The Jesse Herrmann Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Herrmann, Jesse, 1884-1953
Dates: 1943-1949
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1884 February 6 Born, New Philadelphia, Ohio
1910 Graduated, Princeton University
1911 Graduated, Master of Arts, Princeton University
1911-1913 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary
1914 Graduated, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University
1914-1916 Pastor, First Church, Asbury Park, New Jersey
1915 January 12 Ordained, Presbytery of Morris and Orange
1916-1928 Pastor, Avondale Church, Cincinnati, Ohio
1928-1953 Pastor, Second Church, Lexington, Kentucky
1944 Delivered the Stone Lectures, Princeton Theological Seminary
1953 July 14 Died, Lexington, Kentucky


Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence, sermon manuscripts, and typescripts from special lectures written by Jesse Herrmann.



Herrmann, Jesse, 1884-1953--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

Sermons, American.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in October 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 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 Jesse Herrmann Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Finding Aid.
1:2 12 sermons.
1:3 6 sermons.
1:4 Correspondence (mainly regarding 1943-44 Stone Lectures). 1943-1944
1:5 Stone Lectures [typescript].
1:6 "The Story of Existentialism," a paper presented to the Informal Club, Lexington, Kentucky. 1949


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