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The Samuel Stanhope Smith Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 130

Scope and Content

This collection consists of student classnotes from Smith’s lectures at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), taken by Jackson Haines in 1804.

Dates

  • 1804

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 Samuel Stanhope Smith Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1751 March 15
Born, Pequea, Pennsylvania
1767-1769
Student, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1770-1773
Tutor, College of New Jersey
1773
Ordained
1775-1779
Rector, Prince Edward Academy (now Hampden-Sydney College)
1779-1786
Professor, Moral Philosophy, College of New Jersey
1785
Elected to the American Philosophical Society
1789-1795
Vice President, College of New Jersey
1795-1812
President, College of New Jersey
1819 August 21
Died, Princeton, New Jersey

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 Denne under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in March of 2009.
Title
The Samuel Stanhope Smith 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