Contents and Arrangement

Combs, Joseph, 1832 November 18

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

ALS Princeton. To Nathan B. Rossiter, a student at Williams College. Friendly letter, mentions Henry Clay as candidate for President of US. Touches on various college activities. Says there are 129 students in college, "a greater number than there has been before in eight years."


Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the creator, followed by unidentified and miscellaneous institutional papers.

Collection History


AM 11034

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.


No material was separated during processing.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Fiona Bell '18, Ann-Elise Siden '17, and Sophia Alvarez 18' in November 2016. At this time, materials were rehoused in archival folders, and information written on the original folders was transcribed into description at the file level in this finding aid.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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.

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:

Combs, Joseph; Princeton University Library Collection of Princeton University Materials, C1352, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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