Chicago Theological Seminary collection on Professor Edwards Amasa Park lectures, 1850s.

Collection Information
Title:

Chicago Theological Seminary collection on Professor Edwards Amasa Park lectures, 1850s.

Creator(s):

Chicago Theological Seminary (Chicago, Ill.)

Dates:

1850s

Extent:

5 volumes (0.42 cubic feet)

Collection ID #:

RG5112

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Chicago Theological Seminary collection on Edwards Amasa Park, RG5112. The Congregational Library & Archives, Boston, MA.

Language:

English

Processing information:

Accessioned and partially processed by Jessica Steytler and Margaret Rosequist in January-May 2011.

Revision History:

Minimally processed by Cristina Prochilo, February 2014, using DACS Second Edition and MPLP.

Abstract:

In the early 20th century, Chicago Theological Seminary's Hammond Library actively sought manuscripts for their rare and special collections under the leadership of the institution's first librarian. These volumes are notes taken from students at Andover Seminary in Massachusetts in the 1850s. Stephen Denison Peet was born in Euclid, Ohio in 1830 and graduated from Andover Seminary in 1854. Ordained as a minister, he served numerous churches throughout his career, particularly in the Midwest. He established the American Antiquarian in 1878 and was its editor and publisher for over three decades. He died in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1914 at 83 years old. Moses Smith was born in Hebron, Connecticut in 1830 and graduated from Andover Seminary in 1859. He served as a minister in several churches and was drafted into the army during the Civil War serving as both a private and a chaplain. He served numerous positions including Secretary of the Western Education Society, corporate member of the A.B.C.F.M., as well as a trustee of both Olivet College and the Chicago Theological Seminary. He died in 1905 at the age of 74 years old. This collection contains bound volumes of notes on Edwards Park's theology lectures and courses taught at Andover Seminary during the 1850s. The notes were compiled by students S. D. Peet and Moses Smith. No additional provenance is available.

Acquisition Information:

Items transferred to the Congregational Library & Archives in 2011 from the Chicago Theological Seminary.

Description

Historical Note

In the early 20th century, Chicago Theological Seminary's Hammond Library actively sought manuscripts for their rare and special collections under the leadership of the institution's librarian. These volumes are notes taken from Professor Edwards Amasa Park's theology students at Andover Seminary in Massachusetts in the 1850s. Park was Abbot professor of Christian theology at Andover Seminary from 1847-1881, and emeritus, after. Stephen Denison Peet was born in Euclid, Ohio in 1830 and graduated from Andover Seminary in 1854. Ordained as a minister, he served numerous churches throughout his career, particularly in the Midwest. He established the American Antiquarian in 1878 and was its editor and publisher for over three decades. He died in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1914 at 83 years old. Moses Smith was born in Hebron, Connecticut in 1830 and graduated from Andover Seminary in 1859. He served as a minister in several churches and was drafted into the army during the Civil War serving as both a private and a chaplain. He served numerous positions including Secretary of the Western Education Society, corporate member of the A.B.C.F.M., as well as a trustee of both Olivet College and the Chicago Theological Seminary. He died in 1905 at the age of 74 years old.

 

Scope of Collection

This collection contains bound volumes of notes on Edwards Park's theology lectures and courses taught at Andover Seminary during the 1850s. The notes were compiled by students S. D. Peet and Moses Smith. No additional provenance is available.

 

Further Searches

Subject Headings

Chicago Theological Seminary.

Park, Edwards Amasa, 1808-1900.

Peet, Stephen D. (Stephen Denison), 1831-1914.

Smith, Moses, 1830-1905.

Andover Theological Seminary.

Andover Theological Seminary - History.

Andover Theological Seminary - Alumni and alumnae.

Andover Newton Theological School.

Theology - 19th century.

 

Arrangement

This collection has not been fully processed. The collection items are in the original order in which the records were given to the library.

 

Contents

Series I: S. Denison Peet's notes on Prof. Park's Lectures on Theology

Date: 1850s
Extent: 2 volumes
Scope of Series: This series includes S. Denison Peet's notes on Prof. Park's Theology Lectures while he was a student at Andover Seminary.
    Date Volume
Theology by Prof. E. Park 1850s 1
Theology by Prof. E. Park 1850s 2
 

Series II: Moses Smith's notes on Prof. Park's Lectures on Theology

Date: 1856-1857
Extent: 3 volumes
Scope of Series: This series includes Moses Smith's notes on Prof. Park's Theology Lectures while he was a student at Andover Seminary.
  Date Volume
Professor Park's Lectures on Theology 1856 1
Professor Park's Lectures on Theology 1857 2
Professor Park's Lectures on Theology 1857 3

 

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