Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Princeton Cooperative School Program Records

    The collection consists of correspondence, classroom material, printed material, reports, minutes, and proposals. The material primarily concerns staff, students, administration, program planning and outcome, budget, and participating high schools. Like materials relating to the Secondary School Science Project and Princeton-Trenton Institute are also included.PCSP curriculum and the instructors' ideas for and reflections on the curriculum are particularly well documented in reports.

  • Daily Princetonian General records

    Consists of subject files from the editorial offices of the Daily Princetonian covering topics such as award banquets, journalism seminars, managerial records and by-laws of the paper. Also included are some financial records and stock certificates, and several special issues and fund-raising books published by the paper. The bulk of the materials are from the 1950s through 1970s, representing only one portion of the newspaper's long history. A small amount of material from the late 1980s through the early 2000s is also present.

  • Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky)

    The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Princeton Branch Railroad and Station (Dinky) contains the agency's report and supporting photographs; digital copies of the documents and photographs can be found on one CD and one DVD. The collection's materials, which were generated in 2013 in partnership with New Jersey Transit, describe the history and architecture of the Dinky station, which was constructed in 1917.

  • Office of the Dean of the College Records

    The Princeton University Office of the Dean of the College Records consists of the files of the dean and the office staff. Materials in the record group include correspondence, clippings, minutes, press releases, syllabi, student files, committee records, reports, proposals, statistics, and printed material. The records document the office’s involvement with other administrative offices on campus, students, trustees, and entities outside of the University.There is a significant amount of overlap among the series.

  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation records

    Consists of clippings and programs about the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program as well as reports, samples of forms and applications, and lists of past recipients.

  • University Hotel Records

    Consists of three volumes of guest registers from the University Hotel.

  • Bicentennial Celebration Records

    The Bicentennial Celebration Records contain material documenting the planning
    and organization of the yearlong festivities by the Bicentennial Committees, as
    well as material relating to the conferences, convocations, and other events
    that were held in honor of Princeton’s 200th anniversary. The records contain
    correspondence, writings, speeches, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings,

  • George A. Vaughn, Jr. papers

    The collection consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbook pages, photographs, filmed interviews, an autobiographical manuscript and other materials that document the life and aeronautical career of George Vaughn. The autobiographical manuscript chronicles the development of the Princeton School of Military Aeronautics. The collection also contains a copy Vaughn's \War Flying in France.\

  • Rose Photography Studio Collection of Glass-Plate Negatives

    The collection consists of approximately 700 glass-plate negatives of images of Princeton University taken by the Rose Photography Studio. The negatives depict campus events, alumni reunions, class photographs, and student groups.

  • Princeton University Bulletin Correspondence

    The collection contains a single letterpress copybook of business correspondence. The correspondence relates to routine matters such as subscriptions, advertising, and printing.

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