The Samuel Stanhope Smith Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819
Dates: 1804
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Chronology

1751 March 15 Born, Pequea, Pennsylvania
1767-1769 Student, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
1770-1773 Tutor, College of New Jersey
1773 Ordained
1775-1779 Rector, Prince Edward Academy (now Hampden-Sydney College)
1779-1786 Professor, Moral Philosophy, College of New Jersey
1785 Elected to the American Philosophical Society
1789-1795 Vice President, College of New Jersey
1795-1812 President, College of New Jersey
1819 August 21 Died, Princeton, New Jersey

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of student classnotes from Smith’s lectures at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), taken by Jackson Haines in 1804.

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Subjects

Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819--Archives.

Princeton University--Faculty--Archives.

Lecture notes--1797.

Class notes--1804.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in the spring of 1993, by Douglas Denne under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in March of 2009.

Access

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 Samuel Stanhope Smith Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

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Contents

Box 1
- Lecure notes, System of Moral Philosophy, volume 1, by Samuel Stanhope Smith. 1797
- Lectures for the senior class of Princeton College, volume 1, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, transcribed by Jackson Haines. 1804
- Moral Philosophy, lectures, volume 2, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, transcribed by Jackson Haines. 1804

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