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Isaac Swift Exegesis Lectures, 1866

Summary Information

Abstract

Isaac Swift (1845-1937); UTS class of 1969; Presbyterian minister in New York and Michigan parishes; served as pastor (later pastor emeritus) in Syracuse, NY, 1878-1929. The collection contains one bound manuscript (310 pages) of lectures Swift attended at Union Theological Seminary, dated September 15, 1866. Lectures by William G. T. Shedd, C. A. Van Dyck, Thomas Skinner, and Albert Barnes.

At a Glance

Bib ID 12517840 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Swift, Isaac, 1845-1937 ; Shedd, William G. T (William Greenough Thayer), 1820-1894 ; Skinner, Thomas H (Thomas Harvey), 1791-1871 ; Van Dyck, Cornelius Van Alen, 1818-1895 ; Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
Title Isaac Swift Exegesis Lectures, 1866
Physical Description 1 box (1 box; 0.25 linear feet)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series in original order.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a 310-page bound volume manuscript of lectures that Isaac Swift attended while at Union Theological Seminary. The manuscript is dated September 15, 1866, though all lectures may not have taken place on that date. The lectures include: Lectures on the Exegesis of N.T. Harmony by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Poetic Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Exegesis of Romans by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on the […] of N. Testament by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Prose Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Evidence of Christianity by Albert Barnes; and Lectures on the Theory of the Church by Ths. Skinner, D.D., L.L.D.

  • Isaac Swift Exegesis Lectures, 1866

    This series contains a 310-page bound volume manuscript of lectures that Isaac Swift attended while at Union Theological Seminary. The manuscript is dated September 15, 1866, though all lectures may not have taken place on that date. The lectures include: Lectures on the Exegesis of N.T. Harmony by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Poetic Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Exegesis of Romans by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on the […] of N. Testament by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Prose Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Evidence of Christianity by Albert Barnes; and Lectures on the Theory of the Church by Ths. Skinner, D.D., L.L.D.

Burke Library record group:

Union Theological Seminary Archives: UTS 1, papers of faculty and students

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Preferred Citation

Item Description, UTS1: Isaac Swift Exegesis Lectures, 1866, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

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Processing Information

This collection was among a large group of unprocessed material that was organized in 2016-2018 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation; the bound volume was rehoused in a custom archival box. The finding aid was created by Rebecca Nieto in 2017-2018 and edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.

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Swift, Isaac, 1845-1937 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Isaac Swift was born in Geneva, New York on November 24, 1845. He attended Union Theological Seminary from 1866 to 1869 and was ordained in the Saginaw Presbytery on September 14, 1870. He served as a stated supply and pastor at a number of parishes including Midland City, Michigan from 1869 to 1872, stated supply in Oakfield, New York from 1872 to 1877, and stated supply in Akron, New York from 1877 to 1878, serving longest as a pastor in Syracuse, New York from 1878 to 1929. He retired honorably in 1829 and continued to serve as pastor emeritus in Syracuse until his death on November 19, 1937.

Isaac Swift Exegesis Lectures, 1866

This series is open for research.

1 box

This series contains a 310-page bound volume manuscript of lectures that Isaac Swift attended while at Union Theological Seminary. The manuscript is dated September 15, 1866, though all lectures may not have taken place on that date. The lectures include: Lectures on the Exegesis of N.T. Harmony by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Poetic Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Exegesis of Romans by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on the […] of N. Testament by William G.T. Shedd, D.D.; Lectures on Prose Accentuation by C.A. Vandyck, D.D.; Lectures on the Evidence of Christianity by Albert Barnes; and Lectures on the Theory of the Church by Ths. Skinner, D.D., L.L.D.

This series is arranged in original order.


Box 1 Exegesis Lectures, 1866, 1 box