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The William Hallock Johnson Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 191

Scope and Content

This collection consists of Dr. Johnson's notes and correspondence, as well as biographical materials and an autobiographical essay.

Dates

  • 1896 - 1930

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 William Hallock Johnson Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1865 December 3
Born, New York City
1888
Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1891-1892
Student, Union Theological Seminary
1894-1897
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1897
Graduated, Master of Arts, Princeton University
1897 September 1
Ordained, Presbytery of West Chester
1897-1901
Professor, Logic and Psychology, Centre College, Kentucky
1897-1901
Instructor, New Testament Literature and Exegesis, Danville Theological Seminary
1902
Graduated, Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University
1903-1936
Professor, Greek and New Testament Literature, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
1914
Awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity, Centre College
1925-1936
President, Lincoln University
1926-unknown
Stated supply, Ashmun Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania
1963 November 28
Died, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Biographical Information

Dr. Johnson was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was also the speaker at Princeton Seminary's annual L.P. Stone Foundation lectures for 1913-14 and 1930-31. Dr. Johnson was the author of The Free-Will Problem in Modern Thought, Humanism and Christian Theism, and Who is This King of Glory?

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

The provenance of this collection is unknown. Items 1:5 and 1:6 had been stored in the library's "File D" for some time, previous to 1996. This collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in June of 1996, 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 June of 2009.
Title
The William Hallock Johnson 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