Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819

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American Presbyterian clergyman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to Noah Webster, 1787 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663691

Samuel Stanhope Smith was a Presbyterian minister, founder of Hampden-Sydney College, and the seventh president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). In his work, Smith expressed progressive views on marriage and egalitarian ideas about race and slavery.

From the guide to the Samuel Stanhope Smith Collection, 1772-1817, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Letters of Samuel Stanhope Smith, 1786-1791. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Young, William, 1755-1829. Young and Woodward Business Papers, 1789-1826 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Custis family. Papers, 1683-1858 [microform]. Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
creatorOf Hoffman, Oliver H. Addresses before societies, 1805-1930. Rutgers University
referencedIn Account of the Hampden-Sydney College musical clubs, 1885-1889 [manuscript] 1881-1948. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Custis family. Papers, 1683-1858. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Office of the President Records : Jonathan Dickinson to Harold W. Dodds Subgroup, 1746-1999, 1830-1869 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
referencedIn Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822. Ingersoll family collection, 1797-1954 (bulk 1797-1865) Princeton University Library
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Letter, 1779 April 19, Hampden-Sydney, [Virginia], to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Lecture Notes Collection, 1772-1990 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Letter, [1779 March?], n.p., to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn "Samuel Stanhope Smith and Hampden-Sydney College" [manuscript] / by Dr. Eggleston. 1948. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Samuel Stanhope Smith Collection, 1772-1817 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts Division
referencedIn Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Lecture Notes Collection, 1792-1976. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Samuel Stanhope Smith collection, 1772-1817. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Hamilton, W. S. (William Southerland), b. 1789. W.S. Hamilton papers, 1770-1888; 1924 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Letters of Samuel Stanhope Smith, 1786-1791. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819. Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to Noah Webster, 1787 Apr. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Blair, Samuel, 1741-1818 person
correspondedWith Blair, Susan Shippen person
associatedWith Burtsell, Peter, 1774?-1831, person
associatedWith College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith College of William and Mary. corporateBody
associatedWith Custis family. family
associatedWith Custis family. family
associatedWith Hamilton, W. S. (William Southerland), b. 1789. person
correspondedWith Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, person
associatedWith Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wallace, J. person
associatedWith Webster, Noah, 1758-1843, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia
United States
Virginia
Princeton (N.J.)
Princeton (N.J.)
New Jersey--Princeton
Subject
Letters--18th century
College presidents--New Jersey--Princeton--19th century
American poetry--18th century
Ethics--Study and teaching--New Jersey--Princeton--19th century
Princeton University
Ethics--Study and teaching
Church and education--History
Occupation
College presidents--18th century.--New Jersey--Princeton
Clergy--19th century.--United States
College presidents--19th century.--New Jersey--Princeton
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Birth 1750-03-15

Death 1819-08-21

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