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Bradford, Willard H. (Willard Hall), 1868-1933
Willard H. Bradford Princeton Collection
Manuscripts Division
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  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and documents relating to the College of New Jersey and the locale of Princeton, collected by Willard H. Bradford (Class of 1891).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and documents relating to the College of New Jersey and the locale of Princeton, collected by Willard H. Bradford (Class of 1891). Manuscripts included in the collection are "An Abridgement of the Riot of 1817" in Nassau Hall, articles of agreement between Charles Steadman and the Whig Society concerning the construction of the Society's building, legal opinion regarding granting of franchise to the Camden Amboy Railroad, certificate of incorporation for Trinity Church in Princeton (1897 copy), and the will of Richard Stockton. Represented in the collection are alumni of the College of New Jersey, such as Elias Boudinot, William Dayton, Richard S. Field, and Richard Stockton.


Arranged alphabetically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Bradford, Willard H. (Willard Hall), 1868-1933

Willard H. Bradford (1868-1933) was an American businessman and coal operator.

Collection History

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Willard H. Bradford Princeton Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1