Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Faculty Oral History Project
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/wd3762645
Dates:
1995-1998
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

The Faculty Oral History Project was conducted by Richard Challener, Class of 1944, under the direction of Princeton University Archivist Ben Primer. The collection consists of audio files of interviews with faculty members of Princeton University about their experiences at Princeton.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The Faculty Oral History Project was conducted by Richard Challener, Class of 1944, under the direction of Princeton University Archivist Ben Primer. Challener, a member of the History Department 1949-1993, was assistant and then associate dean of the college from 1958 to 1966, and clerk of the faculty from 1986 to 1988.

The collection consists of audio files and transcripts of interviews with faculty members of Princeton University, most of whom were retired at the time of the interview. The interviews cover their experiences at Princeton and the history of their departments.

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged by interviewee in alphabetical order.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The collection was an unfinished project of Ben Primer, University Archivist from 1990 to 2002, who directed the project.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from this collection.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Helene van Rossum in February 2020. Finding aid written by Helene van Rossum in February 2020.

The transcripts are available as printouts and on discs in WP5 format. The printouts are not reviewed for accuracy. Spellings of certain names are therefore sometimes incorrect, including those of Richard (Dick) Challener (spelled "Chowner"), Stanley Kelley (spelled "Keeley") and Bob Goheen (spelled "Kohine"). When available, dates of the interviews were provided in the finding aid. Dates of transcriptions were obtained from the computer discs that are kept with the audio files

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:

Faculty Oral History Project; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/wd3762645
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345