Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Alexander, James W. (James Waddel), 1839-1915
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
James W. Alexander Scrapbooks on Princeton University
Repository:
Princeton University Archives
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/05741r77f
Dates:
1875-1905
Size:
20 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-20
Language:
English

Abstract

James W. Alexander, member of the Princeton class of 1860, was a prominent New York City insurance official and financier, an active alumnus, and a member of the Princeton Board of Trustees. The collection consists of 19 scrapbooks containing clippings about Princeton University from Philadelphia, New York and Princeton newspapers, arranged chronologically with occasional correspondence and ephemera from the University.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of 20 scrapbooks containing clippings about Princeton University from Philadelphia, New York and Princeton newspapers, arranged chronologically with occasional correspondence and ephemera from the University.

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Collection Creator Biography:

James W. Alexander, member of the Princeton class of 1860, was a prominent New York City insurance official and financier, an active alumnus, and a member of the Princeton Board of Trustees.

Collection History

Acquisition:

No information about acquisition is available.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Container list created by Eleanor Wright '14 in December 2011 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

James W. Alexander Scrapbooks on Princeton University; Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/05741r77f
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345