The Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection
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.
Language of Materials
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.
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
- 1800 March 25
- Born, western Virginia (now West Virginia)
- Student, Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
- Admitted to the Bar
- Practiced law, St. Clarksville, Ohio
- Practiced law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Served on the Board of Trustees, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Presidential Revenue Commission
- 1871 January 15
- Died, Philadelphia
1.3 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)
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.
- The Stephen Colwell Manuscript Collection
- Trudy J. Pettichord
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