Before Sandy, there was Gloria and David: Hurricane damage on campus.

As many are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy here at Princeton and throughout the east coast we take a look at how the University survived past super storms and hurricanes.

Within the Princeton University Archives and the Office of Communications Records (AC168) we found a number of photos from Hurricane David ,which unleashed its fury on campus on September 8, 1979. These photos were taken the following day.

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Ten years later, Hurricane Gloria caused damage yet again. These photos are dated September 27th 1989.

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The following article offers information if you would like to help with relief efforts.

Hurricane relief efforts being organized at Princeton