The George Tybout Purves Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Purves, George Tybout, 1852-1901|
|Extent:||1 box (0.2 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1852 September 27||Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|1872||Graduated, University of Pennsylvania|
|1873-1877||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1877 April 27||Ordained, Presbytery of Chester|
|1877-1880||Pastor, Wayne, Pennsylvania|
|1880-1886||Pastor, Boundary Avenue Church, Baltimore, Maryland|
|1886-1892||Pastor, First Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|1888||Awarded honorary doctor of divinity, Washington and Jefferson College|
|1892-1900||Professor, New Testament Literature and Exegesis, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1894||Awarded honorary doctor of divinity, University of Pennsylvania|
|1895||Awarded honorary doctor of law, Lafayette College|
|1895-1899||Stated supply, First Church, Princeton|
|1899-1890||Pastor, First Church, Princeton|
|1900-1901||Pastor, Fifth Avenue Church, New York City|
|1901 September 24||Died, New York City|
In his lifetime, Dr. Purves authored more than 20 books and significant pamphlets.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of correspondence, biographical materials, and class notes from lectures by Dr. George Purves at Princeton Theological Seminary, taken by N.W. Harkness and Eliphalet B. Terry.
Purves, George Tybout, 1852-1901--Manuscripts.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
The provenance of this collection is unknown. The collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in March 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 George Tybout Purves Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|1:1||Class notes of lectures by Purves on Apostolic History taken by N.W. Harkness (P.T.S., class of 1900). Typed and printed by W.B. Sheddan, Princeton, New Jersey. 1899-1900|
|1:2||Typescript of class notes of lectures by Purves on the History of the New Testament Canon, taken by Eliphalet B. Terry (P.T.S., class of 1902). [Photocopies of the original notes currently preserved at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.] 1899-1900|
|1:3||Correspondence. Letter from Purves to C.W. Hodge. March 7, 1884|
|1:4||Biographical materials. Chiefly clippings and photocopies of obituaries and memorials following Purves' death in 1901.|
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