Harold E. Pickersgill Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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Harold E. Pickersgill was an American jurist and New Jersey historian.
The collection consists of Pickersgill's correspondence, historical papers of New Jersey collected by him, and newspaper clippings. Included are correspondence with historical societies and individuals interested in New Jersey history; 19th-century speeches, including two Fourth of July orations given in Perth Amboy by Mayor Solomon Andrews; a description of deeds in the Henry Reeves estate; an unpublished, typed manuscript (carbon) of a history of newspaper publishing in New Jersey; and a typed transcript of board meeting minutes entitled "East New Jersey's Proprietors Journal, 1685-1705." There are also genealogical notes on the Jennings family of New Jersey and the Vroomans of New York.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.
- Manuscripts Division
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- Access Restrictions
Open for research/
- Use Restrictions
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.