Contents and Arrangement

Research Papers for Freshman Seminar in Princeton History, Taught by James Axtell, 2009

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Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes the following papers: Physics at Princeton in the 1930s, The Influence of Eugene Wigner, by Teodor Georgiev; Nassau Hall, Homophobic Haven? by Joel Zinn; Conservatism, Controversy and Change, External Views of Princeton University, 1950-1960, by Eileen Torrez; All in Good Fun, Stereotypes of the Eating Clubs, by Eric Eriksen; Princeton Reunions, Not Your Typical College Reunion, by Richard Youngblood; Von Neumann to Nash, Game Theory at Princeton, by Sam Shideler; Ivy League Athletes in the Classroom, How Do They Compare with Their Peers? by Ross Powell; 1969, Princeton Goes Coed and Alumni React, by Hilary Wilson; How the Nude Olympics Came to an End, by Billy Tifft; Woodrow Wilson, Princeton's Favorite Professor, by Matt Frakes; Princeton's Darkest Hour, the Father Halton Controversy, by Marlow Gazzoli; The Princeton University Glee Club, Dynamic Expression or Static Foundation, by Clayton Greenberg; The Bombs that Bound, Student Life at Princeton University During World War II, by Tim Parsons; and Princeton Alumni Weekly, From Past to Present, by Jonathan Lin.


No arrangement has been imposed on items in Series 1: Student Academic Work Collection, 1862-1985.

Collection History



Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Graded student work over 75 years old 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.

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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:

Research Papers for Freshman Seminar in Princeton History, Taught by James Axtell; Student Academic Work Collection, AC374, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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