Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Jane Toomer commonplace book, circa 1823 -- 1824

Summary Information

Abstract

Jane Toomer is thought to have been a missionary. The collection contains a nineteenth century commonplace book attributed to Jane Toomer, which includes copies of letters, excerpts from sermons and other theological writings, and some writing in Chinese.

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492506 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Toomer, Jane
Title Jane Toomer commonplace book, circa 1823 -- 1824
Physical Description 0.25 linear feet (0.25 linear feet; 1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series in original order.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a nineteenth century commonplace book attributed to Jane Toomer, which includes copies of letters, excerpts from sermons and other theological writings, and some writing in Chinese.

  • Jane Toomer commonplace book, circa 1823 -- 1824

    This series contains a nineteenth century commonplace book attributed to Jane Toomer, which includes copies of letters, excerpts from sermons and other theological writings, and some writing in Chinese.

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.

Onsite storage.

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.

Preferred Citation

Item description, UTS1: Jane Toomer commonplace book, circa 1823-1824, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

Custodial History

The Jane Toomer commonplace book is part of the Union Theological Seminary Archives, which comprises institutional and administrative records of the Seminary, combined with the papers of many organizations, scholars, pastors, laypersons, and others connected with the school. The materials in this collection were part of a large group of unprocessed material that was organized in 2015.

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

Processing Information

The material was cataloged by Lynn A. Grove on 1988-07-14. Materials were placed in new acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Kevin Windhauser and Rebecca Nieto in 2018 with the support of the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2021.

Revision Description

2021-03-07 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Jane Toomer is thought to have been a missionary. Other biographical information has not been verified.