The James Watt Manuscript Collection
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a bound scrapbook which the Reverend Watt produced from 1914 to 1922, while a missionary in India. Included in this volume are notes, typescripts of letters, and photographs.
- 1914 - 1923
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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 James Watt Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
- 1888 June 27
- Born, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- Graduated, Franklin and Marshall College
- Graduated, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Graduated, Master of Arts, Princeton University
- 1914 May 24
- Ordained, Presbytery of Westminster
- Missionary, India
James Watt was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, Princeton University (M.A., 1914), and Princeton Seminary (Class of 1914). He served as a Presbyterian missionary to India for several years, before his early death.
0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)
It is not currently known when this scrapbook was given to the Seminary. For some years it had been preserved in library storage. In October of 1996 the collection was organized and the original finding aid was written by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in May of 2009.
- The James Watt Manuscript Collection
- Raymond D. Cannata
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