Tag: Ashbel Green

  • This Week in Princeton History for May 16-22

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the administration bans automobiles on campus, a student writes to a friend to say being admitted to Princeton has not improved him, and more. May 18, 1925—In response to student complaints, starting today, private automobiles, motorcycles, and carriages will no longer be permitted on Princeton’s campus, except […]

  • This Week in Princeton History for September 22-28

    For last week’s installment in our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its students and alumni, click here. George Washington attends Commencement, Dr. Patch Adams speaks in McCosh 50, and more. September 23, 1946—A record-breaking 2,350 people attend the University’s bicentennial Convocation in the Chapel, with a sermon by the Archbishop of Canterbury. […]