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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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Cameron Family Papers consist primarily of the correspondence and writings of former Princeton University professors Henry Clay Cameron (1827-1906) and his son, A. Guyot Cameron (1864-1947), with some correspondence relating to Henry C. Cameron's wife, Wilhelmina "Mina" Louise Cécile Chollet (1832-1908). There is also a significant amount of Cameron family photographs as well as some documents, printed matter, and ephemera relating to Princeton University. Famed Swiss-American geologist, geographer, and Princeton professor Arnold Henry Guyot (1807-1884), a relative of the Cameron family through marriage, is also represented in the collection through classroom maps, correspondence, a journal, and printed articles and lectures by and about Guyot. Most of the materials in the collection are professional in nature.
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Charles Hodge Papers, 1773-1930 (mostly 1811-1886)
C0261
27 boxes 13.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists primarily of the personal papers of Hodge, including lectures, speeches, articles, books an correspondence dealing with questions of Presbyterian theology in the mid and latter nineteenth century. The papers reflect Hodge's lifelong association with the Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS).
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Green Family Collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed matter of the Green family of Trenton and Mercer County, New Jersey, including Henry Woodhull Green (Princeton Class of 1820), his parents, Elizabeth and Caleb Green, his brother, John Cleve Green, and his son, Charles Ewing Green.
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Horton Davies Collection, 1951-1964
C1320
1 box 0.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This is a collection of correspondence and selected writings of Horton Marlais Davies, a Princeton University professor of religion and author of many books on church history.
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James Clement Moffat Collection, 1832-1861
C1128
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of selected manuscripts and corresondence of the nineteenth-century Scottish-born church historian and educator James Clement Moffat.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of scrapbook pages and a diary kept by James Gibson from May, 1858, to May, 1859, while traveling in the United States and Canada and attending Princeton Theological Seminary.
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John Miller Papers, 1841-1917
C0632
6 boxes 2.25 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of works, correspondence, a diary (1851), financial papers, biographical material, a bibliography, and printed matter of American Presbyterian clergyman and Confederate chaplain John Miller (Princeton Class of 1836).