Biography and History

James W. Alexander, member of the Princeton class of 1860, was a prominent New York City insurance official and financier, an active alumnus, and a member of the Princeton Board of Trustees.

Source: From the finding aid for AC371

  • James W. Alexander Scrapbooks on Princeton University. 1887-1905 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC371

    James W. Alexander, member of the Princeton class of 1860, was a prominent New York City insurance official and financier, an active alumnus, and a member of the Princeton Board of Trustees. The collection consists of 19 scrapbooks containing clippings about Princeton University from Philadelphia, New York and Princeton newspapers, arranged chronologically with occasional correspondence and ephemera from the University.

  • James W. Alexander Scrapbooks on Princeton University. 1887-1905 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC371

    James W. Alexander, member of the Princeton class of 1860, was a prominent New York City insurance official and financier, an active alumnus, and a member of the Princeton Board of Trustees. The collection consists of 19 scrapbooks containing clippings about Princeton University from Philadelphia, New York and Princeton newspapers, arranged chronologically with occasional correspondence and ephemera from the University.

  • Alexander Family Collection. 1815-1914 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0323

    Consists of miscellaneous material relating to various members of the Alexander family, many of whom lived and worked in Princeton, N.J.