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Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Sikhs of Princeton.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Sikhs of Princeton Records
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/0k225d69d
Dates:
2010-2015
Size:
495 digital files
Language:
English

Abstract

The Sikhs of Princeton, a student organization established at Princeton University in the fall of 2009, exists to create a space on the University's campus that provides resources for Sikh students to express their faith as well as to spread awareness of Sikhism to the Princeton community. The Sikhs of Princeton Records consist of outreach materials as well as photographs and videos of events sponsored by Sikhs of Princeton. The collection also contains some records related to the student group Princeton Bhangra, which practices and performs bhangra, a South Asian folk dance.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The records consist of outreach materials as well as photographs and videos of events sponsored by Sikhs of Princeton. The collection also contains some records related to the student group Princeton Bhangra, which practices and performs bhangra, a South Asian folk dance.

Arrangement:

The records retain their original order as when transferred to the University Archives. The collection contains a series for each separate donation to the University Archives. The series are listed in the order in which they were received.

Collection Creator Biography:

The Sikhs of Princeton, a student organization established at Princeton University in the fall of 2009, exists to create a space on the University's campus that provides resources for Sikh students to express their faith as well as to spread awareness of Sikhism to the Princeton community. Established by Princeton undergraduate students Neha Uberoi, Princeton Class of 2012, and Kanwal Matharu, Princeton Class of 2013, the organization seeks to accomplish this mission through a number of avenues, including sewa (community service) and the celebration of Sikh holidays. In the past, Sikhs of Princeton has planned and hosted a variety of religious and cultural events highlighting Sikh traditions such as langar, seva and shabad kirtan.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The records were donated, as part of the Archiving Student Activism at Princeton (ASAP) initiative, to the University Archives in 2015 and 2016 by students and alumni affiliated with Sikhs of Princeton.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from the collection.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Jarrett M. Drake in 2016. Finding aid written by Jarrett M. Drake in 2016.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is 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:

Sikhs of Princeton Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/0k225d69d
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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Subject Terms:
Sikhism.
Genre Terms:
Born digital.
Names:
Princeton university
Saini, Amandeep