4Results for "Prior to 1864"
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.
Princeton and the Confederacy
Hundreds of Princeton alumni served the Confederacy as soldiers, officers, and political leaders. Yet Princeton’s close involvement with the Confederate States of America has received surprisingly little scholarly attention until recently.
The Princeton Immigration Restriction League (1922-1924)
In 1922, Princeton affiliates founded a chapter of the Immigration Restriction League (IRL) on campus, advocating for restrictions on non-western European immigration into the United States. Though the organization dissolved in 1924, the IRL leaders’ commitment to white supremacy extended into their professional lives as influential 20th-century scholars.
John Pierre Burr
Portrait of John Pierre Burr (1792-1864), the abolitionist son of Aaron Burr Jr. ('1772) and Mary Emmons of Calcutta, India.