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MS. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MS
Letters, sermons, lecture notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and other resources from individuals and groups associated with the Seminary and covering Presbyterianism, Christian missions, ecumenism, and many other topics.

Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:

The Archibald Alexander Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 219
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal papers and documents from the life of Archibald Alexander. In addition to many texts of lectures and sermons, the collection also contains notes on lectures and sermons taken both by Alexander and by his students. Lectures on polemics, and on the theologies of different religions and sects are particularly varied and comprehensive. There is little correspondence, but there are some early journals, manuscripts for longer writings, and some publications and...

The Arlo Dean Duba Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 255
Scope and Content The collection consists of seminary course notebooks and materials related to Duba's work with the Book of Common Worship.

The Arthur M. Adams Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 240
Scope and Content The Arthur M. Adams Manuscript Collection consists of approximately 5 linear feet of documents pertaining to Adam’s work as a pastor and a professor. Inclusive dates are from 1942 to 1979, with the majority of the content falling between 1950 and 1970. The collection has been divided into three series, grouped by subject matter. These series are 1-Sermons, 2-Teaching Materials, and 3-Bible Class Talks.

The Arthur Tappan and Delavan Leonard Pierson Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 209
Scope and Content The collection contains extensive papers of A.T. Pierson, as well as many of his son's. Among these are letters from C.H. Spurgeon, John Wanamaker, Woodrow Wilson, Helen Keller, Charles Lindbergh, A.A. Hodge, William Henry Green, Hudson Taylor, and many others. There are also several scrapbooks maintained by A.T. Pierson. In addition, there is a significant amount of miscellany, including notes, sermons, and article manuscripts. Unfortunately, in the case of the miscellany, it is...

The Ashbel Green Simonton Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 084
Scope and Content This collection contains the Reverend Simonton's manuscript journal maintained from 1852 to 1866, accompanied by a typescript copy.

The B. Cotter Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 338
Scope and Contents According to a small note accompanying this collection these volumes of handwritten English to Greek dictionaries were donated to the Seminary Library in 1982, by Rev. B. Cotter of St. Carthage's Cathedral in New South Wales, Australia. The identity of "Rev. B. Cotter" is unknown. Attempts to contact the Vicar General of Cathedral Presbytery for information were unsuccessful. These materials had been preserved uncatalogued in archives storage for many years, and were organized as a manuscript...

The Barbara L. Clark Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 042
Scope and Content The papers of Barbara L. Clark include correspondence, research notes, photos, and manuscripts prepared for publication. They reflect her research and writings on the life of Elias Boudinot who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress in Princeton, Trustee of the College of New Jersey, and head of the U.S. Mint.

The Barry H. Downing Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 320
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and writings by Barry H. Downing. The correspondence ranges from the late 1960s to the present and is mostly related to his research into the Bible and UFOs. Downing’s writings in this collection include a bound copy of his doctoral dissertation, newspaper articles, book reviews, three bound collections of essays and sermons, and five editions of his book The Bible and Flying Saucers. Additionally, the collection contains reviews by other authors of...

The Belle Sparr Luckett Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 099
Scope and Content This collection includes 22 lengthy letters written in 1913 by Letitia Belle Sparr Luckett. These describe her first year in Korea as a missionary and school teacher at the Pyongyang Foreign School. Each letter is written on a special Asian paper, several yards in length. Because of the difficulty involved in reading such letters, a photocopy of each has been filed with the originals in the collection. The...