Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Princeton Alumni Weekly Photograph Collection

    This collection contains images used or considered for use by the publication the Princeton Alumni Weekly. The photographs are generally black-white glossy 8x10 prints; however, 5x7 prints are also found within the collection.

  • Admiral Caspar Frederick Goodrich papers on the Princeton University Naval Training Unit

    Consists of Goodrich's correspondence and program records pertaining to the administration of the Naval Training Unit at Princeton University.

  • John Cleve Green Collection

    The John Cleve Green Collection consists of research materials compiled regarding the
    life of John Cleve Green and his contributions to Princeton University. Included are
    biographies, obituaries, and genealogical information on the Green family, as well as
    portraits of John Cleve Green and one of his relatives, George S. Green. Also in the
    collection are copies of Green's will and an appraisal of his estate, as well as

  • 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.

  • Office of Physical Planning Records

    The Office of Physical Planning Records document the activities of Physical Planning, one division of Princeton University's Department of Facilities, and are primarily related to the construction and modification of buildings and other structures on Princeton's campus. The records contain a variety of documents, including correspondence between Physical Planning and contractors/designers, interoffice memoranda describing potential projects, invoices for work completed, and studies and reports pertaining to the campus.

  • Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers

    The Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers consist of various documents pertaining to Gosnell, a Princeton alumnus, and his efforts to initiate a Princeton University chapter of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps between 1927 and 1930. The plan (which was ultimately turned down by the University) put Gosnell into contact with many administrators and alums. Those exchanges along with the supporting research materials are documented here through correspondence and reports.

  • Robert Judson Clark Papers

    The Robert Judson Clark Papers consist of research materials compiled by Professor Clark on the history of Princeton University's campus, buildings, and surrounding area. These documents were used by Clark in preparing his courses on Princeton architecture as well as by the Evolution of a Campus project. Much of the material is drawn from the collections of the Princeton University Archives, held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; however there is also a significant amount of documentation from other sources such as architectural journals.

  • Department of Chemistry Records

    The collection contains examinations and grade books, records pertaining to
    chemistry research performed at the department in support of the U.S. Manhattan
    project and departmental records.

  • Princeton University Broadsheets Collection

    This collection comprises broadsheets, posters and similar single-sided oversize printed objects created by or for Princeton University. Among the items included in the collection are advertisements for lecutres and exhibitions, 19th century necrology studies of Princeton alumni, diplomas conveying Princeton University congratulations to various schools and people, and miscellaneous announcements.

  • Princeton University Balloon Club records

    Consists of a scrapbook documenting the existence of the Princeton University Balloon
    Club. The scrapbook contains pictures, clippings, aircraft registrations, member
    lists, and a heavily used flight manual.

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