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Selected Papers of W. Scott Watson

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Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Watson, W. Scott (William Scott), 1862-1944

A member of the Princeteon Theological Seminary Class of 1888, W. Scott Watson was a Presbyterian clergyman, missionary, and immigration official.

The collection consists of a small amount of correspondence and retained copies of letters by Watson; manuscripts for his sermons, lectures, and articles, such as "The Book of the Days," "A Contribution to Samaritan Palaeography," and "The Origin of the Book of the Old Testament"; miscellaneous writings in English, Hebrew, and Greek; and printed material concerning Presbyterian Church matters. Also present are bound manuscripts of "A Complete Compend of Systematic Theology...Questions by Charles Hodge...," recorded by David S. Anderson in 1844 while at the Princeton Theological Seminary, and "Kirchen-Recht der Katholisches und Protestantisches" by R. Zachariae in 1839.

Unprocessed.

Five Syriac texts have been removed from this collection: two printed ones went to the Rare Books Division; three manuscript ones have been added to C0941 (Princeton Syriac Manuscripts).

Gift of the author.

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Folder inventory added by Gregory Kohles '2013 in 2011.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2008
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Presbytery of New York, Pamphlets, Publications, Newspapers, 1892-1924. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Bishop John Cosin's Canonical Hours, Bound Notebook, 1846. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

A Dated Codex Of The Samaritan Pentateuch, Handwritten Manuscript, 1893. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

A Complete Compend Of Systematic Theology: Questions and Answers By Charles Hodge, Recorded By David S. Anderson, Bound Manuscript, 1844-1845. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Katholisches und Protestantisches Kirchen-Recht by R. Zachariae, Bound Manuscript, 1839. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Origin Of The Book Of The Old Testament by William Scott Watson, Handwritten Manuscript, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Bound Theological Notebooks, Manuscripts, German, Latin, 1736-1822. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Bound Theological Lecture Notebooks, English, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Samaritan Hebrew Book Of Joshua, With English Translation, 1904. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

A Critical Copy of The Samaritan Pentateuch Written in A.D. 1232, Manuscript, 1895. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

A Contribution To Samaritan Palaeography, 1896. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Presbytery of New York, Meetings, Addresses and Reports, 1893-1923. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Diary, Daily Notes, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Bound Theological Notes, Various Languages, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Reference Indices, Geographical Lists and Names, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Geographical Names, Tables, Appendices, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Manuscripts, Notes, Etc, 1891. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Manuscripts, Notes, Etc, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Manuscripts, Notes, Etc, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Manuscripts, Notes, Etc, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Manuscripts, Notes, Etc, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Arabic Account Records, undated. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

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