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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton Inn (Princeton, N.J.)
Title:
Princeton Inn Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/kp78gg39v
Dates:
1922-1970
Size:
2 boxes and 5 Volumes
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Princeton Inn was conceived of by a group of University alumni and trustees in 1914 who recognized the need for a hotel to comfortably house the families of students and other visitors in close proximity to campus. Consists of the minute books of the Princeton Inn and a sample form book.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of the minute books of the Princeton Inn Company, which generally discuss the financial state of the Inn, and cover both the Inn Company's incorporation (and Alumni appeal for funding) as well as the final sale of the Inn and its assets to the University. It also includes an oversized form book containing examples of various forms and vouchers used at the hotel.

Collection Creator Biography:

Princeton Inn (Princeton, N.J.)

Princeton Inn was conceived of by a group of University alumni and trustees in 1914 who recognized the need for a hotel to comfortably house the families of students and other visitors in close proximity to campus. With financing from alumni who purchased stocks the Princeton Inn Company was incorporated, and the Inn itself was completed in 1925. A large structure, it was located overlooking the Springdale Golf Course and was operated as a functioning hotel until 1970 when it was sold to the University for the sum of one dollar. The University utilized the space as Princeton Inn College.

Collection History

Processing Information

Contents list created by Eleanor Wright '14 in January 2012 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012.

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.

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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:

Princeton Inn Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/kp78gg39v
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 1-2