The Robert Lyle Moreland Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Moreland, Robert Lyle, 1921-
Dates: 1943-1945
Extent: 2 boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1921 February 6 Born, Fairmont, West Virginia
1943 Graduated, College of Wooster
1943-1945 Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
1945 August 31 Ordained, Presbytery of Grafton
1945-1947 Assistant pastor, First Church, Joplin Missouri
1947-1951 Pastor, First Church, Harrison, Arkansas
1951-1957 Pastor, First Church, Emporia, Kansas
1957-1968 Pastor, Eastminster Church, East Lansing, Michigan
1962-1968 Student, Master of Arts, Michigan State University
1968-1973 Assistant executive, Michigan Synod, Detroit
1968-1974 Secretary and treasurer, Presbytery of Detroit
1975-1978 Controller, synod of south Atlanta, Georgia
1978-1987 Secretary and vice-president, board pensions, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1987 Retired

Biographical Information

The Reverend Robert Lyle Moreland graduated from Princeton Seminary with the Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1945 and was ordained through the Presbytery of Grafton (PCUSA) later that year. He has had a distinguished career as a Presbyterian Pastor and Synod executive.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of course notes taken by Robert Moreland while at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1943 to 1945.



Moreland, Robert Lyle--Archives.

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

Class notes--1943-1945.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was donated to the Seminary Libraries by Robert Moreland in May of 1995. The collection was processed and the original finding aid was written 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 May 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 Robert Lyle Moreland Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
1:1 Finding Aid.
1:2 Old Testament Introduction, Dr. Gehman. Spring 1943
1:3 New Testament Introduction, Dr. Metzger. Spring 1943
1:4 Ecumenics, Dr. Mackay. Spring 1943
1:5 Apologetics, Dr. Kuizenga. Spring 1943
1:6 Public Worship, Dr. Blackwood. Spring 1943
1:7 Book Reports. Spring 1943
1:8 Outline of New Testament History, Dr. Metzger. Fall 1943
1:9 Old Testament History, Dr. Jurji. Fall 1943
1:10 Reformed Theology, Dr. Kuizenga. Fall 1943
1:11 Homiletics, Dr. Blackwood. Fall 1943
1:12 Christian Ethics, Dr. Hromadka. Spring 1944
1:13 Social Implications of Christian Ethics, Dr. Hromadka. Spring 1944
1:14 Old Testament Biblical Theology, Dr. Gehman. Spring 1944
1:15 Doctrine of Man, Dr. Kerr. Spring 1944
1:16 Christian Education, Dr. Homrighausen. Spring 1944
1:17 Christian Doctrine of Consummation, Dr. Kerr. Summer 1944
1:18 Revelation and inspiration, Dr. Kerr. Summer 1944
1:19 Doctrine of Christ, Dr. Hromadka. Summer 1944
Box 2
2:1 Senior Homiletics, Dr. Roberts. 1944-1945
2:2 Prophetical Books, Dr. Gehman. Fall 1944
2:3 Church Polity, Dr. Mudge. Fall 1944
2:4 Work of the Pastor, Drs. Homrighausen and Brown. Fall 1944
2:5 Survey of Church History, Dr. Lefferts Loetscher. Fall 1944
2:6 Modern Church History, Dr. Lefferts Loetscher. Spring 1945
2:7 History of Modern Christianity, Dr. Lefferts Loetscher. Spring 1945
2:8 Theology of Crisis, Dr. Hromadka. Spring 1945
2:9 Christianity in the Hispanic World, Dr. Mackay. Spring 1945
2:10 Essence of Christianity, Dr. Kerr. Spring 1945
2:11 History of Christian Thought, Dr. Kerr. Spring 1945
2:12 Comparative Christianity, Dr. Hromadka. Summer 1945
2:13 Types of American Theology, Dr. Kerr. Summer 1945
2:14 Bible Outlines.
2:15 Church Music.
2:16 Synoptic Gospels, Dr. Piper.
2:17 Theology of Recent Ecumenical Conferences, Dr. Hromadka.
2:18 Church and Salvation, Dr. Kuizenga. [Spring 1945]


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