Biography and History

Alexander Marshall Thompson graduated with the Class of 1893 from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University.) Class Day Exercises for the Class of 1893 were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Princeton, N.J., on June 12, 1893. The salutary was delivered by Philip King, and the class oration was given by Thompson. From 1820 to 1940 Thompson was Dean of the School of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, and later a judge in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Source: From the finding aid for C1254

  • Alexander Marshall Thompson Letters to His Family. 1889-1893 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1254

    Consists of letters written by Alexander Marshall Thompson while he was attending the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1889 to 1893, giving a view of a student's social, athletic and academic life, while providing valuable information regarding the history of the College.