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Introduction to Natural History, undated
Collection Description & Creator Information
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.
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:
Introduction to Natural History; Benedict Jaeger Collection, C0466, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 4
- Princeton University