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The Leonard J. Trinterud Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 165

Scope and Content

This collection includes sermons, addresses, typescripts of articles and reviews, clippings and mementos from the life of The Reverend Doctor Leonard J. Trinterud (1904-1993).

Dates

  • 1950 - 1963

Language of Materials

English, Swedish

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 Leonard J. Trinterud Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1904 September 25
Born, Aneta, North Dakota
1935
Graduated, University of Washington
1935-1938
Student, Bachelor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1938-1939
Student, Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1940
Ordained, Presbytery of Seattle
1941-1946
Religious book editor, Westminster Press, Philadelphia
1947-1949
Associate professor, Church History, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago
1949-1963
Professor, Church History, McCormick Theological Seminary
1963-1972
Professor, Church History, San Francisco Theological Seminary
1972
Retired
1993 July 24
Died, Walnut Creek, California

Biographical Information

The Reverend Doctor Leonard J. Trinterud (1904-1993) took the B.A. degree at University of Washington, the B.D. and Th.M. at Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Th.D. at the University of Lund, Sweden. He also did graduate work at Princeton University. He was ordained by the Presbytery of Seattle in 1940 and served as religious book editor at Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1941-46. He was Associate Professor of Church History at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago from 1947 to 1949, and thereafter Professor of Church History until 1963. From 1963 to 1972, he served as Professor of Church History at San Francisco Theological Seminary. His published volumes include, The Forming of An American Tradition (1949), A Bibliography of American Presbyterianism During the Colonial Period (1968), and Elizabethan Puritanism (1971). He was also the translator of The Gospel of God by Anders Nygren.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Related Material

See also the following material in Special Collections:

The Alexander Mackie Manuscript Collection (Includes correspondence with L. J. Trinterud)

Processing Information:

This collection was given to the Seminary in June of 1994 by Mrs. Leonard Trinterud of Pleasant Hill, California. It was organized and the original finding aid was written by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin in May of 2009.
Title
The Leonard J. Trinterud Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Raymond D. Cannata
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