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The Horace Thaddeus Allen Jr. Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 004

Scope and Content

This collection contains articles Allen wrote while he was a student at Princeton University (graduated 1954) and Princeton Theological Seminary. The articles appeared in student publications at the University and the Seminary.

Dates

  • 1951-1956

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions to 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 Horace Thaddeus Allen Jr. Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1933 March 8
Born, Uniontown, Pennsylvania
1954
Graduated, Princeton University
1954-1956
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1956-1957
Graduated, Master of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School
1957 June 9
Ordained, Presbytery of Philadelphia
1957-1962
Pastor, Spring Creek and Frankford Churches, Renick, West Virginia
1962-1965
Assistant pastor, Presbyterian Church, Towson, Maryland
1966-1967
Warden, Iona Abbey, Argyll, Scotland
1967-1968
Minister, St. James Presbyterian Church of England, Bristol, England
1968-1980
Student, Doctor of Philosophy, Union Theological Seminary in New York City
1970-1975
Director of worship and music, United Presbyterian Church of the United States of America and Presbyterian Church of the United States, Philadelphia and New York City
1975-1976
Visiting lecturer, Union Theological Seminary
1975-1980
Graduate student/liturgical consultant
1984-1988
President, Mercersburg Society
1985-1997
Professor of Worship, Boston University School of Theology

Biographical Information

Horace T. Allen Jr. (b. 1933) attended Princeton Theological Seminary from 1954-1956. He received his M.Div. from Harvard University’s Divinity School in 1957 and his M.Phil. from Union Theological Seminary in New York in 1976. He served in several churches in the United States, Scotland, and England. Allen was a Professor of Worship at Boston University.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Arrangement

The papers have been arranged chronologically.

Processing Information:

There is no accession information available on this collection. The collection was arranged and described by Kristen Nivling in February 2008. The finding aid was edited in June 2008 by Sarah Malone.
Title
The Horace Thaddeus Allen Jr. Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Kristen Nivling
Date
February 2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Library
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA