Contents and Arrangement

Letter from Samuel Farrand to Ira Remsen, President of Johns Hopkins University, 1905 January 27

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection consists of selected correspondence and documents by and about Samuel Ashbel Farrand. Included is a signed typed letter by Farrand to Ira Remsen, president of Johns Hopkins University, about his recollections of the physicist Henry A. Rowland. There are two letters and two invoices regarding securing rifles and bayonets from the New Jersey State Arsenal for use at the Newark Academy during the Civil War period. There are also nine notes and letters (1866-1870) from Samuel F. B. Morse to Farrand regarding Morse's son William who attended school under Farrand, as well as an academic record booklet for Morse's second son, Edward, covering the period from January to April 1872. There are testimonials and letters of recommmendation for Farrand from educators or friends, including Isaac Ferris, Arnold Guyot, Thomas Hastings, Samuel F. B. Morse, Charles Scribner, Peter Stryker, and the Trustees of the Boonton Iron Works. In addition, there are certifications and teaching licenses for Farrand dating from 1848 to 1853; miscellaneous minutes and receipts of the New Jersey State Teachers Association where Farrand was president; resolutions of the students of Newark Academy upon Farrand's departure (1865); and receipts (1855) for teachers' salaries at Boonton Public School in Boonton, N.J.

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:

Letter from Samuel Farrand to Ira Remsen, President of Johns Hopkins University; Samuel A. Farrand Collection, C1333, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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