Subseries 1E: Ledgers

55 volumes

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Princeton University Archives, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Princeton University. Office of the Treasurer..

Dates: 1769-1925.

Extent: 55 volumes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Materials older than 40 years that do not pertain to student academic performance or discipline, trustee issues, or faculty personnel matters are open.

Description

Subseries 1E: Ledgers includes 55 ledgers documenting the financial transactions of the college from the 19th through the early 20th centuries. The earliest ledger, titled "Ledger of the Trustees of the College of New Jersey" dates from 1769 and is the only colonial binding on any official record held within the University Archives. The ledger also includes a bookbinder's ticket identifying the binding as the work of Philadelphia bookbinder John Dean. The bookbinder's ticket is engraved in silver and signed.

Arrangement

The ledgers are arrangement chronologically.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 1E: Ledgers; 1769-1925; Office of the Treasurer Records, Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.