Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Princeton Nassoons Musical Arrangements
The collection consists of the Princeton Nassoons original musical
Graduate School Centennial Records
Consists of materials tjat document the Graduate School's centennial celebration,
including posters, banners, programs, and video tapes of the centennial lecture
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.
War Service Bureau Records
Consists of the records of the Bureau. Included in the documentation are biographical, military, and school-related information; correspondence between students and University staff, faculty, and students; and subject files from the Bureau’s office. While there are only information cards for Class of 1943 members, there are individual folders for most men in the Classes of 1944 through 1949. There are also questionnaires (see restrictions) containing academic and personal information, and issues of TIGER TALES, the Bureau’s monthly newsletter.
Office of the Treasurer Records
The Office of the Treasurer Records document the ongoing activities of Princeton's
administrative office charged with custodianship of the University's finances. The
records contain correspondence, annual reports, budgets, audited statements, and
other materials which are related to the University's assets, investments, cash flow,
and spending practices. The records often delve into minutiae, such as annual budgets
Senior Thesis Collection
The collection contains the senior theses of Princeton undergraduates. Not every senior thesis completed by a Princeton student is represented in this collection, as some science-related theses are held at the Lewis Library. Most of the senior theses remain in their original format, however select volumes have been converted to microfiche.
Nadine Taub Collection of Sally Frank Court Documents
The Nadine Taub Collection documents her role as co-counsel for Sally Frank during Frank's thirteen-year legal battle against Ivy Club, Tiger Inn, University Cottage Club, and Princeton University. The majority of the collection is comprised of legal documents including legal briefs, motions, orders of the court, notices of hearings, memoranda of law, supporting appendices, affidavits, certifications of service, and depositions, which were submitted by Sally Frank and her co-counsel as well as attorneys Russell H. Beattie Jr. for Ivy Club, Peter W.
Princeton University Presidents Oral History Collection
Consists of taped interviews with former Princeton President Robert F. Goheen and
William G. Bowen and accompanying transcripts, as well as a video retrospective
titled 'Reflections of a President' produced for a 2006 Princeton University Library
exhibit. In the interviews Goheen discusses many notable aspects of his presidency
including the advent of coeducation at Princeton and the establishment of the Council
James Newman Collection on the Princeton University Eating Clubs
The majority of the collection consists of correspondence relating to the evolution
of the Princeton Prospect Foundation and its relations with the University. The
collection also contains independent reports by Princeton University, the Graduate
Inter-Club Council, the Princeton Prospect Foundation, and the Princeton Tower Club
on the Eating Clubs in general and on the endeavors of the Foundation. Included also
Daily Princetonian General records
Consists of subject files from the editorial offices of the Daily Princetonian covering topics such as award banquets, journalism seminars, managerial records and by-laws of the paper. Also included are some financial records and stock certificates, and several special issues and fund-raising books published by the paper. The bulk of the materials are from the 1950s through 1970s, representing only one portion of the newspaper's long history. A small amount of material from the late 1980s through the early 2000s is also present.
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