The George Stewart Duncan Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Duncan, George S.(George Stewart), 1860-1946
Dates: 1887-1888
Extent: 2 boxes (0.4 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1860 March 2 Born, Albany, New York
1885 Graduated, Williams College
1885-1888 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1888 June 21 Ordained, Carlisle Presbytery
1888-1890 Pastor, Dickinson Church, Mooredale, Pennsylvania
1890-1896 Pastor, Westminster Church, Harrisburg
1894 Graduated, Doctor of Philosophy, Dixon College
1896-1900 Professor, Semitic Languages and Literature, Howard University
1896-1900 Pastor, Eckington Church, Washington, D.C.
1901 Student, University of Marburg, Germany
1902 Student, University of Berlin, Germany
1903-1908 Professor, Semitics, Roich Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany
1910-1918 Fellow and Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University
1918-unknown Professor, Egyptology and Assyriology, American University
1930-unknown Annual Lecturer, American Institute of Archeology
1931-1946 Dean, YMCA School of Religion, Washington, D.C.
1946 July 9 Died, Washington, D.C.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of two bound manuscripts handwritten by George Stewart Duncan, including his 1887 thesis for Princeton Seminary.



Duncan, George S. (George Stewart), 1860-1946.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

Princeton Theological Seminary--Theses--19th century.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in the spring of 1993, by Douglas Denné under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in May 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 George Stewart Duncan Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
- The Unity and Authorship of Leviticus. (March 24, 1888)
- Scribner Prize Winner for the Best Thesis on the "The Sonship of Christ in the N.T.". Thesis intact. (May 1887)


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