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Scottish Presbyterian History Resources

We will be posting links to key books over the next several months. Check back on our progress. You can resize the window when the link opens.

Presbyterianism three hundred years ago. Breed, (rev.) William Pratt, 1816-1889. Philadelphia: Presbyterian board of publication, [c1872]. Courtesy of Making of America Books, Univ. of Mich. Library

The National Archives of Scotland, through its scottishdocuments.com web site, is digitzing Scottish Presbyterian records — kirk sessions (16th through 19th Century), Presbytery records, Synod minutes and General Assemblies (i.e., 1638 and 1743). Sample online pages of original couments can be seen by clicking here.

History of the Presbyterians in England: Their Rise, Decline and Revival. Drysdale, Rev. Alexander Hutton. London: Publication Committee of the Presbyterian Church of England, 1889.


The Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat is willing to review the following for possible inclusion in its permanent archival collection (after January 2008):

  • Photographs
  • Artifacts
  • Manuscripts, letters, documents not required to be deposited with the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia or at a Presbyterian Seminary, such as Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA.
  • Reference & research books
  • Maps
  • Montreat brochures and other paper ephemera.

We are specializing in the history of Montreat and Presbyterianism both in the U.S. and through American missionaries around the world.

A more detailed Collection Guideline will be issued in late November 2007.

If you have a question or have something you wish to consider donating or leanding to the Presbyterian heritage Center at Montreat, please contact us (click to email) before sending anything. Thank you.


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