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The James Waddel Alexander Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 071

Scope and Content

This collection consists of classroom notes and lectures, sermons, lectures on rhetoric and sacred rhetoric, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1823-1858

Creator

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 James Waddel Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1804 March 13
Born, Louisa County, Virginia. Eldest son of Archibald Alexander and wife Janetta Waddel.
1820
Graduated, College of New Jersey (Princeton University)
1824
Tutor, Princeton Theological Seminary
1827
Ordained
1829-1832
Pastor, First Presbyterian Church in Trenton, New Jersey
1833
Professor of Rhetoric, College of New Jersey (Princeton University)
1844
Pastor, Duane Street Presbyterian Church, New York
1849
Professor of Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1851
Pastor, 5th Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York
1859 July 31
Died, Alleghany County, Virginia. Interred in the Alexander Family plot, Princeton Cemetery

Extent

1.1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Related Material

See also the following materials in Special Collections:

The Archibald Alexander Manuscript Collection

The Henry Carrington Alexander Manuscript Collection

The Joseph Addison Alexander Manuscript Collection

See also:

The Alexander Family Collection, 1857-1910. Princeton University Library, Manuscripts Division.

Alexander Autograph Collection. Princeton University Library, Manuscripts Division.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in the fall of 1992, by Douglas Denné under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin in February of 2009.
Title
The James Waddel Alexander Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Douglas Denné
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Library
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA