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"Archives: Being the History of a Family, 1775-1899," by Thomas Clinton Pears

C0579

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Creator - cre:
Pears, Thomas Clinton, Jr., 1884-1943.
Title:
"Archives: Being the History of a Family, 1775-1899," by Thomas Clinton Pears
Date [inclusive]:
1920s
Call Number:
C0579
Extent:
0.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
Extent:
1 cubic foot (2 archival boxes)
Location:
rcpxm
Language:
English
Abstract:
Consists of a copy of an unpublished manuscript by Thomas Clinton Pears (Princeton Class of 1907), entitled "The Archives: Being the History of a Family, 1775-1899," which constitutes his transcription and editing of original Pears family papers in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Biography/History

A graduate of Princeton University (Class of 1907), Thomas Clinton Pears was an American clergyman and Presbyterian historian.

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Publication Information

Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.,  2009

Revision Description

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[Digital Version]

Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)
  • Pears family.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuscripts -- 20th century.
Subject(s)
  • Family archives -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
  • American history
  • American history

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Collection Inventory

Transcripts of the Pears Family Papers, Compiled and Edited by Thomas Clinton Pears, Jr., vol. I: An 18th Century Divine, undated. 1 folder.

Vol II, Book II: The Years Between and Book III:  An Adventure in Happiness, undated. 1 folder.

Book III: An Adventure in Happiness, part 1, 1806-1813, undated. 1 folder.

Book IV: An Adventure in Happiness, part 2, The Steam Grist Will First Journey to England and France, Pittsburgh in 1817, Second Journey Abroad, undated. 1 folder.

The Year of the "Black Bottle" Failure, vol. 5, 1918. 1 folder.

An Adventure in Happiness, A File of Correspondence Relating to the Attempt of Robert Owen to Establish a Community of Equality at New Harmony, Indiana. Edited with Introduction and Notes by T.C.P., vol. 6, undated. 1 folder.

The Head of the House, John Palmer Pears, vol. 7, undated. 1 folder.

The Trail to the Yukon, the Long, Long Trail, A Brief Account of the Last Year of the Life of Francis Sidney Pears, 1898 February 6-1899 February 4. 1 folder.