The Wilhelm Gesenius Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Gesenius, Wilhelm, 1786-1842
Dates: unknown
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
Language(s): German
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1786 February 3 Born, Nordhausen, Germany
1803-1806 Student, University of Helmstedt
1810-1811 Professor extraordinarius, University of Halle
1811-1842 Professor, University of Halle
1842 October 23 Died, Halle, Germany


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a manuscript written in an unknown hand of Wilhelm Gesenius': Einleitung in das Alte-Testament (undated).



Gesenius, Wilhelm, 1786-1842--Archives.

Old Testament scholars--Germany--Archives.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


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 March 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 Wilhelm Gesenius Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
- Manuscript in unknown hand: Einleitung in das Alte-Testament. undated


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