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The Norman White Cary Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 038

Scope and Content

This collection contains hundreds of Mr. Cary's weekly letters written from Princeton to his family, 1870-1873. These are arranged by year. There are also some items relating to Mr. Cary's work as alumni secretary for his class (1873) at the Seminary.

Dates

  • 1870-1873

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions placed on access to 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 Norman White Cary Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1849 October 29
Born, New York City
1870
Graduated, Yale University
1870-1873
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1873 May 8
Ordained, evangelist, Philadelphia Presbytery
1873-1875
Stated supply, Hope Mission, Philadelphia
1875-1876
Student, Union Theological Seminary
1876-1878
Pastor, First Church, St. Paul, Minnesota
1878-1879
Stated supply, Bismarck, North Dakota
1879-1880
Stated supply, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
1881-1882
Stated supply, Stillwater, Minnesota
1882-1883
Stated supply, First Church, Peekskill, New York
1883-1884
Pastor, Grand Forks, North Dakota
1884-1888
Stated supply, Darby, Philadelphia
1889-1891
Student, Johns Hopkins University
1891-1892
Teacher, Wilson College
1892-1894
Professor, Michigan Military Academy
1894-1898
Stated supply, Grosse Pointe
1898-1901
Secratary, Stated Supply Association, Detroit
1901-1905
Presbyterian Alliance, Detroit
1828 May 11
Died, Detroit

Biographical Information

Norman White Cary (1849-1928) was born in New York City, and graduated from Yale University and Princeton Seminary (class of 1873). He served several ministries as a Presbyterian pastor. He did graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and taught at Wilson College and Michigan Military Academy.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

This collection was organized in October of 1996 by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist.
Title
The Norman White Cary Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Raymond D. Cannata
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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

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