Contents and Arrangement

Chronological Boxes, 1960-2020

90 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

These files began in 1974 when E.S. moved to Woodstock, and are arranged monthly to include incoming correspondence, projects, and items of interest, leaflets, incoming newsletters and flyers, and other materials. They total approximately 68 bankers boxes for the years 1974–2012. For the most part, after 1974, boxes are organized in month-by-month folders


Materials are physically arranged in the order in which they were received, with intellectual arrangement from the creator.

Collection History


About 12 linear feet of mass-produced published materials, including books, pamphlets, and newspapers as well as commercial CDs were removed.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, Phoebe Nobles, and Amy C. Vo with assistance from August Roberts '25, and Lauren Williams in 2022.

Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, Phoebe Nobles, and Amy C. Vo, with assistance from August Roberts '25 and Lauren Williams in 2022. Creator-supplied description was largely retained. Processors supplied box-level descriptions when materials could not be matched to the inventory that was provided at the time of acquisition.

Conservation Note

Some materials in this collection were treated for mold and pests in 2022 and 2023. Materials that were treated are noted in the inventory.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Special Collections Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

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:

Chronological Boxes; Ed Sanders Papers, C1703, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 109, 136, 141, 144, 146, 150 to 151, 159, 162, 164, 166 to 167, 169 to 170, 172, 175, 179, 181 to 182, 184, 187, 191 to 192, 195, 199, 205, 208, 212, 214, 216, 221 to 222, 224, 227, 229, 231, 233, 236, 240, 250, 252, 255, 258, 300, 304, 307, 330, 349, 358, 367, 370, 373, 385, 436, 439 to 440, 449, 453, 455, 462, 465