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Collection Overview

Creator:
Olden family
Title:
Olden Family Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/s7526c46r
Dates:
1769-1847
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists mostly of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of members of the Olden family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Benjamin Olden, Ephraim Olden, John Olden, and Samuel Olden.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists mostly of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of members of the Olden family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Benjamin Olden, Ephraim Olden, John Olden, and Samuel Olden. The collection contains estate inventories, a partnership agreement, leases, a will, a deed, receipts, and articles of agreement. In addition, there is a copy of a sermon (1769) by Samuel Fotheringill.

Additional accessions include twelve letters (1818-1826) from Hugh B. Ely to his father-in-law, Joseph Olden, about family matters and eight letters (1800-1810), also to Joseph Olden, from Alexander Elmslie chiefly about investments.

Collection Creator Biography:

The Olden family was a prominent family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Various AM.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

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:

Olden Family Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/s7526c46r
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184