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Byzantine Seals Collection, 1034-1300

C1460
1 box
Consists of six Byzantine lead seals: 1) anonymous, 13th century (middle-second half), 24-syllable metrical seal; 2) Niketas, proedros and doux of Antioch, 1034 A.D; 3) Thoros I Roupenids, 13th century (first third), 24-syllable metrical seal; 4) John, metropolitan of Sardis, 11th century; 5) bust of St. Nicholas, 11th (mid) - 12th (early) century, 24-syllable metrical seal; 6) John, logariastes of the Tropaiophoros (St. George of Mangana), 11th century (last third).
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Byzantine Seals Collection, 1034-1300

Consists of six Byzantine lead seals: 1) anonymous, 13th century (middle-second half), 24-syllable metrical seal; 2) Niketas, proedros and doux of Antioch, 1034 A.D; 3) Thoros I Roupenids, 13th century (first third), 24-syllable metrical seal; 4) John, metropolitan of Sardis, 11th century; 5) bust of St. Nicholas, 11th (mid) - 12th (early) century, 24-syllable metrical seal; 6) John, logariastes of the Tropaiophoros (St. George of Mangana), 11th century (last third).

Chalfant Robinson Collection, 1198-1935

C0339
3 boxes
Consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, wax seals, and manor rolls collected by Chalfant Robinson.
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Chalfant Robinson Collection, 1198-1935

Consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, wax seals, and manor rolls collected by Chalfant Robinson.

Princeton Collection of Syriac Manuscripts, 1239-1900 (mostly 1600-1709)

C0941
7 Volumes
Consists of an open collection of manuscripts written in the Syriac alphabet.
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Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

RTC01
51 boxes
The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.
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Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, 1280-1958 (mostly 1800-1939)

The Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 3,300 manuscripts illustrating in their wide range the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. This finding aid focuses on the modern manuscripts, both bound and unbound, in the collection, which is designated "RTC01" within the Manuscripts Division of the Special Collections Department of the Princeton University Library. However, a brief listing of the collection's Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is included.

New Series of Islamic Manuscripts, 1300-1920

C0765
2400 items
Consists of approximately 5000 texts in 2194 volumes.
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William H. Tower Collection, 1380-1950 (mostly 1700-1949)

C0911
20 boxes
Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.
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William H. Tower Collection, 1380-1950 (mostly 1700-1949)

Consists of envelopes both used and unused (also known as covers), letters, postcards, documents, postage stamps, and a variety of other philatelic material from around the world as collected and annotated by the Reverend William Hogarth Tower (1871-1950). The collection spans the topics of English Postal History, United States Postal History, War Covers, Philatelic Miscellany, and Franking.

Miscellaneous European Documents Collection, 1500-1900

C1286
5 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous documents and manuscripts from European and North African countries about politlcal, religious, or colonial matters between the 16th and 19th century. The countries include England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Ireland, and Poland.
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Miscellaneous European Documents Collection, 1500-1900

Consists of miscellaneous documents and manuscripts from European and North African countries about politlcal, religious, or colonial matters between the 16th and 19th century. The countries include England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Ireland, and Poland.

General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140
108 boxes
Consists of over 3000 miscellaneous items of primarily American literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents.
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Radcliffe Family Papers, 1530-1779 (mostly 1699-1757)

C0926
2 boxes
Consists primarily of letters and assorted documents of the Radcliffe Family of Hitchin, Hertfordshire, partly concerning trade with the Ottoman Empire. Also included are letters and legal documents pertaining to the Clarke and Evelyn families of England.
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Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico), 1562-1903 (mostly 1720-1839)

C0867
11 boxes
The Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico) consists of papers pertaining to the Convento de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, as well as miscellaneous papers that document matrimonial and criminal legal cases, land transactions in Tlalpujahua and Toluca, and genealogical information compiled by Austacio Rulfo. Additional papers to the collection include documents, accounts, religious petitions, assorted documents, and correspondence, many pertaining to the Benavides family.
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Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico), 1562-1903 (mostly 1720-1839)

The Records of Colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacán, Mexico) consists of papers pertaining to the Convento de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, as well as miscellaneous papers that document matrimonial and criminal legal cases, land transactions in Tlalpujahua and Toluca, and genealogical information compiled by Austacio Rulfo. Additional papers to the collection include documents, accounts, religious petitions, assorted documents, and correspondence, many pertaining to the Benavides family.

