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Henry Van Dyke papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCM 405

Scope and Contents

One half archival box containing two bound volumes of handwritten notes and clippings. Added are photocopies of letters and biographical information.

Dates

  • 1870 - 1880

Conditions Governing 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.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Jackson Van Dyke was pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn and author of Model Prayer and The Church, Her Ministry, and Sacraments.

His son Henry Van Dyke was pastor of the Brick Church in New York City and a poet, minister to the Netherlands, and longtime Princeton professor (1899-1913, 1919-1923) of English literature. The younger Van Dyke wrote the Christmas story "The Story Of The Other Wise Man" (1896).

Both men were graduates of Princeton Theological Seminary, in 1846 and 1877 respectively.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

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Processing Information

Processed by staff in 2016.
Title
Henry Van Dyke papers
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
Date
2016
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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Princeton Theological Seminary
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Princeton NJ 08542 USA