Princeton University History

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Administrative Planning Committee Records

    Consists of the monthly meeting minutes and attendance lists of the Administrative Planning Committee for the year 1968-1969.

  • 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.

  • Undergraduate Alumni Records

    Consists of individual files of former undergraduate students of Princeton
    University, compiled by the Bureau of Alumni Information. Material in each file
    varies greatly but most include the names of relatives, notable achievements at
    Princeton and post-graduation, news items, address updates, and obituaries.

  • Kenneth S. Clark Papers

    Consists of the personal papers and music of Kenneth Sherman Clark spanning his time
    at Princeton as well as his later career. Included are correspondence, royalty
    contracts, scrapbooks, photographs, articles, and sheet music, both handwritten and
    published copies of Clark’s own songs, along with a selection of Princeton-related
    songs written by others.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rector's Aid Society Minutes

    The minute book of the Rector's Aid Society is 6.5 inches by 8 inches and about one
    hundred pages; only seventeen are used. It contains a list of the twenty members plus
    minutes of the monthly meetings, from 15 October 1867 to December 1868, taken by the
    student secretary. The minutes record reports of committees and the Rector, as well
    as the topic of the evening's discussion.

  • Historical Photograph Collection: Faculty Photographs series

    Consists of photographs of Princeton University faculty and some staff, arranged alphabetically by the individual's last name.

  • Carl A. Fields Papers

    The Carl A. Fields Papers consist of correspondence, reports, research material on race relations and minority education, handwritten notes, project proposals, and other papers that document his life and active career. The collection contains a large amount of material generated from the three years spent as the Planning Officer at the University of Zambia (through a Ford Foundation Fellowship), as well as his services as a consultant and founder of the African Technical Educational Consultant Service.

  • Firestone Library Architectural Drawings Collection

    The collection includes architectural drawings, plans and photographs of
    Firestone Library (1948) and the later addition of the John Foster Dulles
    Library of Diplomatic History (1962). Most of the materials are attributable to
    the R. B. O'Connor and W. H. Kilham, Jr. architecture firm. The collection also
    contains a senior thesis and architectural drawing of Ides van Waterschoot van
    der Gracht, Princeton Class of 1923.

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