Summary


Overview

Creator:

Green, Ashbel, 1762-1848.

Title:

Ashbel Green Papers

Dates:

1744-1958 (mostly 1783-1844)

Size:

4.84 linear feet, 9 archival boxes, 3 custom boxes, 1 half-size archival box

Call number:

C0257

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

Ashbel Green (1762-1848) was a prominent Presbyterian minister, eighth president of the College of New Jersey, and co-founder of the Princeton Theological Seminary. The bulk of the papers consist of Green's personal writings, including diaries and sermons. The papers of Green's father, the Reverend Jacob Green (1722-1790) are also included.