Contents and Arrangement

miscellaneous, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of letters by several prominent 19th-century Americans collected by Caldwell, including seven signed, autograph letters (1823-1830) by Henry Clay, six signed, autograph letters (1850-1871) by Horace Greeley, and six signed, autograph letters (1844-1861) by Sam Houston. Autograph letters by P. T. Barnum, Millard Fillmore, James Garfield, Belva Lockwood (1st woman candidate to run for president), Cotton Mather, Winfield Scott, and William Sherman--among others--are also included.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

miscellaneous; Robert Granville Caldwell Autograph Collection, C0096, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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