Special Collections Overview

Special Collections Overview


Special Collections at Princeton Theological Seminary houses more than 75,000 printed works and over 5,175 linear feet of archival and manuscript material. Major collections include the Seminary archives, rare books and pamphlets, personal papers, records of organizations, research collections, and non-textual materials related to the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed traditions and ecumenical Christianity.

Particular strengths of the collection are its documentation of the history of the Seminary, including works by and about Seminary faculty; American Presbyterianism; English and American Puritanism; Presbyterian missions; hymnology; works by and about Reformed theologians Karl Barth and Abraham Kuyper; and the history of Presbyterians in Korea.

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Staff are available to assist patrons during regular posted hours and may be reached by phone at 609.497.7953 or via email.

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Archives, Papers, Rare Books

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Research Collections


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