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The William Park Armstrong Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCM 017

Scope and Content

This collection consists of Dr. Armstrong's lecture notes, biographical materials, correspondence, and other typescript notes.

Dates

  • 1910 - 1928

Language of Materials

English

Access:

There are no special restrictions to 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 William Park Armstrong Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Chronology

1874
Born in Selma, Alabama, Jan. 10
1894
B.A., Princeton University
1896
M.A., Princeton University
1897
B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
1897
Graduate student, University of Marburg, Germany
1897-1898
Graduate student, University of Berlin, Germany
1898
Graduate student, University of Erlangen, Germany
1899
Graduate student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1900
Ordained, PCUSA
1899-1903
Instructor, New Testament Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary
1903-1944
Professor, New Testament Literature, Princeton Theological Seminary
1944
Died, Princeton, New Jersey

Biographical Information

Dr. Armstrong was awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree (honorary) in 1915. He was the author of numerous scholarly articles and pamphlets. In addition to his duties at the Seminary, Dr. Armstrong also served as a Vice-President of the Bank of Princeton for many years. Dr. Armstrong was a friend and ally of Dr. Machen in the "Re-Organization" controversy at the Seminary in the 1920s.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (7 Boxes)

Related Material

See also the following materials in Special Collections:

The Frederick M. Coram Manuscript Collection (student lecture notes)

The John Gresham Machen Manuscript Collection (correspondence)

The Alexander Napier MacLeod Manuscript Collection (student lecture notes)

The Allan Alexander MacRae Manuscript Collection (student lecture notes)

The Bruce Manning Metzger Manuscript Collection (student lecture notes)

The H. Clare Welker Manuscript Collection (student lecture notes)

Processing Information:

The William Park Armstrong papers were first organized as a part of the Alumni Alcove collection of the Seminary library. In March of 1996 these lecture notes were reorganized as a manuscript collection of the Seminary Archives. At that time several items were added to the collection, including the biographical materials, correspondence, and the second set of typescript notes on Apostolic History.
Title
The William Park Armstrong Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Raymond D. Cannata
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