Contents and Arrangement

MacMartin Family Correspondence, 1838

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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.

Collection History

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; MacMartin Family Correspondence, C0495, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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