Paterson Family Papers, 1750-1882

Creator
Paterson, William, 1745-1806 [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
English
Description
  • 6 boxes
  • 8.6 linear feet

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Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1750-1882
Restrictions note
The collection is open for research.
Summary note
Consists of selected papers of members of the Paterson family of New Jersey, chiefly those of William Paterson (Princeton Class of 1763), his father, Richard Paterson, his son, William Bell Paterson (Princeton Class of 1801), and twin grandsons, William and Stephen Van Rensselaer Paterson (Princeton Class of 1835). The collections provides 17th, 18th, and 19th-century source material for the history of the College of New Jersey and of the Colonial and post-Colonial history of the State of New Jersey.
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