19Results for "1858"
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.
Albert Baldwin Dod (1805-1845) was a Princeton professor and a slaveholder at the time of the 1840 census.
“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.
Princeton Academies and Slavery
Local academies in Princeton helped maintain the relationship between the College of New Jersey and the South.
Henry Kollock (1778-1819) was a Princeton professor, pastor, and slave owner. He appeared in the first fugitive slave narrative: Life of William Grimes, a Runaway Slave.
Northerners and Southerners from the class of 1859 playing cards and drinking port.
Henry Kirke White Muse
Sketch of Henry Kirke White Muse, a Princeton student from a wealthy Louisiana family.