The Margaret Howland Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Howland, Margaret E. (Margaret Elizabeth), 1933-
Dates: 1954-1958
Extent: 2 boxes (2.16 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Special Collections.

Chronology

1933 September 29 Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1955-1958 Student, Princeton Theological Seminary, BD
1958 October 19 Ordained by the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau
1965-1966 Student, Union Theological Seminary, STM

Biographical Information

Margaret Howland, born September 29, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attended Princeton Theological Seminary from the fall of 1955 through the spring of 1958 when she earned her Bachelor of Divinity degree. She was ordained by the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau in October 1958. She went on to obtain her Master of Sacred Theology degree from Union Theological Seminary in 1966.

Howland held multiple church positions throughout New Jersey and New York from her time of ordination in 1958 through 1988.

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Scope and Content

The Margaret Howland Manuscript Collection consists of approximately 2.17 linear inches of documents dating from 1954 to 1958 containing information about Howland’s time in the classroom as a student at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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Subjects

Howland, Margaret E. (Margaret Elizabeth), 1933-

Princeton Theological Seminary

students' notes

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Margaret Howland Manuscript Collection Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Processing Information

Initial processing was done by Charity Cho. Final processing, including writing and publishing of a finding aid, was completed by Megan Corbi.

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 Margaret Howland Collection consists of two boxes divided into two series: Series I: Class notes and assignments by term and Series II: Spiral notebooks and Princeton Theological Seminary Catalogues. Series I contains folders pertaining to Howland’s individual courses while in attendance at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1955 to 1958. Folders are arranged by both subject and date providing information on Howland's time at PTS in chronological order.

Series II contains spiral notebooks from Howland’s time at Princeton Theological Seminary. The notebooks are arranged both chronologically and by subject. This series also contains Princeton Theological Seminary Catalogues from 1954 to 1958.

