Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Wilson, Samuel J.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Samuel J. Wilson Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2j62s491v
Dates:
1856-1926 (mostly 1860-1886)
Size:
7 boxes and 2.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-7
Language:
English

Abstract

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

Description:

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).

Arrangement:

Arranged in this order: correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous records of the Western Theological Seminary.

Collection Creator Biography:

Samuel J. Wilson was a ninteenth-century clergyman and teacher at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.

Collection History

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '2014 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:

Samuel J. Wilson Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/2j62s491v
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184