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Collection Overview

Creator:
Libbey, William, 1855-1927
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
William Libbey Collection of New Jersey Documents
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/gx41mh900
Dates:
1790-1857
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of fifty-two New Jersey documents collected by William Libbey (Princeton Class of 1877), the bulk of which are deeds representing the counties of Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Hunterdon and the towns of Princeton, Rocky Hill, Montgomery, and Lawrence.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of fifty-two New Jersey documents collected by Libbey (Princeton Class of 1877), the bulk of which are deeds representing the counties of Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, and Hunterdon and the towns of Princeton, Rocky Hill, Montgomery, and Lawrence.

Collection Creator Biography:

Libbey, William, 1855-1927

William Libbey (Princeton Class of 1877) was a professor of physical geography at Princeton University. Libbey also served in the New Jersey National Guard, evenutally advancing to the rank of colonel, and was twice a member of the U.S. Olympic Rifle Team, winning a silver medal at the 1912 Olympic Games.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Various AM.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2012.

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:

William Libbey Collection of New Jersey Documents; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/gx41mh900
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184