Andre De Coppet Collection, 1566-1942 (mostly 1770-1865)

C0063
48 boxes
The Andre De Coppet Collection represents the American history-related collecting activities of American broker and collector Andre De Coppet (Princeton Class of 1915). There are numerous manuscripts, personal letters, documents, and printed material from three main periods: the Revolutionary War, the Federal Period, and the Civil War.
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Andre De Coppet Collection, 1566-1942 (mostly 1770-1865)

The Andre De Coppet Collection represents the American history-related collecting activities of American broker and collector Andre De Coppet (Princeton Class of 1915). There are numerous manuscripts, personal letters, documents, and printed material from three main periods: the Revolutionary War, the Federal Period, and the Civil War.

Miscellaneous Deeds Collection, 1591-1898

C0677
3 boxes
This is an open collection of deeds and indentures from England, Ireland, North Africa, and the United States, excluding New Jersey.
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17th-Century Italian Letters Collection, 1598-1699

C0920
1 box
Consists of 97 letters and documents of various Italian church and political figures of the 17th century, primarily in Florence, Pisa, and Rome, chiefly in Italian but also including some in Latin, dating from 1598 to 1699.
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Princeton Greek Manuscripts Collection, 1601-1900

C0879
57 Volumes
Consists of an open collection of bound Greek manuscripts dating from the 17th to the 19th century.
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New Jersey Documents Collection, 1601-1983 (mostly 1750-1890)

C0522
4 boxes
Westfield, New Jersey, was part of Elizabethtown from the time it was settled in late 1664 until 1794, when the Township of Westfield was created. The New Jersey Documents Collections, 1601 to 1983, consists of New Jersey legal documents, the bulk of which are from the town of Westfield, Union County, and include land records, financial records, estate records, and court records, many of which were created by various members of the Baker, Downer, Hetfield, Johnson, Miller, Pierson, Ripley, Ross, and Woodruff families. The majority of the collection material dates from 1750 to 1890.
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New Jersey Documents Collection, 1601-1983 (mostly 1750-1890)

Westfield, New Jersey, was part of Elizabethtown from the time it was settled in late 1664 until 1794, when the Township of Westfield was created. The New Jersey Documents Collections, 1601 to 1983, consists of New Jersey legal documents, the bulk of which are from the town of Westfield, Union County, and include land records, financial records, estate records, and court records, many of which were created by various members of the Baker, Downer, Hetfield, Johnson, Miller, Pierson, Ripley, Ross, and Woodruff families. The majority of the collection material dates from 1750 to 1890.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Cowper Materials, 1634-1877 (mostly 1770-1820)

C0137
1 box
Consists primarily of the correspondence of renowned poet William Cowper as well as the correspondence of family, friends, and associates, much of which relates to Cowper.
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New Jersey Collection, 1648-1931

C0523
10 boxes
The New Jersey Collection, dating from 1648 to 1931, is a grouping of material relating to New Jersey history, with emphasis on some of the more notable people involved in politics, government, and the legal system. The collection includes correspondence, legal records, financial records, land records, estate records, government records, and military records.
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New Jersey Collection, 1648-1931

The New Jersey Collection, dating from 1648 to 1931, is a grouping of material relating to New Jersey history, with emphasis on some of the more notable people involved in politics, government, and the legal system. The collection includes correspondence, legal records, financial records, land records, estate records, government records, and military records.

Elmer Adler Papers, 1651-1961 (mostly 1925-1955)

C0262
464 boxes
Elmer Adler was a printer, publisher, editor, and author. This collection consists of the personal papers of Adler as well as the business archives of the Pynson Printers and The Colophon.
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Kienbusch Angling Collection, 1651-1974 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0245
5 boxes
Consists of manuscripts and letters relating to the history and method of angling collected by Kienbusch (Princeton Class of 1906).
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Spanish Papal Nuncio Records, 1656-1675

C0758
2 boxes
Consists chiefly of financial records, household accounts, inventories of moveable property, and some correspondence of Galeazzo Marescotti (1627-1726), who seved as papal nuncio to the royal court of King Carlos II of Spain from 1670 to 1675.
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Spanish Papal Nuncio Records, 1656-1675

Consists chiefly of financial records, household accounts, inventories of moveable property, and some correspondence of Galeazzo Marescotti (1627-1726), who seved as papal nuncio to the royal court of King Carlos II of Spain from 1670 to 1675.

