Pyne Honor Prize records, 1930-1969.

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Princeton University. Office of the President. Pyne Honor Prize records, 1930-1969.

Pyne Honor Prize records, 1930-1969.

The collection documents the annual awarding of the Pyne Honor Prize from 1939-1960. Within each year's file is correspondence, biographical and academic information about the recipients, and award statements.

0.25 linear ft. (1 box)

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Goheen, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1919-2008

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Robert F. Goheen was the president of Princeton University from July 1957 until March 1971. Robert Francis (Bob) Goheen was born in India in August 1919, where his father was a Presbyterian medical missionary. He lived in India until he was fifteen, when he enrolled in the Lawrenceville School, graduating two years later. He entered Princeton University as a member of the class of 1940, and graduated with Highest Honors in the Humanities Program. After one year of gradua...

Princeton University. Office of the President.

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The Pyne Honor Prize, established in 1922 in honor of Moses Taylor Pyne '77, is the highest distinction conferred on an undergraduate student at Princeton University. It is awarded annually on Alumni Day by the president to the student or students who demonstrate a high level of excellence in scholarship and who also most effectively support the mission and interests of the university. Notable winners include future president of the University Robert F. Goheen in 1940, and future United States s...

Princeton University

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The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...