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Princeton Class of 1879

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Wikipedia photo of the class: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Princeton_University_Class_of_1879.jpg

Birthdates of all class members in the Nassau Herald, beginning on this page: https://books.google.com/books?id=exVbAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA50

Directory of living alumni from the class, as of 1917: https://books.google.com/books?id=paJBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA30

Directory of living alumni from the class, as of 1908: https://books.google.com/books?id=BaJBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA46

General catalogue of the class, 1906: https://books.google.com/books?id=MnILAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA254

LIST OF CLASS MEMBERS (From a plaque in the archway of 1879 Hall - see project photos):