Field Family 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.
Overview and metadata sections
The collection consists of selected correspondence, documents, and a genealogy of the Field family of New Jersey. Members of the family include Mary Peale Field, her son Robert Field (Princeton Class of 1793), and his son Richard Stockton Field (Princeton Class of 1821). A long letter, dated 12 January 1777, by Mary Field to her sister, Mrs. Grace Parr, in Lancaster describes Revolutionary War activities around her home, White Hill Mansion, in what is now Fieldsboro, N.J.
Arranged by accession number.
The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.
Finding aid written by James Flannery on February 8, 2006. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
The collection is 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.