Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold S. Breitbart Collection on Moe Berg
Consists of Berg baseball cards, newspaper clippings relating to his baseball career, photographs of Berg, one U.S. Army memo, Berg's declassified OSS file, and one exhibition poster.
Senior Council Records
The collection documents the activities of the Senior Council. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and by-laws.
Princeton Summer Theater Records
The collection consists of organizational records and promotional materials which
document the activities of Princeton Summer Theater dating back to its inception as
Summer Intime. Earlier materials such as the group's charter, board meeting minutes,
correspondence and financial records primarily document the development of the
organization, while later materials such as playbills, press packets, photographs and
posters primarily document the group's theatrical productions.
The records consist of various materials which document the origins and development
of WPRB, including constitutions, by-laws, photographs, membership lists, clipped
articles, board minutes, correspondence, and financial reports.The records are especially illustrative in their documentation of the station's
beginnings. Nearly every piece of correspondence from station member H. Grant Theis
is preserved, often with his own retrospective commentary attached. There are also
Princeton University Library Records
The Princeton University Library Records consists of the files of the University Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases, proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm.
Physics Department Records
Documents the scientific and teaching activities of Princeton University
physicists from 1909 to 1962. While routine activities such as the hiring of
faculty and the education of graduate and undergraduate students are recorded,
these records also detail the Department’s activities in early studies of
theoretical physics, as well as its participation in World War II research
Department of Geological and Geophysical Sciences Records
The records document the department from its 19th century origins to the recent past with departmental files, faculty files, faculty meeting minutes and visual materials. In Series 2, a variety of materials document significant figures in the department such as Arnold Guyot, Richard Field, and William B. Scott, as well as curriculum development and related matters. A consistent run of faculty meeting minutes in Series 4 provides a detailed picture of the department’s development over the course of the 20th century.
Jonathan Belcher Collection
The Jonathan Belcher Collection consists of collected research materials regarding
Jonathan Belcher's relation to the history of Princeton University. The papers
consist of correspondence, articles, clippings, and copies of original materials from
Belcher collections held at Princeton and elsewhere. Topics covered include Belcher's
contributions to the foundations of the college library, the preservation of the
Office of Development Records
The collection consists of general files of the Princeton University Office of
Development documenting several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919
Endowment Campaign and the \53 Million Campaign\ of the late 1950s. The files
contain correspondence, interoffice memos, committee meeting minutes, and
research and promotional materials. An accrual in 2008 from the Office of
China Famine Relief Fund records
Consists of financial records, receipts for gifts made to the fund, announcements, staff lists, and correspondence with other organizations working towards famine relief in China.
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