History of the
Princeton University Library
Documents and Pictures
Shelf and ownership marks of the Library
1746-1800 - William S. Dix on the Library during the 18th Century
Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the College of New-Jersey, January 29, 1760
compiled by Samuel Davies
1810 to 1987 - Acquisitions, compiled from annual reports and other listings
1873 - William Cullen Bryant speech reprinted in PULC vol 24 no. 3
1873 to 1890 - Frederic Vinton memorandum book relating to the Library [transcribed from manuscript]
1876 - Princeton entires in the 1876 Centennial survey of libraries in the US
1879 - Frederic Vinton 'College of New Jersey Library'
1880-1895 - Students write about the Princeton library
1898 - E.C. Richardson 'University Library'
1898 - 'Seminaries held in the University Library'-Faculty report, adopted regulations, and same for 1908
1900 - E.C. Richardson 'Reorganization of the Princeton Library'
1905 - 'The University Library in 1905' from
The Handbook of Princeton
1950s - Alexander D. Wainwright on the Parrish Collection
1970 - Earle E.Coleman 'Department of Rare Books and Special Collections'
1975 - William S. Dix 'Princeton University Library'
1986 - President's annual report focusing entirely on the Library
Last modified 11 November 2005