Contents and Arrangement

English, 1893, 1920-1948

1 box
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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


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


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. Series 3 found in repository and added by Phoebe Nobles in 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

One file in box 1 of 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 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.

Credit this material:

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

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

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Related Materials

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.

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