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The Lefferts Augustine Loetscher Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 162

Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence, bulletins and other materials for several Presbyterian churches with which Loetscher was affiliated, committee minutes and reports, manuscripts and printed articles by Loetscher, printed copies of articles and other works by various writers, the author's dissertation, and realia.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1982

Language of Materials

English

Access:

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.

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Lefferts Augustine Loetscher Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1904 July 24
Born, Dubuque, Iowa
1925
Graduated, Princeton University
1925-1928
Student, Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1928
Ordained, Presbytery of New Brunswick, New Jersey
1929-1933
Assistant Pastor, First Church, Reading, Pennsylvania
1933-1941
Pastor, Rhawnhurst Church, Philadelphia
1940
Graduated, Doctor of Divinity, University of Dubuque
1941-1944
Instructor, Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1943
Graduated, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
1944-1954
Associate Professor, Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1954-1974
Professor, American Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1956-1963
Director of Graduate Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary
1974-1981
Professor Emeritus, American Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1981 November 19
Died

Extent

24.9 Linear Feet (23 Boxes)

Processing Information:

This collection was organized, and the original finding aid was written in the summer of 1996, by Douglas Denné under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited in April of 2009, by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt.
Title
The Lefferts Augustine Loetscher Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Douglas Denné
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Library
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA