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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 656

Landers, Stephen Presson, 1812-1876. Papers, 1838-1843.

Letters to Universalist minister Stephen Presson Landers (1812-1876).

Dates

  • 1838-1843.

Extent

1 folders

Biographical / Historical

Stephen Presson Landers (1812-1876) was born in South Bainbridge, New York. In 1834, he entered the Clinton Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York, and began preaching in Pennsylvania two years later. Landers was ordained as a Universalist minister in 1839 at Binghamton, New York, and spent the next 10 years in various ministerial settlements in Massachusetts. He also worked with Zephaniah Baker on the periodical Gospel Messenger and Providence and Worcester Journal from 1842 to 1843. In 1849, Landers returned to Clinton, New York, and devoted the rest of his life to a private seminary he established within his own household.
Title
Landers, Stephen Presson, 1812-1876. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00656

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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