The Charles Russell Clarke Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Clarke, Charles Russell, 1832-1872
Dates: 1871-1875
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1832 February 29 Born, Albion, New York
1853 Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1855-1859 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1855-1857 Tutor, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1866 October 1 Ordained evangelist, California Presbytery
1862-1870 Teacher and evangelist, San Francisco
1872 April 18 Died, San Diego


Scope and Content

This collection consists of newspaper clippings from The Oxident (1871-1872) under the title "Points in self-culture and the training of others" (1872); and a letter from Charles L. Clarke to Charles Aiken of Princeton Seminary, dated March 16, 1875, regarding provenance.



Clarke, Charles Russell, 1832-1872--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in the spring of 1994, by Douglas Denne under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in April 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 Charles Russell Clarke Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
- Newspaper clippings from The Occident (1871-72), under the title "Points in Self-Culture and the Training of Others". 1872
- Letter from Charles L. Clarke to the Seminary Librarian, Charles Aiken, regarding provenance. March 16, 1875


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