The William Brenton Greene Jr. Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Greene, William Brenton, 1854-1928|
|Extent:||1 box (0.2 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1854 August 16||Born, Providence, Rhode Island|
|1876||Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1877-1880||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1880 June 3||Ordained, Presbytery of Boston|
|1880-1883||Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Boston|
|1883-1892||Pastor, Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia|
|1891||Awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity, College of New Jersey (Now Princeton University)|
|1892-1903||Stuart Professor, Relation of Philosophy and Science to Christian Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1903-1928||Professor of Apologetics and Christian Ethics, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1928 November 16||Died, Princeton, New Jersey|
Scope and Content
This collection includes student notes from Dr. Greene's lectures, typescripts of Dr. Greene's lectures, correspondence, bibliographies, genealogy, printed articles, and biographical materials.
This collection was organized, and the original finding aid was written in May of 1996, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. At that time, some biographical materials from archives' office files were added to the collection. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in June of 2009.
There are no special restrictions placed on the use of these materials. They are available for use of library patrons under the normal conditions and rules of Special Collections.
Use of Materials
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The William Brenton Greene, Jr. Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
See also the following materials in Special Collections:
The Alexander Napier MacLeod Manuscript Collection (Includes notes from multiple lectures by Dr. Greene)
The Allan Alexander MacRae Manuscript Collection (Includes notes from Dr. Greene's lecture on Christian Sociology)
The Francis Landey Patton Manuscript Collection (Includes lecture notes taken by Dr. Greene)
The Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield Manuscript Collection (Includes correspondence with Dr. Greene)
|1:1||"Ethics of the Old Testament," pamphlet reprinted from the Princeton Theological Review, vol. XXVII, no. 3. July 1929|
|1:2||Student lecture notes, Christian Ethics, notes taken by R.S. Brank, Class of 1906, volume I. 1906|
|1:3||Student lecture notes, Christian Ethics, notes taken by R.S. Brank, Class of 1906, volume II. 1906|
|1:4||"Official Syllabus for Junior Apologetics," typescript from notes of Dr. Greene, prepared by students. 1921|
|1:5||Correspondence: 8 letters from Greene to Dr. Hodge and to Louis Benson. 1899-1911|
|1:6||Biographical materials: Obituaries, alumni questionnaires, bibliography, news items.|
|1:7||Pamphlet of the Princeton Seminary inauguration of Greene. Includes charge by Dr. Erskine, and address of Greene, "The Function of the Reason in Christianity". September 22, 1893|
|1:8||"Syllabus of lecture delivered in junior year by .. Greene on Christian Apologetics," (pamphlet), with student annotations by H.E. Hoover (class of 1921). circa 1919|
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