Contents and Arrangement

Princeton University Commencement, 1994

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged by material type and size.

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 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

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. Access to this material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials.

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:

Princeton University Commencement; 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.

Princeton University. Office of Population Research.
Hoover, Edgar Malone, 1907-
Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-
Ryder, Norman B., 1923-...