Queen's and Rutgers College Presidents' Collection 1774-1983, 1785-1932 (bulk)


Queen's and Rutgers College Presidents' Collection 1774-1983, 1785-1932 (bulk)

1774-1983, 1785-1932 (bulk)

The Queen's and Rutgers College presidents' Collection features material from 1774 through 1983, with the bulk of the material falling between 1785 and 1932. Items include newspaper clippings, correspondence, commencement addresses, inaugural addresses, and published sermons. Presidents served as both leaders responsible for public addresses and administrators steering the future of the institution, particularly in the form of fundraising efforts. Also included in the collection is genealogical correspondence with descendants of the presidents.

2.1 cubic feet; (5 manuscript boxes)





SNAC Resource ID: 6630294

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Rutgers University

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From July 12 to July 17, 1967, the city of Newark, New Jersey, was wrecked by racial violence. In six days of rioting, 23 people were killed, 725 were injured and nearly 1,500 were arrested. Property damage was estimated at over $10 million. While the riots were still in progress, sixty community leaders formed a Committee of Concern with the following aims: to help restore calm to the city, to study the causes of racial unrest, and to formulate goals for social and economic improve...

Gates, Mary C. Bishop.

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Gates, Merrill Edward, Jr.

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Forsyth, Mary

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New Brunswick Theological Seminary

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Bruyn, Severyn, Mrs.

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Condict, Ira, 1764-1811

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Hardenbergh, Jacob R. (Jacob Rutsen), 1736-1790

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Queen's College (New Brunswick, N.J.). Grammar School

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Gates, Merrill Edwards, 1848-1922

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Murray, David, 1830-1905

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Educator. From the description of Papers of David Murray, 1866-1930 (bulk 1873-1879). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063568 Educator and author born Oct. 15, 1830 and died March 6, 1905. He married Martha Neilson in 1867 who survived him. He graduated from Union College in 1852, and taught at Albany Academy, 1855-1863, and Rutgers College, 1863-1873. He served as Superintendent of Educational Affairs in Japan, 1873-1879, and Secretary of the Board of Regents for the Univer...

Condit, Charles B.

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Rutgers College

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Rutgers was first chartered in 1766 as Queen's College, the eighth institution of higher learning to be founded in the colonies. The school opened its doors in New Brunswick in 1771 and during its early years, the college developed as a classic liberal arts institution. In 1825, the name of the college was changed to honor a former trustee and Revolutionary War veteran, Colonel Henry Rutgers. In 1864, Rutgers College became the land-grant college of New Jersey. Rutgers College attained universit...

Milledoler, Philip, 1775-1852

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Presbyterian and Dutch Reformed clergyman, theologian, and educator of New York and New Jersey; president of Rutgers College, 1825-1840. From the description of Papers, 1785-1857. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 475861568 Presbyterian and Dutch Reformed clergymen, theologian, and educator of New York and New Jersey; president of Rutgers College 1825-1840. From the description of Notebooks, [18--]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record...

Gates, Ellen M. H. (Ellen Maria Huntington), 1835-1920

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Author and hymnologist. From the description of Letter of Ellen M. H. Gates, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450406 ...

Rutgers College. Office of the President.

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William H. S. Demarest was born at Hudson, N.Y. He moved to New Brunswick in 1865, graduated from the Rutgers Grammar School in 1879 and immediately entered Rutgers College. As an undergraduate he was active as class secretary, vice president, and president; director and secretary of the athletic association, a member of the Peripatric Club, class baseball and football teams, and the varsity baseball team. He was senior editor of the Targum, and the Class Day orator. In his senior y...

Linn, William, 1752-1808

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Cook, George H.

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Forsyth, James C., Judge

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Queen's College (New Brunswick, N.J.)

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Demarest, William H. S. (William Henry Steele), 1863-1956

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Graham, Alexander S.

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Bruyn, Severyn

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

Campbell, William Henry, 1808-1890

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William H. Campbell served with the South Carolina Palmetto Light Artillery during the United States Civil War. He entered the war as a Captain and was promoted to Major during the war. He served as the Post Commander at Leagres Point on James Island in South Carolina to help protect the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. From the description of William H. Campbell military return, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477944 ...

Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825

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Livingston was a minister in the Reformed Church in America and a professor at New Brunswick Theological Seminary from 1784-1825. From the description of Papers, 1813-1829. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451919 Letter to his brother, Henry Livingston. "Please to pay whatever is due from you to me, on the settlement of our late honoured father's estate, to my son and take his receipt for the same, which will be equally acknowledged ...

Hasbrouck, Abraham Bruyn, 1791-1879

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U.S. representative from New York and president of Rutgers College. From the description of Abraham Bruyn Hasbroucke, 1675-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981874 Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck was born in Kingston, N.Y. He attended Kingston Academy and Yale College and studied law in Hudson, N.Y. and Litchfield, Conn. Admitted to the bar in 1813, he subsequently practiced law in Kingston. He served as a Member of Congress 1825-1827, and as president of Rutgers College 1840-1...

Brett, Philip M.

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Frelinghuysen, Theodore, 1787-1862

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