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Joseph and Augusta Owen Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 157

Scope and Content

This collection includes the diaries of Joseph Owen, missionary to India in the mid-nineteenth century, and of his wife Augusta.

Dates

  • 1840 - 1861

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 Joseph and Augusta M. Owen diaries. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1808
(Augusta) Born, Canada, Augusta Margaret Firth Proctor. Daughter of Col. Henry and Elizabeth Proctor.
1814 June 14
(Joseph) Born, Bedford, New York
1835
(Joseph) Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1835-1839
(Joseph) Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1839 October 2
(Joseph) Ordained, evangelist, Presbytery of Bedford
1840-1868
(Joseph) Missionary, Allahabad, India
1842
(Augusta) Left England and traveled around the world
1844
(Augusta) Married to Joseph Owen, Allahabad, India
1846 February 14
(Augusta) Son Henry James Owen is born
Unknown
(Joseph) President, Allahabad Missionary College
Unknown
(Joseph) Professor, Allahabad Theological Seminary
1856
(Augusta) Left India and traveled to England and America
1858
(Augusta) Returned to India
1864
(Joseph) Granted Doctor of Divinity, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1870 December 4
(Joseph) Died, Edinburgh, Scotland

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Processing Information:

This collection was processed and the original finding aid was written in the spring of 1993, by Douglas F. Denné, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Daved Anthony Schmidt and Sarah Seraphin in April of 2009.
Title
The Joseph and Augusta Owen 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