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POSTPONED (date TBD) - Private Tour & Wine/Cheese Reception - Mudd Library Exhibit on Graduate College Centennial

POSTPONED

In the continuing spirit of celebration of Princeton's campus to the west, 

PA3 members are invited to a private curatorial tour of

 the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library exhibit 

"Building the House of Knowledge" The Graduate College Centennial.

Procter Hall view: The centerpiece of the Graduate College, Procter Hall and the beautiful stained glass Great West Window looking towards the Cleveland Memorial Tower, ca. 1913

University Archivist and Curator Dan Linke will lead a tour of the exhibition, which chronicles the events and decisions framing the development of America's first graduate residential college.

Marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of Princeton’s Graduate College, “Building the House of Knowledge:” The Graduate College Centennial is filled with letters, documents and photographs from Princeton’s University Archives that reveal the story of how the concept of resident graduate education went from an inspired idea to a grand achievement, but not without significant controversy that brought nationwide attention to Princeton.

Date:  TBD, 5:30 to 7:00
Wine and Cheese will be served
Cost:  Free

To register, please contact Lydia Zaininger '83 at activities@princetonaaa.org.


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