Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Digitized Historical Negatives, 1978-1982

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Binder 1, DVD 5


The electronic files and thumbnail prints within Series 1: Digitized Historical negatives are arranged chronologically.

Collection History


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Library guidelines. A duplicate binder of material for a 1981 committee meeting and one linear foot of loose, unorganized reference materials on energy production research were separated from Series 3: Earl C. Tanner Files.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Mike Mellor in November 2007. Finding aid written by Mike Mellor in November 2007. Series 3 was added by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 between December 2010 and January 2011. Accession AR.2018.074 and AR.2019.057 were added by Kelli Yakabu in July 2019. Accessions AR.2022.046 and AR.2022.047 were added by Annalise Berdini in December 2022.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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.

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.

Digital Images in TIFF and PDF formats require software for viewing. Access to this material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials.

This collection contains materials acquired from an Apple mini computer running OS X 10.7.5 ("Lion"). Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software

Credit this material:

Series 1: Digitized Historical Negatives; Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Records, AC332, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1

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Related Materials

Additional information pertaining to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory can be found in the Historical Subject Files Collection (AC109), Series 8. Finding aid available online at:

Audio recordings of lectures, symposia and special events related to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory can be found in the Historical Audiovisual Collection (AC332). Finding aid availabe online at:

Existence and Location of Originals

The originals of the historic negatives and PPPL Hotline are located at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.


Organizational history based on information provided by the PPPL website (

Tanner, Earl C.