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bMS 353

Britton, Joshua, 1803-1878. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 353
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Britton, Joshua, 1803-1878.
Title: Britton, Joshua. Papers, 1817-1868.
Date(s): 1817-1868.
Quantity: 3 boxes
Abstract: Sermons, addresses, and other materials of Joshua Britton (1803-1878) who was ordained to the New York Central (Universalist) Association in 1832 and served as pastor in New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and finally in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Biographical / Historical

Joshua Britton (1803-1878) was ordained to the New York Central (Universalist) Association in 1832. Following his ordination, he served as a pastor in New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and finally in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Scope and Contents

Sermons and addresses, 1834-1868; prayers, n.d.; undated fragments of sermons, essays, notes; files on education and miscellaneous subjects; penmanship and grammar book, ca. 1826; scrapbook of clippings of Selected Poetry; manuscript of poems; The Students' Scrapbook, Bradford, VT, ca. 1856; collections of poems and essays by students of Lyndon Academy, 1858 and n.d. Eunice Eliza Britton, notebook, ca. 1817-1819, including draft letters, journal entries, penmanship practice, sketches.

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