Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Undergraduate Student Government Records

    The collection consists of records and publications of the Undergraduate Student Government from 1982 to 1997. Campaign and publicity materials from the Princeton University Democrats, and student activism files from the office of Professor Stanley Kelley are included in the collection as well as the records of Jeffrey Siegel '98, who served on the Undergraduate Student Government for four years.

  • Kenneth S. Clark Papers

    Consists of the personal papers and music of Kenneth Sherman Clark spanning his time
    at Princeton as well as his later career. Included are correspondence, royalty
    contracts, scrapbooks, photographs, articles, and sheet music, both handwritten and
    published copies of Clark’s own songs, along with a selection of Princeton-related
    songs written by others.

  • Department of Psychology Collection

    This collection includes group portraits and portraits of department faculty as well as some photos of individuals and locations that may not be Princeton-related. Also includes a framed print of Sigmund Freud with Princeton administrators.

  • Robertson Foundation Records

    Consists of materials from files of the Secretary of the Robertson Foundation, including Robertson Foundation Board of Trustees meeting minutes (1961-2009), Robertson Foundation chronological files (1959-2002), and miscellaneous Robertson Foundation Investment Committee materials (1961-1992). There are two sets of Board of Trustees meeting minutes. The set of minutes in binders (1961-1982, 2000-2008) also contains supplementary information.

  • Historical Photograph Collection: Glass-Plate Negatives Series

    Consists of approximately 135 glass plate negatives and prints containing images of
    Princeton University, primarily of the campus and buildings.

  • Committee on the Education of Women at Princeton Records

    The Committee on the Education of Women at Princeton Records contain correspondence, subject files, drafts, notes, and research materials that were generated and accumulated during the time Gardner Patterson was Chair of the Committee and a member of the subsequently appointed Ad-Hoc Committee. The records also contain one copy of the final report, \The Education of Women at Princeton,\ which was produced by the committee.

  • Princeton Scientific Expeditions Collection

    The manuscript, printed and photographic materials in the collection are duly
    noted in the folder descriptions. Folders labeled as “Archival description and
    notes” contain information on the expeditions randomly gathered by the compiler
    of this collection, with pertinent xeroxes and relevant correspondence that
    document each expedition. The geological expeditions are most fully represented.
    The journeys of other categories are noted by scant documentation.

  • Princeton University Broadsheets Collection

    This collection comprises broadsheets, posters and similar single-sided oversize printed objects created by or for Princeton University. Among the items included in the collection are advertisements for lecutres and exhibitions, 19th century necrology studies of Princeton alumni, diplomas conveying Princeton University congratulations to various schools and people, and miscellaneous announcements.

  • Food Services Manager's Staff Meeting Minutes

    Consists of one bound volume containing the detailed minutes of the Manager's Staff
    of the Chancellor Green Student Center from 1963-1964. Topics discussed in the
    meetingminutes include changes to the student center's facilities and policies, the
    hiring and firing of student workers, and pay rates for staff.

  • Annual Reports to the President

    Consists of the collected reports to the President prepared annually by each
    academic department and administrative office. The reports detail progress on
    departmental projects, curriculum developments, faculty and staff changes, and
    departmental spending. Reports for the academic years 1940-41 through 1995-96
    are bound in volumes. In subsequent years, the reports are housed in boxes.

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