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American Studies: Papers of Individuals & Organizations

Research guide for students in Princeton University's Program in American Studies

Finding Aids for Collections about or at Princeton

Finding aids are detailed descriptions of the scope and content of archival and manuscript collections. These tools allow researchers to zero in on the material they want and expedite visits to repositories.

Public Policy Papers in the Mudd Manuscript Library

Individual and Family Papers

To determine the location of the papers of major American historical figures, a good place to start is always the bibliography following the person's entry in American National Biography.