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John Winthrop Platner papers

Call Number: RG 292
Scope and Contents

The John Winthrop Platner Papers, 1896-1921, document the professional work of Platner. Since most material is undated, dates of the collection are assigned to parallel his teaching at Harvard College and Andover Theological Seminary. The collection is arranged according to the following categories: poem, correspondence, addresses, lectures, unpublished manuscript titled "The history of early Christian literature," and miscellaneous notes and clippings. The bulk of the collection is class lectures.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Andover Newton Theological School, 2017


The collection is arranged in six series: Series I. Poem

Series II. Correspondence

Series III. Addresses

Series IV. Lectures

Series V. Unpublished manuscript

Series VI. Notes and Clippings

1896 - 1921
4 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
Language of Materials