The John Henry Livingston Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825
Dates: undated
Extent: 1 volume (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1746 May 30 Born, Poughkeepsie, New York
1762 Graduated, Bachelor of Arts, Yale College
unknown Graduated, Doctor of Theology, University of Utrecht
1770 Ordained
1810-1825 President, Queens College (now Rutgers University)
1825 January 25 Died

Biographical Information

The Reverend Doctor John Henry Livingston (1746-1825) was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and educated at Yale College and the University of Utrecht, where he received his Doctor of Sacred Theology degree. He also received an honorary Master of Arts degree from Princeton College and the Doctor of Divinity from Union and Yale Colleges. He was for many years a pastor as well as a professor of theology for the Dutch Reformed Church in New York and New Jersey. Dr. Livingston was president of Queen's College (Rutgers University) and professor of theology for the Seminary of the Dutch Reformed Church at New Brunswick, New Jersey from 1810 to 1825.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a volume of manuscript notes taken by a student of Dr. Livingston’s courses at New Brunswick Theological Seminary.



Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This volume was acquired by the Seminary Libraries through a gift from T.S. Wynkoop, a graduate (class of 1864) and a trustee of the Princeton Seminary. It was processed as a manuscript collection and the original finding aid was written in October of 1996 by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin 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

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