Summary


Overview

Creator:

Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee.

Title:

Sesquicentennial Celebration Records

Dates:

circa 1887-1993 (mostly 1894-1904)

Size:

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

Call number:

AC141

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

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

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.
Princeton University Archives.
65 Olden Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

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.