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bMS 183

Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890. Letters to Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1835-1868: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 183
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890.
Title: Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890. Letters to Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1835-1868.
Date(s): 1835-1868.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Letters to Ralph Waldo Emerson from Unitarian minister and Harvard Divinity School professor Frederic Henry Hedge (1805-1890).

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Barbara C. Spalding, 1977.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 384.

Biographical / Historical

Frederic Henry Hedge (1805-1890) graduated from Harvard College in 1825 and Harvard Divinity School in 1828. Ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1829, Rev. Hedge served parishes in West Cambridge (now Arlington) and Brookline, Massachusetts; Bangor, Maine; and Providence, Rhode Island. He was the editor of the Christian Examiner from 1857 to 1861 and served as President of the American Unitarian Association from 1859 to 1862. Rev. Hedge also served as a professor of ecclesiastical history at Harvard Divinity School from 1857 to 1878, and as an instructor of German language and literature for Harvard College from 1872 to 1882.

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