Princeton Ethiopic Manuscripts, 1670-1900

C0776
95 items
An open collection of bound Ethiopic manuscripts with texts in Ge'ez and occasionally in Amharic.
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New Jersey Miscellaneous Collection, 1671-1956

C1351
9 boxes
Consists of a collection of miscellaneous legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other manuscript materials, assembled from various sources, that relate to New Jersey history or inhabitants of New Jersey from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century.
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New Jersey Miscellaneous Collection, 1671-1956

Consists of a collection of miscellaneous legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other manuscript materials, assembled from various sources, that relate to New Jersey history or inhabitants of New Jersey from the late 17th century through the mid 20th century.

Boarded Hall Estate (Barbados) Plantation Records, 1676-1887 (mostly 1712-1845)

C1227
2 boxes
Consists of eighteenth and nineteeth-century records of Boarded Hall Estate, a slave plantation in Barbados in the West Indies. The material was found on the estate in the 1820s by George Harnage, the son of its last English owner, and annotated by him in subsequent years.
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Miriam Y. Holden Collection, 1676-1993 (mostly 1930-1969)

C0071
104 boxes
The Miriam Holden Collection consists of books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, cartoons, letters, and other materials about women and their achievements collected by Holden.
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Lampersdorf Lutheran Congregation Registers, 1677-1822

C0979
1 box
Consists of six bound volumes kept by the Lutheran Congregation in Lampersdorf, Silesia (now Zaborow, Poland).
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Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials, 1677-1967

C0958
4 boxes
Consists of an open collection containing miscellaneous source material related to Modern Greek studies, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items.
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Ogden Family Collection, 1682-1853

C0695
2 boxes
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.
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Throop and Martin Family Papers, 1693-1951

C0055
12 boxes
Contains manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and photographs concerning the Throop and Throop Martin families of New Jersey. In addition to the family correspondence, there is an autograph collection and other miscellaneous items.
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Throop and Martin Family Papers, 1693-1951

Contains manuscripts, correspondence, documents, and photographs concerning the Throop and Throop Martin families of New Jersey. In addition to the family correspondence, there is an autograph collection and other miscellaneous items.

Garret D. Wall Collection, 1699-1909 (mostly 1807-1850)

C0467
10 boxes
The Garret D. Wall Collection, dating from 1609-1909, consists primarily of material from the legal practice of Garret D. Wall (1783-1850). The bulk of the material dates from 1807 to 1850, when Wall was actively practicing law, serving in the United States Senate, and serving as judge of the Court of Appeals of New Jersey.
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Garret D. Wall Collection, 1699-1909 (mostly 1807-1850)

The Garret D. Wall Collection, dating from 1609-1909, consists primarily of material from the legal practice of Garret D. Wall (1783-1850). The bulk of the material dates from 1807 to 1850, when Wall was actively practicing law, serving in the United States Senate, and serving as judge of the Court of Appeals of New Jersey.

John Anstis Collection, 1700-1715

C1033
1 box
Consists chiefly of family documents of John Anstis (1639-1714) of Lunna in the parish of St Neot in Cornwall, including materials regarding his daughter, Mary Hooper.
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18th-century French Documents, 1700-1799

C0575
2 boxes
Consists of approximately 100 miscellaneous eighteenth-century French documents.
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Princeton University Library Collection on Slavery in the Americas, 1700-1888 (mostly 1790-1863)

C1210
4 boxes
Consists of a closed collection of documents related to slavery, the trade of enslaved persons, and the colonial plantation economy, particularly in the United States, the Caribbean, and Brazil in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Church Slavic Manuscripts, 1700-1899

C1526
4 items
Includes 2 Russian Orthodox tropers and 2 quadriptychs dating from the 18th-19th centuries.
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Princeton Collection of Ethiopic Magic Scrolls, 1700-1900

C1296
2 boxes
Consists of an open collection of Ethiopic magic scrolls.
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Manuscript Maps Collection, 1700-1900

C1311
6 boxes
Consists of an open collection of manuscript maps. Included is the eastern section of the Mason-Dixon Line drawn by Charles Dixon and Jeremiah Dixon in 1768.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Stockton Family Materials, 1701-1942 (mostly 1750-1820)

C0491
2 boxes
Consists of selected material of various members of the prominent Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey, currently ranging from a 1701 deed to notes on Nassau Inn written in 1942.
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Jonathan Dickinson Collection, 1704-1763

