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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 in the Newspapers
News about the College of New Jersey and its students—including their connections to the South—spread across the country through multiple forms of print media.
James Collins Johnson: The Princeton Fugitive Slave
James Collins Johnson, a fugitive slave freed after an 1843 trial in Princeton, became a prominent figure in town and on campus over the course of his many decades working at the College of New Jersey.
Moses Taylor Pyne and the Sugar Plantations of the Americas
The financial contributions of Moses Taylor Pyne (class of 1877), one of Princeton's most prominent benefactors, reveal the complex relationship between Princeton, the American sugar trade, and the slave economy.
Princeton Students Attempt to Lynch an Abolitionist
In September 1835, a crowd of students descended on Princeton’s African American neighborhood to apprehend an abolitionist. The assault underscored the presence on campus of a large number of students committed to slavery and white supremacy.
Catalogue of Princeton University with the number of students from each class and number of students from Southern States.
Call for Subscriptions
A call for subscriptions published in a Charleston newspaper after a fire destroyed Nassau Hall in 1802.
College of New Jersey Commencement Program
A program for a College of New Jersey Commencement printed in a Charleston newspaper in 1800.
Inventory of Estate for Robert Gibbes
A list of enslaved people belonging to Robert Gibbes of South Carolina.