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Indic Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 268

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 4 handwritten bound volumes. A handwritten preface has been tipped in to v. 1 of the Hindee Dictionary.

Dates

  • 1823-1881

Creator

Language of Materials

Gurmukhi, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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.

Biographical Information

The Rev. Matthew T. Adam was a missionary to Calcutta, India and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Yorktown, N.Y.

Mary R. Janvier was a missionary for the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions to India. She was married to Princeton Theological Seminary alumnus Levi Janvier and mother of Seminary alumnus C.A.R. Janvier.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 Boxes)

Arrangement

Arranged at collection level.

Provenance

Mary Janvier is known to have given a portion of the collection to Princeton Theological Seminary in 1881. An inventory was compiled in 1993.
Title
Indic Manuscripts Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
Date
2015
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