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Contents

Series 1: Class Notes and Assignments by Term
Box 1 Notes and Assignments
1:1 Fall Term 1955-1956 September 23 - December 16
Princeton Theological Seminary Choir Program  1955 October - 1956 June
English Bible 114: Seminary Education and the Vernacular Bible  1955 October 7
English Bible 114: Review of Luke 1-9:50  1955 December
Junior Homiletics 410: Final Examinations  1955 December 15
Introductions to the New Testament  
Introducation to Method in Bible Study 114  
Introduction to Christian Philosohpy 310  
1:2 Winter Term 1956 January 3 - 1956 February 19
Old Testament History 111  
Introduction to Reformed Theology 311: Second term final examination  
Field Work Practicum  
Introduction to Ecumenics  
1:3 Spring Term 1956 March 19 - 22
Ecumeincs 210: The Missionary Understanding and Approach to Renascent Islam  1956 March
Old Testament Introduction 112: Mid-term Examination  1956 April 10
New Testament History: Critique of a life of Christ  1956 May
Greek 100 Advanced  1956 May 20
Church History 220  1956 May 28
Precept Notes  1956 March 11-May 11
1:4 Fall Term 1956 June 5-December 19
Worship 424  
Christian Education 420  
Interpretive Speech 474  
Prophetical Books with Exegesis 120: Exegetical Paper on Isaiah 40:27-31  
Laymen's Sunday Talk by Tristam B. Johnson  1956 October 21
Church History 220  1956 December 11
Precept notes  1956 October 2-30
1:5 Winter Term 1957 January 2-March 6
New Testament Exegesis: Exegesis of Romans 15:1-6  
Theology 320: Revelation, Authority and the Christian Doctrine of God  
The History of American Christianity: A Survey Course  
Middler Preaching  1957 January 23
New Testament Interpretation of History 172  (7 March 1957)
Notes  1957 January 5-February 2
1:6 Spring Term 1957 March 25-June 4
Christology Papers  1957 March 24-25
Hosea And The Nature of God: Exegesis of Hosea  1957 May
Notes on Hosea  
Who is my neighbor?: A Sermon by John R. Bodo  1957 May 19
Jesus Christ and The Doctrine of Redemption: A Theological Commentary of Hymn No. 224 in the Hymnbook: "I know not how that Bethlehem Babe"  1957 May 27
Worship Final Examination  1957 May 28
Doctrine of Man 321: The Biblical Understanding of Man as to his freedom and responsibility in the light of 1 Corinthians 3:21-23 and Genesis 1:27-31 and Genesis 3  1957 March 7
1:7 Fall Term 1957 September 23-December 6
Campus calendar The 147th session  1958 September 23-December 18
Theology 331  
Address given at the Robert E. Speer library Dedication  1957 October 8
The Cure of Souls 473  1957 December 5
Notes  1957 October 4
Notes  1957 October 18
A Guide to the Preparation of a Thesis  1957 October 22
Notes  1957 October 25
Notes  1957 December 6
Church Polity Notes  1957 November 6
Church Polity  
Seminar in American Christianity  1957 November 11
Pastoral Theology 431: Pastoral Work in the Church  
Notes  1957 October 14 - 1958 January 7
1:8 Winter Term 1958 January 2-March 4
Theory and Practice of Counseling 471  
Speech 475  1958 January
Christian Ethics: Christianity and Sex  
Senior Preaching Schedule  
Christian Ethics  
Theory and Practice of Counseling  
1:9 Spring Term 1958 March 20-May 20
Psychology of Christian Experience  1958 May
The Report of the Curriculum Evaluation Committee of the Senior Class of 1958  
Group work in the Church: Evaluation of T-Group Experience  Spring 1958
Princeton Seminary Women's Choir Spring Tour  1958 March 13-18
State Home for Girls  
Introduction to Clinical Pastoral Training II 477  
Theology of the Reformers Notes  1958 March 12
Notes on Leo Tolstoy  1958 May 15
1:10 Miscellaneous Materials
Sections of the constitution of the Presbyterian church pertaining to candidates for ordination to the gospel ministry  undated
A select list of devotional classics  undated
A select list of devotional classics  1955 May 9
New books for Summer reading in church and world  1955 July 11
On choosing a pastor: A guide for nominating committees of churches with vacant pulpits  
Notes  undated
1:11 Reading for Church Music undated
1:12 Orientation in the Hebrew Bible undated
1:13 Select Bibliography for background knowledge of the Bible 1954 June
1:14 The Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis
1:15 Tennant Hall
1:16 Orientation Program for incoming students 1955 September 23-27
1:17 Blanks
Series 2: Spiral Notebooks and Princeton Theological Seminary Catalogues
Box 2 Notebooks and Catalogues
2:1 Hebrew O.S. 3 1954 September 27-30
2:2 O.S. 405(1) 1954 October 5-1955 January 18
2:3 O.S. 405(2) 1955 February 8-May 17
2:4 114 and 410 1955 September 29-December 7
2:5 310 1955 September 29-November 30
2:6 O.S. 404 1955 February 9-May 27
2:7 Hebrew O.S. 3 1955 February 7-May 23
2:8 Islamics (2) O.S. 523 1955 March 3-May 26
2:9 111-311 1956 January 3-February 28
2:10 210 1956 January 3-February 20
2:11 100/140 1956 January 3-February 29
2:12 N.T. History 1956 March 19-May 22
2:13 420 1956 September 26-December 6
2:14 Church History/Church Music 1956 March 20-May 22
2:15 Greek/O.T. Introduction/Preaching 1956 March 23-May 22
2:16 121 1956 September 26-December 5
2:17 220 1956 September 26-December 4
2:18 120 1956 September 27-December 4
2:19 N.T. Exegesis 1957 January 2-March 1
2:20 American Christianity 1957 January 2-March 1
Test booklets  1956 April 26-May 17
2:21 Doctrine of God 1957 January 2-March 1
2:22 New Testament Interpretation of History 1957 January 2-March 1
2:23 321 1957 March 19-May 17
2:24 123 1957 March 19-May 17
2:25 424 1957 March 20-May 21
2:26 Theology 331 1957 September 25-December 3
2:27 Polity 430/Church Administration 1957 September 25-1958 May 22
2:28 Cure of Souls 473/Psychology of Christian Experience 1957 September 26-1958 May 19
2:29 Pastoral Work 431/Counseling 471 1957 October 1-1958 April 3
2:30 Ethics 330 1958 January 2-March 4
2:31 Luther Colloquium 1958 January 2-May 14
2:32 Homiletics 1958 January 3-February 28
2:33 The Princeton Seminary Catalogue XLVII, 1 1954 September
2:34 The Princeton Seminary Catalogue XLIX, 1 1955 September
2:35 The Princeton Seminary Catalogue XLX, 1 1956 September
2:36 The Princeton Seminary Catalogue LI, 1 1957 September
2:37 Miscellaneous

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