Contents and Arrangement

Kate Buttolph Files, 1977-1997

9 boxes
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by folder and chronologically within each folder.

Collection History


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

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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:

Kate Buttolph Files; Office of General Counsel Records, AC283, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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 (mudd): Box 317-325

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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 records of the Office of the President; Office of the Provost; Office of the Vice President and Secretary; Office of Development; Office of the Controller; Office of the Treasurer; and the Office of Research and Project Administration.

Annual Reports to the President, which are held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, include reports from the Office of General Counsel (Office of the University Counsel).

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; the Faculty and Professional Staff Index (located at 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.)
Ivy Club
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Palmer Square, Inc. (Princeton, N.J.)
Princeton University
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-