Contents and Arrangement

ALS To Rev. Ashbel Green Asking Advice On the Advisability of Accepting the Presidency of Cumberland College, 1823 February 12

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected letters of Philip Lindsley, both original and copies. Included are a letter (1826) to Rev. Robert Baird concerning a description of Nashville and other matters; a letter (1837) to Lewis J. Cist to let him know that on account of illness he was not able to examine his collection of papers for names to be included in Cist's publication; one letter (1823) to Rev. Ashbel Green asking his advice on accepting the presidency of Cumberland College; three letters to Rev. James Richards, one of them (1823) asking for a bigger salary and a larger house and one (1823) concerning his call to the presidency of Princeton University. Also included is a letter (1823) to an unidentified person recommending the Bloomfield Academy in New Jersey, from which many students attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton).

Collection History

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.

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:

ALS To Rev. Ashbel Green Asking Advice On the Advisability of Accepting the Presidency of Cumberland College; Philip Lindsley Letters, C1111, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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