|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
Included are diary, 1864-1866; nine notebooks on Old Testament lectures; notes on "History of Religion;" and scrapbooks containing articles by himself, material relating to the earliest Hebrew literature, and dealing with his own and Charles A. Brigg's trial, and the judicial case of the Presbyterian Church against Smith.
Part of Union Theological Seminary Collection
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Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Restrictions on Access
The collection is unrestricted to readers. The scrapbooks and notes in this collection are in a fragile condition, and necessitate great care in handling and potential reproduction restrictions to be determined at the discretion of archives staff.
Item description, UTS1: Henry Preserved Smith Papers, series #, box #, and folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
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Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Diary, notebooks, scrapbooks Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 07/13/88.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Henry Preserved Smith (1847-1927); Presbyterian minister in Ohio and New York; scholar with specializations in Hebrew and Cognate Languages, historical and critical interpretations of the Bible; graduate studies at Lane Theological Seminary, Universities of Leipzig and Berlin; tried for heresy by Presbyterian Church, 1892-1894; Professor of Church history and Davenport Professor of Hebrew and Cognate Languages at Union Theological Seminary, 1917-1925.