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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 745

Guild, Edward Chipman, 1832-1899. Notebooks, 1855-1856.

Collection consists of four notebooks which contain lecture notes transcribed by Guild on a course entitled “Systematic Theology” given by Edwards Amasa Park, 1855-1856.

Dates

  • 1855-1856

Access

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Extent

2 boxes

Collection consists of four notebooks which contain lecture notes transcribed by Guild on a course entitled “Systematic Theology” given by Edwards Amasa Park, 1855-1856. Park was one of the most notable American theologians and orators.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Chipman Guild was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on February 29, 1832. He graduated from Harvard College in 1853. He studied at Andover Theology Seminary and Harvard Divinity School, and graduated in 1857. He was ordained a Unitarian minister at Meadville in 1859, and settled at a church in Marietta, Ohio where he married Emma Cadwallader. He then settled in Canton, Massachusetts, and he was there from 1861-1866. He then served two years in Ithaca, New York; three years in Baltimore; and seven years in Waltham, Massachusetts. In 1884 he settled in Brunswick, Maine and was there for ten years. He died in Boston, Massachusetts in 1899.

Acquisition Information

The notebooks were a gift from Arthur T. Lyman to the Harvard Divinity School library in 1906.

Processing Information

Processed by Fran O'Donnell, 2015.
Link to catalog
Title
Guild, Edward Chipman, 1832-1899. Notebooks, 1855-1856: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00745

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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