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Collection Overview

Creator:
Gibson, James, 1837-1912
Title:
James Gibson Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sn009x82f
Dates:
1858-1932 (mostly 1858-1859)
Size:
2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of scrapbook pages and a diary kept by James Gibson from May, 1858, to May, 1859, while traveling in the United States and Canada and attending Princeton Theological Seminary.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of scrapbook pages and a diary kept by Gibson from May, 1858, to May, 1859, while traveling in the United States and Canada and attending Princeton Theological Seminary. Both the scrapbook, containing newspaper clippings and photographs (mostly of Princeton), and the diary document his travels. Also present is a brief sketch (7 pp.) of the life of James Gibson written by his son, Thomas, in 1932.

Arrangement

Arranged as follows: scrapbook, pages 1-443; diary, pages 1-226; miscellaneous papers.

Collection Creator Biography:

Gibson, James, 1837-1912

James Gibson, the son of an Irish Presbyterian minister, attended Belfast Theological Seminary and was a student at the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Transferred from P.U. Archives in Mudd Library.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '2014 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

James Gibson Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sn009x82f
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2