Contents and Arrangement

"Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852", 1852 June 30-August 8

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

This volume, approximately 96 pages and 4 sketches, is titled, "Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852." The journal includes details on his voyage on the S.S. Gallatin, twelve pages of notes from various publications, some verse, a pen-and-ink sketch of the U.S.S. Walker off Nantucket Bar, and three other miscellaneous pen-and-ink sketches.


The journals are arranged chronologically, followed by the letter book.

Collection History


No items were removed during 2013 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Holly Mengel in 2013. Finding aid written by Holly Mengel in 2013.

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:

"Journal of Thomas Adams, W.C.D.C. of Capitol Hill, A.D. 1852"; Thomas Adams Papers, C1452, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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