Tag: Princeton University Archives

  • Behind the Scenes: Early Princeton University Trustee Minutes in High Resolution

    The Princeton University Archives at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library is continually working to make more materials available in a digital format for ease of use and access. A large scale project of both photographing and scanning the Trustee Minutes of the University has been an ongoing task. Currently, the Board of Trustees Minutes. Volumes […]

  • The University Archives and its Focus on Fixity

    The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) has designated today as Electronic Records Day and we’d like to use this occasion to provide updates about our efforts to preserve and provide access to born-digital archival records within the University Archives. I wrote about born-digital records in a previous blog post, but as a reminder, challenges unique […]

  • Records Management and University Archives: Perfect Together

    The job of the Princeton University Archives is to keep in perpetuity the University records that should be kept, and the University Records Manager, Anne Marie Phillips, helps to identify them.  She also helps offices determine how long non-permanent records must be kept before they can be destroyed. With the University’s first financial records retention schedule coming online, […]

  • Exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of University Archives

    The richness and depth of the collections of the Princeton University Archives are the focus of “‘The Best Old Place of All’: Treasures From the Princeton University Archives,” a new exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library opening Friday, Feb. 20. The exhibition coincides with the yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the […]