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The Thomas Railey Markham Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 121

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a diary maintained by the Reverend Markham while a student at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1849-1853.

Dates

  • 1849 - 1853

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 Thomas Railey Markham Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1828 December 2
Born, Fayette, Mississippi
1849
Graduated, Oakland College, Mississippi
1849-1852
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1855-1856
Student, Yale Divinity School
1855-1856
Student, Colgate Theological Seminary, Hamilton, New York
1857 May 24
Ordained, evangelist, Presbytery of New Orleans, Louisiana
1858-1861
Pastor, Lafayette Church, New Orleans
1862-1865
Chaplain, Confederate States of America
1873
Awarded honorary doctorate, Stewart College, Clarksville, Tennessee
1894 March 12
Died, New Orleans, Louisiana

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Related Material

See also the following materials in Special Collections:

The Charles Hodge Manuscript Collection (Includes Markham's notes on Lectures on Didactic Theology, Vol. 2-3, 1850 - 1851.)

The Joseph Addison Alexander Manuscript Collection (Includes Markham's undated notes on Lectures on the New Testament. Also includes his notes on Lectures on the Harmony of the Gospels, 1850-1851.)

Processing Information:

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written by Douglas F. Denné in the winter of 1994, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and David Anthony Schmidt in March of 2009.
Title
The Thomas Railey Markham Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Douglas F. Denné
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