C1046
1 box
Consists chiefly of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of clergyman Jonathan Dickinson relating to his establishment of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).
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Jonathan Belcher Collection, 1708-1950

C1007
1 box
Consists of correspondence and documents of Jonathan Belcher, dating from his early years in Massachusetts to his days as colonial governor of New Jersey.
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Mowry Family of Rhode Island Collection, 1722-1785

C1137
1 box
Consists primarily of account books of members of the Mowry family, who were among the first settlers of Providence, Rhode Island.
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Jonathan Edwards Family Collection, 1723-1798

C0233
1 box
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.
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Horace Walpole Family Collection, 1724-1857 (mostly 1724-1786)

C1248
1 box
A collection of letters and documents of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, the English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright, and novelist, and of his father Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, who was to become England's longest running Prime Minister.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Theater Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1726-1978

TC097
15 boxes
Consists of an assembled collection of correspondence of playwrights, authors, actors and actresses, and theater managers, and other manuscript materials relating to American and English theater from the 1720s through the 1970s.
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Jansenism in France Collection, 1728-1780

C0838
1 box
Jansenism was a religious movement based on the teachings of the theologian Cornelius Jansen (1585-1638). His doctrines held that human beings cannot achieve goodness without the intervention of God's grace and that a minority of individuals has been predestined by God for salvation. Consists of a collection of papers related to the Jansenist controversy in France in the 18th century.
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Jansenism in France Collection, 1728-1780

Jansenism was a religious movement based on the teachings of the theologian Cornelius Jansen (1585-1638). His doctrines held that human beings cannot achieve goodness without the intervention of God's grace and that a minority of individuals has been predestined by God for salvation. Consists of a collection of papers related to the Jansenist controversy in France in the 18th century.

Pennsylvania Collection, 1728-1908 (mostly 1728-1809)

C1291
1 box
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.
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Pennsylvania Collection, 1728-1908 (mostly 1728-1809)

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.

Clarke Family of New Jersey Collection, 1732-1870

C0550
6 boxes
Consists of correspondence and documents of the Clarke family of New Jersey, particularly of Elisha L. Clarke and Joseph Olden Clarke.
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Frank N. Doubleday and Nelson Doubleday Collection, 1734-1966 (mostly 1890-1949)

C0162
33 boxes
Consists primarily of papers of Frank Nelson Doubleday and his son, Nelson, relating to their personal and business relationships with prominent authors and artists published under the Doubleday imprint, such as Joseph Conrad, A. B. Frost, Rudyard Kipling, T. E. Lawrence, and W. Someset Maugham.
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George Pretyman Collection, 1741-1886

C1383
1 box
Consists of material of British clergyman and bishop George Pretyman (also known as George Pretyman Tomline) related to William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) and others.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Patrick Henry Materials, 1743-1796

C1165
1 box
Consists of selected manuscript material by and about American attorney, politician, and planter Patrick Henry (1736-1799).
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Princeton University Library Collection of Ashbel Green Materials, 1744-1958 (mostly 1783-1844)

C0257
13 boxes
Ashbel Green (1762-1848) was a prominent Presbyterian minister, eighth president of the College of New Jersey, and co-founder of the Princeton Theological Seminary. The bulk of the papers consist of Green's personal writings, including diaries and sermons. The papers of Green's father, the Reverend Jacob Green (1722-1790) are also included.
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Sergeant Family Collection, 1746-1843

C1192
1 box
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.
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Sergeant Family Collection, 1746-1843

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.

Princeton University Library Collection of Princeton University Materials, 1746-1983

C1352
6 boxes
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.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Princeton University Materials, 1746-1983

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.

Aaron Burr (1716-1757) Collection, 1750-1761

C0090
1 box
This is an open collection for accessions of Aaron Burr (1716-1757) manuscripts, letters, documents, and related material.
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Jonathan Odell Collection, 1750-1780

C1151
1 box
Consists of selected material of Jonathan Odell, an eighteenth-century New Jersey clergyman and loyalist in the American Revolution, and his father, John Odell.
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Shippen Family Collection, 1750-1810 (mostly 1750-1783)

C1200
1 box
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.
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Shippen Family Collection, 1750-1810 (mostly 1750-1783)

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.

