Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Triangle Club Board of Trustee Records

    The collection documents the governance of the Triangle Club by its graduate Board of Trustees, particularly under the chairmanship of John Ball '52 (1973-1985), and includes bylaws, correspondence, reports and meeting agendas and minutes. The materials cover the pivotal period in the late 1960s and early 1970s during which Princeton University and the Triangle Club became coeducational institutions. The collection also includes minutes of the board of trustees meetings for 1983-1992 and 2006-2011.

  • Joseph Raycroft Papers

    The Joseph E. Raycroft papers document both Raycroft’s personal and professional activities, with the bulk of documentation focusing on Raycroft’s role in developing training camp activities for the army in World War I and the navy in World War II, as well as the fire that destroyed his personal library. Also included is material documenting Raycroft’s involvement in the 1932-1936 Olympic Committees.

  • Office of Government Affairs Records

    The records document the activities of Princeton University's Office of Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. and contain correspondence, event files, chronological files, news clippings, and materials pertaining to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

  • Dean Mathey Papers

    The collection documents Mathey's familial relationships, service to Princeton, tennis career, and other activities from his undergraduate days to the end of his life. The collection includes correspondence relating to Mathey's undergraduate career, his time as 1st Lieutenant with the American Expeditionary Force, his service as a member of Princeton's Board of Trustees, and personal correspondence from Mathey and his wife Gertrude to their sons.

  • Pyne Honor Prize Records

    The collection documents the annual awarding of the Pyne Honor Prize from 1939-1960. Within each year's file is correspondence, biographical and academic information about the recipients, and award statements.

  • Historical Photograph Collection, Campus Life Series

    The Campus Life series contains photographs documenting aspects of life as
    experienced by students, faculty, and staff at Princeton University. The photographs
    date from the late 1850s to the present, with the bulk dating from the 1870s to the
    1960s. The series is divided into four major sections: Academic, Administrative;
    Social and Residential Life; and General.

  • Bullock Princeton Football collection

    The Bullock Princeton Football collection consists of publications and clippings pertaining to Princeton University Football. Frequent sources include Princeton Athletic News, The Daily Princetonian, and the New York Times.

  • English Dramatic Association of Princeton University Records

    Consists of three posters advertising productions by the English Dramatic Association
    of Princeton University.

  • Princeton University 250th Anniversary Celebration Collection

    Consists of the records of the office in charge of organizing all 250th anniversary celebration activities, as well as examples of the many publications, event programs, invitations, posters, audio and visual recordings, and commemorative artifacts created in conjunction with those activities.

  • President's Standing Committee on the Status of Women Records

    Consists of the records of the committee including correspondence, meeting minutes, memos, subject files, and the records of the separate task forces that have operated under the auspices of the committee.

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