The Alford Kelley Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Kelley, Alford, 1859-1942|
|Extent:||1 box (1.1 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1859 April 6||Born, Baltimore, Maryland|
|1886||Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1886-1889||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1889||Graduated, Master of Arts, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1889-1890||Stated supply, Nicholson, Pennsylvania|
|1890 July 15||Ordained, Presbytery of Carlisle|
|1890-1893||Pastor, Mooredale, Pennsylvania|
|1894-1897||Pastor, Malvern, Pennsylvania|
|1894-1905||Pastor, Frazer, Pennsylvania|
|1906-1907||Pastor, Westminster Church, Erie, Pennsylvania|
|1907-1910||Field Secretary, Anti-Saloon League|
|1910-1914||District superintendent, Anti-Saloon League|
|1914-1915||Field Secretary, Dauphin County, No License League|
|1915-1918||Pastor, Manassas, Virginia|
|1915-1919||Pastor, Clifton Station, Virginia|
|1919-1920||Stated supply, Clifton Station, Virginia|
|1920||Field Secretary, Anti-Saloon League, Philadelphia|
|1920||Retired, due to ill health|
|1920-1934||Resided in West Chester, Pennsylvania|
|1935-1942||Resided in Ballston Spa, New York|
|1942 August 8||Died, Ballston Spa, New York|
Scope and Content
This collection consists of 8 volumes of scrapbooks dated 1895-1941. It includes materials related to pastorates of Malvern, Frazer, and Westminster Presbyterian churches; work with the prohibition movement (Anti-Saloon League of Philadelphia); and involvement with various Presbyterian Church, Princeton University, and Princeton Theological Seminary interests. Also included is a letter from Woodrow Wilson.
Kelley, Alford, 1859---Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written by Douglas F. Denné in the Spring of 1996, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin AND 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 Alford Kelley Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|Box 1: Scrapbooks (8 volumes)|
|-||Vol. 1: Memorabilia and "Wide World". Includes Kelley's years at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) 1895-1896|
|-||Vol. 2: Minister of Malvern and Frayer Presbyterian Churches. Covers ministry, particularly work in Prohibition. Also includes Princeton University Alumni materials. 1896-1904|
|-||Vol. 3: Minister of Frazer and Westminster Presbyterian Churches. Covers ministry, particularly work in Prohibition. Also includes Princeton University Alumni materials. 1904-1907|
|-||Vol. 4: Field Secretary of Anti-Saloon League, District Superintendent and Field Secretary, Dauphin County, No License League. Also includes Princeton University activities. 1907-1914|
|-||Vol. 5: Minister and Secretary of Anti-Saloon League in Philadelphia. Covers ministry and Princeton University activities. Letter from Woodrow Wilson included. 1914-1929|
|-||Vol. 6: Retirement in 1920 due to ill health. Covers various Presbyterian Church interests, Princeton University and Princeton Seminary. 1929-1936|
|-||Vol. 7: Covers Presbyterian Church interests and Princeton University 1936-1941|
|-||Vol. 8: Journals and newspaper clippings with articles by Kelley.|
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