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Thomas, George F. (George Finger), 1899-1977
George F. Thomas Papers
Manuscripts Division
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13 boxes and 4.6 linear feet
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ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-13


Consists of selected papers of George F. Thomas, professor of religious thought (1940-1968) at Princeton.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected papers of Thomas, professor of religious thought (1940-1968) at Princeton. Included are many lectures and addresses, most of which were used for his classes, dealing with such subjects as religion and education, philosophical ideas in religion and literature, the history of Christian thought, Christian ethics, and Christian ideas in poetry and literature. Also present are book reviews (1942-1969), a bound typescript of Thomas's autobiography "My Story" (1977), a small amount of correspondence, and clippings of reviews of his books.

Collection Creator Biography:

Thomas, George F. (George Finger), 1899-1977

George F. Thomas was a professor of religious thought at Princeton University from 1940 till 1968.

Collection History


Gift of Dorothy Thomas. Typed manuscript of "My Story" is a gift of Kevin Reid.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Regine Heberlein in 2012.

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:

George F. Thomas Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-13