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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.

Arranged chronologically.

The collection materials were a gift of Armand Fell, Princeton Class of 1934, in 1958.

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

Manuscripts Division
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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.

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1846-1889. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence, 1890-1924. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letter to John Jackson from His Father and a Friend, 7 August 1822. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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