Meetup/Princeton University

Princeton University's Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library is hosting its a series of Edit-A-Thons with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students for the spring semester. Wikipedians of all experience levels are encouraged to participate.

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WHO: Alumni, students, staff and anyone else!

WHAT: Focusing our efforts this time around on expanding the current pages related to Princeton University.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 20th 12-2pm.

WHERE: Frist Campus Center

WHY: To continue our efforts to add valuable Princeton related information to Wikipedia.

OTHER: Please bring your laptop since you will be asked to create a Wikipedia account if you do not already have an account (you are not required to have an account before participating) Public transportation may be best because parking may be difficult due to the big game. NJ Transit has a connection train, (dinky), with a drop off point within walking distance.

Possible Article TopicsEdit


Online ResourcesEdit

Princetoniana Resources Available to Use in Mudd Manuscript Library Reference RoomEdit

  • Card catalog index to Princeton Alumni Weekly through 1990, and issues of PAW.
  • Full runs of Nassau Herald, Freshman Herald and Bric-a-Brac.
  • Class reunion books (often contain biographical information).
  • Biographies of 18th century Princetonians.
  • Printed histories of Princeton in general, as well as specific topics such as women in engineering, sports, etc.
  • Published books related to Princeton football and other athletics.

Who's Coming?Edit

Likely attendeesEdit

  1. ccleeton





  • deliverables

By the NumbersEdit

  • Total attendees:
  • Princeton undergraduates:
  • Usernames created:
Using archive collections to edit

Article CreationsEdit

  • articles
Learning to use Wikipedia

Article ExpansionsEdit


Media UploadedEdit

Social MediaEdit

To DoEdit