- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Corson, Theodore.
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Corson Family Collection
- Manuscripts Division
- Permanent URL:
- 1 box and 0.2 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Consists of correspondence and documents of members of the Corson family, particularly Theodore Corson, of Cape May Court House, New Jersey.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of nineteenth-century correspondence and documents of members of the Corson family, particularly Theodore Corson, of Cape May Court House, New Jersey. The documents include receipts and bills for groceries, lumber, cloth, clothing, farm equipment, freight bills of the West Jersey Railroad Company, and magazine subscriptions.
Arranged by accession number.
- Collection Creator Biography:
From the documents in the collection, Theodore Corson appears to have been a farmer living in the Cape May Court House area of New Jersey in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
- Custodial History:
The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
Finding aid written by James Flannery on January 26, 2006. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
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:
Corson Family Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184