Robert Stuart Sanders Manuscript,1960-1968

Descriptive Summary

Robert Stuart Sanders Manuscript,1960-1968
Sanders, Robert Stuart, 1880-1971
.5 cubic ft.
Transylvania Presbytery -- History
Presbyterian Church -- Clergy -- Biography
Presbyterian Church -- Clergy -- Photographs
Presbyterian Church -- Kentucky -- History
Presbyterian Church -- Ohio -- History
Presbyterian Church -- Tennessee -- History
Churches, Presbyterian -- Kentucky -- Photographs
Churches, Presbyterian -- Ohio -- Photographs
Churches, Presbyterian -- Tennessee -- Photographs
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Transylvania University

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, and later served Presbyterian churches in Fayette, Jefferson, Woodford, and Bourbon Counties. He authored HISTORY OF THE LOUISVILLE PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, 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
This manuscript consists of typewritten sections from Robert Stuart Sanders' incomplete history of the Transylvania Presbytery, including individual church histories and biographies of ministers. Materials are made up of typewritten notes from primary and secondary sources. Also present are photographs of churches and pastors which accompany the brief sketches. Variant title: Robert Stuart Sanders manuscript.