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Collection Overview

Creator:
Jaeger, Benedict, d. 1869
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Benedict Jaeger Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sb3978305
Dates:
1825-1886
Size:
4 boxes and 1.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-4
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Benedict Jaeger, professor of natural history and modern languages at Princeton (1832-1843), as well as some papers of others.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of works, correspondence, and printed matter of Jaeger, professor of natural history and modern languages at Princeton (1832-1843), as well as papers of others. The collection contains notes, notebooks, and lectures in natural history, and several autograph manuscripts including "The Happy Families or Rural Life the Real Source of Comfort," "Victims of Infidelity," "The Importance of Studying Natural History," and an account of Jaeger's travels in Russia (1825). In addition, there is a log of Henry Hastings Strong describing his trip around the world on the schooner "Brunhilde" in 1885-1886, several miscellaneous letters signed by "Beatrice," and unrelated newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Collection Creator Biography:

Jaeger, Benedict, d. 1869

Benedict Jaeger was a professor of natural history and modern languages at Princeton (1832-1843).

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory prepared by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2011. Rearranged by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

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:

Benedict Jaeger Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sb3978305
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184