The Edward John Hamilton Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Hamilton, Edward John, 1834-1918|
|Extent:||1 box (0.4 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1834 November 29||Born, Belfast, Ireland|
|1853||Graduated, Hanover College|
|1853-1854, 1856-1858||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1858||Student, Andover Theological Seminary (now Andover Newton Theological School)|
|1858||Student, Union Theological Seminary|
|1858 November 25||Ordained, Presbytery, Nassau|
|1858-1861||Pastor, Oyster Bay|
|1862||Evangelist, Dromore, Ireland|
|1863-1865||Chaplin, Union Army|
|1866-1868||Pastor, Hamilton, Ohio|
|1868-1879||Professor, Mental Philosophy, Hanover College, Indiana|
|1877||Doctor of Systematic Theology, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana|
|1877||Doctor of Divinity, Monmouth College, Illinois|
|1882-1883||Acting Professor, Logic, Ethics and Political Science, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1883-1891||Professor, Intellect Science and Hebrew, Hamilton College|
|1891-1894||Author, New York City|
|1894-1895||Professor, Philosophy, Whitworth College, Tacoma, Washington|
|1895-1899||Professor, Philosophy, University of Washington|
|1899-1918||Author, resident of Plainfield, New Jersey and Des Moines, Iowa|
|1917||LL.D., Hanover College|
|1918 November 21||Died, Buffalo, New York|
Scope and Content
This collection consists of the journals and notebooks of Edward John Hamilton, a Princeton Seminary alumnus who was born in Ireland and served as chaplain in the Union Army from 1863 to 1865. The collection includes lectures by Charles Hodge, William Henry Green and Alexander McGill.
Hamilton, Edward John, 1834-1918.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae.
This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in February 1999 by Joshua Matthew Cole, 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 Edward James Hamilton Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|-||Notebook and titled "Sketches of Conferences and Sermons," a lecture by Charles Hodge. It contains lectures by other professors (Alexander, Green, McGill) as well. dated September 8, 1856|
|-||Journal titled "Dr. A. Alexander on Church History". dated February 1857|
|-||Journal that begins with "Hodge on Ephesians,". Following is a section on the book of Hebrews, Professor Green's introductory lectures on the Old Testament, Job, and Old Testament Prophecies. Upside down, at the other end of the book is "Notes on Conferences." dated October 1853|
|-||Notebook titled "Answers to Hodge's questions on theology," containing lectures from Charles Hodge's class.|
|-||Journal with a variety of topics, titled "Notes on Theology."|
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