The George W. Janvier Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Janvier, George W. (George Washington), 1784-1865
Dates: bulk 1811-1857
Extent: 2 boxes (0.6 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1784 Born
1811-1857 Pastor, Pittsgrove Presbyterian Church, Pittsgrove, New Jersey
1865 Died

Biographical Information

George W. Janvier was born in 1784 and died in 1865. From 1811-1857, he was pastor of Pittsgrove Presbyterian Church in Pittsgrove, New Jersey. His family was deeply involved in missions. His son Levi Janvier (1816-1864) was a Presbyterian missionary to India. Another relative, C.A.R. (Rodney) Janvier, was also a missionary to India and was later president of Ewing Christian College in Allahabad.


Scope and Content

This collection includes theological lectures and sermons by George Janvier.



Janvier, George W.--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in the winter 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 W. Janvier Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Theological Lectures (pp. 1-16).
1:2 Theological Lectures (pp. 17-34).
1:3 Theological Lectures (pp. 35 - 48).
1:4 Theological Lectures (pp. 49 - 64).
1:5 Theological Lectures (pp. 65 - 80).
1:6 Theological Lectures (pp. 81 - 96).
1:7 Theological Lectures (pp. 97 - 105).
Box 2
- Sermons


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