Princeton University Library Collection of George Washington Materials, 1750-1904 (mostly 1750-1793)

C1264
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about George Washington, first president of the United States, as well as some items of members of his family.
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Samuel Davies Collection, 1752-1931 (mostly 1752-1759)

C1042
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and several manuscript sermons of Samuel Davies, fourth president of Princeton University.
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Hamilton Cottier Papers, 1752-1977

C0594
17 boxes
Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, account books (1925-1975), financial papers, and printed matter of Hamilton Cottier (Princeton Class of 1922, professor of English, 1925-1962), and material relating to "Southlawn," the home of his father, Alonzo Cottier, in Scarsdale, N.Y.
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Hamilton Cottier Papers, 1752-1977

Consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, account books (1925-1975), financial papers, and printed matter of Hamilton Cottier (Princeton Class of 1922, professor of English, 1925-1962), and material relating to "Southlawn," the home of his father, Alonzo Cottier, in Scarsdale, N.Y.

Benjamin Franklin Collection, 1753-1771

C1059
1 box
Consists primarily of selected correspondence and documents, both original and copies, of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most prominent of the founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.
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Benjamin Franklin Collection, 1753-1771

Consists primarily of selected correspondence and documents, both original and copies, of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most prominent of the founders and early political figures and statesmen of the United States.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Collection, 1753-1771

C1064
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the noted German poet and dramatist, author of Faust.
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Robert Smith Collection, 1755-1790 (mostly 1755-1758)

C1209
1 box
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.
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Robert Smith Collection, 1755-1790 (mostly 1755-1758)

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.

Hunt and Guild Families of New Jersey Collection, 1755-1878 (mostly 1755-1858)

C1087
2 boxes
Consists of eighteenth and nineteenth-century correspondence, letters, and documents of the Hunt and Guild families of New Jersey.
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Tennent Family Papers, 1755-1936 (mostly 1770-1795)

C0482
2 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous eighteenth-century papers of several members of the Tennent family of New Jersey and South Carolina.
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Samuel Finley Collection, 1756-1766

C1055
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of Samuel Finley, fifth president of Princeton University.
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Reading Family of New Jersey Collection, 1757-1787 (mostly 1765-1781)

C1253
1 box
Consists of correspondence and documents of three members of the Reading family of New Jersey: Thomas Reading, his brother George, and their father, Governor John Reading. Most of the material deals with incidences during the time of the American Revolutionary War.
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New Granada Slavery Collection, 1757-1812

C1052
1 box
Consists of 58 manuscript leaves, comprising 27 Spanish documents, relating to the buying and selling of slaves in the Kingdom of New Granada (now Colombia).
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George Morgan Collection, 1759-1806

C1394
1 box
Consists of an open collection of material related to George Morgan, a Princeton farmer and landowner. Included are a journal containing a survey register for lands in western Pa., a personal account book, and miscellaneous correspondence.
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George Morgan Collection, 1759-1806

Consists of an open collection of material related to George Morgan, a Princeton farmer and landowner. Included are a journal containing a survey register for lands in western Pa., a personal account book, and miscellaneous correspondence.

American Lottery Tickets Collection, 1761-1826

C1114
1 box
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.
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John Newton Collection, 1763-1801

C0192
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts and letters of eighteenth-century English clergyman and hymnist John Newton.
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Princeton University Library Collection of American Revolution Materials, 1765-1783

C1284
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and other materials related to the U.S. Continental Congress and the American Revolutionary War era. Materials span from the mid-1760s through the early 1780s, and many concern the state of New Jersey, among other areas.
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Signers of the Declaration of Independence Collection, 1765-1813

C0197
1 box
Contains one or more letters and/or documents of each of thirty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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John Witherspoon Collection, 1765-1903 (mostly 1767-1790)

C0274
4 boxes
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.
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Field Family Collection, 1767-1885

C1054
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence, documents, and a genealogy of the Field family of New Jersey.
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John Beatty Family Collection, 1768-1804

C1010
1 box
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.
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Thomas Picton Collection, 1768-1807

C1171
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts of New Jersey Rev. Thomas Picton.
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John Trumbull Collection, 1768-1842

C1237
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of John Trumbull, the American artist known as the "Painter of the American Revolution." One of his historical paintings, Declaration of Independence, was used for the image on the reverse of the U.S. $2 dollar bill.
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John Trumbull Collection, 1768-1842

Consists of selected correspondence and documents of John Trumbull, the American artist known as the "Painter of the American Revolution." One of his historical paintings, Declaration of Independence, was used for the image on the reverse of the U.S. $2 dollar bill.

