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Series 2: Correspondence, 1790-1898
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This series consists mainly of the correspondence of Samuel Miller; however, there are also letters to and/or from other individuals, such as his father, Rev. John Miller, his son, Rev. Samuel Miller, Jr., and his wife, Mrs. Sarah Miller. This series is organized into two subseries, Letters Sent and Letters Received, containing approximately 275 letters and 975 letters, respectively.
Both subseries are arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
No further accruals are expected.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Traci Ballou in June 2005. Most of this involved transcribing information previously handwritten on the folders, reorganizing some sections, and labeling and rehousing the contents in acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was written by Traci Ballou in June 2005.
In 2022, restrictions on Thomas Jefferson letters where researchers were required to use surrogates were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
- Credit this material:
Series 2: Correspondence; Samuel Miller Papers, C0277, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 2-14
- Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.
Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.
Princeton Theological Seminary
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850