New Brunswick (N.J.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
George Washington Coakley was a prominent Rutgers College Alumnus and Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at the University of City of New York (now referred as, New York University) who conducted notable research on Astro-Physics, particularly on the origin of meteorites and the movements of the solar system.
A veteran of 9th Infantry Division, Harold M. Bruskin fought and worked as a radio operator throughout the European, African, and Middle Eastern theaters until he was injured on the Normandy front on July 25, 1944. Bruskin was ultimately awarded a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and a European-African-Middle Eastern (EAME) medal for his service. This collection consists of a large scrapbook featuring correspondence, photographs, clippings, paper money, and ephemera.
The letters of Jacob R. Van Arsdale include two letters to Jacob's father Isaac, from Jacob's uncle Henry Van Arsdale, on the subject of Jacob's entry into Rutgers College, and one letter to Isaac Van Arsdale from Peter J. Nevius. The remaining correspondence consists of letters from Jacob to his father while a student at both Rutgers College and New Brunswick Theological Seminary and during the initial years of his pastoral ministry.