Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Undergraduate Alumni Records

    Consists of personal files of former undergraduate students of Princeton University. Information in each file varies greatly but can include the names of relatives, notable achievements and news items, address updates, and obituaries.

  • Princeton Nassoons Musical Arrangements

    The collection consists of the Princeton Nassoons original musical
    arrangements.

  • George R. Beach Princeton Football Scrapbooks Collection

    Consists of bound scrapbooks assembled by George R. Beach documenting Princeton's
    football team. The scrapbooks contain game programs as well as articles from the
    Princeton Alumni Weekly and other local papers. Each
    scrapbook is arranged chronologically and covers a period of 1 to 3 seasons.

  • Richardson Auditorium programs

    The collection consists of programs for performances and other events held at Richardson Auditorium.

  • Council on Urban Studies Records

    Consists of the records of the Council on Urban Studies including meeting minutes, correspondence, and a questionnaire circulated to undergraduates.

  • 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

  • Beer Jacket Designs collection

    The collection consists of materials documenting the evolution of beer jacket designs
    throughout the greater part of the 20th century. Included are decals, drawings,
    contact prints, and metal stencils. Some of the designs are accompanied by
    explanatory notes or alternate versions.

  • 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.

  • Honorary Degree Records

    Files are arranged alphabetically by last name. While not every individual who has ever been awarded an honorary degree is represented by a file, the vast majority are. Files typically contain biographical information, information about the degree type and the year it was awarded, and in the case of more recent recipients some correspondence and photographs. Also in the collection is the William K. Selden manuscript, \A History of Honorary Degrees at Princeton University 1748-1987\ and a series of index cards listing recipients by year.

  • Undergraduate Student Government Records

    The collection consists of records and publications of the Undergraduate Student Government from 1982 to 1997. Campaign and publicity materials from the Princeton University Democrats, and student activism files from the office of Professor Stanley Kelley are included in the collection as well as the records of Jeffrey Siegel '98, who served on the Undergraduate Student Government for four years.

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