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James Clarence Jones diary, 1878-1931

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-42

Scope and Contents

The diary of Rev. James Clarence Jones, Episcopal minister and member of the Hobart College class of 1886. The dates in the diary range from 1878-1931. There are a couple of entries about Hobart College. The diary includes lots of poems, songs, and other religious writings and prayers. Newspaper clippings have also been pasted into the diary.


  • 1878-1931


Biographical Note

Rev. James Clarence Jones was born in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated with a B.S. from Hobart College in 1886 and was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. He then graduated from the General Theological Seminary in 1889 and earned his Ph.D. from the University of New York in 1891. Jones was ordained in the Episcopal Church in 1889. He served as the rector of St. Thomas's Church, Brooklyn.


0.2 Linear Feet ([1 diary])


Box 1: Archives Storage, Range 22A, Section 6


The diary was found in the alumni files in the Archives. The original donor and date of donation are unknown.
James Clarence Jones diary, 1878-1931: A Finding Aid
Katie Lamontagne, Archivist
April 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections Repository

Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)