Emily Dickinson's recipe for chocolate mousse: "… break an Ounce of Isinglass in a Quart of fresh Milk, placing in boiling Water till quite dissolved, adding afterward four table spoons Chocolate shavings and two of Sugar, boiling together fifteen minutes and straining before turning into molds."
University Mace. Presented by the community in 1956 on the 200th anniversary of the University's move to Princeton, this silver and rosewood staff is a ceremonial artifact used during public processions. At all other times, it is displayed in the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall.
Welcome to Princetoniana
The Princetoniana website is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning, Princeton University is also rich in traditions, both old and new. The Princetoniana site is intended to be an evolving website, with a focus on many of the traditions and qualities that make the University distinctive.
A Dozen Princeton Treasures
Princeton's libraries, archives, and even offices house troves of treasures, from manuscripts to maces, banners to bells. Here is just a sampling of those treasures. Past features