Contents and Arrangement

Teaching Materials, 1938-1978

3 boxes
Restricted Content

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of materials related to Florovsky's role as a professor at Harvard Divinity School, Princeton University, Princeton Theological Seminary, Boston University, Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. Materials include course rosters, syllabi, and reading lists for his courses on church history, orthodoxy, and other topics; internal administrative documents and memos; student papers and examinations; and letters of recommendation and related files on his students.


Arranged by institution or type of material.

Collection History


No materials were separated from the collection during 2014 reprocessing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 1995. Finding aid written in 1995. Correspondence was reprocessed by Lindsay Ceballos (GS) in 2014. Arrangement and description were enhanced and selective reprocessing was conducted by Kelly Bolding and Faith Charlton in 2016, with assistance from Isabella Litke (GS) and Fiona Bell '18.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This material is closed for 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of student records.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Teaching Materials; Georges Florovsky Papers, C0586, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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