Guide to the Theological Society Records, 1870-1893


The Trinity College Theological Society was founded in 1870 and was the precursor to the Divinity School.

This collection contains minutes, member lists, and constitution of the Trinity College Theological Society. The material ranges in date from 1870-1893.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Trinity College (Randolph County, N.C.). Theological Society.
Theological Society records 1870-1893
Language of Material
1 Linear Foot, 3 Items
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection consits files pertaining to the Trinity College Theological Society. These include minutes, member lists, and the constitution, contained within three bound volumes. The three volumes are grouped under the series of Records.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Materials are fragile.

Minutes and Members, 1870-1880
Box 1
Constitution, 1879
Box 1
Constitution and Minutes, 1886-1893
Box 1

Historical Note

The Trinity College Theological Society was founded in 1870, predating both the Divinity School and the college's move to Durham. The records were donated to the Trinity College Historical Society in 1907.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Trinity College (Randolph County, NC) collection, 1836-1990. (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Theological Society Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Theological Society Records were received by the Trinity College Historical Society as a gift in 1907.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Shangler, January 2010

Encoded by Matthew Shangler, February 2010

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.