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Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee Records

AC247

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsSeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.Princeton University Archives.65 Olden StreetPrinceton, New Jersey 08540 USA. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsSeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.Princeton University Archives.65 Olden StreetPrinceton, New Jersey 08540 USA
Creator:
Princeton University. Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee.
Title:
Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee Records
Date [inclusive]:
1971-1976
Call Number:
AC247
Extent:
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Location:
mudd
Language:
English
Abstract:
In 1971 Princeton president Robert F. Goheen formally organized a committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the purpose of planning the University's observance of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, then five years away. The records document the organization and activities of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee, and include correspondence, proposals, reports, and meeting minutes.
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Biography/History

In 1971 Princeton president Robert F. Goheen formally organized a committee of faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the purpose of planning the University's observance of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, then five years away. Committee members included chairman Irving Dilliard (English), James Banner (History), Peter Bunnell (Art Museum), and William Weathersby (Vice President for Public Affairs), among others. With input from other organizations, the committee came up with a number of proposals offering ways that the Bicentennial could be celebrated by different campus groups.

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Publication Information

Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. ,  2007

Revision Description

Run through PULFA 2.0 normalization routines. 2012-05-02T15:40:12.157-04:00

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Princeton University. Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee.
  • Princeton University -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Geographic Name(s)
  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Study and teaching.
Subject(s)
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 -- New Jersey.
  • Princeton University

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Collection Inventory

Bicentennial of the American Revolution Committee Records, 1971-1976. 1 box.