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


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

The Queen's and Rutgers College Presidents' collection contains approximately 5 boxes, or 2.1 feet of material, spanning 1774 through 1983. The bulk of the material dates from between 1785 and 1932. The records are arranged into nine different series to reflect each of the nine Presidential administrations they document. The Presidential administrations included in this collection are: Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh, William A. Linn, Ira N. Condict, John H. Livingston, Philip Milledoler, Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck, Theodore Frelinghuysen, William H. Campbell, and Merrill E. Gates. Within each series, the items are arranged chronologically. Many of the letters in the collection from the first half of the 20th century are from presidential descendants with Rutgers Library and Presidential Offices to document family history and create memorials to their ancestors.

2.1 cubic feet 5 manuscript boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 8177013

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

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Bruyn, Severyn Ten Haut, 1927-....

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Murray, David, 1830-1905

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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, Mary C. Bishop.

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New Brunswick Theological Seminary

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Campbell, William Henry, 1808-1890

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

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Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825

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Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889

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Hasbrouck, Abraham Bruyn, 1791-1879

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Linn, William, 1752-1808

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Forsyth, Maryrose

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