The James F. Armstrong Manuscript Collection
Scope and Content
The bulk of this collection includes papers from Dr. Armstrong’s Elements of Hebrew course, in the summer of 1971.
Language of Materials
There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The James F. Armstrong Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
- 1929 January 20
- Born, St. Paul, Minnesota
- Graduated, Macalester College
- Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Student, Master of Arts, Princeton University
- 1954 June 17
- Ordained, Presbytery of St. Paul
- Student, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University
- Instructor, Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Assistant professor, Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Registrar, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Associate professor, Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Professor, Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Librarian, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Dean of Academic Affairs
James F. Armstrong received his B.D. from Princeton Seminary in 1954. In 1956 he returned as an instructor in Old Testament. In 1982 he was appointed Helena Professor of Old Testament Language and Exegesis. From 1959 to 1987, was served as registrar, at which point he was appointed as the James Lenox Librarian to Speer Library. Armstrong was instrumental in the creation of the Henry Luce III Library, which was built in 1994 to house the Seminary's Department of Archives and Special Collections. In 1994, Armstrong was appointed as the Dean of Academic Affairs. He retired July 1, 2005.
1.5 Linear Feet (2 Boxes)
There is no record of when these papers were deposited in the archives.
- The James F. Armstrong Manuscript Collection
- Sarah A. Seraphin
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