The James H. Howell Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Howell, James H.|
|Extent:||1 box (.25 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Special Collections.|
|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.|
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.
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.
Howell, James H.
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The James H. Howell Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
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.
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.
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.
|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|
|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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