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Princeton university
Princeton University, then known as the College of New Jersey at Princeton, mounted an exhibition booth at the World's Columbian Exposition, a world's fair held in Chicago from May to October 1893. The collection includes three certificates from the U.S. Congress honoring Princeton for the exhibit, three copies of a photograph of Dr. and Mrs. McCosh seated in the exhibit booth, a written proposal for the exhibit, layout plans for the exhibit, and two bound registers containing the autographs and home cities of visitors to the exhibit.
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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.
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Granville Wilcox Correspondence, 1852-1857
C1261
1 box 0.2 linear feet

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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists chiefly of letters sent by Granville Wilcox to members of his family in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) as a member of the Class of 1856.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of letters written by Alexander Marshall Thompson while he was attending the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1889 to 1893, giving a view of a student's social, athletic and academic life, while providing valuable information regarding the history of the College.
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Henry Clay Stewart Collection, 1882-1884
C1258
1 box 0.4 linear feet

Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists mostly of letters (1882-1884) Henry Clay Stewart sent to his parents while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), providing an inside look at the life of a Princeton student towards the end of the nineteenth century.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of correspondence of Lewis French Stearns (Princeton Class of 1867) from the American Civil War years. The letters shed light not only on general student life at the University in the mid-nineteenth century, but also on the local effects of the war--on the University, its students, and on the town of Princeton, N.J.