Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Condit family.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Condit Family Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/c821gj839
Dates:
1750-1883
Size:
6 boxes
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-6
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of account books and ledgers, a diary (1750), documents, photographs, a few letters, and printed material of the Condit family of East Orange, N.J.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of account books and ledgers, a diary (1750), documents, photographs, a few letters, and printed material of the Condit family of East Orange, N.J. The collection contains material from the Oranges and Newark including a paper by Jotham H. Condit, "An Easy History of Orange," 19th-century newspapers of the Orange and East Orange areas, and miscellaneous clippings. The diary chronicles a trip by John Condit and Daniel Lawson from Newark to London. In addition, there are eighteen issues of The New York Times for April, 1865, detailing the assassination of Lincoln and subsequent events.

Collection Creator Biography:

The Condit family was a prominent family from East Orange, N.J.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Dean Kenneth H. Condit.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory prepared by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2011.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Condit Family Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/c821gj839
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184