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Series 1: Administrative Files, 1977-1985
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Administrative Files series documents the founding and organization of the AAAH. Much of the series is composed of records regarding the Board of Directors and the AAAH's finances. Board records include correspondence and meeting minutes and are predominantly concerned with budget and fundraising, staff, and the content and production of Humanities Report. The majority of the financial records are correspondence with foundations about grants, and also include accountant reports, budgets, and tax returns. Also included are materials related to annual meetings, reports, materials on projects and work regarding legislation that effected the humanities, and materials for the press about the association.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Materials separated from this collection include duplicate materials and a partial list of the addresses of members and subscribers to Humanities Report.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson and Sumit Mehta in 2008. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in May 2008.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The 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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to The Trustees of Princeton University and researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of donor-created materials within the collection. For materials in the collection not created by the donor, or where the material is not an original, the copyright is likely not held by the University. In these instances, 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. 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 a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Ten audiocassette tapes are located in Boxes 8 and 9.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: Administrative Files; American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities Records, MC163, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-9
The following sources were consulted during preparation of the organizational history note: "Fact Sheet" by the American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities, February 1982; American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities Records, Box 7, Folder 5; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "Organizing the Humanities: AAAH's Vision Ten Years Later," by James M. Banner, Jr. Change , March/April 1989, p. 45-51.
- American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities
Banner, James M., 1935-