Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Syllabi and Course Materials, 1877-2005

5 boxes

Collection Overview

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.


Items in Series 1: Syllabi and Course Materials, 1884-2005 are arranged alphabetically by subject name, which may not be identical to the department name. For example, syllabi for French courses are under "French," regardless of whether the course was taught under the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures or the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. Materials from courses at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs are grouped at the end.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Appraisal has been conducted according to University Archives procedures.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

One file in Series 1: Syllabi and Course Materials, 1884-2005 contains contain student records that are restricted for 75 years from date of creation or for the lifetime of the student. The file is marked as restricted in the inventory below.

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:

Series 1: Syllabi and Course Materials; Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, AC333, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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