Owners of Incunabula

Princeton University Library

Owner Id3530
TypeCorporate body
Biographical dates - Period of existence1750-
Other InformationThe institution was founded in 1746 as the College of New Jersey; its first library was opened in 1750; the name of the institution was changed in 1896 to Princeton University, so the library had this formal name only since then. A significant portion of the incunabula in the library is held in the collection formed by the Scheide family, and bequeathed to the University by William H. Scheide, which continues to be known as the Scheide Library.
Other Identifierhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnc00019995
http://library.princeton.edu/about/history

Activity

Start (year)1750
End (year)1896
NoteDuring this period, the library was not formally named, but was the library of the College of New Jersey.
MARC Area Coden-us-nj
PlacePrinceton, NJ (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Profession / Type of InstitutionUniversity
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay

Activity

Start (year)1896
NoteKnown from 1896 as Princeton University Library.
MARC Area Coden-us-nj
PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Profession / Type of InstitutionUniversity
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2022-03-22 00:53:04

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Princeton University Library

Owner Id3530
TypeCorporate body
Biographical dates - Period of existence1750-
Other InformationThe institution was founded in 1746 as the College of New Jersey; its first library was opened in 1750; the name of the institution was changed in 1896 to Princeton University, so the library had this formal name only since then. A significant portion of the incunabula in the library is held in the collection formed by the Scheide family, and bequeathed to the University by William H. Scheide, which continues to be known as the Scheide Library.
Other Identifierhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnc00019995
http://library.princeton.edu/about/history

Activity

Start (year)1750
End (year)1896
NoteDuring this period, the library was not formally named, but was the library of the College of New Jersey.
MARC Area Coden-us-nj
PlacePrinceton, NJ (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Profession / Type of InstitutionUniversity
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay

Activity

Start (year)1896
NoteKnown from 1896 as Princeton University Library.
MARC Area Coden-us-nj
PlacePrinceton (Geonames Id: 5102922)
Profession / Type of InstitutionUniversity
CharacterisationNo characterisation/lay
Last Edit2022-03-22 00:53:04