Inter-Seminary Conference minutes, 1880 April 9

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Inter-Seminary Conference minutes, 1880 April 9
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 217
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains a handwritten record of the proceedings of the first Inter-Seminary Conference held in the chapel at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

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Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Inter-Seminary Conference Minutes, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Anne Graham, 2001.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

The first Inter-Seminary Conference was held in response to a call from members of the New Brunswick Theological Seminary (New Brunswick, New Jersey), Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, New Jersey), and Union Theological Seminary (New York, New York). The delegates attending the conference represented Baptist, Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Reformed Dutch seminaries in Northeastern states, including the Andover Theological Seminary (Andover, Massachusetts), Auburn Theological Seminary (Auburn, New York), Boston University School of Theology (Boston, Massachusetts), Drew Theological Seminary (Madison, New Jersey), Hamilton Theological Seminary (Hamilton, New York), Hartford Seminary (Hartford, Connecticut), Newton Theological Seminary (Newton Centre, Massachusetts), Rochester Theological Seminary (Rochester, New York), and Yale University Divinity School (New Haven, Connecticut).

Scope and Content Note

The minutes are a handwritten record of the proceedings of the first Inter-Seminary Conference held on April 9, 1880 in the chapel at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Delegates organized committees and elected officers, including Mr. C. L. Noyes from Andover as Chairman and Mr. A. DeW. Mason from New Brunswick as the Secretary. The next convention was scheduled to be held the following fall in New Brunswick, New Jersey.



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