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Map of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) showing land donated by James Neilson


1929

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This 1929 map of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) shows the extent of James Neilson's land that he donated to the college.

Neilson Dining Hall catalog record

Gunn, Lloyd Ray
1973

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This is the record for the Neilson Dining Hall from the Catalogue of building and place names at Rutgers, the State University, compiled by Lloyd Ray Gunn for Rutgers University in 1973.

Rutgers Honors James Neilson


1923-11-22

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A brief report in The New York Times about Rutgers University's memorial service for James Neilson (1844-1937) after his death in 1937. The report calls him the "godfather" of the women's college (Douglass College).

Wood Lawn Mansion photograph

Rutgers University
2014-04-16

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Photograph of the Wood Lawn Mansion, located on the Cook-Douglass Campus in New Brunswick. The mansion was originally built in 1830 by Colonel James Neilson (1784-1862) as a residence for his family. The mansion was later bequeathed to Rutgers…

Woodbury Hall catalog record

Gunn, Lloyd Ray
1973

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This is the record for the Woodbury Hall from the Catalogue of building and place names at Rutgers, the State University, compiled by Lloyd Ray Gunn for Rutgers University in 1973. The building was erected in 1959 as part of the Neilson Dormitories…