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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Princeton University Publications Collection
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/k06987574
Dates:
circa 1748-2016
Size:
156 boxes, 6 digital files, and 1 website
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Boxes 1-155; S-000266
Language:
English

Abstract

The Princeton University Publications collection contains issues of nearly 150 different periodicals published by the university and related organizations, as well as a few items published by others about the university, that have not been cataloged individually.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The Princeton University Publications collection contains issues of nearly 150 different periodicals published by the university and related organizations, as well as a few items published by others about the university, that have not been cataloged individually. Notable items in the collection include an 1802 newspaper account of the Nassau Hall fire (The Balance), 19th century student publications, special editions and joke issues of the Daily Princetonian (The Gaily Printsanything), alumni group publications, periodicals produced by religious groups on campus, and publications from various administrative offices. Also included in the collection are directories of students and faculty; photobooks of the Princeton campus; as well as a set of significant administrative reports of the university, which were once held in as reference materials in Firestone Library.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Series 8: Directories was transferred in October, 2017 (AR.2017.112).

Appraisal

No materials have been removed from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed with substantial contributions from Rosalba Varallo Recchia, Christie Peterson, Q Miceli'12, and Lynn Durgin. Processing was completed in January 2013. Digital Materials in Series 4 were processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in 2015. Series 8: Directories was added by Phoebe Nobles in 2018. Series 9: Duplicate Publications for Digitization was added by Kimberly McCauley in 2019.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research with the exception of the digital directories in Series 8, which are restricted for a period of five years from their date of creation.

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

This collection contains materials acquired from an unknown operating system. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Credit this material:

Princeton University Publications Collection; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/k06987574
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 Materials

Many university publications are found in the Princetoniana Collection (also known as the "P Collection"), AC108.

The Princeton University Printed Materials Collection, AC361, comprises a variety of small newsletters, brochures and ephemera that are issued by University offices, departments and programs as well as by student organizations.

Princeton Alumni Publications, Inc. Editor's Records can be found in collection AC013.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of the archived websites within this collection is available through the Archive-It interface.

Subject Terms:
College publications -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
College student newspapers and periodicals -- New Jersey -- Princeton.
Genre Terms:
Born digital.
Newsletters
Newspapers
Periodicals
Web sites.
Names:
Princeton University.