The Joseph Addison Alexander Manuscript Collection
Scope and Content
This collection includes classnotes and lectures, chiefly on Biblical history and church history, and personal correspondence.
Language of Materials
English, French, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek
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.
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The Joseph Addison Alexander Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
- 1809 April 24
- Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Son of Archibald Alexander. Brother to James Waddel and William Cowper Alexander
- Graduated, College of New Jersey (Princeton University)
- Adjunct Professor of Ancient Languages And Literature, College of New Jersey (Princeton University)
- Assistant to Charles Hodge, Professor of Oriental and Biblical Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Associate Professor of Oriental and Biblical Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Succeeded Charles Hodge as chair
- Chair of Biblical and Ecclesiastical History, Princeton Theological Seminary
- Chair of Hellenistic and New Testament Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary
- 1860 January 28
- Died, Princeton, New Jersey
Joseph Addison Alexander, the third son of Archibald Alexander, was a well-known biblical scholar and linguist. He was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1839. This collection consists primarily of lecture notes and correspondence, spanning much of Alexander's career.
4.3 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
This collection was processed and inventoried by Douglas F. Denné in the fall of 1992, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was written by Matthew Reeder in March 2007, and edited by Sarah Seraphin in February 2009.
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