Tag: finding aids

  • Our NHPRC-Funded Digitization Project at Six Months

    Late last year, the Mudd Manuscript Library was granted an award by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize our most-used Public Policy collections, serve them online, and create a report for the larger archival community about cost-efficient digitization practices. Excerpts from our six-month progress report is below. Work so far Project planning […]

  • 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 findingaids.princeton.edu, the University Library’s interface for descriptions of Princeton archives and […]

  • Records of Adlai Stevenson, Ambassador to the United Nations, Now Available to View Online

    In October 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, Adlai Stevenson spoke the most famous line of his career. The former Illinois governor and two-time presidential candidate was the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations. After a series of provocative political moves and a failed US attempt to overthrow the Cuban regime, […]

  • Archives for Everyone

    In each of the last two springs, several staff of the Mudd Manuscript Library and other members of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections have judged at the regional qualifier of the National History Day competition held on Princeton’s campus. This is a contest for middle and high school students who, based on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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:  http://findingaids.princeton.edu   (The previous finding aid site will remain available until September 28 […]

  • 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.