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ODOC (Office of the Dean of the College), 2011-2015
Collection Description & Creator Information
8.049 email messages
The Office of the Vice President for Campus Life Records contain internal emails, reports, minutes, spreadsheets, and other office files that document the activities of the office from its inception in the early 21st century and through its first decade and a half of existence. Topics that are particularly well documented in the collection include student health, campus protests, athletics, drug and alcohol usage, residential life, sexual misconduct, religious life, and fundraising for new initiatives or centers, such as the LGBT Center.
The majority of the collection was created and used in various computing environments, including an office-wide networked folder and an email account owned and used by the office's second Vice President, Cynthia Cherrey. The types of files represented include textual/word processing documents in the form of correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, and agendas.
See the description notes for each series and subseries for further description.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Library guidelines. The records in Series 1 were appraised using the output of the software application Digital Record Object Identification (DROID), resulting in roughly 2/3 of the records being selected with archival value.
During accessioning, the following four folders were deleted from the folder "Janet Smith Dickerson - Archive" in Subseries 1B. "/Recommendations" was deleted due to the presence of FERPA-protected information pertaining to student performance. "/JSD - including Bios and Recommendations/JSD, address lists and personal" was deleted to the presence of personal information pertaining to Dickerson's private life outside of her role at the University. "/Correspondence (stewardship ltrs)/Recommendation Ltrs" was deleted due to the presence of FERPA-protected information pertaining to student performance. "/Correspondence (stewardship ltrs)/External" was deleted due to the presence of FERPA-protected information pertaining to student performance.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Series 1: July 2015 Transfer is restricted for 30 years from the date of record. Series 2 and Series 3 are open for research use.
- 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.
- Credit this material:
ODOC (Office of the Dean of the College); Office of the Vice President for Campus Life Records, AC427, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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