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Series 1: Writings, 1924-1995

15 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

This series consists of Church's published and unpublished papers, lectures, and books, including reprints, manuscript drafts, research notes, and related correspondence. The first half of this series (Boxes 1-8) contains published papers, lectures, and a few reviews, all of which are arranged primarily by publication year, spanning 1924 to 1993. One exception is Church's 1995 published paper, which is placed in 1990, the year it was presented in a conference. In addition, a folder of miscellaneous, loose, and unidentified manuscript pages from Church's writings is at the end of Box 8. The second half of the series (Boxes 9-15) contains material pertaining to collected works of Church projects (unpublished as of this writing), early versions of Church's seminal textbook, Introduction to Mathematical Logic, the first edition of which was published by the Princeton University Press in 1956 (Church's many stenographer's notebooks filled with notes for the book are also included here), as well as some of Church's lectures, abstracts, and unpublished manuscripts. Church's mathematics and philosophy articles for the Encyclopaedia Britannica, along with his related editorial work and correspondence, are located in the Subject Files series.

Arrangement

This series is arranged into nine subseries: Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Published Papers, Collected Works Projects and Bibliographies, and Lectures Abstracts, Unpublished Papers, etc.

Collection History

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu and Laura Hildago, Princeton Class of 2006 in 2004. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu and Laura Hildago, Princeton Class of 2006 in 2004.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Series 1: Writings; Alonzo Church Papers, C0948, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-15