Contents and Arrangement

1988 January-1988 March, 1988 January-1988 March

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Chronological division arranged by year, topical folders arranged alphabetically by subject

Collection History


Duplicate material, material not related to Ansley Coale or Princeton University, and student recommendations were separated from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jennifer Sharp in June 2006. Materials were re-housed in archival folders and boxes at this time. Finding aid written by Jennifer Sharp in June 2006. Digital materials in Series 6 were processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in July 2015

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing 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. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

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.

The papers include one 5 1/4" double-density floppy disk containing Coale's autobiograpy in an unknown format, eight reel-to-reel tapes and an audio-cassette tape. All are located in Box 17. This collection contains disks formatted for MS-DOS 1200k. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Credit this material:

1988 January-1988 March; Ansley J. Coale Papers, MC208, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

Other collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Ansley J. Coale Papers include the papers of Frank Notestein, Coale's mentor and colleague in the Office of Population Research. Notestein's papers contain a significant amount of correspondence to and from Coale in Subseries 1A: Alphabetical Correspondence. Additional collections are the papers of Alfred J. Lotka, a pioneer in the study of population dynamics, and the Hugh Moore Fund Records, which include a significant section on population control.


Coale, Ansley, J. Ansley J. Coale: An Autobiography. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. News @ Princeton. Emeritus professor Ansley Coale dies. 2002. Princeton University. As retrieved on May 24, 2006.

Hoover, Edgar Malone, 1907-
Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-
Ryder, Norman B., 1923-...