Contents and Arrangement

Volume 1, Civil Government, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of lectures, lecture notes, published essays, printed matter, and a small amount of correspondence of Atwater, a professor of logic and moral and political science at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), as well as some papers of other people. Included are bound volumes of lectures and exam questions given by Atwater, attendance lists, newspaper clippings collected for research purposes, tax forms and other administrative papers. Also present are a volume of lecture notes taken by Atwater's son, Edward Atwater (Princeton Class of 1862), while a freshman at Princeton in 1858, and tearsheets of articles by various authors published in the Princeton Review.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed in part as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Volume 1, Civil Government; Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater Papers, C0792, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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