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John Ellsworth Peters was a member of the Princeton Class of 1870.
The collection consists of notes, correspondence, photographs, maps, and printed matter of Peters (Princeton Class of 1870). The collection contains Peters' notes about the Olden and Peters families of Princeton and the Stony Brook area of Princeton, notes on wills and deeds of Princeton residents, and original photographs of houses in Princeton, mainly of the Stony Brook Meeting House. There are also several historical pamphlets related to Presbyterian churches in New Jersey.
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The contents list was compiled by Rafael Abrahams in July 2010.
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The collection is open for research.
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Binder containing miscellaneous documents related to Princeton goings-on: newspaper clippings; letters of correspondence; notes; unfilled marriage certificate with list of married couples on back; program for Stony Brook Sunday School performance; genealogical papers.Physical Description
Notebook with drawn maps and notes on Stony Brook.Physical Description
Miscellaneous documents, notes, and correspondence. Some relates to the Stony Brook Meeting House.Physical Description
5 notebooks with historical notes and research on Stony Brook and Chesterfield.Physical Description
Newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence relating to Job G. Olden, Assistant Treasurer of Princeton University 1845-1969.Physical Description
Notes and correspondence relating to the Ostrom family, including Revered James Ostrom and other individuals.Physical Description
Newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence relating to the Olden and Peters families. Folder 3 includes printed photograph of Martin G Brumbaugh Twenty-Eighth Governor of Pennsylvania; folder 6 includes copy of 1810 map of west New Jersey.Physical Description
2 notebooks of Catherine Saxon Olden Peters.Physical Description
Binder containing correspondence and notes relating to genealogy.Physical Description
Same as abovePhysical Description
Miscellaneous documents. Includes notes, maps of Princeton, correspondence, and genealogical research.Physical Description
Notebook with historical records.Physical Description
10 labeled photographs of houses in the Princeton and Stony Brook areas.Physical Description
Notebook containing lyrics to "The Boys of Switzerland" and Olden genealogical information.Physical Description
Pamphlets and programs realting to historical studies or ceremonies, many relating to the anniversary of the Presbyterian Church.Physical Description
Correspondence of Reverend John E. Peters.Physical Description