Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Steward and Refectory Records
Consists of records relating to various expenses incurred by 18th- and 19th-century students while at Princeton. They are divided into two groups: 1) Refectory accounts, which are predominantly lists of students and the amounts due from each for itemized expenses, including room and board, tuition, library, servant wages, washing, damages and fuel. Other materials include bills, various accounts and reports, an inventory of furniture belonging to the kitchen in 1816, and bills, accounts and reports relating to the building of a new refectory in 1834-35.
Office of Dean of the Faculty Records
The Princeton University Office of the Dean of the Faculty Records consists of the files of the dean, the office's staff, as well as the faculty.
Program in Continuing Education records
Consists of the general records of the Program in Continuing Education, including advertisements, faculty committee minutes, fundraising reports, statistics on attendance, director's files, and scholarship applications.
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.
John Rupert Martin Papers
Consists of Martin's correspondence and his handwritten lecture notes from courses taught as well as his lecture appointments at other institutions. Much of the correspondence is with fellow art historians and deals with scholarly matters, including one letter from Irwin Panofsky.
Princeton Student Aid Association records
Consists of the minutes, financial records, by-laws, and correspondence of the
Princeton Student Aid Association and its predecessor, the Princeton Charitable
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.
H. Hubert Wilson Collection on the Princeton University Department of Politics
The collection consists primarily of published sources on topics of interest to Wilson, including the administration, finances and governance of Princeton University, the activities of the Priorities Committee, government ties and sponsored research at Princeton, ROTC, and campus politics. It also contains materials originating in Wilson's teaching at Princeton, including student papers and theses, as well as drafts of a publication titled \This Isn't Princeton\.
Willis M. Rivinus Papers on the Sally Frank case
Consists of research materials gathered by Rivinus (Princeton Class of 1950) documenting the legal case of ’Sally Frank v. Ivy Club, University Cottage Club, Tiger Inn and the Trustees of Princeton University’, which was formally begun in 1979 and continues to the present (1991). Included in the Papers are correspondence (1986-1988), a manuscript and notes (1987-1989) for an article Rivinus authored about the case, legal briefs (1979-1989) of the case, and related newspaper clippings (1985-1991).
Phi Beta Kappa Records
This collection contains reports, constitutions, by-laws, minutes, lists of
members, and correspondence of the Princeton chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The
correspondence relates mostly to administrative matters – replacement of lost
keys, membership enquiries, and invitations to various organizational
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