Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Gifford Princeton Wrestling scrapbooks collection

    Consists of three scrapbooks containing clippings about the Princeton wrestling team.
    Several of the articles specifically focus on the untimely death of wrestler Joe
    Gifford '39, and its effect on the team.

  • Sprint Football VHS Tapes Collection

    The collection consists of 196 videotapes (VHS format) of Sprint Football games and
    one video transfer of a 1947 varsity football game film. Each tape is labeled with
    the date of the game, the opponent, and in some instances the final score.

  • Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection,

    Princeton University Athletics Scrapbooks and Clippings Collection consists of
    scrapbooks and sets of clippings about sports and athletes at Princeton. It
    includes materials about Hobey Baker, Bill Bradley, and Princeton University
    football.

  • Princeton University Student Christian Association Records

    While these three organizations had different names and operated under different charters, they shared a common tradition and filled the same role in campus life. This collection documents their activities on campus and elsewhere, with both official documents (minutes, letters, memoranda) and clippings from the Daily Princetonian. The collection is incomplete, being informally assembled by many people over the years.

  • Princeton Artwork Collection

    This collection comprises paintings, drawings, prints, cartoons, and other original artwork and reproductions representing the Princeton campus, its dezinens, sporting and other events, and symbols of the school. This collection does not include images of Nassau Hall or photographs, both which are maintained in dedicated collections.

  • Cyrus Fogg Brackett Lectureship Records

    The lecturer files contain correspondence, lecture manuscripts, and published lectures–although rarely all three. The other materials include lecture schedules, a biography of Professor Brackett, lists and directories of the lecturers, a scrapbook of clippings, and histories of the lectureship.

  • Horace and Thomas Meeker Papers on Admission to Princeton University

    The papers document the University's admission processes circa 1925 and 1950. In
    addition, the papers contain a small amount of material pertaining to academics and
    student life at Princeton. Document types include correspondence, examinations, and
    ephemera.

  • Office of Research and Project Administration Records

    The collection consists of annual reports, board minutes, policies, and interoffice correspondence of ORPA. Additionally, it contains files assembled for large-scale university research projects such as the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as on research-related issues such as the use of human subjects and biosafety. Also included in the collection are research proposals submitted to ORPA from academic departments in both the sciences and the humanities. Series 2 contains research proposals that have been transferred as electronic records.

  • Benjamin Franklin Bunn Papers

    This collection contains correspondence, financial reports, papers and memoranda relating to numerous Princeton University associations and organizations. The correspondence is virtually all between Bunn and his classmates, friends, and University officials, though some letters from family members are included. The most voluminous series of papers relate to the Class of 1907, The Daily Princetonian, the Princeton Triangle (the file contains a handwritten letter from F.

  • William K. Selden Collection on the History of Health Services at Princeton University

    The documents include virtually all annual reports of the health service and the ladies' auxiliary, as well as copies of many clippings and other reports relevant to the history of the health service. The more recent material also includes much information on employees, budgets and health-related materials provided to students.

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