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The James Watt Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 166

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.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1923

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 James Watt Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1888 June 27
Born, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1910
Graduated, Franklin and Marshall College
1910-1911
Teacher
1911-1914
Graduated, Princeton Theological Seminary
1914
Graduated, Master of Arts, Princeton University
1914 May 24
Ordained, Presbytery of Westminster
1914-1922
Missionary, India
1923
Died

Biographical Information

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.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

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.
Title
The James Watt Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Raymond D. Cannata
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