Contents and Arrangement

Correspondence, 1872-1876

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Correspondence; Eli Field Cooley Papers, C0410, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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