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- Collection Description & Creator Information
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- Wilson, Samuel J.
- Samuel J. Wilson Papers
- Manuscripts Division
- Permanent URL:
- 1856-1926 (mostly 1860-1886)
- 7 boxes and 2.8 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-7
Consists of correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, and printed matter of Samuel J. Wilson, a ninteenth-century clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of correspondence (1862-1886), diaries (1881-1883), memorabilia, and printed matter of Wilson, clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa., and his records while at the Seminary. The collection contains his memoranda books, pastor's visiting books (1862-1867, 1871-1872), and miscellaneous Seminary papers, including students' exercises and essays, a register of students, and financial papers. In addition, there are handbills, miscellaneous pamphlets, and programs, some for lectures by Wilson, as well as letters to Wilson's son, Robert D. Wilson, and one of his diaries (1872).
Arranged in this order: correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous records of the Western Theological Seminary.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Wilson, Samuel J.
Samuel J. Wilson was a ninteenth-century clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.
- Processing Information
Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '2014 in 2011.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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:
Samuel J. Wilson Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Clergy -- Pennsylvania -- Allegheny -- 19th century -- Diaries.
Presbyterian theological seminaries -- Pennsylvania -- Allegheny -- 19th century.
- Genre Terms:
- Advertising fliers -- 19th century.
Correspondence -- 19th century
Diaries -- 19th century
Records -- 19th century.
- Western Theological Seminary of the Reformed Presbyterian Church (Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.
Wilson, Robert D.