- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
- Princeton University. Office of Information Technology. Broadcast Center.
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Broadcast Center Recordings
- Princeton University Archives
- Permanent URL:
- 74 boxes and 760 items
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpph): Box 1-74
The Broadcast Center operates a full TV/audio production studio and supports recording of events, classes, and interviews at the studio and on campus. The collection includes over 2,300 video recordings of Princeton-related lectures, conferences, symposia, events, ceremonies and creative works.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection includes over 2,300 video recordings of Princeton-related lectures, conferences, symposia, events, ceremonies and creative works. These recordings feature a variety of speakers, including politicians, celebrities, and activists, as well as scholars and professors from Princeton and around the world. Topics include religion, finance, gender, technology, philosophy, science, sports, and other issues. Also included is a series of Campus Shots, which capture daily life at Princeton, documenting various activities on campus.
- Collection Creator Biography:
The Broadcast Center operates a full TV/audio production studio and supports recording of events, classes, and interviews at the studio and on campus. Previous to its establishement in 2008, Media Services performed this role. Established in 1984, Media Services expanded on the responsibilities of the Audio-Visual Center.
Transferred to the University Archives in 2009, 2010 [AR.2009.130], 2013 [AR.2013.103], 2014 [AR.2014.107], 2016 [AR.2016.055], 2017 [AR.2019.095], and 2019 [AR.2019.009].
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from this collection during processing in 2016 or 2019. No prior information about appraisal is available.
- Processing Information:
The born-digital materials in this collection have been processed according to Princeton University Library's Born-Digital Processing Workflows. For more information on the workflow, please read our full Born-Digital Processing Information Note .
This finding aid was updated and split into series by Lynn Durgin in December 2017. Information about prior processing is not available. This finding aid was updated in November 2019 by Annalise Berdini .
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The 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.
- Special Requirements for Access:
Access to recordings follows Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials. This collection contains both analog and digital collections.
- Credit this material:
Broadcast Center Recordings; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Subject Terms:
- Education, Higher -- New Jersey.
Rites and ceremonies -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
- Genre Terms:
- Audiovisual materials.
- Princeton University Faculty.
Princeton University Students.
Princeton University. Office of Information Technology. Broadcast Center.