Robert Stuart Sanders typescripts

Abstract

The Robert Staurt Sanders typescripts (dated 1963-1968; 2.29 cubic feet; 8 boxes) consist of bound typescripts, compiled by Sanders, relating to the Presbyterian religion in Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robert Stuart Sanders typescripts
Creator
Sanders, Robert Stuart, 1880-
Extent
2.29 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Presbyterians -- Kentucky.
Presbyterian Church -- Clergy.
Presbyterian Church -- Kentucky -- Clergy.
Presbyterians -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Photography.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
63m350: [Identification of item], Robert Stuart Sanders typescripts, 1963-1968, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Robert Stuart Sanders, a native of Shelby County, Kentucky, received degrees from Washington and Lee University and the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Later he served as a minister at Presbyterian churches in Fayette, Jefferson, Woodford, and Bourbon Counties. He authored a history of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Semiary and several other books on the development and history of Presbyterianism in various Kentucky communities. At the time of his death, his work on a history of the Transylvania Presbytery, which was comprised of Kentucky, southern Ohio, and the Cumberland River area of Tennessee, was left incomplete.
Scope and Content
The Robert Staurt Sanders typescripts (dated 1963-1968; 2.29 cubic feet; 8 boxes) consist of bound typescripts, compiled by Sanders, relating to the Presbyterian religion in Kentucky. The materials include: Churches in Kentucky Presbyteries, (5 volumes); Ministers in Kentucky Presbyteries, (5 volumes); and Transylvania Presbytery, (2 volumes). They contain historical sketches of the churches and biographical sketches of the ministers within each presbytery from the eighteenth century until the mid twentieth century. Accompanying the typescripts are photographs, church programs, postcards, and other materials that supplement the text written by Sanders.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Ministries in Kentucky Presbyteries , 1963

Volume 1. A-C, 1963

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Volume 2, D-G, 1963

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Volume 3, H-L, 1963

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Volume 4, M-R, 1963

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Volume 5, S-Z, 1963

  • Box 3, folder 1
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Churches in Kentucky Presbyteries , 1964

Volume 1, A-C, 1964

  • Box 4, folder 1
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Volume 2, D-J, 1964

  • Box 4, folder 2
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Volume 3, K-O, 1964

  • Box 5, folder 1
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Volume 4, P-S, 1964

  • Box 5, folder 2
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Volume 5, T-W, 1964

  • Box 6, folder 1
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Transylvania Presbytery Ministers , 1968

Transylvania Presbytery, 1968

  • Box 7, folder 1
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Notes A-L, 1968

  • Box 7, folder 2
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Notes M-Z, 1968

  • Box 8, folder 1
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