Collections by Type
The Princeton Theological Seminary Library's Digital
Collections are open access and include the Theological Commons,
a digital library of historical materials related to theology and religion. Other
digital collections include: Guides to the library’s manuscript collections, the Abraham Kuyper
Bibliography, the Digital Library of Abraham Kuyper, Princeton
Lectures on Youth, Church and Culture, and a digitized collection of Princeton Seminary Journals.
Other projects are in progress.
The Princeton Theological Seminary Library's General Collections consist of the Circulating Collection, a collection of Latin
American periodicals, the Reigner Reading Room (Christian
Education), the Periodical
Collection (journals), the Reference Collection, and the Reserve Collection.
Special Collections at the Princeton Theological Seminary Library comprise more than
75,000 printed works and over 5,175 linear feet of archival and manuscript material. Major
collections include the Seminary archives, rare books and pamphlets, personal papers,
records of organizations, research collections, and non-textual materials
related to the history of the Presbyterian and Reformed traditions and ecumenical
Particular strengths of Special Collections are its documentation of the
Seminary’s history, including works by and about Seminary faculty; American
Presbyterianism; English and American Puritanism; Presbyterian missions;
hymnology; works by and about Reformed theologians Karl Barth and Abraham
Kuyper; and the history of Presbyterians in Korea.
Looking for a book? Search the Princeton Theological Seminary Library
catalog, Princeton University Libraries catalog or multiple libraries’ catalogs
(WorldCat) to identify items to borrow: books, journals, DVDs, etc.
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resource, or Summon Search* to search multiple library resources at the same time. *What is Summon
A showcase for curated resources in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library
A set of guidelines for collection development at the Princeton Theological Seminary