Author: Dan Linke

  • Princetonians in Print: Exhibition Shows History of Student Publications at Princeton

    “Princetonians in Print: 175 Years of Student Publications at Princeton,” a new exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, chronicles the history and rich variety of student publications at Princeton from the earliest known student papers to the broad range of present-day online publications. The exhibition opens Friday, Feb. 19, and runs through Friday, […]

  • R. H. Rose campus stereograph series

    Below is the text of an email exchange between University Archivist Dan Linke and David Nathan ’90 concerning a portion of the Archives’ stereograph collection. Hi Dan, Here’s a listing with all the information I obtained yesterday, faithfully transcribed from the backs of the Historical Photograph Collection: Stereographs Series, circa 1869-1880. The only thing I […]

  • Yet more blogging on blogs

    The Mudd Manuscript Library blog has garnered another honor as it was listed on the Associate Degree website as one of the 100+ blogs to Inspire the Creative Genius Inside of You. Click here. How these sites find us and monitor us, we don’t know, but we sure appreciate the publicity.

  • Nineteenth-century letters move into 21st century

    A collection of John Maclean’s papers are now available online. Maclean, the 10th president of Princeton University, served from 1854-1868 when the institution was known as the College of New Jersey. The letters, acquired last year, were scanned and loaded as PDFs and linked to the collection’s finding aid via its folder list. These letters […]

  • Newly acquired photo album contains heretofore unknown photos of Woodrow Wilson and Mark Twain

    A wonderful end of the year gift came to the Princeton University Archives through the generosity of four alumni who serve on the Princetoniana Committee. The item, a photo album from a Class of 1904 graduate, was for sale on eBay. Donald Farren ’58 noted its availability and joined by Dave Cleaves ’78, Scott Clemons […]

  • Mudd Library elevator out of service

    Since December 16, the Mudd Library’s elevator has been out-of-service, as the 32-year old system is undergoing an upgrade. Scheduled to be unavailable until the end of January, patrons are advised that box retrieval may take longer than the usual 10 minutes and that patrons may be asked to limit the number of boxes recalled […]

  • Princeton and the 1918 flu epidemic

    The recent issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly has an article by Mark F. Bernstein ’83 on Princeton and the 1918 flu epidemic entitled “Why Princeton was spared.” Within the article, Bernstein cites the University of Michigan’s Center for the History of Medicine 2005 study on the pandemic for which Mudd Library provided documents. The […]

  • More blogging on blogs

    According to their own website, The Prox “is a blog about campus life, issues, and events at Princeton University hosted by The Daily Princetonian and written by staff from several departments, including Opinion and Web.” We like it because it has a recurring section entitled “Diggin’ in the Mudd” that features materials from our holdings. […]

  • This blog will make you smarter!

    The Mudd Manuscript Library was pleased to learn that its blog was named one of the “100 Blogs That Will Make You Smarter” by Online See for yourself–look under the section “Higher Education”.

  • Dulles centennial talk and reception

    In honor of the centennial of John Foster Dulles’s graduation from Princeton University, the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs presents Chris Tudda, author of The Truth is Our Weapon: The Rhetorical Diplomacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles. Tudda will speak […]