Resources

To begin studying Princeton history, the following titles will be helpful:

Axtell, James.  The Making of Princeton University: from Woodrow Wilson to the Present / Princeton,
N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006

Breese, Gerald William. Footprints on Edgehill
Street : Glimpses of Princeton Life, 1684-1990 / Princeton, N.J. : Darwin Press, 1991

Greenwald, Alice M. Old Traditions, New Beginnings: Two Hundred Fifty Years of Princeton Jewish History / Princeton, N.J.: Historical Society of Princeton, 2002

Greiff, Constance M. and Wanda S. Gunning.  Morven : Memory, Myth & Reality / Princeton, N.J.: Historic Morven, Inc., 2004

Greiff, Constance M., Mary W. Gibbons, and Elizabeth G.C. Menzies.  Princeton Architecture: a Pictorial History of Town and Campus.  Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1967

Hageman, John F.  History of Princeton and its   Institutions / Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1879

Rhinehart, Raymond P.  Princeton University / New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 1999

Smith, Richard D.  Princeton / Dover, N.H. :  Arcadia, 1997

Smith, Richard D., Princeton University /Charleston, SC : Arcadia, 2005

Washington, Jack.  The Long Journey Home: a Bicentennial History of the Black Community of Princeton, New Jersey 1776-1976 / Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2005

African American History in Princeton, The History of African American Community in Princeton, New Jersey by PULSE, http://phs.princetonk12.org/Clubs/PULSE

Princeton University Chapel, http://religiouslife.princeton.edu/chapel

Researchers can supplement their work at the Historical Society by contacting other local institutions, including the Princeton Public Library.