Contents and Arrangement

Series 3: Biographical, 1980-2010

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Contains clippings, correspondence, and audiovisual materials regarding Coles's career. It includes records documenting his time as director of Howard University's Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center and Morehouse College's Andrew Young Center for International Affairs.


The order in which these materials were sent to Princeton has been maintained.

Collection History


No material was separated during accessioning in 2012.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Regine Heberlein in 2010. Digital material in Series 5 was processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in 2015 A MARC record and finding aid were created at this time. Materials in two subsequent accessions in August 2012 were added to the collection, some materials were moved into archival boxes, and the finding aid was updated by Maureen Callahan at this time.

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.

Credit this material:

Series 3: Biographical; Julius E. Coles Papers, MC244, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 4-5