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The Edward John Hamilton Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 108

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the journals and notebooks of Edward John Hamilton, a Princeton Seminary alumnus who was born in Ireland and served as chaplain in the Union Army from 1863 to 1865. The collection includes lectures by Charles Hodge, William Henry Green and Alexander McGill.

Dates

  • 1853 - 1857

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 Edward James Hamilton Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1834 November 29
Born, Belfast, Ireland
1853
Graduated, Hanover College
1853-1854, 1856-1858
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1858
Student, Andover Theological Seminary (now Andover Newton Theological School)
1858
Student, Union Theological Seminary
1858 November 25
Ordained, Presbytery, Nassau
1858-1861
Pastor, Oyster Bay
1862
Evangelist, Dromore, Ireland
1863-1865
Chaplin, Union Army
1866-1868
Pastor, Hamilton, Ohio
1868-1879
Professor, Mental Philosophy, Hanover College, Indiana
1877
Doctor of Systematic Theology, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana
1877
Doctor of Divinity, Monmouth College, Illinois
1882-1883
Acting Professor, Logic, Ethics and Political Science, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1883-1891
Professor, Intellect Science and Hebrew, Hamilton College
1891-1894
Author, New York City
1894-1895
Professor, Philosophy, Whitworth College, Tacoma, Washington
1895-1899
Professor, Philosophy, University of Washington
1899-1918
Author, resident of Plainfield, New Jersey and Des Moines, Iowa
1917
LL.D., Hanover College
1918 November 21
Died, Buffalo, New York

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in February 1999 by Joshua Matthew Cole, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Daved Anthony Schmidt in March of 2009.
Title
The Edward John Hamilton Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Joshua Matthew Cole
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