Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Charles Cotton Kimball papers, 1859-1862

Summary Information


Student at Union Theological Seminary. Contains manuscript notebooks on lectures at UTS.

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492464 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kimball, Charles Cotton, 1834-1905
Title Charles Cotton Kimball papers, 1859-1862
Physical Description 1 box (1 box 0.5 linear feet)
Language(s) English



This collection is organized in volume order.


Scope and Content

This collection contains Charles Cotton Kimball's bound manuscript notebooks about lectures at Union Theological Seminary from 1859 – 1862. The volumes include: Dr. Edward Robin'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 as well as Dr. Hitchcock's recommended book list for a clergyman's library.

General Note

Part of Union Theological Seminary Collection

In Archives.

Using the Collection

The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Preferred Citation

Item description, UTS: Charles Cotton Kimball Papers, box #, and 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, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Notebooks Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 07/12/88.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Church history -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hitchcock, Roswell D (Roswell Dwight), 1817-1887 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson, Edward, 1794-1863 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Skinner, Thomas H (Thomas Harvey), 1791-1871 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Henry Boynton, 1815-1877 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theology, Doctrinal -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trinity Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note


Charles Cotton Kimball was born 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 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.