Cotsen Children's Library

Cotsen Children's Library

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-1148
The Cotsen Children's Library is a very special library within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University Library. Our international research collection of illustrated children's books, manuscripts, original artwork, prints, and educational toys from the 15th century to the present day is the benefaction of Lloyd E. Cotsen '50. The Cotsen Children's Library also has a public face, serving as a resource for children, families, and educators in the greater Princeton area.

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Mary Chrystie Papers, 1830-1849 (mostly 1833-1841)
2 boxes 1 volume 1.0 linear feet

Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842
A collection of letters and other writings written principally by Mary Chrystie, but also other members of Chrystie/Few family, mostly from the 1830s through 1840s. Mary Chrystie is a pious, intelligent, chatty, and wealthy young lady from Fishkill Landing, New York. Unfortunately Mary dies at the early age of 17 from tuberculosis in Nice, France.