Mary A. Livermore Collection, 1768-1928 (mostly 1846-1905)

C0117
9 boxes
Consists of two collections of materials created by or related to American suffragette and reformer Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1820-1905), including autograph notes, drafts, typescripts, and reprints of lectures, addresses, articles, and short stories by Livermore; correspondence; family documents and photographs; and clippings and printed materials, some of which were collected by Adelaide Witherington Boynton.
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Mary A. Livermore Collection, 1768-1928 (mostly 1846-1905)

Consists of two collections of materials created by or related to American suffragette and reformer Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1820-1905), including autograph notes, drafts, typescripts, and reprints of lectures, addresses, articles, and short stories by Livermore; correspondence; family documents and photographs; and clippings and printed materials, some of which were collected by Adelaide Witherington Boynton.

John Macpherson Berrien Collection, 1768-1932

C1008
1 box
Consists of several letters and a few family documents of John MacPherson Berrien, Princeton graduate (Class of 1796) and senator from Georgia.
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Thomas Potts Johnson Collection, 1769-1846

C0471
8 boxes
Consists of miscellaneous papers relating to Thomas Potts Johnson's legal practice covering the New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex; papers pertaining to his position as New Jersey attorney general; and two family photograph albums.
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Thomas Potts Johnson Collection, 1769-1846

Consists of miscellaneous papers relating to Thomas Potts Johnson's legal practice covering the New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Essex; papers pertaining to his position as New Jersey attorney general; and two family photograph albums.

Philip Morin Freneau Collection, 1770-1802

C1061
1 box
Consists of selected papers of Philip Morin Freneau, considered the "poet of the American Revolution."
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Andrew Hunter Family Collection, 1770-1820

C1086
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of both Andrew Hunter, an early nineteenth-century Princeton professor of mathematics and astronomy, and his clergyman uncle of the same name.
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Princeton University Library Collection of James and Dolley Madison Materials, 1770-1937 (mostly 1770-1838)

C0207
2 boxes
Consists of an open collection of selected correspondence, writings, and documents created or signed by James Madison, fourth president of the United States, correspondence and a document of Dolley Payne Todd Madison, as well as a small amount of material by others about James Madison.
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French Revolution Collection, 1771-1821

C1062
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and documents from the time of the French Revolution.
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Randolph Family of Virginia Collection, 1771-1833

C1184
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the Randolph family of Virginia--one of the great extended dynastic families of late colonial Virginia.
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Princeton University Library Collection of Aaron Burr (1756-1836) Materials, 1771-1958 (mostly 1782-1830)

C0089
2 boxes
Consists primarily of letters by Aaron Burr (Princeton Class of 1772) to members of his family and associates, along with some documents pertaining to his legal career.
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Samuel Stanhope Smith Collection, 1772-1817

C0028
1 box
Consists of manuscripts, letters, and documents of Samuel Stanhope Smith, covering, for the most part, the years (1795-1812) he served as president of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton.
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Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852

C0725
3 boxes
The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.
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Boudinot Family Collection, 1772-1852

The collection consists of correspondence and documents of various members of the Boudinot family of New Jersey, regarding family, business, and political affairs. Most of the correspondence is related to Elias Boudinot IV (Trustee of Princeton University, 1772-1821) and his brother Elisha but many other family members are also represented.

German Authors Collection, 1772-1930

C0095
1 box
Cnsists of autograph letters and occasional manuscripts of various, primarily 19th-century, German writers, including Hermann Bahr, Richard Dehmel, Marie Ebner-Eschenbach, Carl Hauptmann, Arno Holz, Heinrich Laube, Max Mell, and Arthur Schnitzler.
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German Authors Collection, 1772-1930

Cnsists of autograph letters and occasional manuscripts of various, primarily 19th-century, German writers, including Hermann Bahr, Richard Dehmel, Marie Ebner-Eschenbach, Carl Hauptmann, Arno Holz, Heinrich Laube, Max Mell, and Arthur Schnitzler.

