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

Martens, Wiebke and Jennifer Jang. Discovering Princeton: A Photographic Guide with Five Walking Tours / Atglen, P.A.: Schiffer, 2017

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

Watterson, Kathryn. I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton / Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017

African American History in Princeton, The History of African American Community in Princeton, New Jersey by PULSE,

Princeton University Chapel,

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