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Series 3: General Files, 1903-1999
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The General Files series contains information on a wide range of subjects involving academic and administrative departments, as well as legal proceedings which include the Stony Brook Regional Sewer Authority's "Sewer Odor Case." This series also includes disciplinary records, scholarship and memorial fund information, contracts, documentation regarding possible patents, and tax and copyright infringement information.
Organized into ten subseries which are arranged alphabetically, and within each box arranged according to the Office of General Counsel's organizational system.
Periodic transfers of general records from the Office of General Counsel are expected indefinitely.
Appraisal information was not recorded at the time of accessioning.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed in 2006 by Susan Hamson, Matthew Reeder, Rosalba D. Varallo, and Janaya Kizzie with the assistance of Samuel Clendon '07, Shannon DeVore '07, Page Dykstra '06, Kim Kamarebe '07, Natasha Marshall '05, Brett Masters '08, Christina McMillan '07, Lauren Ridge '08, and Devin Silva '06. Finding aid written by Rosalba D. Varallo in 2006. Series 5 added by Jessica Serrao in 2016.
There is a gap in the number sequence; there is no Box 314, and Box 167 is on loan.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Access to Series 1-Series 4 is restricted. Contact us through the Ask Us! form for further information. Series 5: Public Websites is open for research.
- 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.
- 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:
Series 3: General Files; Office of General Counsel Records, AC283, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 242-275; 286-313; 315-316; 355
- Other Finding Aids
Full text searching of this collection's archived websites is available through the Archive-It interface.
In the composition of this finding aid's history section, the following works were consulted: Office of General Counsel's website (located at http://web.princeton.edu/sites/ogc/); the Faculty and Professional Staff Index (located at http://www.princeton.edu/~mudd/databases/faculty.html) as well as the faculty files held by the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; the Administration and Deans card catalog files located in Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; the Annual Reports to the President (AC068) by the University Counsel, Volume 51, 1972-1973, Administration, and by the Secretary and University Counsel, Volume 1, 1974-1975, Administration.
- Tiger Inn (Princeton, N.J.)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Palmer Square, Inc. (Princeton, N.J.)
Princeton University. Chapel
Princeton University. Employees.
Princeton University. Faculty.
Princeton University. Office of Research and Project Administration.
Princeton University. Office of the Controller.
Princeton University. Office of the President.
Princeton University. Trustees
Bowen, William G.
Frank, Sally, 1959-