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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Charles Woodruff Shields Papers, 1839-1905
C0343
8 boxes 4.2 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of personal papers of Charles W. Shields (Princeton Class of 1844), professor of philosophy and history at Princeton from 1865 to 1903.
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George A. Hulett Papers, 1909-1962
C0460
6 boxes 1 folder 2.5 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
George A. Hulett (Princeton Class of 1892) was a professor of chemistry at Princeton (1909-1935) and authority on "standard cells." The collection consists of his works, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter.
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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.
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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.
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Selected Papers of Charles C. Black, 1881-1945
C0248
2 boxes 0.25 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
The Selected Papers of Charles C. Black consists of documents (1881-1929) relating to various judicial and other appointments and letters received by Black (Princeton Class of 1878) from Abram H. Wintersteen, Herbert S. S. Smith, James R. Macfarlane, William T. Kruse, and others primarily concerning the activities of the Class of 1878.