In Response to: University History

Re “Jewish Alumni Conference: A Century of Jewish Life” (Princetonians, May 11): I found earlier records of Jewish presence at Princeton while preparing a blog post for Mudd Library, dating back to 1809, when Mordecai Myers of the Class of 1812 arrived. Records suggest there were at least five Jewish students at Princeton prior to the Civil War:

April C. Armstrong *14
Special Collections Assistant, Mudd Library, Princeton University