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- University Hotel (Princeton, N.J.)
- University Hotel Records
- Princeton University Archives
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- 3 Volumes
The University Hotel existed at the corner of Railroad Avenue (today University Place) and Nassau Street from 1876-1887. Consists of three volumes of guest registers from the University Hotel.
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of three volumes of guest registers from the University Hotel.
- Collection Creator Biography:
University Hotel (Princeton, N.J.)
The University Hotel existed at the corner of Railroad Avenue (today University Place) and Nassau Street from 1876-1887. The land for the University Hotel was purchased in July 1875 by William Harris of the Princeton Hotel Company, a venture owned by notable Princeton figure William Libbey. The house existing on the plot was moved to Bayard Street (where it later operated as the Peacock Inn) and a hotel was built in its place. The University Hotel operated for a decade until 1886, when it was taken over by a group of sophomore students who were looking to house their organization. After moving from the University Hotel this organization would become Cottage Club.
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University Hotel Records; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA