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The Benjamin Lincoln Swan Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 131

Scope and Content

This collection consists of nine discourses on baptism preached to the First Congregational Church, Fair Haven Village, New Haven, Connecticut, in 1843; and a letter from R.G. Hutton, Pastor of the Episcopal Church, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, to Mr. Swan, dated May 15, 1869.

Dates

  • 1843 - 1869

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 Benjamin Lincoln Swan Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1813 July 31
Born, Medford, Massachusetts
1833-1836
Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1836 November 25
Ordained, Fairfield East Congregational Consociation
1836-1845
Pastor, Congregational Church, Fair Haven Connecticut
1846-1856
Pastor, Litchfield, Connecticut
1858-1863
Pastor, Second Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut
1863-1866
Pastor, New Canaan, Connecticut
1866-1875
Pastor, Presbyterian Church, Oyster Bay New York
1875-1880
Stated supply, Pontiac, Illinois
1880-1883
Stated supply, Monroe, Connecticut
1883-1888
Stated supply, Second Church Mendham, New Jersey
1888
Retired
1888-1899
Resided in Bridgeport, Connecticut
1899 February 15
Died, Bridgeport, Connecticut

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 April of 2009.
Title
The Benjamin Lincoln Swan 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