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Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records

The Dean of the Chapel records document the activities of the Office and the
Chapel and include former dean files, historical material, minutes, and
marriage, birth, baptism, and death records as well as adminsitrative files and
programs of services and concerts. Series 1 materials include files for the
tenure of Dean Robert Russell Wicks (1928-1947), Assistant Deans of the Chapel
Laurence Fenninger (1930-1946), Burton MacLean (1946-1948), H. Keith Beebe
(1949-1954), Wiley Crites (1954-1959), material for Richard Stillwell's history,
“The Chapel of Princeton University” (Princeton University Press, 1971), minutes
of the Chapel Congregation and Chapel Council (1938-1951), files relating to the
Chapel organ reconstruction (1975-1992), historical subject files, and marriage,
birth, baptism, and death registers beginning in 1952. Series 2 consists of
alphabetical correspondence files, subject files, chapel programs and event
information, records of baptisms, funerals and memorials and related materials.
Series 3 consists of programs for Chapel services and concerts.