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This question came from two different inquirers, one being the Library of Congress.
Question: Is there any evidence about Alexander Hamilton’s potential admission to Princeton?
Question: What book contains the first reference to Alexander Hamilton shooting the cannonball that crashes through Nassau Hall and destroys the portrait of King George?
Question: Did Aaron Burr, Jr. take part in a Whig or Clio debate in which he argued against dueling? What information on Aaron Burr, Jr. exists within university records?
Question: While at Princeton, did James Madison suffer a nervous collapse due to the intensity of his studies?
The Central Intelligence Agency has released to Princeton University some 7,800 documents covering the career of Allen W.
A wonderful end of the year gift came to the Princeton University Archives through the generosity of eight alumni who serve on the Princetoniana Committee.
Question: Can you definitively document the first use of “Houseparties” as a term for the Spring club bacchanal?
The staff of the Mudd Manuscript Library answers over 2,000 e-mail inquiries a year, and those which should be of interest to a wider audience will be shared via this blog. This blog category is named Dear Mr.
Adriane working on the Lee Walp Family Juvenile Book Collection as a processing intern at the Special Collections Library at the University of Michigan, 2004. Name: Adriane Hanson Title and Duties: Project Archivist, Public Policy Papers.
Name: Dan Brennan Title and Duties: Special Collections Assistant IV, responsible for cataloging and processing of University Archives collections Recent projects: Processing the Department of Oriental Studies Records, Department of Music Records, Department of Politics R
Name: Helene van Rossum Title and Duties: Special Collections Assistant.
Last Friday, Dan Linke, Don Thornbury, and I gave presentations reporting on recent conferences and workshops that we’ve attended. (See the previous post for Dan Linke’s electronic records presentation.) My presentation is available here.
For those of you who missed my presentation “What I Learned This Summer: A Week at SAA’s First Electronic Records Summer Camp” that I delivered Friday, December 14, 2007, you can download my PowerPoint presentation here.
I am pleased to announce the availability of several new EAD finding aids resulting from the Princeton University Archives Processing Project. Processing and finding aids for all three collections were completed by Dan Brennan.
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