Van Dyke, Henry Jackson (1852-1933)
Papers, 1875-1931
Finding Aid to Record Group 64
3.00 cu.ft.

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1516

BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

Henry Jackson Van Dyke was born in Germantown, PA on November 10, 1852. He attended Princeton University for undergraduate, graduate, and seminary studies, completing his courses in 1877. He was ordained by the Presbytery of Brooklyn in 1879 and served as pastor at churches in Rhode Island and New York City until 1900, when he returned to Princeton as a professor of English literature. He held this post until 1923. From 1913-17 he served as U.S. minister to the Netherlands. After 1923 he enjoyed the status of Professor Emeritus at Princeton, where he died in 1933.

In 1902 Van Dyke served as moderator of the General Assembly, and he was also an author of several books.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of Van Dyke's sermons, notes and addresses. They are arranged chronologically, with undated material at the back. There are also two biographical essays and a copy of one of Van Dyke's poems.


The collection is arranged as follows:

SERIES 1: SERMONS NOTES, ADDRESSES, 1875-1931

Box	Folder	Description
1	1	Finding Aid to Record Group 64
	2	Biographical Essays, nd
	

		SERIES 1:  SERMONS, NOTES, ADDRESSES, 1875-1931

	3	1875-77
	4	1878
	5	1879
	6	1879
	7	1880
	8	1880
	9	1881
	10	1881
	11	1882
	12	1882
	13	1883
	14	1883
	15	1884
	16	1884
	17	1884
	18	1885
	19	1885

2	1	1886
	2	1886
	3	1887
	4	1887
	5	1888
	6	1888
	7	1888
	8	1889
	9	1889
	10	1890
	11	1890
	12	1890
	13	1891
	14	1891
	15	1892
	16	1893
	17	1894

3	1	1895
	2	1895
	3	1896
3	4	1897
	5	1897
	6	1898
	7	1898
	8	1899
	9	1900-03
	10	1904-06
	11	1908-10
	12	1911-12
	13	1913-17
	14	1918-19
	15	1920-23
	16	1924-31
	17	Undated
	18	Undated
	19	Poem, 1912