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September 18, 2013
Young People's Christian Union, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1933.

From William Tennent's Log College, to the seminaries at Princeton and Pittsburgh and Richmond, American Presbyterians since 1794 have dutifully supported the young men and women who are called to studiously prepare for the ministry. Though in the popular imagination Presbyterian seminaries

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June 5, 2013

When the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and the southern Presbyterian Church in the U.S. met at Atlanta's World Congress Center in 1983 to approve reunion, television news flocked to the event. CBS's national broadcast noted that the end of the schism between north and south was greeted with "apprehension" from some quarters, and that "real reunion will...

December 4, 2012

By Leah Goldrick, Senior Reference Archivist

It’s so exciting to come across a discovery like this in our line of work! When we find something that no one has touched for over a century, we are immediately connected by a common thread with a long-deceased person from the past, and reminded of our common humanity.

Mary pressed a fern, a
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December 22, 2011

Merry Christmas!

From all of us at the Presbyterian Historical Society

And best wishes for a happy New Year!

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