Contents and Arrangement

Bicentennial Slides and Program Documents, circa 1944-1950

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains materials distributed at the 1947 Bicentennial Convocation celebrating Princeton University's 200th anniversary. The items include programs for Laying the Cornerstone of the Firestone memorial Library, for the Concluding Bicentennial Convocation 1947, a Summary of the Princeton Bicentennial Year 1946-1947, and slides from the Bicentennial Convocation. The collection also consists of miscellaneous documents accumulated by Catlin pertaining to enrollment at the university such as student directory, library handbook, curriculum guide, and commencement materials. The slides, some of which are in color, document people (such as Albert Einstein, General Dwight Eisenhower, and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz) and places at Princeton, Harvard University, the University of Notre Dame, and Asbury Park.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from this collection.

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.

Credit this material:

Bicentennial Slides and Program Documents; Francis Catlin Collection on Princeton Bicentennial Celebration, AC452, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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