Elias Boudinot Collection, 1773-1950 (mostly 1777-1820)

C0230
1 box
Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and Revolutionary statesman, serving as member of the Continental Congress (president, 1782), secretary of foreign affairs (1783-84), New Jersey congressman (1789-95), and director of the U.S. Mint (1795-1805). The collection consists of miscellaneous letters and documents of Boudinot, many of which concern his land dealings.
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Elias Boudinot Collection, 1773-1950 (mostly 1777-1820)

Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and Revolutionary statesman, serving as member of the Continental Congress (president, 1782), secretary of foreign affairs (1783-84), New Jersey congressman (1789-95), and director of the U.S. Mint (1795-1805). The collection consists of miscellaneous letters and documents of Boudinot, many of which concern his land dealings.

Jonathan Rhea Legal Papers, 1774-1892

C0521
2 boxes
This collection consists of correspondence and legal documents of eighteenth-century lawyer and legal clerk Jonathan Rhea (1758-1815), of Trenton, New Jersey, as well as legal records created by others following his death. The materials mainly reference land transactions, lawsuits, and the collecting of debts in the Trenton area, but also extending to New Brunswick, Burlington, Monmouth County, and other localities.
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Jonathan Rhea Legal Papers, 1774-1892

This collection consists of correspondence and legal documents of eighteenth-century lawyer and legal clerk Jonathan Rhea (1758-1815), of Trenton, New Jersey, as well as legal records created by others following his death. The materials mainly reference land transactions, lawsuits, and the collecting of debts in the Trenton area, but also extending to New Brunswick, Burlington, Monmouth County, and other localities.

William Hayley Collection, 1775-1819

C1139
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and poetical manuscripts of English poet William Hayley, the biographer and friend of William Cowper.
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Society of Friends Collection, 1775-1829

C1337
1 box
Consists of selected manuscripts, epistles, minutes and other documents related to the Society of Friends, members of which are informally known as Quakers.
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Oliver Ellsworth Collection, 1775-1883

C1049
1 box
Consists of correspondence, engravings, documents, and printed material related to Oliver Ellsworth, the eighteenth-century Connecticut senator and jurist.
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John Hancock Collection, 1776-1781

C1072
1 box
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of American Revolutionary patriot and statesman John Hancock.
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Alfred A. Woodhull Collection, 1776-1916

C0358
8 boxes
Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of surgeon and medical inspector Alfred A. Woodhull (Princeton Class of 1856).
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Princeton Revolution Collection, 1777

C0032
1 box
Consists mostly of receipts for supplies and services delivered/rendered to the Continental Army, given to Enos Kelsey (Princeton Class of 1760), who at that time was a major in Colonel Chambers' Battalion of the New Jersey State Army, apparently buying supplies locally in Princeton.
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Princeton Revolution Collection, 1777

Consists mostly of receipts for supplies and services delivered/rendered to the Continental Army, given to Enos Kelsey (Princeton Class of 1760), who at that time was a major in Colonel Chambers' Battalion of the New Jersey State Army, apparently buying supplies locally in Princeton.

New Mexico Documents Collection, 1777-1890

C1397
1 box
Consists of retained copies of 66 notarial documents for primarily 19th-century land transactions in what is now the state of New Mexico.
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William Alexander Collection, 1778-1813

C1326
1 box
This collection contains documents and correspodence of and about General William Alexander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. This correspondence maninly concerns military tactics and includes Colonel Peabody, Alexander Hamilton, and General John Peter Muhlenburg.
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William Alexander Collection, 1778-1813

This collection contains documents and correspodence of and about General William Alexander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. This correspondence maninly concerns military tactics and includes Colonel Peabody, Alexander Hamilton, and General John Peter Muhlenburg.

Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

C1108
1 box
Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.
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Lee Family Collection, 1780-1886

Consists of selected letters and documents by and about members of the Lee family of Virginia. The Lee family is a historically significant Virginia political family, whose many prominent members are known for their accomplishments in politics and the military. They are descended from the Lees of Shropshire, England, and became prominent in colonial America when Colonel Richard Lee emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in tobacco. Members of the family represented in this collection include Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734–1797) and Richard Henry Lee (1732–1794), both signers of the Declaration of Independence, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and, most famously, Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War.

Thomas Jefferson Collection, 1781-1826

C0190
2 boxes
Consists of two manuscripts and assorted correspondence by the architect, scientist, author, and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).
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Marquis de Lafayette Collection, 1781-1834

C1105
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence and documents of the Marquis de Lafayette, French soldier, statesman, and liberal leader, who was a general in the American Revolutionary army and a close friend of George Washington.
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