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bMS 435

Everett, Charles Carroll, 1829-1900. Lectures in theology and correspondence: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 435
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Everett, Charles Carroll, 1829-1900.
Title: Everett, Charles Carroll, 1829-1900. Lectures in theology and correspondence, 1875-1881.
Date(s): 1875-1881.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Notebook containing handwritten notes for course lectures and correspondence of Unitarian minister and Dean of Harvard Divinity School Charles Carroll Everett (1829-1900).

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Priscilla Rixmann, 1981.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Carroll Everett (1829-1900) graduated from Bowdoin College in 1850 and Harvard Divinity School in 1859. He taught modern languages at Bowdoin from 1853 to 1857. Following his graduation from Harvard Divinity School, he served as the pastor of the Independent Congregational (Unitarian) Church in Bangor, Maine, from 1859 to 1869. He then accepted the Bussey Professorship of Theology at Harvard Divinity School, a position he held from 1869 to 1878. In 1878, Harvard President Charles Eliot appointed him as the Dean of Harvard Divinity School, a position he held until 1900. He was one of the founders of the theological journal New World, and his publications included The Science of Thought (1869), Religions Before Christianity (1883), Fichte's Science of Knowledge (1884), Essays on Poetry, Comedy and Duty (1888), Ethics for Young People (1891), and The Gospel of Paul (1893).

Scope and Contents

Notebook containing handwritten notes for lectures in course Lectures in theology, October 1880-January 1881, plus correspondence, 1875.

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