Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
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.
Physics Department Records
Documents the scientific and teaching activities of Princeton University
physicists from 1909 to 1962. While routine activities such as the hiring of
faculty and the education of graduate and undergraduate students are recorded,
these records also detail the Department’s activities in early studies of
theoretical physics, as well as its participation in World War II research
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
Admission Office Records
Consists of a documentary record of Princeton University admission policy divided
into chronological timeframes and includes material such as entrance exams and
requirements, press releases, admission booklets, pamphlets, reports, sample
correspondence and statistics. Series 5, Confidential Reports and Minutes
(Redacted), 1931-1969, consists of reports and minutes that were selected and
Office of Development Records
The collection consists of general files of the Princeton University Office of
Development documenting several major fundraising campaigns including the 1919
Endowment Campaign and the \53 Million Campaign\ of the late 1950s. The files
contain correspondence, interoffice memos, committee meeting minutes, and
research and promotional materials. An accrual in 2008 from the Office of
Tiger Hockey Email Newsletters
The collection consists of email newsletters written by the Cranes for the families and fans of the Princeton men's hockey team. The newsletters contain synopses of hockey games, photographs of games, players and fans, and links to other sources of information on Princeton men's hockey.
John and Robb Carson Letters
The correspondence to their parents cover the period 1903-1908. The collection also contains undated and partially dated letters. The bulk of the letters were written from 1903 to 1907 when Robb and John were undergraduates at Princeton. A smaller portion of letters were written by John when he was an Electrical Engineering graduate student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston and Princeton University from 1907 to 1908. John and Robb also wrote to their parents from Chautaugua, New York (July 1903) and Schenectady, New York (letters undated).
Progressive Review Subject File
This collection contains flyers, various committee reports and minutes, proposals, clippings, correspondence, judicial proceedings, personal notes, a video, and ephemera. The materials in Series 1, Organizations and Individuals, and Series 2, General, are largely independent from the magazine itself. These records are a compilation from various organizations and people, most unaffiliated with the publication or operating in a different capacity. Series 3, Correspondence File of John G.
Harold R. Medina Papers regarding Service to Princeton University
These records document Judge Harold Medina's role as a trustee of Princeton University, a member of the Graduate Council, and a member of the advisory council for modern languages and literatures.
Department of Classics records
Consists of the records of the Department of Classics from the late 19th and early 20th century. Materials include three bound volumes containing the minutes of the graduate classics club, the classical seminary, and departmental reports. Also in the collection are bound senior theses from 1894-1910, and correspondence of the classics department graduate committee.
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