Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 1D: System Logs, 1974-1982

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Subseries 1D: System Logs contains bound logs from multiple computer systems at Princeton University from the late 1970's and early 1980's, including the IBM 370/158, which was first purchased in 1975 in order to provide time-sharing services with the VM operating system.

Original log titles were kept when available.


Subseries 1D: System Logs is arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Collection History


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines. Materials separated from this collection during processing in 2010 include duplicate journals and books already represented in Princeton University Library.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Nicole Milano in 2010. Finding aid written by Nicole Milano in August 2010. Additions were processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 in December 2010 and January 2011. Digital materials in Series 2D was processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in July 2015

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. For instances beyond Fair Use, if copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of materials from the Princeton University Archives.

For instances beyond Fair Use where the copyright is not held by the University, while permission from the Library is not required, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 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.

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

Credit this material:

Subseries 1D: System Logs; Office of Information Technology Records, AC366, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 11

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Related Materials

The Princeton University Library Records (AC123) contain a series on Computer Systems in the Library, 1979-1995.

The Historical Subject Files Collection (AC109) contains files on various aspects of computers and computing at Princeton.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of this collection's archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.

JSTOR (Organization)
Princeton University. Computer Center.
Princeton University. Computing and Information Technology.
Princeton University. Information technology.
Princeton University. Office of Information Technology
Edwards, Jon.
Fuchs, Ira H.