The Robert James Clark Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Clark, Robert James, 1924-
Dates: 1950-1954
Extent: 1 Box (1.1 linear feet)
Language(s): English, Greek
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1924 November 10 Born, Greensburg, Indiana
1943-1945 Served in United States Army
1950 Graduated, Havard University
1950-1954 Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
1954 September 3 Ordained, Whitewater Presbytery
1954-1955 Student, McCormick Theological Seminary
1955-1957 Director, Presbyterian inner-city work, Kansas City, Missouri
1955-1956 Pastor, First Church, Kansas City, Missouri
1957-1960 Pastor, Troub Memorial Church, Indianapolis, Indiana
1960-1965 Pastor, First Church, Winchester, Indiana
1965-1967 Pastor, Mount Auburn Church, Cincinnati, Ohio
1967-1969 Student, University of Cincinnati
1967-1968 Stated supply, Delhi Church, Ohio
1968-1969 Lecturer, Sociology,University of Cincinnati
1969-1970 Regional technician, United States Census
1971-1987 Interim pastor, Presbytery of Cincinnati
1988 Retired

Biographical Information

The Rev. Robert James Clark (b. 1924) received his B. D. from Princeton Seminary in 1954. He was ordained by the Whitewater Presbytery in 1954 and served as a pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) from that time until his retirement in 1988.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of the Rev. Robert James Clark’s class notes taken at Princeton Seminary, from 1950 to 1954.



Clark, Robert James, 1924---Archives.

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

Class notes--1950-1954.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

Rev. Clark donated his Princeton Seminary class notes to the Seminary Libraries in 1998. Clark's notes are arranged according to the year in which they were taken.


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.

Use of Materials

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



Box 1
1 Ecumenics. Third Term, 1950-1951
2 Junior Homiletics. First Term. Dr. Macleod. 1950
3 Old Testament Introduction. Second Term. Dr. Gehman and Dr. Gard. 1950-1951
4 New Testament History. Dr. Metzger. 1951
5 Christian Education. Third Term. Dr. Homrighausen. 1951
6 Greek. Includes Beginner Greek, with Mr. Strong and Mr. McAllister, Advanced Greek, with Dr. Theron and Mr. Strong, and New Testament Exegesis, with Dr. Piper. 1950, 1952, 1953-54.
7 History of American Christianity. Third Term. Dr. Loetscher. 1952-1953
8 Theology in Outline. Dr. Kerr.
9 Church History, Reformation to Present. Dr. Hope. 1954
10 Church Polity. 1954
11 Christianity and Communism. Dr. Lehmann.
12 Doctrine of God. Dr. Hendry.
13 Doctrine of Redemption. Dr. Lehmann and Dr. Kerr.
14 Christian Ethics. Dr. Lehmann.
15 Doctrine of the Church and the Christian Life. Dr. Hendry, Dr. Kerr, and Dr. Barrois.
16 Doctrinal Preaching.
17 Exegetical Study of John 5:25-29 under the direction of Dr. Piper, for the approval of the Whitewater Presbytery, Indiana. 1954
18 Old Testament Exegesis. 1954
19 Notes from a class with Dr. Kuist.
20 Special Lectures given at Princeton Seminary.
21 Essay by Dr. Piper, "The Power of the Christian Life."
22 J. L. Trinterud, "Presbyterian," and "Reformed Churches" from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
23 Term papers from Princeton Seminary presented for inspection by the Whitewater Presbytery, Indiana.
24 Miscellaneous notes.
25 Collection of detailed research notes for preceptorial assignments in courses in theology throughout Clark's career at Princeton Seminary.


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