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Collection Overview

Creator:
MacMartin family
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
MacMartin Family Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/v692t625k
Dates:
1827-1878
Size:
2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists predominantly of nineteenth-century correspondence between members of the MacMartin family of New York and New Jersey.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists predominantly of nineteenth-century correspondence between members of the MacMartin family of New York and New Jersey. The collection contains correspondence between Peter W. MacMartin and his wife Harriet, letters by James and Archibald MacMartin to their brother Peter, correspondence between Peter and his sons Archibald M. (Princeton Class of 1865) and Malcolm (Princeton Class of 1867) covering in part their years at Princeton during the Civil War, and correspondence among other family members. In addition there are photographs, one of Malcolm and one of Archibald M., and several miscellaneous financial papers relating to the brothers.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

The MacMartin family was a prominent family of New York and New Jersey.

Collection History

Processing Information:

Folder list written by Lisa Yankowitz '13 in January 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:

MacMartin Family Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/v692t625k
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184