Contents and Arrangement

Series 1: Family Members, 1790-1858

3 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of the papers of the Anderson family, including genealogy and correspondence, as well as some papers from the Ashburn and Welling families.


Organized alphabetically by name.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rebecca Garcia in January 2008. Finding aid written by Rebecca Garcia in January 2008.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Series 1: Family Members; Robert Anderson Family Papers, C1230, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-3

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Related Materials

The Historical Society of Princeton owns a select number of documents originally housed with this collection. Robert Anderson's business papers can be found in the holdings of Colonial Williamsburg.

Delaware and Raritan Canal Company (N.J.)
Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire on Buildings of the State of Virginia
Anderson, William Tyler, 1799-1876