The Thomas Ware Cattell Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Cattell, Thomas W. (Thomas Ware), 1823-1887
Dates: 1844
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1823 July 10 Born, Salem, New Jersey
1842 Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1844-1848 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1848 May 23 Ordained, Presbytery of West Jersey
1848-1851 Pastor, Cedarville, New Jersey
1851-1855 Principal, Edgehill School, Princeton
1855-1860 Pastor, Deerfield
1860-1869 Principal, Edgehill School, Princeton
1867 Ph.D., College of New Jersey
1869-1873 Principal, Merchantville
1873-1887 Professor, Lincoln University
1887 June 29 Died, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania


Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence records, lecture notes, and sermon notes (1844) ; Lecture notes from Archibald Alexander’s introductory lecture on "Hints for young men" and Samuel Miller’s "Remarks" ; and notes on sermons by Archibald Alexander, Joseph Addison Alexander and Charles Hodge.



Cattell, Thomas Ware, 1823-1887--Archives.

Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.

Class notes--1844.

Sermons, American--19th century--Archival resources.

Alexander, Archibald, 1772-1851.

Alexander, Joseph Addison, 1809-1860.

Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850.

Hodge, Charles, 1797-1878.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written by Douglas F. Denné in the spring of 1993, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Daved Anthony Schmidt in March of 2009.


There are no special restrictions to the access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Thomas Ware Cattell Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
- "Odds and Ends": A Pamphlet of Correspondence Records, Lecture Notes, and Sermon Notes. 1844
- Lecture Notes: Archibald Alexander's Introductory Lecture on "Hints for Young Men."Samuel Miller's "Remarks" are cursory.
- Sermon Notes: Sermons by A. Alexander, J.A. Alexander and Charles Hodge.


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