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MS Am 1186

Bridge, Ebenezer, 1716-1792. Ebenezer Bridge papers, 1740-1792: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: MS, b
Call No.: MS Am 1186
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bridge, Ebenezer, 1716-1792.
Title: Ebenezer Bridge papers,
Date(s): 1740-1792.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 linear feet (24 volumes, 2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript sermons and diary of Ebenezer Bridge, Congregational clergyman of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Frederic Augustus Parker Fisk, 1938.
Item 23. Transfer from Harvard University Archives, 1941. Recataloged from HU 337.36. Given to Harvard University Archives by Amherst College Library, 1936 February 28.
41-2674. Item (24) Purchase with the Jackson fund, 1941.
42M-146. (Items 1-22) Gift of Mrs. Henry Strong, Mrs. Danvers Osborn, John L. Liecty, 1942.
No accession number. Gift of J. J. Walsh, 1942.
47M-147. Gift of Mrs. Henry Strong, 1947 September 5.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Reprocessed in April 2015; former call-numbers of MS Am 1186.1 and 1186.2 were combined into MS Am 1186.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ebenezer Bridge Papers, 1740-1792 (MS Am 1186). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bridge was a Congregational clergyman of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He received an AB from Harvard College in 1736.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Papers include autograph manuscript sermons, mostly preached at Chelmsford; and an autograph manuscript diary, 1749-1792, containing an account of the battle of Bunker Hill among other historical references.

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