The Clinton Hancock Gillingham Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Gillingham, Clinton Hancock, 1877-1955
Dates: 1906-1949
Extent: 2 boxes (0.2 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1877 September 29 Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1905 Graduated, Maryville College
1905-1906 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1907 Student, Master of Arts, Maryville College
1907-1929 Professor, Old Testament studies, Maryville College
1907-1926 Registrar, Maryville College
1908 Graduated, Bachelor of Divinity, Theological Seminary of Kentucky, Louisville
1929-1944 President, Philadelphia School for Christian Workers of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches (soon renamed Tennent College of Christian Education)
1955 July 18 Died


Scope and Content

This collection consists of sermons and addresses, outlines, notes, mementos, genealogy, and biographical materials from the life of Clinton H. Gillingham.



Gillingham, Clinton Hancock, 1877-1955--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

Presbyterian Church--Sermons.

Sermons, American.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was processed, and the original finding aid was written in July of 1994, by Raymond D. Cannata, 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 Clinton Hancock Gillingham Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1:Sermons and Talks
1:1 Sermons 1906-1920
1:2 Sermons 1922-1929
1:3 Sermons 1930-1939
1:4 Sermons 1940-1949
1:5 Sermons undated
1:6 Addresses to graduating classes 1930-1942
1:7 Baccalaureate sermons 1930-1942
1:8 Talks and addresses
Box 2
2:1 Outlines and Notes for Preparatory and Communion Services
2:2 Old Testament talks
2:3 Memorial for Thomas K. P. Haines
Notes, Mementos, Genealogy, Biographical Materials
2:4 Outlines and notes on Psalms circa 1907 and circa 1945
2:5 Notes on New Testament passages and themes
2:6 "Visiting the Holy Land," published articles 1923
2:7 Miscellaneous notes and clippings
2:8 Final exams, Maryville College 1945-1946
2:9 Letter to his grandmother, age 7 1885
2:10 Student work at Maryville College 1901-1905
2:11 Maryville College materials 1896, 1905, 1926
2:12 Tennent College materials
2:13 List of marriage ceremonies performed 1908-1946
2:14 Biographical and genealogical essay by E.C. Gillingham (son of C.H.) 1994
2:15 Mementos and biographical materials
2:16 Genealogical items and clippings regarding C.H.G.'s parents
2:17 Edward C. Gillingham correspondence with John Mackay and David Crawford (Princeton Seminary administration) 1957
2:18 Edward C. Gillingham correspondence with William O. Harris (Princeton Seminary Archivist) 1994


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