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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