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bMS 414

Adams, John G. (John Greenleaf), 1810-1887. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 414
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Adams, John G. (John Greenleaf), 1810-1887.
Title: Adams, John G. (John Greenleaf). Papers, 1831-1897.
Date(s): 1831-1897.
Date(s): May 18, 1870.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Sermons and addresses of Universalist minister John Greenleaf Adams.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1976.

Biographical / Historical

John Greenleaf Adams (1810-1887) was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He married twice during his life and had one daughter and two sons. His academic pursuits brought him as far as a doctorate in divinity. He was ordained in 1833 in Rumney, New Hampshire, and was also pastor at Claremont, New Hampshire; Providence, Rhode Island; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Malden, Worcester, and Lowell, Massachusetts. He edited the New Hampshire publication Star in the East, and Massachusetts publications such as the Gospel Teacher; Myrtle; and the Sunday School Helper. Adams published a total of 20 books and pamphlets during his life, including Our Day and Fountain. He also contributed to Hymns for Christian Devotion.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Principally sermons and addresses printed in newspapers. Also includes photographs and manuscript "life notes" by Adams dated May 18, 1870.

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