This Week in Princeton History for September 7-13
In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Mudd Library opens, Virginia sends the college a map, and more. September 7, 1976—Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library opens for research.
This Week in Princeton History for September 3-9
In this week’s installment of our returning series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, a junior’s work on racial justice nets results locally, another junior hitches a ride on the presidential plane, and more. September 3, 1992—Partly in response to efforts by Yolanda N. Pierce ’94, student representative […]
Extensive list of books that used Mudd’s collections now available
One of the major reasons for keeping historical documents is to provide access to them for research use, and scholars travel from around the world to the Mudd Manuscript Library to read our documents in order to write their books and articles. For the first time, with the help of Google Books, we have created […]
Everything you wanted to know about the Mudd Manuscript Library but were afraid to ask!
Who was Seeley G. Mudd? Seeley G. Mudd was a Harvard educated cardiologist and later dean and professor at the University of Southern California. During his lifetime, he contributed more than $10 million to various colleges and universities, and posthumously established a $44 million fund for the development of buildings for higher education, known as […]
Mudd Access Ramp to be Upgraded
As part of Princeton University’s ongoing goal of expanding building accessibility, Mudd’s wheelchair ramp is scheduled to be upgraded starting on Monday, July 13, 2009. This project is expected to take four weeks to complete. The first part of the construction involves the removal of the old ramp, which is expected to last three to […]