The Francis Landey Patton Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections|
|Extent:||1 box (0.4 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.|
|1843||Born in Warwick, Bermuda|
|1863||B.A., Knox College, University of Toronto|
|1863-1865||Student, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1865-1867||Pastor, 84th St. Church, New York City|
|1867-1870||Pastor, Nyack, New York|
|1874||Prosecutor, David Swing heresy trial|
|1874-1881||Pastor, Jefferson Park Church|
|1871-1881||Professor, theology, North-Western Theological Seminary|
|1878||Moderator, General Assembly, PCUSA|
|1881-1888||Professor, Relations of Philosophy and Science to Christian Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1888-1902||President, Princeton University|
|1884-1913||Professor, Ethics, Princeton University|
|1888-1902||Lecturer, Theism, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1902-1913||President and Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary|
|1913-1932||Resident, Warwick, Bermuda|
|1932||Died, Warwick, Bermuda|
President Patton also received honorary doctoral degrees from Hanover College, Yale University, the College of Wooster, Harvard University, the University of Toronto, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and Princeton University. He authored three books and numerous articles and pamphlets.
Scope and Content
This constructed collection includes student notes of Patton lectures, printed lecture notes (with student marginalia by Robert E. Speer), biographical materials, news clippings, and correspondence.
Patton, Francis L. (Francis Landey), 1843-1932--Manuscripts.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.
This collection was organized, and the original finding aid was written by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist in April of 1996. In May of 2004, Special Collections was gifted photographs of Patton's tombstone and church in Bermuda, which were added to the end of the collection. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin in February of 2009.
There are no special restrictions on the accessibility of this collection. It is available for the use of library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of the Seminary Archives.
Use of Materials
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Francis Landey Patton Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
|1:1||Lectures on Theism, given in Miller Chapel, March 25- 29, 1907. With: Notes taken by H.D. Davies, student at Princeton Seminary, class of 1907. (Gift of Dr. William Seath.) With: Notebook removed from Archive's "Alumni Alcove". Bound with these notes are the following lecture notes:|
|-"Old Testament Canon," by Prof. Robert Dick Wilson, PTS, Mar. 2, 1905|
|-"Philosophy of Missions," 4 lectures by Prof. W. B. Greene, PTS 1905.|
|- "Biblical Basis of Missions," 4 lectures by Prof. Geerhardus Vos, PTS, 1905.|
|-"Medieval Missions," 6 lectures by Prof. John DeWitt.|
|-"Modern Missions," 4 lectures by Prof. F.W. Loetscher, PTS, 1905.|
|1:2||Printed lectures on ethics, with marginal notes by student (Robert E. Speer). circa 1890|
|1:3||Printed lectures on Theism, 1888, with marginal notes by student (Robert E. Speer). circa 1890|
|1:4||Biographical material - I: News clippings, memorials, etc.|
|1:5||Biographical material - II: News clippings, memorials, etc.|
|1:6||Biographical material - III: News clippings, memorials, etc.|
|1:7||Correspondence: 18 letters from Prof. A. A. Hodge, some with typescripts attached, bulk. 1879-1881|
|1:9||Correspondence: 8 letters to Samuel T. Lowrie (Presbyterian pastor and P.T.S. Director), [photocopies from S.T. Lowrie Manuscript Collection, P.T.S.]. 1903-1904|
|1:10||Report of students to Board of Directors re 1909 student protest. 1909|
|1:11||Inauguration pamphlets [North-Western; Princeton Seminary; Princeton College]. 1871, 1881, 1888|
|1:12||Pictures of tombstone and church in Bermuda (accession 2004.20)|
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