Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Princeton in Africa Records
Consists of newsletters, bulletins, invitations to annual benefit, publications, news
releases, promotional materials, and fundraising materials.
University Land Records
The University Land Records consist of deeds, mortgages, bonds, other legal papers, and maps concerning the acquisition, disposition, or description of University properties. Most of the papers are original though some photocopies are present.
Latino Alumni Association of Princeton records
Consists of the records of the Latino Alumni Association of Princeton, including correspondence, newsletters, clippings, a brief history of latinos at Princeton, resource guides, organizational materials, and a copy of the LAAP constitution.
Davis International Center records
The collection documents the Center's programs and events, as well as international student associations and alumni groups. Types of documents include reports, correspondence, publicity materials, and meeting minutes.
Office of the President Records: Shirley Tilghman Subgroup
The Office of the President Records, Shirley Tilghman Subgroup documents the
administration of Princeton's 19th president, Shirley Tilghman, through
correspondence, memoranda, press releases, and other materials. Also present are
records documenting Tilghman’s interactions with students, faculty, staff, and
various academic departments.Please see series descriptions in contents list for additional information about
Roy Heath Class of 1954 Advisee Project Interviews
The collection comprises materials related to a study that Heath, a clinical psychologist, conducted on 36 members of the Class of 1954 during their years at Princeton. Most of the documents are transcriptions of interviews Heath conducted with the students on a regular basis. The students are coded by number, but Heath provided a list to enable individuals to be identified once the collection is opened in 2035.
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.
Broadcast Center Recordings
The collection includes over 2,300 video recordings of Princeton related lectures, conferences, symposia, events, ceremonies and creative works. These recording feature a variety of speakers, including politicians, celebrities, activists, as well as scholars and professors from Princeton and around the world. Topics include religion, finance, gender, technology, philosophy, science, sports, and other issues. Also included is a series of Campus Shots, which capture daily life at Princeton through documenting various activities on campus.
Princeton University Class Records
The Class Records consist of a diverse set of materials documenting the history and activities of Princeton University classes during their time as undergraduates and as alumni. In the collection are correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and memorabilia, all of which pertain to a particular Princeton University graduating class and its members.The most common type of material in the collection is class secretary records consisting of correspondence to individual classmates.
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.
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