Armstrong, Edward Ambler.
Biography and History
Edward Ambler Armstrong was a second-generation Irish-American of South Jersey birth who rose to wealth and top managerial positions in finance, utilities, communications, and transportation in Atlantic, Camden, and Cape May Counties around the turn of the 20th century. He was an avid collector of historical Americana, particularly letters written by George Washington.
Source: From the finding aid for C0098
Call Number: C0098
Consists of letters, mostly autograph, from twenty-one United States Supreme Court justices, collected by Edward Ambler Armstrong and Richard Kaines.
Call Number: C0235
Consists of photostats of over 100 George Washington letters in the private collection of Edward Ambler Armstrong, as well as 14 original Washington letters and documents, and several supplementary items.