Students--social life and customs--19th century
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The collections consists of 35 letters either written to or by Augustus Bruyn while he was a student at Rutgers College, 1832-1836 as well as latter in his life. Theletters are exhanged between Bruyn, family members and friends.
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.
This collection contains 31 letters written by Nicoll Floyd Elmendorf to his sister, Hattie, while he was a student at Rutgers College, 1874-1878. In the letters, Elmendorf relates his social life as a student, covering such topics as football games, parties, boating club events, and working on the school paper.