The William Rowland Spalding Betts Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Betts, William Rowland Spalding, 1800-1883
Dates: 1819
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1800 October 23 Born, Troy, New York
1826 Graduated, Union College, New York
1827-1830 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1832 September 26 Ordained, Presbytery of Geneva
1832-1834 Pastor, Phelps, New York
1837-1840 Pastor, Upper Freehold, New Jersey
1845-1850 Pastor, Leeds, New York
1850-1855 Pastor, Athens, New York
1856-1861 Pastor, Shokan, New York
1883 September 28 Died, Shokan, New York


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a songbook/notebook dated November 14, 1819, at Lansingburgh.



Betts, William Rowland Spalding, 1800-1883--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.

Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

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



Box 1
- Songbook/notebook (Lansingburgh). Presented by Mrs. Jacob. B. Rue, Sr. November 14, 1819


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