Contents and Arrangement

Series 4: Princeton Atelier, 1992-2017

14 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The Program in Dance records primarily consist of photographs of dance at Princeton collected by Professor Ze'eva Cohen. Also included are slides of Cohen's dance classes from the 1970s and DVDs of events sponsored by the Lewis Center, such as "The Best of Princeton: Alumni Choreographer and Dancers in Concert" and "40 Years of Dance at Princeton: A Tribute to Ze'eva Cohen."

The Program in Visual Arts series includes two volumes of images of student work from senior thesis shows in 2018 and 2019.

The recordings of lectures and programs in Series 3 come from events sponsored by the Lewis Center and various partners.

The records of the Princeton Atelier consist of administrative files, including planning and inception files, files on guest artists, and files on each course, including course proposals, course catalog ads, correspondence with guest artists and teachers, syllabi and schedules, application material, programs and flyers for performances. Publicity files contain flyers, posters and programs, promotional booklets and clippings. The series also contains photographs of courses, rehearsals and performances, as well as audiovisual material, primarily taped end-of-semester performances.


The original arrangement of materials has been preserved.

Collection History




Class lists and class evaluations, student applications, grade sheets, receipts for catering, and any documents bearing social security numbers have been separated from this series.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Records in Series 4, Subseries 1: Administration, are closed for a period of 30 years from their date of creation. Series 4, Subseries 2, 3 and 4 (Photographs, Publicity, and Audiovisual Materials) are open for research.

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This series contains VHS tapes and DVDs. Access requires a digitization request, following Special Collections audiovisual digitization guidelines.

Credit this material:

Series 4: Princeton Atelier; Lewis Center for the Arts Records, AC398, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 1-13; 18