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- Robinson, Stewart M. (Stewart MacMaster), 1893-1965
- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Stewart M. Robinson Collection of Colonial Sermons
- Manuscripts Division
- Permanent URL:
- 1615-1960 (mostly 1745-1785)
- 42 boxes and 16.2 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-42
Consists of a collection compiled by American clergyman Stewart M. Robinson (Princeton Class of 1915), including photostats of sermons, letters, pamphlets, and communications to newspapers by clergymen in colonial America, which he used as research material for a proposed book entitled "The Political Thought of the Colonial Clergy."
Collection Description & Creator Information
The consists of a collection compiled by Robinson (Princeton Class of 1915), including photostats of sermons, letters, pamphlets, and communications to newspapers by clergymen in colonial America, which he used as research material for a proposed book entitled "The Political Thought of the Colonial Clergy." The papers were copied from originals in various libraries, historical societies, and church repositories. Also included are files of original sermons (1783-1798) by Benjamin Boardman and letters to Robinson by John Q. Stewart and others. Also present are his index cards with bibliographic references and other research materials.
- Collection Creator Biography:
A graduate of Princeton (1915), Stewart M. Robinson was an American Presbyterian clergyman and editor.
- Processing Information:
Folder inventory added by Fadzilah Yahaya GS in 2011.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Stewart M. Robinson Collection of Colonial Sermons; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Clergy -- United States -- 18th century.
Clergy -- United States -- Political activity -- 18th century.
Religion and politics -- United States -- 18th century.
- Genre Terms:
- Sermons -- 18th century.
- Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.
Boardman, Benjamin, 1731-1802
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1774 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Religious aspects.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.