The John Dorrance Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Dorrance, John, 1800-1861|
|Extent:||1 Box (0.3 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1800 February 28||Born, Kingston, Pennsylvania|
|1823||Graduated, College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)|
|1823-1826||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1826 November 27||Ordained, Presbytery of Mississippi|
|1827-1830||Pastor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|1831-1833||Pastor, Wysox, Pennsylvania|
|1833-1861||Pastor, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|
|1859||Awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity, College of New Jersey|
|1861 April 18||Died, Wilkes-Barre|
John Dorrance (1800-1861) graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and Princeton Seminary (class of 1826). He also received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the College of New Jersey in 1859. The Reverend Dorrance served as a Presbyterian pastor until his death.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of ten manuscript sermons.
Dorrance, John, 1800-1861--Manuscripts.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
These manuscripts were given to the Seminary by Mrs. R.M. Ehret. They were originally part of the library's "Alumni Alcove," but in October of 1996 were organized as a manuscript collection.
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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