Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Princeton: A Search For Answers outtakes collection
Consists of outtakes and film trims created as a result of the editing process for
Princeton: A Search for Answers, as well as a small number of documents related to the making of the film.
Department of Grounds and Buildings Subject Files
The series consists primarily of photocopies from university publications (most notably The Nassau Lit, The Daily Princetonian, The Princeton College Bulletin, The Princeton Weekly Bulletin, and the Princeton Alumni Weekly) and regional newspapers (including The New York Times, The Princeton Herald, The Princeton Packet, and Town Topics) about University buildings, grounds, and architects of Princeton University. Other printed materials include insurance surveys, press releases from the Department of Public Information, and programs from dedication ceremonies.
Faculty and Professional Staff files
This collection consists of individual personnel files for nearly every individual at
one time employed as a member or Princeton University's faculty or professional
staff. The files contain a wide range of materials, from published articles to
correspondence, salary records, and obituaries.
Program in Hellenic Studies Records
The Program in Hellenic Studies Records document the activities and
administration of the Program in Hellenic Studies from its founding in 1979
through 2007. Included are records pertaining to the Program's many fellowship
offerings and public programs, as well as subject files on topics related to the
program and to Hellenic studies and culture in general. The records primarily
consist of correspondence, fellowship applications, reports, and promotional
Office of the Controller Records
Consists of records produced by the Office of the Controller that document University financial matters. Included among these materials are yearly University budgets and financial reports, indirect cost calculations, tax returns, payroll registers, and financial statements of various University organizations. Since the Controller has financial oversight of the entire University, the records provide information on costs and income as related to personnel, operations, facilities, campus organizations, and administration.
Class of 1969 Community Service Fund Records
The records document the fund's internship programs and include applications for and evaluations of internships.
Alumni and Faculty Offprint Collection
This collection consists of offprints of articles written by Princeton alumni and faculty; however, in some instances the articles are written about an individual alumni or faculty member. The offprints generally consist of journals, published articles, speeches, lectures, sermons, memorials, and articles from scientific journals and magazines. While the offprints of many of Princeton's notable alumni and professors are found within this collection, a sizable number by Henry Fairfield Osborn, A. F. Buddington, Gerhard Fankhauser, Harold R. Medina, Whitney J. Oates, and William J.
Keeper of Princetoniana Records
The collection consists of Fox's correspondence with alumni, faculty, and administrators during his tenure as Keeper of Princetoniana. Also included are a position description and assessment in which Fox outlines his duties, newspaper clippings, photographs, yearly budget files, and a cassette tape recording of Fox's memorial service.
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Records
The collection consists of the administrative records of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. By far the bulk of the collection includes financial records, correspondence, notes, committee minutes, press releases, research proposals, and awards that document the foundation's activities from its inception and initial fundraising in 1921 through the beginning of the Papers of Woodrow Wilson project in 1963, although the collection also includes a few binders of annual meeting minutes and reports through 1987.
Historical Photograph Collection: Digital Photographs Series
This collection may include digital facsimiles of physical photographs or
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