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The John Dorrance Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SCM 048

Scope and Content

This collection consists of ten manuscript sermons.


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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 John Dorrance Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Biographical Information

John Dorrance (1800-1861) graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and Princeton Seminary (class of 1826). He also received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the College of New Jersey in 1859. The Reverend Dorrance served as a Presbyterian pastor until his death.


0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

These manuscripts were given to the Seminary by Mrs. R.M. Ehret. They were originally part of the library's "Alumni Alcove," but in October of 1996 were organized as a manuscript collection.

The John Dorrance Manuscript Collection
Raymond D. Cannata
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Repository Details

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

Princeton Theological Seminary
Wright Library
25 Library Place
Princeton NJ 08540 USA