The N.W. MacCully Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: MacCully, N. W.
Dates: 1825
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Biographical Information

Details about N.W. MacCully's life are unknown apart from this journal, which was donated by one Anne MacCully Winter upon her death.


Scope and Content

This journal records a trip taken from Halifax, England to America between October 11 and November 24, 1825. N.W. MacCully gives detailed descriptions of cities such as Boston and New York as well as his travels through upstate New York to places like Niagara Falls. Several anecdotes about his time in America are also provided.



MacCully, N. W.--Diaries.

New England--Description and travel.

New York (State)--Description and travel.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written circa 1994 by Douglas Denné under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in May of 2009.


There are no special restrictions to the access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The N.W. MacCully Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
Account of a journey to New England and New York (October 11 - November 24, 1825)


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