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Collection Overview

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Syllabi and Course Materials Collection
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
33 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 1-32; 18A


The Syllabi and Course Materials Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the content of classes taught at Princeton University.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Syllabi Collection brings together original materials from the university archives that document the content of classes taught at Princeton University. Document types include printed syllabi, reading lists, study outlines, grade books, examinations and similar materials.

Collection History


This collection has been assembled through multiple accessions.


Additional syllabi and course materials will be added to the collection as accrued by the University Archives.

Archival Appraisal Information:

Appraisal has been conducted according to University Archives procedures.

Processing Information:

Series 2 was added to the collection and the finding aid updated by Christie Peterson with assistance from Suchi Mandavilli '14 and Eleanor Wright '14 in October 2011.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use with the exception of two files in Series 1 that contain student records that are restricted for 75 years from their date of creation. These files are marked as restricted in the inventory below.

Restrictions beyond 30 years are noted in the relevant series or subseries descriptions and in the folder list.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

Syllabi and Course Materials Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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Related Material:

Lecture notes are maintained in AC052, Lecture Notes Collection. Copies of course, entrance, and general examinations given at Princeton are maintained in AC054, Course Examinations Collection. Examples of student work are maintained in AC374, Student Academic Work Collection.

Subject Terms:
Education, Higher--New Jersey
Genre Terms:
Princeton University. Curricula.