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Will's Way dedication ceremony

Rutgers University
2017-10-26

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Photograph of the dedication ceremony on October 26, 2017. Individuals depicted include Scarlet and Black Project's leaders Dr. Deborah Gray White and Dr. Marisa Fuentes, Chancellor Debasish Dutta, and former Chancellor Richard Edwards.

Old Queens Bell

Rutgers University

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Modern-day photograph of Old Queens Bell by Dennis Connors for Rutgers University. The bell was donated by Colonel Henry Rutgers in 1826.

Letter to Col. Henry Van Dike concerning a donation of land for Queen's College from the estate of James Parker Sr.

Parker, James
1807-10-16

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On October 16, 1807, James Parker Jr. (1776-1868) writes to Col. Henry Van Dike to confirm Parker's intention to transfer a plot of land in New Brunswick to the Queen's College Board of Trustees. Parker describes the five-acre plot of land in detail.…

Account book, 1794-1809

Blauvelt, Abraham
1794/1809

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Abraham Blauvelt used this account book to record the expenses of the Queen's College Building Committee from July 6, 1808, to March 30, 1810. Blauvelt was the chairman of said committee and oversaw the construction of the college's first permanent…

Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $39.88 for his negro's services doing masonry (Old Queens Building construction, entry 130)

Blauvelt, Abraham
1809-11-30

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On November 30, 1809, Abraham Blauvelt recorded a payment of $39.88 to Jacob Dunham for "his negro's" services. This payment was for "masonry" work.

This is entry number 130 on page 6 of Blauvelt's account book. Blauvelt was the chairman of the…

Watercolor of Rutgers College

Doolittle, Theodore Sanford
1850s

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Watercolor of Rutgers College, painted by Doolittle while a student (late 1850s).

Record of payment to Jacob Dunham, $5.06 for labor of his negro on the foundation (Old Queens Building construction, entry 15)

Blauvelt, Abraham
1808-09-28

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On September 28, 1808, Abraham Blauvelt recorded a payment for $5.60 to Jacob Dunham “for labor of his negro.” This payment was for "foundation" work.

This is entry number 15 on page 1 of Blauvelt's account book. Blauvelt was the chairman of the…