Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
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
Veterans of Future Wars Collection
Consists of records of the Veterans of Future Wars, founded by Princeton University undergraduates Lewis Gorin (Class of 1936), Jack Turner (Class of 1936), Thomas Riggs (Class of 1937), and Robert Barnes (Class of 1937). The collections consists primarily of correspondence of the National Council members (the founding Princeton students), the organization's nation-wide posts, and its various auxiliary support groups.
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Records
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs records document
the founding and development of Princeton University's professional public
policy school. The records contain the correspondence of the various
administrators of the school and its affiliated research sections and centers;
subject files originating from the administrative offices; the school's annual
reports to the President; and records of many of the Public Affairs Conference
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.
Seminar on Research in Progress Papers
The collection consists of papers produced by department faculty and doctoral
candidates as part of the Department of Economics' Seminar on Research in Progress.
The papers typically combine theoretical approaches to economics with statistical
analysis and practical research. A contributor on several of the papers is Harold T.
Shapiro, who would in later years go on to become president of the University.
Department of Psychology Collection
This collection includes group portraits and portraits of department faculty as well as some photos of individuals and locations that may not be Princeton-related. Also includes a framed print of Sigmund Freud with Princeton administrators.
Princeton University Federal Credit Union Records
Consists of the organizational records of the Princeton University Federal Credit Union including meeting minutes, financial audits, memos, policies, and committee reports.
Committee on the Education of Women at Princeton Records
The Committee on the Education of Women at Princeton Records contain correspondence, subject files, drafts, notes, and research materials that were generated and accumulated during the time Gardner Patterson was Chair of the Committee and a member of the subsequently appointed Ad-Hoc Committee. The records also contain one copy of the final report, \The Education of Women at Princeton,\ which was produced by the committee.
Princeton Inn Records
The collection consists primarily of the minute books of the Princeton Inn Company,
which generally discuss the financial state of the Inn, and cover both the Inn
Company's incorporation (and Alumni appeal for funding) as well as the final sale of
the Inn and its assets to the University. It also includes an oversized form book
containing examples of various forms and vouchers used at the hotel.
Antioch Excavation Financial Records
Consists of detailed expense vouchers from the second half of the excavation of Antioch. Each voucher lists a single expense, its cost, and its purpose. Also included as expenses are purchases of antiquities found during the excavation.
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