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Princeton University Press
Type Publishing House
Founded 1905
Headquarters Princeton, New Jersey
Services Publishing books

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]


Pulitzer Prizes

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

Papers projects

Multi-volume historical documents projects undertaken by the Press include

Bollingen Series

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.

Selected titles


  1. ^ "Princeton University Press, Erected Through the Generousity of Charles Scribners, a New and Unique Adjunct to the University". New York Times, May 19, 1912.
  2. ^ A History of Princeton University Press (2002)
  3. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1957 Winners
  4. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1958 Winners
  5. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1961 Winners
  6. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1963 Winners
  7. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1965 Winners
  8. ^ The Pulitzer Prizes: 1990 Winners

Further reading

External links

Coordinates: 40°20′59″N 74°39′13″W / 40.3497°N 74.6536°W / 40.3497; -74.6536



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