The Alexander Taggart McGill Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||McGill, Alexander T. (Alexander Taggart), 1807-1889|
|Extent:||1 Box (0.3 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1807||Born, Canonsburg, PA|
|1826||Graduated from Jefferson College|
|1831-1834||Student, Canonsburg Theological Seminary|
|1835||Ordained into the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church|
|1835-1842||Pastor, Carlisle, PA|
|1842-1854||Professor, Ecclesiastical History and Church Government, Western Theological Seminary|
|1854-1859||Professor, Pastoral Theology, Church Government, and Homiletics, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1859-1860||Professor, Church History and Practical Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1851-1859||Professor, Ecclesiastical History and Church Government, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1860-1861||Professor, Ecclesiastical History and Church Government, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1861-1883||Professor, Ecclesiastical, Homiletics and Pastoral Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1889||Died, Princeton, NJ|
Dr. McGill also received honorary doctorates from Franklin and Marshall College and the College of New Jersey (Princeton University). He was Moderator of the General Assembly in 1848.
Scope and Content
This collection includes student notes taken by Isaac Hiram Condit in Dr. McGill’s classes on homiletics and church government (1873-1874), correspondence, biographical materials, printed questions on homiletics (1864) and miscellanea.
McGill, Alexander Taggart, 1807-1889--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary--Faculty--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written, by Raymond D. Cannata in March of 1994 under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin in February of 2009.
There are no special restrictions to 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 Alexander Taggart McGill Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
See also the following materials in Special Collections:
The Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield Manuscript Collection (Student lecture notes)
The Edward John Hamilton Manuscript Collection (Student lecture notes)
|1:2||Student notes of Isaac Hiram Condit of lectures by Dr. McGill, on Homiletics and Church Government (1873-74).|
|1:4||Contract of house repair.|
|1:6||Printed questions on Homiletics (1864).|
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