|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series in volume order.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains Charles Cotton Kimball's bound manuscript notebooks detailing lectures at Union Theological Seminary from 1859 – 1862. The volumes describe Dr. Edward Robinson's lectures on Old Testament and New Testament history, Dr. R.D. Hitchcock's lectures on Church History, Dr. H.B. Smith's lectures on Systematic Theology and the Trinity, and Dr. T.H. Skinner's lectures on the Church and Pastoral Theology,and also include Dr. Hitchcock's recommended book list for a clergyman's library.
Burke Library record group:
Union Theological Seminary Archives: UTS 1, papers of faculty and students
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
The following boxes are located offsite: Box 1. Please note that requests for use of boxes held in offsite storage must be made three business days in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Item description, UTS1: Charles Cotton Kimball papers, 1859-1862, box #, and folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Gift of Charles Cotton Kimball's widow on March 13, 1909.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Volumes were cataloged by Lynn A. Grove on 1988-07-12. Materials were placed in new acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Erin Campbell in 2015 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.
2010-12-13 XML instance created by Erin Campbell.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
2019-05-20 EAD spot checked and corrected and description updated by Leah Edelman.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Charles Cotton Kimball was born on May 20, 1834 in Newport, New Hampshire. He graduated from Beloit College in 1859 before attending Union Theological Seminary and graduating in 1862. He became licensed to preach in 1862, then was ordained as an Evangelist by the Third Presbytery in New York on September 11, 1863. Reverend Kimball served as acting pastor at various locations from 1863 to 1903, including First Church in Erie, Pennsylvania, Second Church in Bennington, Vermont, and locations in New York City, Washington, DC, and Mt. Holly, New Jersey. Kimball died in 1905.