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Department of Public Safety Records


Held at: Princeton University Library: University Archives [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: University Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Princeton University. Dept. of Public Safety.

The Department of Public Safety is the primary department at Princeton University charged with creating a safe and secure environment. The Department's responsibilities and activities include building security, enforcement of traffic and parking regulations, responding to emergency calls, and monitoring fire alarms.

This collection consists of the department's website, which documents department news, resources for students on campus, emergency management policies, and annual safety and fire reports.

The collection arrived in 2005 (AR.2005.033) and 2017 (AR.2017.003). The website was added in 2019. Also in 2019, the two previous accessions (AR.2005.033 and AR.2017.003) were determined to be out of scope and deaccessioned from the collection.

Full text searching of this collection's archived web site(s) is available through the Archive-It interface.

Container list added by Christie Peterson in February 2012. The finding aid was updated in 2019 by Annalise Berdini.

Appraisal information was not recorded at time of accessioning.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Public Website, 2016-2019. 1 website.

Records in this series retain their original order.

Scope and Contents

The website of the Department of Public Safety, which is intended to reach all members of the university community, provides basic tips for safety and security, information for emergency preparedness, and data gathered pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Also found on the website are photographs, videos, and forms for providing requests or feedback.

Full text searching of this archived web site is available through the Archive-It interface.

Physical Description

1 website

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