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Blair and Lee Family Papers, 1640-1946 (mostly 1812-1920)

C0614 474 boxes 253 linear feet
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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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Robinson, Stewart M. (Stewart MacMaster), 1893-1965
Consists of a collection compiled by American clergyman Stewart M. Robinson (Princeton Class of 1915), including photostats of sermons, letters, pamphlets, and communications to newspapers by clergymen in colonial America, which he used as research material for a proposed book entitled "The Political Thought of the Colonial Clergy."
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New Jersey Documents Collection, 1601-1983 (mostly 1750-1890)

C0522 4 boxes 1.5 linear feet
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
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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Series 2: Artwork, 1600-1948

17 boxes
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Consists of a variety of items (many oversized, matted and/or framed) by William Blake, Max Beerbohm, Hablot Knight Browne, George Cruikshank, Edward Lear, John Everett Millais, William Makepeace Thackeray, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, J. M. W. Turner, members of the Brontë family, and others. Robert Taylor collected works by or relating to British authors, artists, and illustrators represented elsewhere in the Taylor Collection, both in manuscripts and printed books. Most of the artwork is individually matted and labeled in a series of 17 clamshell boxes, organized alphabetically by artist and size. An oil portrait of Alexander Pope, attributed to Jean-Baptiste Van Loo (1684-1745), is separately housed.