- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
- Princeton in Africa Records
- Princeton University Archives
- Permanent URL:
- 1 box, 31768 digital files, and 1 websites
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1
Princeton in Africa (PiAf) is an independent affiliate of Princeton University that seeks to develop young leaders and advance Africa through humanitarian efforts. Collection consists of newsletters, bulletins, invitations to annual benefit, publications, news releases, promotional materials, and fundraising materials.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of newsletters, bulletins, invitations to annual benefit, publications, news releases, promotional materials, and fundraising materials. A second transfer of records in 2016 comprises the bulk of the records, with a concentration of files on fundraising, the fellows' projects and orientation to the program, and marketing. Also found within the second transfer of records are agendas and minutes for board meetings, the organization's by-laws, and strategic planning materials.
The collection is arranged according to when the materials were acquired by the University Archives.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Princeton in Africa (PiAf) is an independent affiliate of Princeton University that seeks to develop young leaders and advance Africa through humanitarian efforts. Founded in 1999 by a group of Princeton alumni, staff, and faculty, PiAf works with non-profit organizations throughout Africa to place students and alumni in year-long fellowships in a variety of humanitarian fields, including public health, education, conservation, post-conflict reconstruction, and social entrepreneurship.
Gifts of Princeton in Africa in 2011 (AR.2011.015) and 2016 (AR.2016.084).
- Archival Appraisal Information:
The University Archives appraised Series 2: August 2016 Transfer in accordance with its appraisal guidelines. Of the 24 possible folders located at the highest level of the target directory, 20 were deemed to have archival value. Evidence of the appraisal decisions can be found in the accession's (AR.2016.084) "submission" directory.
Select files and folders were deleted from Series 2 during the accessioning process. The files and folders deleted contained personally identifiable information (such as social security numbers and passport numbers), FERPA-protected information (student transcripts and recommendation letters), and HIPPA-protected information. Consult the logged text files for specific information on which files and folders were deleted.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
- Processing Information:
Series 2 of this collection was processed by Jarrett M. Drake in 2016. Finding aid updated by Jarrett M. Drake in 2016.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Series 1 and Series 3 are open for research use.
Series 2: August 2016 Transfer is closed until 04/01/2022, with the exception of the folder "Fellows." The ""Fellows" folder is closed until 75 years from the modification date of each file.
- 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:
This collection contains records created and used on computing devices. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.
- Other Finding Aids:
Full text searching of the this collection's archived website(s) is available through the Archive-It interface.
- Credit this material:
Princeton in Africa Records; 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