The Mott Randolph Sawyers Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Sawyers, Mott Randolph, 1870-1971|
|Extent:||2 boxes (2.2 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1870 July 5||Born, Unionville, Iowa|
|1890||Graduated, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa|
|1891-1892; 1893-1895||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1896||Stated supply, Moulton, Iowa|
|1897||Stated supply, First Church, Centerville, Iowa|
|1898-1899||Student, Union Theological Seminary, New York|
|1899-1902||Secretary, Iowa Anti-Saloon League|
|1902-1912||Stated supply, Mount Ida Church, Davenport, Iowa|
|1903 April 22||Ordained, Presbytery of Des Moines|
|1913||Awarded Doctor of Philosophy, West Union College, Le Mars, Iowa|
|1917-1919||War service, YMCA|
|1919-1920||Stated supply, First Church, Centerville, Iowa|
|1920-1940||Pastor, First Church, Centerville, Iowa|
|1940-1971||Pastor Emeritus, First Church, Centerville, Iowa|
|1971 June 2||Died, Iowa|
Scope and Content
This collection includes sermons, pastoral registers and newspaper articles relating to Mott Sawyers. It also contains personal diaries, apparently written by Mott Sawyers' wife, dating from 1944 to 1987.
Sawyers, Mott Randolph, 1870-1971--Archives.
Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.
Spouses of clergy--United States--Diaries.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
This collection was donated to the Seminary Libraries by Fred Cassell in June 1998, after he had received them from Mr. Sawyer's daughter, Ruth, before her death in September 1997. The collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in August of 1998, by library staff 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 Mott Randolph Sawyers Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|1:1||Manuscript for a novel, "Tenderfoot Phil Tackles the West"|
|-||Diaries 1944 to 1987|
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