16Results for "1825"
Princeton’s Influence on Southern Higher Education
Princeton-educated ministers and teachers established schools across Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Princeton and the New Jersey Colonization Society
More than half of the officers and founding members of the New Jersey Colonization Society were Princeton affiliates.
Student Autograph Books and Collegiate Friendships
Antebellum autograph books reveal the intimate, cross-sectional friendships northern and southern Princeton students formed in the years before the Civil War.
Navigating Slavery: Robert F. Stockton and the Limits of Antislavery Thought
Robert Field Stockton, a naval officer and supporter of the American Colonization Society, embodied the College of New Jersey’s struggle—and eventual failure—to reconcile the cruelties of slavery with a desire to encourage harmony between the North and South.
“Let the Southerns Come Here”: Letters of a Slaveholding Father and Son
The extensive correspondence between antebellum Princeton student Henry Kirke White Muse and his slave-owning father illustrates the College of New Jersey’s appeal to southern students as well as its conservatism on the issue of slavery.
"Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave"
Title page of the first edition of the Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave.
A portrait of Thomas Ruffin, Princeton alumnus and later Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Samuel Stanhope Smith
Portrait of Samuel Stanhope Smith (class of 1769), Princeton's seventh president (1795-1812).
Autograph Book Entry by William Canfield
William H. Canfield's (class of 1850) message in Robert Bolling's ('1850) autograph book.
Autograph Book Entry by Roland Cox
Autograph book entry by Roland Cox (class of 1863) to Ewing Graham McClure ('1862).