Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Benjamin Morgan Palmer sermon, 1848



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Palmer, Benjamin Morgan
Title: Benjamin Morgan Palmer sermon
Dates: 1848
Abstract Benjamin Morgan Palmer (1818-1902) was a Presbyterian minister and theologian who served the First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans from 1856-1902 and was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America (1861) and of the Synod of Louisiana (1901). The collection consists of one handwritten sermon by Benjamin Morgan Palmer, preached in Columbia, South Carolina, November 12, 1848.
Identification: 1996-024
Extent: 17 leaves
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

Benjamin Morgan Palmer (1818-1902) was a Presbyterian minister and theologian who served the First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans from 1856-1902 and was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America (1861) and of the Synod of Louisiana (1901). From 1843 to 1855 he served the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia South Carolina.

More information on Palmer can be found on the PCA Historical Center web site here:


Scope and Content Note

One handwritten sermon by Benjamin Morgan Palmer, preached in Columbia, South Carolina, November 12, 1848.

This sermon was donated to the Austin Seminary Archives by Mrs. Robert C. Morris, a granddaughter of Benjamin Morgan Palmer, in 1961.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Palmer, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morgan), 1781-1847.
Subjects
Sermons, American.

Related Material

The Presbyterian Historical Foundation, Montreat, NC, Benjamin Morgan Palmer Papers includes printed sermons, sermon notes, course outlines, a diary, lecture notebooks, letters to Thomas McCall Lowry (1855-1927), eulogies on Palmer's death, and an album containing 46 photographs of various PCUS pastors and theologians

Louisiana State University, Hennen-Jennings Families Papers includes a letter and printed speeches and sermons by Palmer (http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/findaid/0748.pdf)

Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, VA, Thomas Cary Johnson Papers includes correspondence from Palmer


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Palmer Morgan sermon, 1848, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
C030 Handwritten sermon, Acts 1:8, last clause, preached in Columbia, South Carolina, November 12, 1848