Manuscripts Division

Manuscripts Division

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Housed in Firestone Library, the Manuscripts Division of the Department of Special Collections includes material documenting 5000 years of recorded history and all parts of the world, with strengths in Western Europe, the Near East, the United States, and Latin America.

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Blair family
The collection consists of the personal and family papers of five members of the Blair and Lee families of Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia -- Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876); his daughter, Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-1906); her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee (1812-1897); their son, Blair Lee (1857-1944, Princeton Class of 1880); and his cousin, Andrew Alexander Blair (1848-1932) -- reflecting their various political, journalistic, naval, family, business, legal, and domestic interests.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
John Lehmann was an English author, poet, journalist, editor, and publisher. His papers consist of letters from his literary friends, the correspondence of his family since the nineteenth century, manuscripts of his publications, financial and domestic files, and personal memorabilia.
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Clarke family
The Clarke family lived and farmed in the Stony Brook - Quaker Bridge area of Middlesex County, New Jersey, now known as Clarkesville of Mercer County. The collection includes documents of the Clarke family such as deeds, wills, and mortgages of various generations of Clarkes.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Charles Conrad Abbott (1843-1919), American naturalist and author, was the first archaeologist to dig a historic site in New Jersey. This collection consists of diaries, correspondence, newspaper articles, essays, photographs, and other material, relating to his work and his family.
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Chambers Family Papers, 1772-1962
C0402
22 boxes 9.4 linear feet

Chambers family.
Consists of diaries, correspondence, documents, scrapbooks, and printed matter of the Chambers family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence, documents, a diary (1838), genealogies, documents, legal papers, financial records, and printed matter of the Hubbell family of Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of papers of the Mathews family, a 19th-century English theatrical family whose members performed and wrote for the stage and achieved fame as gifted mimics and comedians. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between the family members. Also included are manuscripts of autobiographies written by both the father and son, as well as some manuscripts of monologues, songs, roles, and music.
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Cooley Family Papers, 1796-1942
C0409
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of papers relating to the Cooley family of Alexandria, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.