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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 120

Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904. Sermons and addresses, 1842-1904.

Sermons and addresses of Episcopal priest and Harvard Divinity School professor Frederick Dan Huntington (1819-1904).

Dates

  • 1842-1904.

Extent

6 boxes

This collection consists of sermons and addresses, both titled and untitled. There is also a record of sermons preached, 1842-1869, and a journal, 1895-1904.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Dan Huntington (1819-1904) graduated from Amherst College in 1839. In 1842, he graduated from Harvard Divinity School and was ordained to the South Congregational Church (Unitarian) in Boston. In 1855, he became a preacher at Harvard College and joined the faculty of the Divinity School as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. In 1859, he left the Unitarian denomination and joined the Episcopal Church. He was ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in 1861 and became rector of Emanuel Church in Boston. He declined appointment as the bishop of Maine in 1868, but accepted the bishopric of Central New York in 1869. Rev. Huntington was consecrated bishop in 1869 at Emanuel Church by Bishop Smith. His published works include Lectures on Human Society (1860), Helps to a Holy Lent (1872), Unconscious Tuition (1878), and Christ in the Christian Year and in the Life of Man (2 vols., 1878-81).

Arrangement

  1. Series I. Sermons and addresses with title
  2. Series II. Notebooks
  3. Series III. Sermons and addresses without title or date

Acquisition Information

Gift of James Lincoln Huntington, 1933.
Title
Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904. Sermons and addresses: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00120

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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