Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Fund for Reunion records
The records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, website captures, and other items
related to the activities of Fund for Reunion.
New Jersey Board of University Extension Records
The records consist of organizational materials pertaining to the formation of the
Board as well as plans and conference minutes. Also included are letters from
conference invitees, indicating their intentions to attend. The bulk of these
invitees were New Jersey politicians and college administrators.
The Pyne-Henry Collection is a diverse group of documents, letters and writings relating to Princeton University, covering an array of topics primarily concerning student life and administrative activities. The collection consists of letters, essays and orations, reports, memoranda, minutes, proclamations, accounts and class lists, and Trustee Minutes.
Davis Spencer Papers on Princeton's 150-Pound Crew Team
The papers document Princeton's varsity 150-pound crew team as competitors and
victors of the 1948 Royal Henley Regatta. The papers contain a scrapbook,
photographs, correspondence, telegrams, press releases and other materials. Topics
documented include fundraising efforts, trip expenses, the journey abroad, crew team
members, and the Princeton University community's response to the victory.
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.
Brooks Bowman Papers
The Brooks Bowman Papers consist of correspondence and photographs that document his school years and his foray into the music industry. The bulk of the papers consist of Bowman's correspondence with his mother, sister, and numerous friends. The papers also contain a small amount of material on Bowman collected by Frederic Fox '39.Please see series descriptions in contents list for additional information about individual series.
Princeton Print Club records
Consists of financial records, correspondence, and pamphlets which document the activities and membership of the Princeton Print Club. Particularly illustrative of the group's dedication to its mission is a folder of letters to prominent artists requesting donations of prints at low costs. These are often accompanied by enthusiastic personal responses, including a handwritten note from Thomas Hart Benton.
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.
Orange Key Guide Service Records
The collection consists of records that document the activities of the Orange Key Guide Service, including tour routes, lists of tour guides, guide selection information, subject files, training materials, and procedure manuals, as well as a card index of buildings, inscriptions, sculptures, and other physical gifts donated to the University assembled by Orange Key Office as a reference for campus tour guides.
Organization of Women Leaders records
Consists of organizational materials documenting the inaugural year of the Organization of Women Leaders, including newsletters, event flyers, meeting notes, conference materials, and a scrapbook with clippings and photographs.
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