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Charles S. Peirce papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0179
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one bound holographic notebook of philosopher and mathematician, Charles S. Peirce. The notebook contains a catalog of books on logic and scholastic philosophy from Peice's personal library. Peirce also noted the estimated value of each title. Most likely, Peirce compiled the notebook, 1880-1881, at a time when he hoped to find a buyer for his library. Most of the books were acquired by the Johns Hopkins University in 1881.

Dates: 1880-1881

Princeton Liberal Debating Club Constitution

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0181
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one bound volume containing the constitution of the Liberal Debating Club of Princeton University. The constitution is in the handwriting of Woodrow Wilson who founded the club in 1876 and was a member of the Princeton class of 1979. Two copies of the constitution in typescript are also part of the collection.

Dates: 1876-1877

Madge Preston papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0180

Collection consists of two bound holographic volumes of Baltimore resident, Madge Preston (1815-1895). In the first volume (1868) Mrs. Preston copied letters sent to family and friends during a trip to Europe in 1868 in which she described the sea voyage, visits to German cities, and various social activities. Most of the letters are addressed to her husband, William P. Preston. The second volume (1885) is a record of letters sent and received and a daily ledger of weather and activities.

Dates: 1868, 1885