Skip to main content

The Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 133

Scope and Content

The bulk of this collection consists of research notes and photocopies of material relating to the life and work of Steven Colwell. It includes copies of works by Colwell, copies of his correspondence, and copies of other materials which were collected by an unknown researcher. This collection also includes the correspondence of Bruce Morgan, who wrote an essay on Colwell in Sons of the Prophets: Leaders in Protestantism from Princeton Seminary, which was published in 1963.

Dates

  • 1971

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions to the 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 Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1800 March 25
Born, western Virginia (now West Virginia)
1819
Student, Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
1821
Admitted to the Bar
1821-1828
Practiced law, St. Clarksville, Ohio
1828-1836
Practiced law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1843-1871
Served on the Board of Trustees, Princeton Theological Seminary
1865-1866
Presidential Revenue Commission
1871 January 15
Died, Philadelphia

Extent

1.3 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)

Processing Information:

This collection was processed and the original finding aid was written by Trudy J. Pettichord in July of 1977. The provenance of this collection is not known, though it was likely created by a researcher associated with the Seminary in the 1970s. The finding aid was edited by Daved Anthony Schmidt and Sarah Seraphin in April of 2009.
Title
The Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Trudy J. Pettichord
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