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McGovern Processing Project Completed

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has recently completed an 18-month project to process the papers of former Senator George S. McGovern.

From the Archives: Summer at Princeton

With most students away and the heat beating down on McCosh Walk, summer at Princeton has an undeniably different character than that of the academic year.

From the Archives: Princeton and the Supreme Court

Journalists and pundits are noting that Elena Kagan’s confirmation to the Supreme Court last week marks the first time three women have served concurrently on the high court.

Lights, Camera, Action!

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library has launched a new blog at https://blogs.princeton.edu/reelmudd/, dedicated to its audiovisual holdings.

Our Blog Redesign: Old stuff in a new bottle

Readers of this blog are used to reading timely, informative, and entertaining news about the collections, staff, and events at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. But, as of today, this blog will change.

New research guides available

American Jurisprudence Collections American Journalism Collections History of the Cold War: Selected Resources

From the Archives…Bob Bradley ’80

Long before he was coaching the US National Soccer Team at the World Cup, Bob Bradley ’80 was Princeton’s coach of twelve years.

New Accessions: January through March 2010, Part II

In January, the University Archives acquired a lecture notebook penned by Elijah Rosengrant (1776-1832).

New Accessions: January through March 2010, Part I

The Mudd Manuscript Library received 8 public policy accessions and 31 University Archives accessions between January and March 2010. In January, the Library purchased a rare pamphlet written in Yiddish supporting Woodrow Wilson’s bid for reelection 1917.

Does Princeton Have a Mandatory Swim Test?

Dear Mr. Mudd, Is it true that Princeton has a mandatory swim test for freshmen?

History of Opening Exercises

Dear Mr. Mudd, What is the history of Princeton’s Opening Exercises, and how long have they been held at the Chapel?

New Accessions: October – December 2009

The Mudd Manuscript Library received seven public policy accessions and 31 University Archives accessions between October and December 2009.

Putting the Pieces Together

How Gregg Lange Connected Six Degrees of Princeton’s African-American History Readers of the January 13, 2010, issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly online may have noticed Gregg Lange’s article “Six degrees of Princeton’s African-American history.” In search of details fo

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