First Professor in the Theological Seminary, at Princeton, New Jersey
This is a biography of Archibald Alexander written by his son James Alexander. The biography was written using firsthand experiences of the son, the diary of Archibald Alexander, and correspondence of Alexander.
Archibald Alexander (1772–1851) was an American Presbyterian theologian and professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary. He served for 9 years as the President of Hampden–Sydney College in Virginia and for 39 years as Princeton Theological Seminary's first professor from 1812 to 1851.