Contents and Arrangement

Biographical Material, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected papers of Scott relating to New Jersey history. Included are typed manuscripts for his unpublished book "New Jersey, A Study in Results" and his article on the "Origin of the Judicial System of New Jersey;" notes on the history, institutions, and courts of New Jersey; and printed copies (circa 1891-1905) of a few of Scott's addresses, Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, and other offprints. Also present is the autograph manuscript of "Memoirs" (1892) by William Paterson (Princeton Class of 1835), mayor (1846-1878) of Perth Amboy, N.J., with a letter (1896) to Scott.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Biographical Material; Austin Scott Papers on New Jersey History, C0538, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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