Dean of the Faculty Records, the Office of the Provost Records, the Office of the Vice President and Secretary Records, and the Office of Development Records.

Also available are the Annual Reports of the President, held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Each report summarizes yearly progress at the University level, with special focus on a single issue or department.

Other Finding Aids

The Office of the President Records: Harold Shapiro Subgroup forms part of the Princeton University Office of the President Records. Finding Aids for other subgroups and portions of the collection are also available online:

Office of the President Records: Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, 1746-1999 (bulk 1830-1869): Finding Aid.

Office of the President Records: Robert F. Goheen Subgroup, 1924-1988 (bulk 1957-1972): Finding Aid.

Office of the President Records: William G. Bowen Subgroup, 1940-1998 (bulk 1972-1987): Finding Aid.


In the preparation of this Finding Aid's biographical section, the following resources were consulted: Select articles printed in The Daily Princetonian and The Trenton Times between 1987 and 2002. The Graduate School alumni file of Harold T. Shapiro, held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Annual Reports of the President, 1988-2000.

Consortium for Scientific Computing (U.S.)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
University of Michigan.
Institute for advanced study Princeton, N.J.
Ivy League (Athletic conference)
Middlesex Somerset Mercer Regional Study Council
New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
Princeton University
Princeton University. Faculty.
Princeton University. Graduate School
Princeton University. School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Princeton University. School of Engineering and Applied Science
Princeton University. Trustees
Bowen, William G.
Shapiro, Harold T. (1935)