The Thomas Railey Markham Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Markham, Thomas Railey, 1829-1894
Dates: 1849-1853
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1828 December 2 Born, Fayette, Mississippi
1849 Graduated, Oakland College, Mississippi
1849-1852 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1855-1856 Student, Yale Divinity School
1855-1856 Student, Colgate Theological Seminary, Hamilton, New York
1857 May 24 Ordained, evangelist, Presbytery of New Orleans, Louisiana
1858-1861 Pastor, Lafayette Church, New Orleans
1862-1865 Chaplain, Confederate States of America
1873 Awarded honorary doctorate, Stewart College, Clarksville, Tennessee
1894 March 12 Died, New Orleans, Louisiana


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a diary maintained by the Reverend Markham while a student at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1849-1853.



Markham, Thomas Railey, 1829-1894--Diaries.

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

Princeton Theological Seminary--Students--Diaries.

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 winter of 1994, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and David 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 Railey Markham Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.


Related Material

See also the following materials in Special Collections:

The Charles Hodge Manuscript Collection (Includes Markham's notes on Lectures on Didactic Theology, Vol. 2-3, 1850 - 1851.)

The Joseph Addison Alexander Manuscript Collection (Includes Markham's undated notes on Lectures on the New Testament. Also includes his notes on Lectures on the Harmony of the Gospels, 1850-1851.)



Box 1
1:1 Diary (Princeton, New Jersey) 1849-1853


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