James Henry Andrews collection (1862-1870)

Collection processed and finding aid created by Cheney J. Schopieray, September 2020
Manuscripts Division, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Summary Information

Title: James Henry Andrews collection
Creator: Andrews, James Henry, d. 1875
Inclusive dates: 1862-1870
Extent: 3 volumes
Abstract:
The James Henry Andrews collection is made up of three volumes, dating between 1862 and 1870, kept largely while Andrews attended Madison University (grad. 1868) and Hamilton Theological Seminary (grad. 1870). The volumes begin with 34 pages of minutes of The Senate of Brooklyn, a society in which the members donned the roles of U.S. Senators and debated current issues, such as the emancipation of slaves in Washington, D.C., and policies related to the Civil War. The minutes date from March to May 1862. The remainder of the volumes is comprised of original theological and religious poetry and writings by James Henry Andrews, 1866-1870, and Andrews’ extensive notes on Ebenezer Dodge’s theological lectures at Hamilton Theological Seminary, 1869-1870.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu

Access and Use

Acquisition Information

2020. M-7183.2.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright status is unknown

Preferred Citation

James Henry Andrews Collection, William L. Clements Library, The University of Michigan

Arrangement

The three volumes are arranged chronologically.

Biography

James Henry Andrews was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Madison University, New York, where he graduated in 1868. He then attended Hamilton Theological Seminary, graduating in 1870. Andrews married Gertrude Annette Swift on September 27, 1870.

James Henry Andrews was a poet and served as a clergyman at a Baptist Church at Englewood, New Jersey, 1872-1875, before his death at Damarest, New Jersey, October 17, 1875.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The James Henry Andrews collection is made up of three volumes, dating between 1862 and 1870, largely kept while Andrews attended Madison University (grad. 1868) and Hamilton Theological Seminary (grad. 1870). The volumes begin with 34 pages of minutes of The Senate of Brooklyn, a society in which the members donned the roles of U.S. Senators and debated current issues, such as the emancipation of slaves in Washington, D.C., and policies related to the Civil War. The minutes date from March to May 1862. The remainder of the volumes is comprised of original theological and religious poetry and writings by James Henry Andrews, 1866-1870, and Andrews’ extensive notes on Ebenezer Dodge’s theological lectures at Hamilton Theological Seminary, 1869-1870.

Volume 1: The Senate of Brooklyn, Speech, Essays, and Poems, 1862-1870

  • Minutes of The Senate of Brooklyn (34 pages)
  • “Phases of Life,” delivered before Athenaeum Society of Madison University, Friday evening March 11th 1864 (4 pages)
  • [Essays and poems by James Henry Andrews], 1866-1870 (39 pages)
Volume 2: Lectures on Christian Theology by E. Dodge, LL.D. Hamilton Theological Seminary, 1869
  • Introduction (p. 13)
  • Theology, or the Doctrine of God (p. 32)
  • The Nature of God (p. 50)
  • "Part II": Anthropology (p. 115)
  • "Part III": Soteriology (p. 171)
Volume 3: Lectures on Christian Theology by E. Dodge, LL.D. Hamilton Theological Seminary, February 1870.
  • The Work of Christ (p. 17)
  • The Atonement (p. 19)
  • The Theory of the Atonement (p. 50)
  • History of the Doctrine of Atonement (p. 88)
  • Pneumatology or The Doctrine of the Spirit (p. 95)
  • The Continuance of a Divine Life (p. 121)
  • The Divinity of Manifestation (p. 171)
  • "Part the Fifth": Eschatology (p. 174)
  • Pastoral Theology (p. 226)
  • "Sec III": The Ch. Its internal organization (p. 234)

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • Baptists--New York.
  • Debates and debating--United States.
  • Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution.
  • Madison University (Hamilton, N.Y.)
  • Theology--History--19th century.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Contributors:
  • Dodge, Ebenezer, 1819-1890.
Genre Terms:
  • Essays.
  • Lecture notes.
  • Minutes.
  • Poems.

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Container / Location Title
 
James Henry Andrews Collection,  1862-1870 [series]
Volume   1  
The Senate of Brooklyn, Speech, Essays, and Poems,  1862-1870
Volume   2  
Lectures on Christian Theology by E. Dodge, LL.D. Hamilton Theological Seminary,  1869
Volume   3  
Lectures on Christian Theology by E. Dodge, LL.D. Hamilton Theological Seminary,  1870

Additional Descriptive Data

Bibliography

Delta Kappa Epsilon. Catalogue of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity... New York: Council Publishing Company, 1890: 835.

Delta Kappa Epsilon. Catalogue of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity... New York: Council Publishing Company, 1900: 253.