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bMS 393

Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 393
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937.
Title: Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962.
Date(s): 1857-1962.
Quantity: 13 boxes
Abstract: Papers of poet, author and dentist Henry Nehemiah Dodge (1843-1937) including correspondence, 1857-1962; journal, 1864-1865; manuscripts of Dodge's poetical works, including several versions of Christus Victor; manuscript of and letters relating to an unpublished anthology compiled by Dodge, The Larger Hope in History and Song; and scrapbooks, 1890-1937.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society,1976.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Nehemiah Dodge (1843-1937) was a poet, author, and dentist. He attended Columbia and Hamilton Colleges and graduated in 1868 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He graduated from the Philadelphia Dental College (now part of Temple University) three years later. He began to practice dentistry with his father and brother in New York City, and later founded the Morristown Free Dental Clinic. He published four volumes of work and wrote lyric and historical verse. He also received honorary degrees from St. Lawrence University, Tufts College, and Akron University.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1857-1962; journal, 1864-1865; manuscripts of Dodge's poetical works, including several versions of Christus Victor; manuscript of and letters relating to an unpublished anthology compiled by Dodge, The Larger Hope in History and Song; scrapbooks, 1890-1937.

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