The Frederick W. Loetscher Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Loetscher, Frederick William, b. 1874
Dates: 1902-1950
Extent: 5 boxes (5.4 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Chronology

1875 May 15 Born, Dubuque, Iowa
1896 Graduated, Princeton University
1900 Graduated, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
1901 Graduated, Master of Arts, Princeton University
1901-1902 Student, University of Berlin, Germany
1902-1903 Student, University of Strassberg, Germany
1903 December 19 Ordained, Presbytery of New Brunswick, New Jersey
1903-1907 Instructor, Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1906 Graduated, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University
1907-1910 Pastor, Oxford Church, Philadelphia
1910-1913 Professor, Homiletics, Princeton Theological Seminary
1913-1945 Professor, Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
1945-1951 Professor, Church History, Temple University
1951-1966 Professor Emeritus, Church History, Temple University
1966 July 31 Died, Princeton, New Jersey

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Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, lectures and outlines for church history courses taught at Princeton Theological Seminary, sermons and addresses, and other material from the life and career of Dr. Loetscher.

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Subjects

Loetscher, Frederick William, 1875-1966--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.

Presbyterian Church--Sermons.

Sermons, American.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was organized and the original finding aid was written by Douglas F. Denné, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in May of 2009.

Access

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 Frederick W. Loetscher Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

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Contents

Box 1
1:1 Correspondence. 14 letters (includes 4 letters from B. B. Warfield and 8 letters from John DeWitt) (bulk 1902-1903)
1:2 Introductory lecture on The Story of Church History. Based on, in part, F. W. Loetscher's Inaugural Lecture in 1914. 1916-1917
1:3 Period I: The Age of Apostles, 1-100 A.D. Periods follow lecture on the Study of Church History [1934-35]
1:4 Period II: 100-311 AD. Lecture I - Lecture V [1948]
1:5 Period II: 100-311 AD. Lecture VI - Lecture XIII [1948]
1:6 Period III: 311-600 AD. Lecture I - Lecture VI [1942-43]
1:7 Period III: 311-600 AD. Lecture VII- Lecture XIII [1942-43]
1:8 Period IV: 600-1073 AD. Lecture I - Lecture IV undated
1:9 Period IV: 600-1073 AD. Lecture V - Lecture IX undated
1:10 Period IV: 600-1073 AD. Lecture X - Lecture XIII undated
1:11 Period V: 1073-1294 AD. Lecture I - Lecture IV [1922]
1:12 Period V: 1073-1294 AD. Lecture V - Lecture IX [1922]
1:13 Period V: 1073-1294 AD. Lecture X - Lecture XIII [1931]
1:15 Period V: 1073-1294 AD. Lecture I - Lecture III [1929]
1:16 Period VI: 1294-1500. Lecture IV - Lecture VII [1927]
1:17 Period VI: 1294-1500. Lecture VIII - Lecture IX [1930]
1:18 Period VI: 1294-1500. Lecture X - Lecture XIII [1930]
1:19 Period VI: 1294-1500. Outline, Lectures I - V undated
1:20 Period VII: The Reformation, 1500-1555. Lecture- Lecture IV undated
1:21 Period VII: The Reformation, 1500-1555. Lecture V- Lecture VIII undated
1:22 Period VIII: The Counter-Reformation, 1555-1689. Lecture I - Lecture IV undated
1:23 Outline Course in Church History. Preliminary Announcements- Period I
Box 2
2:1 Outline Course in Church History. Period II - Period III
2:2 Outline Course in Church History. Period II - Period V
2:3 Reformation. Lecture I
2:4 Reformation. Lecture II - Lecture VII
2:5 Reformation. Lecture VIII - Lecture XVI
2:6 The Counter-Reformation. Lecture I - Lecture V 1560-1648
2:7 The Counter-Reformation. Lecture VI - Lecture XIII 1560-1648
2:8 The Age of Illumination. Lecture I - Lecture II
2:9 The Age of Illumination. Lecture III - Lecture IV
2:10 The Age of Illumination. Lecture V - Lecture VI
2:11 The Age of Illumination. Lecture VII- Lecture VIII
2:12 Modern European Christianity. Part I, Lecture I - Lecture III
2:13 Modern European Christianity. Part I, Lecture IV - Lecture V
2:14 Modern European Christianity. Part II, Lecture I - Lecture IV
2:15 Modern European Christianity. Part III, Lecture I
2:16 Modern European Christianity. Part III, Lecture II - Lecture III
2:17 American Christianity. Lecture I - Lecture III
2:18 American Christianity. Lecture IV - Lecture VI
2:19 American Christianity. Lecture VII - Lecture IX
Box 3
3:1 American Christianity. Lecture X - Lecture XI and other notes
3:2 Seminar in Early Christianity [1949-1950]
3:3 Seminar in Early Christianity
3:4 Seminar in St. Augustine [1948-49]
3:5 Seminar in St. Augustine
3:6 Lecture and Research Notes
3:7 Lecture and Research Notes
3:8 Sermons
3:9 Sermons
3:10 Sermons
3:11 Sermons
3:12 Sermons
3:13 Sermons
3:14 Sermons
Box 4
4:1 Sermons
4:2 Sermons
4:3 Sermons
4:4 Sermons
4:5 Sermons
4:6 Sermons
4:7 Children's Talks
4:8 Addresses
4:9 Addresses
4:10 Addresses
4:11 Addresses. 4 Lectures, Institute of Theology [1942]
4:12 Prayers
4:13 Prayers
4:14 Prayers
4:15 Prayers
4:16 Prayers
Box 5
5:1 Prayers
5:2 Prayers
5:3 Prayers
5:4 Prayers
5:5 Prayers
5:6 Miscellaneous

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