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"The Dudley Observatory Controversy of 1858", 1932
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of works, correspondence, and documents of Prentice, as well as selected papers of his father and various other family members. Included in the papers are approximately 65 manuscripts and printed articles and lectures by Prentice, mainly on classical topics or his association with Princeton and the Class of 1892; family and academic correspondence with Thomas Seymour, John Foster Dulles, Howard Crosby, Max Farrand, William Kelly, W. Parmalee Prentice, William Packer Prentice, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Woodrow Wilson, and others; personal documents; and biographical and genealogical records.
Papers of William Packer Prentice include lectures and printed articles; some correspondence; journals, 1849-1915; personal documents; letters received by him and O. M. Mitchell during the Civil War; and other Civil War documents. Also present are family papers, including photographs, Prentice family correspondence (1852-1965), a small file of Hutton family correspondence (1830-1841), and a number of printed writings by various family members, including a typed copy of a diary by Jemima Parmalee Prentice of a pioneer journey (1816) from New Hampshire to New York, "Recollections" by Ezra Parmalee Prentice, "Mount Hope" by E. Parmalee Prentice, and articles and documents of Robert and William Kelly.
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Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication 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 Special Collections 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:
"The Dudley Observatory Controversy of 1858"; William Kelly Prentice Papers, C0811, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1