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MS Am 1671

Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649. Thomas Shepard papers, 1633-1643: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1671
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649.
Title: Thomas Shepard papers
Date(s): 1633-1643
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American pastor Thomas Shepard.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-94. Deposited by the Shepard Historical Society care of Mrs George W. Howe; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

Item (1) is restricted. The rest of this collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Shepard Papers, 1633-1643 (MS Am 1671). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Shepard was a Congregational minister. He was pastor of the First Church and Parish in Cambridge, Mass. (1636-1649).

Scope and Contents

Consists of Shepard's autobiography, sermons, and other papers including the New Testament and Psalms in shorthand. There is a negative photostat of the text of Shepard's autobiography as well as a copy of the edition prepared by Nehemiah Adams and published in 1832.

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