|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains one bound notebook of Stimson's handwritten class notes, taken while attending Union Theological Seminary from 1866 to 1867. Included are notes on lectures given by R.D. Hitchcock and W.G.T. Shedd.
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.
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: Henry A. Stimson papers, 1866-1867, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The exact provenance of this collection is unknown.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Lecture notes were cataloged by Lynn A. Grove on 1988-07-14. The Stimson papers were among a large group of papers that were organized in 2016-2018 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation; material was maintained in its original binding, secured with cotton ties, and re-housed in standard archival folders and housing. The finding aid was created by Rebecca Nieto in 2018 and edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Henry Albert Stimson was an American clergyman born in 1842. Stimson resided in New York City and attended Union Theological Seminary between 1866 and 1869, where he sat in on lectures by Roswell D. Hitchcock and W.G.T. Shedd. During his lifetime he published a number of books on preaching and Protestantism, including Questions of Modern Inquiry; A Series of Discussions (1895), The Place of Christian Education in the Civilization of the West (1881), The New Things of God: Sermons (1908), and Behind the World and Beyond (1910). Stimson died on July 18, 1936.