Rare Books

Core Resources

MASC: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections

Master author index for more than 1200 archival collections in all units of the Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, with entries for more than 23,000 individuals and corporate bodies. This database is maintained locally. MASC has not been actively updated since 2002.


Provides access to archived versions of Princeton University websites starting from 2015.  Archive-It provides browsing capabilities as well as full text search of all websites in the collection.

Subject Librarian(s)

Stephen Ferguson

Acting Associate University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections
Floor C 13J
Firestone Library