The James H. Howell Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Howell, James H.
Extent: 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Special Collections.

Chronology

1927 Born to James Harry Howell and Lucille Acker in Buffalo NY, on 1927 October 5.
1950 Graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Agricultural Extension.
1954 Princeton Theological Seminary
1954 Ordained as minister of word and sacrament by the Buffalo-Niagara Presbytery on 1954 September 15.
1954-1960 Employed as a Sunday School Missionary by the Body of National Missions in Northern Idaho.
1961-1988 Employed as a Mobile Minister, flying between various remote churches in rural Idaho.
1989-1992 Associate executive in the Presbytery of Inland North West and Eastern Washington.

Biographical Information

James Harry Howell was born on 1927 October 5 Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Agricultural Extension. He was ordained by the Presbytery of Buffalo-Niagara on 1954 September 15. From 1954-1960 he worked as a Sunday School missionary in Northern Idaho. He continued working in Northern Idaho as a Mobile Minister from 1960-1988, flying between various remote towns. From 1989-1992 he worked as an Associate Executive for the Presbytery of Inland North West and Eastern Washington. Rev. Howell and his wife Sally Bame Howell have two daughters, Ruthann and Juleann.

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Scope and Content

The James H. Howell Collection is comprised of approximately 3 inches of manuscripts. It consists primarily of class notes from courses taken at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey from 1951-1953. The courses include Parish Evangelism, Christian Philosophy, Bible Study Method, New Testament History, New Testament Introduction, Speech and Worship, Cure of Souls, Church Administration, and Greek.

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Subjects

Howell, James H.

Lecture notes

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The James H. Howell Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection, including writing and publishing of a finding aid, was done by Sarah Kok. The materials contained in this collection may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Access

There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

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Arrangement

The James H. Howell Manuscript Collection consists of 8 folders, each containing materials from a different class with New Testament History and New Testament Introduction stored together.

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Contents

Box 1
1:1 Parish Evangelism undated
Undated notes on evangelism in a parish setting  
1:2 Christian Philosophy 1951
Lecture notes concerning philosophy and various philosophers  1951
1:3 Bible Study Method 1951
Notes on lectures and a copy of the final examination for a class entitled “Introduction to Method in Bible Study”, taught by Dr. Kuist.  1951
1:4 New Testament History and New Testament Introduction 1951-1952
Pamphlet “The Biblical Archaeologist” vol. XI, no. 4, December, 1948, by Bruce M. Metzger published by The American Schools of Oriental Research.  1948
Notes on lectures, class outlines, and a final examination for the class “New Testament History” given by Dr. Piper.  1951
Notes on lectures and a final examination for the class “New Testament Introduction” given in the first term on the year 1952-1953 by Dr. Otto Piper, as well as a copy of the theses “Inspiration and Authority of the Bible” by Otto A. Piper.  1952-1953
1:5 Speech and Worship undated
Notes on lectures from a class entitled “Speech and Worship” which covered a variety of different worshipping traditions and elements of the worship service.  
1:6 Cure of Souls 1952
Article “Alcoholism – Disease Without a Cure?” by Paul R. Carlson in Crossroads vol. 17 no. 1.  
Final exam, and class notes of the class “The Cure of Souls” given in the first term of the year 1952-1953 by Dr. Bennell. Among other topics the class covered visiting the sick, premarital and marital counseling, alcoholism, and sexuality in the parish.  1952-1953
1:7 Church Administration 1950-2000
Resources on church administration, including personal notes, collected articles, and forms.   circa 1950-2000
1:8 Greek 1951-1952
Two notebooks of notes from Greek class the first and second terms of the year 1951-52.  1951-1952
Final examination of Greek A and various notes from class.  

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