The Wallace N. Jamison Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Jamison, Wallace N., 1918-
Dates: 1940-1943
Extent: 2 boxes (0.6 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1918 August 1 Born, Alexandria, Egypt
1940 Graduated, Westminster College, Pennsylvania
1940-1943 Student, Bachelor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1943 May 21 Ordained, Presbytery of Monongahela, United Presbyterian Church of North America
1943-1946 Chaplain, United States Naval Reserves
1946 Student, Columbia University, New York City
1946 Student, Union Theological Seminary, New York City
1946-1948 Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
1948-1951 Pastor, First United Church, Indianola, Iowa
1951-1956 Dean of Chapel and Professor, History, Westminster College
1956-1963 Professor, Church History, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1963-1969 President, New Brunswick Theological Seminary
1970-1985 Dean, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois
1973 Awarded Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Westminster College
1985 Retired
2010 October 9 Died, Jacksonville, Illinois

Biographical Information

Dr. Wallace N. Jamison (born 1918) is a graduate of Westminster College, Pennsylvania (BA, 1940), Princeton Seminary (Th.B., 1943), and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Ph.D., 1948). He engaged in additional studies at Union Theological Seminary, New York in 1946. Dr. Jamison was a U.S. Navy Reserve chaplain during the Second World War and was for many years a pastor in the United Presbyterian Church of North America. He also served as a professor and administrator at Westminster College in Pennsylvania, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, and Illinois College.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of course notes taken by Wallace Jamison while at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1940 to 1943.



Jamison, Wallace N., 1918---Archives.

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

Class notes--1940-1943.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

Dr. Wallace N. Jamison's papers were donated to the Seminary Libraries in August of 1996. This collection was organized and the original finding aid was written by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist.


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 Wallace N. Jamison Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Junior year, first semester: Homiletics (Blackwood); Public Speaking (Wheeler); Reformed Theology (Kuizenga); Introduction to English Bible (Homrighausen); New Testament Introduction (Piper); Hebrew (Fritsch); New Testament Greek (Metzger); Church Music (Williamson).
1:2 Junior year, second semester: World Mission (Mackay); Public Speaking (Wheeler); Old Testament History and Introduction (Gehman and Jurji); New Testament Exegesis (Piper); Apologetics (Kuizenga); Homiletics (Blackwood and Wheeler); Hebrew (Fritsch); Church Music (Williamson).
1:3 Middler year, first semester: Prophetical Books (Gehman and Fritsch); Church History (Loetscher); Doctrine of Christ (Hromadka); Gospel History (Piper); Literary Interpretation (Wheeler); Psychology of Religion (Kuizenga); Comparative Christianity (Hromadka); Preaching (Blackwood, Wheeler).
1:4 Middler year, second term: Christian Doctrine of Man (Kerr); Exegesis of the Synoptic Gospels (Piper); Public Worship (Blackwood); Biblical Theology of the Old Testament (Gehman); Development of Christian Doctrine to the 19th Century (Kerr); Christian Education (Homrighausen); Age of the Enlightenment (Loetscher); Renaissance, Reformation, and Counter-Reformation (Loetscher).
Box 2
2:1 Senior year, first term: New Testament Biblical Theology (Piper); Theology of Crisis (Hromadka); Christian Doctrine of the Consummation (Kerr); Ancient Church (Loetscher); Christian Doctrine of God (Kuizenga); Homiletics (Roberts); Expository Preaching (Blackwood).
2:2 Senior year, second term: Christian Ethics (Hromadka); Medieval Church (Loetscher); Church Administration (Brown); Apostolic History (Piper); A Year's Preaching (Blackwood); Philosophy of Religion (Hromadka); Contemporary Cults (Kuizenga); Cure of Souls (Bonnell).


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