The Donald Roth Kocher Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Kocher, Donald Roth
Dates: 1952-1990
Extent: 2 boxes (0.7 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1923 October 23 Born, Steubenville, Ohio
1944-1946 Served in United States Army
1949 Graduated, College of Wooster, Ohio
1949-1952 Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
1954-1957 Student, Master of Arts, Harvard University
1952 June 15 Ordained, Presbytery of Cleveland
1952-1954 Instructor, Religion, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
1955-1957 Chaplain, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
1957-1959 Instructor, Religion, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
1959-1963 Pastor, Calvin Church, Hartsdale, New York
1963-1975 Associate pastor, Huguenot Memorial Church, Pelham, Pennsylvania
1975-1982 Pastor, Huguenot Memorial Church, Pelham, Pennsylvania
1982-1990 Associate pastor, Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
1991 Retired


Scope and Content

This collection includes sermons and other material from the life of Donald Kocher, Princeton Seminary alumnus and Presbyterian pastor.



Kocher, Donald Roth, 1926-

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

Huguenot Memorial Church (New York).

Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in March of 2002, 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 Donald Roth Kocher Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Copy of the Finding Aid
1:2 Ordination by the Presbytery of Cleveland in Washington Presbyterian Church, Akron, Ohio June 15, 1952
1:3 Installation as Pastor of Calvin United Presbyterian Church, Hartsdale, New York June 28, 1959
1:4 Installation as Associate Minister of Huguenot Memorial Church, Pelham, New York May 12, 1963
1:5 Installation as Pastor of Huguenot Memorial Church, Pelham, New York May 4, 1975
1:6 Huguenot Memorial Church (Presbyterian) Centennial Celebration 1876-1976
1:7 Huguenot Memorial Church (Presbyterian), Pelham, New York brochures
1:8 Sermons preached in Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church 1982-1990
Box 2
- Sermons


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