Lecture notes taken down by David H. Stam
Scope and Contents
- - Dr. Johnson
- - Critical Theory, given by A. M. Clarke
- - The seventeenth century, also given by A. M. Clarke
The Divinity notes are those on/for:
- - Galations
- - Ethical theories
- - Junior Divinity, given by Baillie
- - Eschatology, given by Baillie
- - The Stoic and his relationship to Christianity, given by Baillie
- - Christian teaching about God, given by Baillie
- - Jewish backgrounds of the Gospels, given by J. Stewart
- - English Literature - Evaluation criticism - and, Dr. Johnson
- - Dogmatics - Kierkegaard
- - Divinity - New Testament
- Japanese religions
- Christian doctrine of the World
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
After Marlboro College Library he was appointed Head of the Technical Services Department at Newberry Library, Chicago in 1967, and then its Associate Librarian in 1969. At the same time he had begun (in 1968) studying and researching for the degree of Ph.D. Northwestern University.
Between 1973 and 1978, Stam was the Librarian at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore., and then between 1978 and 1986 was the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries, at New York Public Library. Earlier, in 1978, he was awarded the degree of Ph.D. in English History from Northwestern University. The title of his dissertation wasEngland's Calvin: A study of the translators, printers, and patrons of Calvin's works in Tudor England.
In 1986, Stam became the University Librarian at Syracuse University, from which post he retired in August 1998. From 1998 he has been University Librarian Emeritus, and Senior Scholar at the History Department, Syracuse University.
Between 1960 and 2001, David H. Stam has written for a great number of bulletins, journals, encyclopaedias and dictionaries of relevance to the library and information environment.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Edinburgh University Lecture notes of David H. Stam, University Librarian Emeritus, Syracuse University (b. 1935)