Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Cooley, Eli Field, 1781-1860.
Title:
Eli Field Cooley Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/3t945q825
Dates:
1803-1910
Size:
9 boxes and 5.3 linear feet
Storage Note:
This is stored in multiple locations. ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-8 Firestone Library (scamss): Box 9
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of sermons, correspondence, documents, diaries, commonplace books, diplomas, and miscellaneous financial papers of nineteenth-century pastor Eli Field Cooley (Princeton Class of 1806).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of sermons, correspondence, documents, diaries, commonplace books, diplomas, and miscellaneous financial papers of Cooley (Princeton Class of 1806). The bulk of the collection is comprised of sermons written by Cooley while he was pastor of the First Church in Ewing Township, New Jersey, some of his correspondence, and letters to Emma L. Rose Cooley (Mrs. William L. Cooley) by several of her relatives. Also included are Cooley's diaries for the years 1826, 1828, 1831, 1836-1840, 1842-1860; indentures and lists of goods and chattel; and financial notebooks, cancelled checks, and receipts.

Arrangement

Arranged in this order: correspondence, legal documents, miscellaneous financial papers, sermons, diaries, diplomas.

Collection Creator Biography:

Cooley, Eli Field, 1781-1860.

Eli Field Cooley (Princeton Class of 1806) was pastor of the First Church in Ewing Township, New Jersey.

Collection History

Acquisition:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

The contents list was compiled by Rafael Abrahams in June 2010.

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.

Credit this material:

Eli Field Cooley Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/3t945q825
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
This is stored in multiple locations. ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-8 Firestone Library (scamss): Box 9