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The William Brenton Greene Jr. Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 181

Scope and Content

This collection includes student notes from Dr. Greene's lectures, typescripts of Dr. Greene's lectures, correspondence, bibliographies, genealogy, printed articles, and biographical materials.

Dates

  • 1893 - 1929

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions placed on the use of these materials. They are available for use of library patrons under the normal conditions and rules of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The William Brenton Greene, Jr. Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1854 August 16
Born, Providence, Rhode Island
1876
Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1877-1880
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1880 June 3
Ordained, Presbytery of Boston
1880-1883
Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Boston
1883-1892
Pastor, Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia
1891
Awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity, College of New Jersey (Now Princeton University)
1892-1903
Stuart Professor, Relation of Philosophy and Science to Christian Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary
1903-1928
Professor of Apologetics and Christian Ethics, Princeton Theological Seminary
1928 November 16
Died, Princeton, New Jersey

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Related Material

See also the following materials in Special Collections:

The Alexander Napier MacLeod Manuscript Collection (Includes notes from multiple lectures by Dr. Greene)

The Allan Alexander MacRae Manuscript Collection (Includes notes from Dr. Greene's lecture on Christian Sociology)

The Francis Landey Patton Manuscript Collection (Includes lecture notes taken by Dr. Greene)

The Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield Manuscript Collection (Includes correspondence with Dr. Greene)

Processing Information:

This collection was organized, and the original finding aid was written in May of 1996, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. At that time, some biographical materials from archives' office files were added to the collection. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in June of 2009.
Title
The William Brenton Greene Jr. 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