Search Constraints

Start Over You searched for: Collector Princeton University. Library. Special Collections Remove constraint Collector: Princeton University. Library. Special Collections Names College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.) Remove constraint Names: College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)

Search Results

collection icon
online icon
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.
collection icon

Ogden Family Collection, 1682-1853
C0695
2 boxes 6 items 0.6 linear feet

Ogden family
Consists of miscellaneous letters and documents--originals as well as copies--relating to multiple generations of the Ogden family of Elizabeth (formerly Elizabethtown), New Jersey.
collection icon

Jonathan Belcher Collection, 1708-1950
C1007
1 box 0.4 linear feet

online icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence and documents of Jonathan Belcher, dating from his early years in Massachusetts to his days as colonial governor of New Jersey.
collection icon
Pierson family
Consists of documents representing at least three generations of the Pierson family of Orange, New Jersey, including Isaac Pierson (1770-1833, Princeton Class of 1789), a physician, his son William (1796-1882, Princeton Class of 1816), a physician and first mayor of Orange, and William's sons Edward (d. 1882, Princeton Class of 1854), a lawyer, and William, Jr. (1830-1900), also a physician.
collection icon

Jonathan Edwards Family Collection, 1723-1798
C0233
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence, sermons, and documents of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) America's most important and original philosophical theologian, and his three sons, Timothy, Jonathan, and Pierpont Edwards.
collection icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents from the state of Pennsylvania, the bulk of which date from the eighteenth century. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn in 1681 in order to establish a safe haven for the English Quakers, who were being persecuted in England at the time.
collection icon

Dayton Family Papers, 1734-1868
C0302
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected papers of several members of the Dayton family of Elizabeth, N.J., including Jonathan Dayton (Princeton Class of 1776) and his father, Elias Dayton.
collection icon

Sergeant Family Collection, 1746-1843
C1192
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about three members of the Sergeant family and their relationship with the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) during the Colonial period: Jonathan Sergeant, his son Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant, and his grandson John Sergeant.
collection icon
online icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of an assembled collection of correspondence, documents, and manuscripts related to Princeton University, its students, and its employees, some in an official capacity and others as personal or family records of those associated with Princeton University, or the College of New Jersey as it was known prior to the end of the 19th century. Materials span from the 1740s until the 1980s, though most pertain to the mid-18th through early 20th century.
collection icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of twenty-two letters and documents of Hugh Simm, a mechanic from Paisley, Scotland, who, after moving to America in 1768, briefly served as Princeton University's first librarian and inspector of rooms.
collection icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and documents of several members of the prominent Shippen family of Philadelphia during the colonial, revolutionary, and early federal periods. Portions of the material are related to the College of New Jersey and its move from Newark, N.J. to Princeton, N.J.
collection icon

Paterson Family Papers, 1750-1882
C0541
6 boxes 8.6 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected papers of members of the Paterson family of New Jersey, chiefly those of William Paterson (Princeton Class of 1763), his father, Richard Paterson, his son, William Bell Paterson (Princeton Class of 1801), and twin grandsons, William and Stephen Van Rensselaer Paterson (Princeton Class of 1835). The collections provides 17th, 18th, and 19th-century source material for the history of the College of New Jersey and of the Colonial and post-Colonial history of the State of New Jersey.
collection icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence and documents of carpenter-architect Robert Smith, the leading building professional in Philadelphia in the eighteenth century, chiefly concerning the building of Nassau Hall at The College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and the house of the college president.
collection icon

Samuel Finley Collection, 1756-1766
C1055
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Samuel Finley, fifth president of Princeton University.
collection icon
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected manuscripts, correspondence, and documents of John Witherspoon, who was sixth president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
collection icon

John Beatty Family Collection, 1768-1804
C1010
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of 18th-century letters and documents of Princeton graduate (Class of 1769) and New Jersey politician John Beatty and other Beatty family members.