Princeton University Press

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Princeton University Press
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Founded 1905
Founder Whitney Darrow
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Princeton, New Jersey
Publication types Books
Official website www.press.princeton.edu
2008 conference booth

The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academia and society at large.

The press was founded by Whitney Darrow, with the financial support of Charles Scribner, as a printing press to serve the Princeton community in 1905.[1] Its first book was a new 1912 edition of John Witherspoon's Lectures on Moral Philosophy.[2]

Pulitzers and other Major Awards[edit]

Six books from the Princeton University Press have won Pulitzer Prizes.

Books from the Princeton University Press have also been awarded the Bancroft Prize, Nautilus Book Award, and the National Book Award.

Papers projects[edit]

Multi-volume historical documents projects undertaken by the Press include

The Papers of Woodrow Wilson has been called "one of the great editorial achievements in all history."[9]

Bollingen Series[edit]

The Princeton University Press Bollingen Series had its beginnings in the Bollingen Foundation, a 1943 project of Paul Mellon's Old Dominion Foundation. From 1945, the foundation had independent status, publishing and providing fellowships and grants in several areas of study including archaeology, poetry, and psychology. The Bollingen Series was given to the university in 1969.

Other series[edit]

Selected titles[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

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