Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Princeton: A Search For Answers outtakes collection

    Consists of outtakes and film trims created as a result of the editing process for
    Princeton: A Search for Answers, as well as a small number of documents related to the making of the film.

  • Marsha Rosenthal Course Materials and Student Activism Materials

    Marsha Rosenthal Course Materials and Student Activism Materials is a collection documenting the experience of Marsha Rosenthal, Class of 1976, during her time as an undergraduate at Princeton. The collection reflects both her academic interests at the University as well as her organizational involvement. Spanning the years 1968-1982, the collection illustrates campus climate in the 1970's concerning many important issues such as women's rights, the Vietnam War, and race relations.

  • Board of Trustees Records

    The minutes document the Board of Trustees' concerns with overall policy and administration of the University. The other records provide context to the minutes, in the form of background material, especially correspondence and reports. They also provide information on Trustee actions taken through their appointed committees but not necessarily recorded in the minutes.

  • Triangle Club Records

    The Triangle Club Records can be used not only to document the performances and business activities of one of the oldest college theatre groups in the country, but also to examine an aspect of student life as it relates to politics, social customs, and student mores. In its one-hundred-plus-year history, Triangle has spoofed perennial Princeton topics such as classroom etiquette, examinations, dating, living arrangements, and dining, as well as broader topics such as women's rights, Vietnam, Watergate, and academic trends.

  • Office of the Controller Records

    Consists of records produced by the Office of the Controller that document University financial matters. Included among these materials are yearly University budgets and financial reports, indirect cost calculations, tax returns, payroll registers, and financial statements of various University organizations. Since the Controller has financial oversight of the entire University, the records provide information on costs and income as related to personnel, operations, facilities, campus organizations, and administration.

  • Historical Photograph Collection, Student Photograph Albums

    Consists photographic albums created by Princeton University students. These
    albums, along with the other photograph collections in the University Archives,
    help document the experiences of students, faculty and staff at Princeton
    University. The albums date from 1851 to 1938, although the bulk date from the
    1860s to the 1910s. New accessions are added regularly to the collection.

  • Quipfire! Records

    The records contain promotional material, performances and founding documents for Quipfire! Included are posters, programs, photograph albums, slides, a team hat and VHS recordings of three of the group's first four performances, as well as a promotional tape.

  • Fund for Reunion records

    The records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, website captures, and other items
    related to the activities of Fund for Reunion.

  • Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship records

    The records consist of fundraising files, committee correspondence, scholarship applications, correspondence with scholarship winners, and lists of winners.

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