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Creator:
Princeton Publishing Company.
Title:
Princeton Publishing Company Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sb3978273
Dates:
1900-1919
Size:
1 box
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

The Princeton Publishing Company was incorporated in 1900 to oversee the printing of the Alumni Princetonian, a forebear to the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The records consists of materials which document the activities of the Princeton Publishing Company, largely relating to financial matters.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of records which document the activities of the Princeton Publishing Company. The bulk of the material is related to finance, and includes stock certificates, ledger books, deeds, and bills of sales. A complete set of annual meeting minutes is also included; these too pertain primarily to financial matters.

Collection Creator Biography:

Princeton Publishing Company.

The Princeton Publishing Company was incorporated in 1900 to oversee the printing of the Alumni Princetonian, a weekly alumni supplement to the Daily Princetonian that had no clear organization or support. The name of the publication was soon changed to the Princeton Alumni Weekly and shares of stock were sold to interested alumni to fund the periodical. Notable stockholders included the company's incorporator Andrew Fleming West, Professor Allan Marquand, and Charles Scribner, who eventually became the company's director. In 1919 it was decided by a vote of the stockholders to transfer control of the Princeton Alumni Weekly to Princeton University Press, and the Princeton Publishing Company was dissolved.

Collection History

Processing Information

No processing information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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:

Princeton Publishing Company Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sb3978273
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1