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Anson Phelps Atterbury papers, 1871 -- 1893

Summary Information

Abstract

UTS Alumnus of 1879 and Presbyterian minister at Park Church, and later West-Park Church, New York. Four volumes of scrapbooks containing biblical text accompanied by brief bibliographic annotations of additional sources.

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492418 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Atterbury, Anson Phelps, 1854-1931
Title Anson Phelps Atterbury papers, 1871 -- 1893
Physical Description 4 boxes (4 boxes; 2 linear feet)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This series is arranged in original order in one series: Manuscript Commentary on the Bible.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains four scrapbooks with a column of biblical text pasted onto each page. Next to the biblical text Atterbury wrote references to additional sources to provide further information on corresponding verses. Sources cited frequently include the Sunday School Times and McGiffert's Apostolic Age, as well as hundreds of others. In addition to Atterbury's hand there may be one or two unidentified contributors who added sources to his notes.

  • Series 1: Manuscript Commentary on the Bible, 1871 -- 1893

    This series contains four scrapbooks with a column of biblical text pasted onto each page. Next to the biblical text Atterbury wrote references to additional sources to provide further information on corresponding verses. Sources cited frequently include the Sunday School Times and McGiffert's Apostolic Age, as well as hundreds of others. In addition to Atterbury's hand there may be one or two unidentified contributors who added sources to his notes.

Burke Library record group:

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

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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

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Preferred Citation

Item Description, UTS1: Anson Phelps Atterbury Papers, [1871-1893], box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Scrapbooks and bibliography were cataloged by Lynn A. Grove on 1988-07-06. Materials were placed in new acid-free boxes and the scrapbooks were stabilized with binding ties. The finding aid was prepared by Benjamin Perry in 2012. The finding aid was edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Anson Phelps Atterbury graduated from Union Theological Seminary (UTS) in 1879, and served as a trustee of UTS from 1894 to 1931. He studied Bible under Philip Schaff.

Atterbury attended Yale University from 1871 to 1873 and 1875 to 1876, and then spent two years at Andover Seminary before matriculating at UTS. Atterbury later received a Ph.D. from New York University and a D.D. from Hamilton College in 1893. Atterbury was ordained by the New York City Presbytery in 1880 and served as the pastor of Park Church in New York City from 1879 to 1910. While at Park Church he commissioned construction of the West Park Presbyterian Church, a building now recognized as a New York City landmark, and moved to lead this newly founded church from 1911 to 1918.

Series 1: Manuscript Commentary on the Bible, 1871 -- 1893

This series is open for research.

4 boxes

This series contains four scrapbooks with a column of biblical text pasted onto each page. Next to the biblical text Atterbury wrote references to additional sources to provide further information on corresponding verses. Sources cited frequently include the Sunday School Times and McGiffert's Apostolic Age, as well as hundreds of others. In addition to Atterbury's hand there may be one or two unidentified contributors who added sources to his notes.

This series is arranged in original order.


Box 1 Genesis to Samuel 2, 1871 -- 1893


Box 2 Kings 1 to Isaiah, 1871 -- 1893


Box 3 Jeremiah to Zechariah, 1871 -- 1893


Box 4 Matthew to Revelations, 1871 -- 1893