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bMS 481

Gannett, Ezra Stiles, 1801-1871. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 481
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Gannett, Ezra Stiles, 1801-1871.
Title: Gannett, Ezra Stiles, 1801-1871. Papers, 1824-1924.
Date(s): 1824-1924.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Ezra Stiles Gannett, pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston, Mass. including correspondence, printed sermons, and pamphlets.

Related Materials

See related collection: bMS 375.

Biographical / Historical

Ezra Stiles Gannett (1801-1871) graduated from Harvard College in 1820, and from Harvard Divinity School in 1823. He served as an overseer of the University from 1835 to 1858. Ordained in 1824, Reverend Gannett became an assistant minister at the Federal Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston and became its pastor in 1842, a position he held until his death in 1871. He was one of the founding members of the American Unitarian Association (AUA), and authored its constitution. Gannett served the AUA as its first secretary and as president from 1847 to 1851.

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Scope and Contents

General correspondence, 1824-1872; papers re Gannett's ministry, 1824-1871; printed sermons and pamphlets, 1840-1871.

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