Summary


Overview

Creator:

Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842.

Title:

Samuel L. Southard Papers

Dates:

1783-1893 (mostly 1802-1846)

Size:

73.6 linear feet, 168 archival boxes, 1 30.5" x 25" flat box, 1 16.5" x 12.5" flat box

Call number:

C0250

Storage note:

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Location:

Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA

Language(s) of material:

English.


Abstract

This collection consists of papers of New Jersey politician, lawyer, and governor Samuel Lewis Southard, presenting a rather comprehensive view of Southard's personal and professional life, as well as the state of American politics and the law profession during the first half of the nineteenth century. Included is a significant amount of Southard's personal and professional correspondence and notebooks. Also contained in this collection are printed materials from Southard's library, other printed documents, and papers generated by family members and associates.