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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 598

Le Fevre, C. F. (Clement Fall), 1797-1882. Autobiography and sermons, 1844-1865.

Autobiography and sermons of Universalist minister, Clement Fall Le Fevre. The papers span 1844-1865.

Dates

  • 1844-1865.

Access

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Extent

2 Volumes

This collection consists of two volumes: Le Fevre's autobiography c. 1865, and a collection of his sermons (1844-1850).

Biographical / Historical

Clement Fall Le Fevre (1797-1882) was born in England, and was ordained in the Anglican Church in 1821. He was married to Mary Clowes in 1822, and was assigned by the "Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts" to a parish in Sherbrooke, Canada in the province of Quebec, where he ministered for seven years. He resigned his pastorate there in 1829, and sailed to the United States, where he affiliated himself with the Universalist denomination. In 1830 he become pastor of the Universalist Church in Troy, New York. He also served as pastor to New York congregations in Hudson and Manhattan, and later in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Library.
Title
Le Fevre, C. F. (Clement Fall), 1797-1882. Autobiography and sermons, 1844-1865: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00598

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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