Category: New Finding Aids

  • An Update on Archiving Student Activism at Princeton (ASAP)

    The following is a guest post by Chase Hommeyer ’19, a first-year undergraduate student at Princeton working at the Mudd Manuscript Library this semester. Hi everyone! My name’s Chase, I’m an undergraduate here at Princeton, and I’ll be working at the Mudd Manuscript Library in the Princeton University Archives this semester on the initiative Archiving […]

  • Reprocessing the Raymond Blaine Fosdick Papers

    Sometimes less is more. Recently the Mudd Manuscript Library addressed some long-standing problems with the Raymond Blaine Fosdick Papers to improve access to his voluminous correspondence (22 archival boxes, almost 10 linear feet). Fosdick, who is best remembered for his leadership roles in the League of Nations and at the Rockefeller Foundation, donated his papers […]

  • Archival Description Group Wins National Award

    The University Library’s Archival Description Working Group has won another award for its efforts in finding new ways to deliver information about our collections to our users. The Society of American Archivists will present the C.F.W Coker Award to the group in August for, the University Library’s interface for descriptions of Princeton archives and […]

  • Princeton wins MARAC Finding Aid Award

    We are very pleased to announce that the Princeton University Library’s Archival Description working group has been awarded the 2012 Frederic M. Miller Finding Aid Award by the Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC). The award recognizes outstanding finding aids and finding aid systems in the Mid Atlantic region. Submissions are evaluated in the areas […]

  • American Civil Liberties Union Records Processing Completed

    The Mudd Library is pleased to announce that the final two series of the third subgroup of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) records have been processed, and that the entire collection has been addressed is now available to the public. These materials join ACLU records long held at the Mudd Library: The Roger Baldwin Years, […]

  • Redesigned Finding Aids Site Now Live

    The Finding Aids site for Princeton University Library’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has been completely overhauled and enhanced with many new features to make it easier to search through our holdings. We officially released the site on September 4:   (The previous finding aid site will remain available until September 28 […]

  • Additional ACLU Collections Available

    3 additional ACLU finding aids have become available online and open for public research.

  • American Civil Liberties Union Records: First New Series Available

    Researchers can start using the new American Civil Liberties Union Records ahead of schedule! Series 1: Organizational Matters is now open for research use.

  • Guide to Princeton-Related Theater Collections Now Online

    Princeton students in The Honorable Julius Caesar, the 1892-1893 Triangle Club production. From AC122 Triangle Club Records box 93. From Triangle and Intime to the Princeton Mime Company, Quipfire!, and many more, all collections in the Princeton University Archives related to campus theater groups and venues are now described online and available for research in […]

  • Carl A. Fields papers now available for research

    Paul C. Williams, Dr. Carl A. Fields, and A. Deane Buchanan at the first dinner banquet of Princeton’s Association of Black Collegians (May 22, 1968) The papers of educator and advocate of minority education Dr. Carl A. Fields are now available for research at Princeton University’s Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Carl Fields became the […]