Princeton University Library Records 1734-2012 1952-1995

ArchivalResource

Princeton University Library Records 1734-2012 1952-1995

The Princeton University Library is one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The Princeton University Library Records consist of the files of the University Librarian and other Library administrators and departments, as well as of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Materials in the record group include correspondence, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, press releases, proposals, statistics, photographs and other audiovisual materials, and microfilm. The records document the Library's day-to-day operations as well as its involvement with other departments on campus, other college and university libraries, and library users.

408.93 linear feet; 407 boxes, several hundred loose volumes, and 1 oversize drawer

Related Entities

There are 20 Entities related to this resource.

Lindsley, Philip, 1786-1855

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rz09sb (person)

Philip Lindsley, an educator, Presbyterian minister, and classical scholar, was born in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. In 1802 he was admitted to the junior class of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), from which he graduated in 1804. He returned to the college as tutor in 1807, and to study theology under President Samuel Stanhope Smith. In 1813 Lindsley was made professor of languages, librarian, inspector (dean), and secretary of the Board of Trustees. By the time he was elected...

Princeton University. Library. History.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sc7h12 (corporateBody)

Princeton University. Library. Catalogs.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b98kfx (corporateBody)

Princeton University. Library. Cotsen Children's Library.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66n6j21 (corporateBody)

Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p02bzg (corporateBody)

From its modest origins as a single room in Nassau Hall, the Princeton University Library has grown to become one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The genesis of the Princeton University Library is nearly contemporaneous with the founding...

Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p02bzg (corporateBody)

From its modest origins as a single room in Nassau Hall, the Princeton University Library has grown to become one of the foremost university libraries in the world. With collections totaling over 12 million volumes, manuscripts, and nonprint items spread across fifteen buildings, the Princeton University Library system serves not only the Princeton University community but the world at large. The genesis of the Princeton University Library is nearly contemporaneous with the founding...

Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jm2d2m (person)

Librarian, Princeton University. From the description of Correspondence : to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619632 Boyd was Princeton University Librarian, 1940-1952, and a professor of history, and he began the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project. From the description of Julian P. Boyd papers, 1935-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 86126836 ...

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p08xp6 (corporateBody)

Richardson, Ernest Cushing, 1860-1939

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6154rbz (person)

Librarian and collector. From the description of Collection of French manuscripts, 1179-1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78680302 Librarian, author, Richardson directed the Princeton University Library from 1890 to 1925. He was responsible for the classification system bearing his name that the Library used before its adoption of Library of Congress classification schedules. From the description of Ernest Cushing Richardson collection, 1832-1954 (bulk 1875-19...

Dix, William S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62g9wdt (person)

Heyl, Lawrence, 1893-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62d3n0k (person)

Princeton university. Library

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sn45zn (corporateBody)

The Princeton University Library, consisting of the main Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library and 13 special libraries in locations around campus, is one of the world's most distinguished research libraries. Since its founding in 1750, the Library's collections have grown to include more than 6.2 million books, 6.3 million microforms, 36,000 linear feet of manuscripts, and impressive holdings of rare books, prints and archives. The origins of the Princeton University Lib...

Vinton, Frederic, 1817-1890

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c832kk (person)

Assistant librarian, Library of Congress. From the description of Frederic Vinton papers, 1870-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981276 ...

Ludwig, Richard M., 1920-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn4697 (person)

Gerould, James Thayer, 1872-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k66p5z (person)

James Thayer Gerould was Librarian of the University of Minnesota, 1906-1920. From the description of James Thayer Gerould papers, 1907-1918. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63301028 James Thayer Gerould, A.B. Dartmouth College (1895). Assistant, General Theological Seminary (1896-1897). Serials Supervisor, Columbia University (1897-1900). University Librarian, University of Missouri (1900-1906). University Librarian, University of Mi...

Princeton University. Library. Buildings.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d63z5k (corporateBody)

Princeton University. Library. Friends

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qv8nhk (corporateBody)

Kelley, Maurice, 1903-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z34951 (person)

Koepp, Donald W., 1929-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dz2w9r (person)

Princeton University. Library. Employees. Handbooks, manuals, etc.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h26c91 (corporateBody)