Tag: Mark Twain

  • This Week in Princeton History for May 8-14

    In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) delights the campus with a surprise appearance, protests greet a segregationist governor’s visit, and more. May 8, 1989—A freshman diagnosed with the measles is admitted to the McCosh Health Center, […]

  • 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 […]