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The Robert Robinson Manuscript Collection

Identifier:  SCM 384

Scope and Contents

This collection consists entirely of three manuscript notebooks. Volume one contains notes on the Hebrew text of the Old Testament, as well as financial notes from a church in Kersey (1896-97). The second volume is a manuscript concordance of Ecclesiasticus. The third volume contains notes on the history of missions.

These notebooks were given to the Seminary sometime before Jan. 16, 1939, when they were marked by the library. They were catalogued with the library's Alumni Alcove collection but were removed to the Archives sometime in the late 1980s. These notebooks were organized as a separate manuscript collection in March of 1997.


  • 1939

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Robert Robinson (1867-1938) was born in Scotland and received his education at New York University (BA, 1892) and Princeton Seminary (BD, 1903; post-graduate studies, 1905-09). He served as pastor to several Presbyterian churches over the course of his career and also taught Hebrew at Lafayette College for some time (1908-1914).


1 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Related Materials

For biographical materials on the Reverend Robinson, see his alumni biographical record file, class of 1903, in the Seminary Archives.
Robert Robinson Manuscript Collection
Archivist: William O. Harris; Organized by Raymond D. Cannata
March 1997
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Repository Details

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

Princeton Theological Seminary
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA