H88-0190. Voorhees, Ralph (1838-1907) and Elizabeth Rodman Voorhees (1841-1924). Papers, 1921-1955. 0.25 linear ft.
Philanthropists from Clinton, New Jersey, and financial supporters of Rutgers College in New Jersey and Hope College with the donation of funds that were used to build Voorhees Hall. Collection includes a 1955 biographical manuscript of Elizabeth Rodman Voorhees by Anthony Luidens, correspondence between Oscar Voorhees and Hope College President Edward Dimnent, photographs of the Rodman and Voorhees families, program of the Voorhees family reunion, 1893 “Story of Hope College,” informational pamphlet and an article from N.B. Daily News, November 14, 1938, detailing the gift of portraits of Ralph and Elizabeth R. Voorhees to Rutgers University.
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