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The Robert Patterson Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SCM 370

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three copies of a typescript of Patterson's 250 page memoir. These items were organized as a manuscript collection in May of 1997.


  • 1873

Conditions Governing Access

There are no special restrictions on the accessibility of this collection. It is available for the use of library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of the Seminary Archives.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Patterson was born in County Donegal, Ireland. He received his education at Londonberry and at the Seminary of the Reformed Presbyterian Church (Covenanters) in Philadelphia. He began his ministry in 1851 with the Reformed Presbyterian Church and came into the Presbyterian Church (Old School) in 1866. During his career he wrote hundreds of published reviews and articles.


.42 Linear Feet (One document box)

Language of Materials


The Robert Patterson Manuscript Collection
William O. Harris and Raymond D. Cannata
May 1997
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Repository Details

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

Princeton Theological Seminary
Wright Library
25 Library Place
Princeton NJ 08540 USA