Contents and Arrangement

Family Correspondence, Robert D. Wilson, 1879-1887

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence (1862-1886), diaries (1881-1883), memorabilia, and printed matter of Wilson, clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa., and his records while at the Seminary. The collection contains his memoranda books, pastor's visiting books (1862-1867, 1871-1872), and miscellaneous Seminary papers, including students' exercises and essays, a register of students, and financial papers. In addition, there are handbills, miscellaneous pamphlets, and programs, some for lectures by Wilson, as well as letters to Wilson's son, Robert D. Wilson, and one of his diaries (1872).

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:

Family Correspondence, Robert D. Wilson; Samuel J. Wilson Papers, C0588, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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