This Week in Princeton History for September 18-24

In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, a memorial service is held for a murdered alum, the “Critters” arrive, and more.

September 18, 1950—The Daily Princetonian warns, “Princeton University, which has already lost six students and three professors to the man-hungry Defense Department, may be facing its last normal peacetime year this fall.”

September 19, 1993—Princeton holds a memorial service for Lisa Bryant ’93, recently murdered in a rape attempt at Fort Bragg.

September 20, 1963—Women studying Critical Languages (“Critters”) register for classes.

September 22, 1940—Jimmy Stewart ’32, along with two of his sisters, helps a new student move into Campbell Hall.

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