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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Student Dances Collection
- Princeton University Archives
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- 1 box
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Dances at Princeton, especially popular in the years prior to the Second World War, were generally held in the gymnasium and were organized by a committee of faculty and staff. This collection consists of materials documenting dances attended by the students of Princeton University in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Collection Description & Creator Information
This collection consists of materials documenting dances attended by the students of Princeton University in the late 19th and early 20th century. Included are tickets, invitations, and dance cards (some filled in). Most materials indicate the date and location of the dances, as well as the hosting organization and for events where dance cards are present, the musical selections that were played.
No acquisitions information is available. Some material is stamped "From A.L. Dennis '79."
No material has been separated from this collection.
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The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing 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:
Student Dances Collection; 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
- Subject Terms:
- Balls (Parties) -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
College students -- Recreation -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
- Genre Terms:
- Dance cards
- Princeton University.