Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Student Correspondence and Writings Collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xw42n793q
Dates:
1768-2020
Size:
17 boxes and 4 digital files
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-17
Language:
English

Abstract

The Student Correspondence and Writings Collection contains original materials from the university archives that document aspects of student life as experienced by students at Princeton University.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The Student Correspondence and Writings Collection contains original materials from the university archives that document aspects of student life as experienced by students at Princeton University. Materials included in this collection either date from the period that the student attended Princeton or the content of the correspondence and writings directly relates to the student's time at the university.

Notes within the contents list provide further details on the contents of individual folders.

Note:

Many of the items which comprise the Student Correspondence and Writings Collection have been cataloged individually, and are searchable through the Princeton University Library's online catalog . The information presented in the folder list of this finding aid duplicates that found in the online catalog records.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The documents which comprise the Student Correspondence and Writings Collection have been collected by the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library over a span of several years, primarily beginning in the 1990s. Whenever possible, accession numbers have been included with folder descriptions. In 2009, many items which were formerly a part of the General Manuscripts Collection were moved to the Student Correspondence and Writings Collection.

Additions:

Additional student correspondence and writings will be added to the collection as accrued by the University Archives.

Archival Appraisal Information:

Appraisal information was not recorded at time of processing.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Mudd Library Staff. Finding aid written by Daniel Brennan in March 2009. Description of AR.2014.070 created by Ada Rauch '17. Finding aid updated by Annalise Berdini in December 2020.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Student Correspondence and Writings Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/xw42n793q
Location:
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:

Additional examples of student correspondence and writings in the Mudd Library that have been cataloged as individual collections include:

AC017, John and Robb Carson Letters, 1903-1908

AC018, Harrington DeGoyler Green Letters, 1906-1917

AC033, Hikoichi Orita Diary, 1872-1876

AC241, Edwin Mortimer Hopkins Papers, 1887-1894

AC323, William E. Potter Diary, 1859-1862

AC336, Harry Z. O'Brien Correspondence, 1896-1899

AC337, Horace and Thomas Meeker Papers on Admission to Princeton University

AC346, Arthur Eschenlauer Correspondence with Janet Copeland Eschenlauer, 1950-1956

AC363, Joseph Faber email correspondence, 1995-1997

AC370, Hedges Family Papers, 1797-1938 (bulk 1925-1931)

Researchers investigating student life at Princeton should also see AC026, Scrapbook Collection, 1843-1954 (bulk 1860-1920). 19 additional scrapbooks, formerly part of the Princetoniana collection, are individually cataloged in the Princeton University Library online catalog with call numbers beginning P06 (Princeton, Scrapbooks, General).

The Mudd Manuscript Library also holds undergraduate alumni files for many of the authors of these materials.

Subject Terms:
Education, Higher--New Jersey
Genre Terms:
Born digital.
Correspondence.
Names:
Princeton university