Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous, 1858-1884

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of fragments and unidentified material contained in the collection, print and manuscript copies of texts filed by the Janvier family for reference purposes, and other material collected by the Janvier family, including cartes de visite of prominent persons, images of hotels, and autographs. The autographs are mostly of Francis Janvier and were likely clipped from documents filed in the folder of Fragments and Unidentified Correspondence.


Grouped into Fragments and Unidentified Correspondence, Reference Material, and Material Collected by the Janvier Family.

Collection History


.5 linear feet of duplicate or extraneous pamphlets and sheet music were transferred to the Rare Book collections, including the following: The Faithful Choice: A Discourse, New York: John A. Gray, 1858; A Year With Jesus (The Blakeslee Graded Lesson Series Vol. III No. 3), The Bible Study Publishing Co. (2 copies); A Year With Jesus (The Blakeslee Graded Lesson Series Vol. III No. 35), The Bible Study Publishing Co., 1893; Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the First General Assembly of the Re-united Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia: G.S. Harris, 1870 (3 copies); Gg. Lang sel. Erben Oberammergau (Bavaria), Diessen: Jos. C. Huber, [1910]; Opinions Concerning the Bible Law of Marriage By One of the People (advertisement), Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger; An Appeal to the American Congress: The Bible Law of Marriage Against Mormonism; An Appeal to the Reverend Clergymen of the United States on Behalf of the Pimal Law of God for Mankind, Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1873 (2 copies); Reply of the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings, to the Request of Hon. Samuel G. King, Philadelphia: Printed for the Commissioners, 1883; Opinion of William Rawle, to the Common Council of the City of Philadelphia, May 28, 1799, Printed for the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings, 1882; Reports of Committee on Fitting Up and Furnishing Rooms of Progress Made since the Reports of July 3, 1889, Philadelphia: Printed for the Commissioners, 1891; Lippincott's Magazine Vol. XIX No. 111 (March 1877); The Knickerbocker Vol. 53 (December, 1858); Carey, H.C., The International Copyright Question Considered, Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1872; Tyng, Dudley, A Sermon Preached in the Church of the Convenant, Philadelphia, July 5, 1867, Philadelphia: Parry and McMillan, 1857; The Story of the Meeting House Built at Salem in 1634-5, Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press, 1897; Souvenir Guide Book of Harvard and its Historical Vicinity, Cambridge, Mass: F.A. Olsson, 1895; J.W. Elliott, A Second Set of Sixty Voluntaries Arranged for the Harmonium, London & New York: Novello, Ewer and Co; Charles Henning, Practical Instruction for the Violin, Boston: Ditson, 1864; Samuel Jackson, Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn, Arranged for the Organ, New York: Schirmer; Julius André, Celebrated Andantes & Adagios for the Organ from the Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Vol. II, Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt; Iungerich, Edward C., Sentimental Angel Waltz, Philadelphia: Stayman & Brothers, 1850; The Shepherd's Evening Song, White, Smith & Co, 1874; Henry Smart, Original Compositions for the Organ, London & New York: Novellow, Ewer & Co; James Montgomery, Prayers, Guidi.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Regine Heberlein in 2011. Finding aid written by Regine Heberlein in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Miscellaneous; Francis De Haes Janvier Family Papers, C1399, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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