Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). Director's Office. Visitor and Assistant records
Scope and Contents
The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). Director's Office. Visitor and Assistant records consist of administrative files created and accumulated by the Institute for Advanced Study Director's Office. The files include applicant information, letters of reference, invitation letters, and correspondence related to individual scholars that applied to Visitor and/or Assistant positions. Materials date from 1935-2005.
Conditions Governing Access
Select materials in this collection are subject to the Institute for Advanced Study Archival Policy (1986).
Per the Institute for Advanced Study Archival Policy, Institute records remain under restriction for 30 years from the date of the record’s creation. Additionally, all institutional records related to personnel (including human resources record and/or records related to recommendation and/or appointment to the Institute) remain restricted for the lifetime of both the creator and subject.
Conditions Governing Use
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The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). Director's Office. Visitor and Assistant records consist of administrative files created and compiled by the Institute for Advanced Study Director's Office related to academic Visitors and Assistants. Files date from approximately 1935 to 2005.
Archivists arranged this record group into the following four sub-groups: Assistants, Director's Visitors, Summer Visitors, and Visitors.
The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). Director's Office transferred the bulk of these materials to the Historical Studies and Social Science Library following the establishment of the Institute for Advanced Study Archival Policy in 1986. The Director's Office continues to transfer additions to this collection.
Upon receipt, archivists rehoused material into acid-free containers for long-term storage and preservation.
- Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.). Director's Office. Visitor and Assistant records
- Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center staff compiled this finding aid.
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- This finding aid is written in English.
- 2022-01-13: Caitlin Rizzo revised this finding aid to comply with DACS standards and revised the record group title.