The Virginia Carle Haaland Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Haaland, Virginia Carle, 1923-
Dates: 1945-1984
Extent: 1 box (0.4 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1923 October 13 Born, Boston, Massachusetts
1944 Graduated, State Teachers College, Framingham, Massachusetts
1945-1947 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1948-1950 Student, Master of Arts, Princeton Theological Seminary
1944-1945 Teacher, Palmer, Arkansas
1950-1951 Director of religious education, Presbyterian Church, Fairbanks
1951-1953 Teacher, Palmer Arkansas
1963-1964 Principal, Maplebrook School, Amenia, New York
1964-1974 Secretary to the director of admissions, Barlow School
1974-1980 Teacher and registrar, Barlow School
1980-1989 Teacher and registrar, Kildonan School
1989 Retired
2007 Died


Scope and Content

This collection consists of course notes taken by Virginia Haaland while a student in the M.A. program in Christian Education at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1945-1950. It also includes miscellaneous items such as newspaper clippings, mementos, and correspondence.



Haaland, Virginia Carle, 1928---Archives.

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

Class notes--1945-1950.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was donated to the Seminary Libraries in June of 1995. It 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. 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 Virginia Carle Haaland Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Finding aid and correspondence with Archives office.
Princeton Seminary Course Notes
1:2 Outline of New Testament History (113), Dr. Metzger, third term. 1948-1949
1:3 Introduction to New Testament (122), Dr. Piper, first term. 1946
1:4 Introduction to Ecumenics (210), Dr. Mackay, second term. 1945-1946
1:5 Outline of Church History, I (220), first term. 1946-1947
1:6 Outline of Church History, II (220), second term. 1948-1949
1:7 History of Presbyterianism (248), Dr. L. Loetscher, first term. 1948-1949
1:8 Christian Theology in Outline (310), Drs. Kuizenga and Speakman, second and third term. 1945-1946
1:9 Pascal (359), Dr. Cailliet, third term. 1948-1949
1:10 Christianity and Secular Order (366), Dr. Lehmann, first term, first term. 1946
1:11 Church Polity (432), Dr. Pugh, first term. 1949-1950
1:12 Philosophy of Education (454), Dr. Butler, third term. 1945-1946
1:13 Advanced Seminar in Philosophy of Education (456), Dr. Butler, second term. 1949-1950
1:14 Miscellaneous course notes.
Miscellaneous Material
1:15 "A List of Useful Books," by the Princeton Seminary Library. 1942
1:16 "A Guide to the Preparation of a Thesis," by Bruce Metzger.
1:17 Correspondence:
-Letter from Prof. Paul L. Holmer (Yale) re Professor Cailliet  (June 10, 1983)
-Letter from John Mackay  (October 29, 1971)
-Letter from Tom Brian, Seminary Superintendent of Grounds  (September 18, 1973)
-Letter from Bruce Kenrick of the Centre for International Studies, London  (November 2, 1971)
-2 photographs (1 with John Mackay).  
1:18 Miscellaneous notes, news clippings, and mementos:
-"Hermeneutics of Christian Art" (syllabus)  July 3, 1984
-"Bimini - The Wondrous Island" (pamphlet)  circa 1977
-"Memorial Service for Carlyle Marney" (Princeton Seminary)  July 5, 1978
-"Protestant Picture," Presbyterian Life. [About John Mackay's visit to Europe.]  
1:19 Addendum: How to Enjoy the Bible, by H. Kuist, with notes. Grade transcript. Resumes.


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