Jackson Family of New Jersey 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 correspondence of John Peter Jackson and his son F. Wolcott Jackson chiefly related to the New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company which was part of the Pennsylvania Railroad system. ‡b Also included is correspondence between F. Wolcott Jackson and U.S. Vice President Garret A. Hobart regarding an appointment for Jackson's son, John B. Jackson, in the State Dept. Political correspondents include Hamilton Fisk, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, New Jersey governor William Pennington, Joseph Fitz Randolph regarding a the tariff bill, Thomas A. Scott, Martin Van Buren, and Daniel Webster.
The collection materials were a gift of Armand Fell, Princeton Class of 1934, in 1958.
Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Jackson, F. Wolcott (Frederick Wolcott), 1833-1904
- Jackson, John B. (John Brinkerhoff), 1862-1920
- Jackson, John Peter, 1805-1861
- United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
- New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company
- Pennsylvania railroad
- 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.