The James Addison Henry Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Henry, J. Addison (James Addison), 1835-1906|
|Extent:||1 box (0.3 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1835 October 28||Born, Cranbury, New Jersey|
|1857||Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1857-1860||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1860 June 5||Ordained, Presbytery of Philadelphia|
|1860-1906||Pastor, Princeton Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|1877||Awarded honorary doctor of divinity, Centre College, Kentucky|
|1877||Awarded honorary doctor of divinity, Washington and Jefferson College|
|1904||Moderator, General Assembly|
|1906||Awarded honorary doctor of systematic theology, University of Pennsylvania|
|1906 August 8||Died, Asbury Park, New Jersey|
Dr. James Addison Henry was born in Cranbury, New Jersey, on October 28, 1835. A graduate of Princeton College (1857) and Princeton Seminary (1860), he was awarded honorary doctorates from Centre College (Kentucky), Washington and Jefferson College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Henry served the Princeton Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as pastor from 1860-1906, and was also elected Moderator of the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church in 1904.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters, documents, and signatures preserved by Dr. Henry in the course of his extensive correspondence.
Henry, James Addison, 1835-1906--Manuscripts.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
This collection was donated to the Seminary Libraries in October of 1994, by Mr. Peter Willard of Wilmington, Delaware. With the assistance of William O. Harris (Seminary Archivist), Mr. Willard sold the bulk of the larger original collection through the R.M. Smythe auction house of New York City. Papers that related most directly to Princeton Seminary or the Presbyterian Church were selected for donation. They were organized as a manuscript collection in August of 1996 by Raymond D. Cannata.
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 James Addison Henry Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|1:1||Finding aid and correspondence regarding collection.|
|1:3||Signature collection [Chester Beatty, Robert J. Breckinridge, James Carnahan, Ashbel Green, Charles Hodge, John Maclean, Francis McFarland, Samuel Miller, R.S. Stanton, Cornelius Van Rensselaer, and others - forty-one items].|
|1:4||Early nineteenth century documents and correspondence [six items].|
|Box 1, continued: Correspondence|
|1:5||Two letters from Archibald Alexander.|
|1:6||Letter from James W. Alexander.|
|1:7||Letter from James Carnahan.|
|1:8||Four letters from Theodore Cuyler.|
|1:9||Four letters from William Henry Green.|
|1:10||Letter from John Hall.|
|1:11||Two letters from Charles Hodge.|
|1:12||Three letters from John Maclean.|
|1:13||Five letters from James McCosh.|
|1:14||Three letters from Alexander Taggart McGill.|
|1:15||Letter from Francis L. Patton.|
|1:16||Three letters from William B. Sprague.|
|1:17||Letter from Henry Van Dyke.|
|1:18||Six letters from John Wanamaker.|
|1:19||Six letters from overseas.|
|1:20||Five letters from moderators of the Presbyterian General Assembly.|
|1:21||Eighteen letters from Princeton Seminary alumni [William Swan Plumer, Stephen Alexander, Henry C. Alexander, Samuel Lowrie, Charles Beatty, and others].|
|1:22||Forty-eight letters, miscellaneous.|
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