Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee.
Sesquicentennial Celebration Records
circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)
6.02 linear feet, 2 archival boxes, 1 half-size archival box, 3 flat 11" x 9" x 1.5" archival boxes, 1 25" x 30" x 3" archival box, and 10 custom boxes
The collection consists of materials relating to the three-day Sesquicentennial Celebration in October 1896, at which the College of New Jersey became Princeton University. In addition to ephemera and printed material distributed at the celebration, the collection includes a typescript draft of President Francis Landey Patton's sermon, sesquicentennial memorial books, a published sketchbook, official congratulations from other institutions, and press releases and newspaper clippings reporting the events.