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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 123

Dennis, Rodney Gove, 1791-1865. Papers, 1749-1876.


Correspondence and compositions of minister Rodney Grove Dennis.


  • 1749-1876.


3 boxes

Collection contains R.G. Dennis correspondence and compositions. Also contains family photographs (see box 3, folder 43).

Biographical / Historical

Rodney Gove Dennis (1791-1865) graduated from Bowdoin College in 1816 and Andover Theological Seminary in 1819. He was ordained in 1820 and served parishes in Brunswick, Maine; Topsfield, Massachusetts; Darien, Georgia; Hillsboro, New Hampshire; Squan Village, New Jersey; and Somers, Connecticut.


Organized into the following series:

  1. I. Letters to R.G. Dennis
  2. II. Letters from R.G. Dennis
  3. II. Other letters
  4. IV. Compositions by R.G. Dennis

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ms. Faith Dennis; received: 1973.

Dennis, Rodney Gove, 1791-1865. Papers, 1749-1876: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard University Repository

Special Collections at Harvard Divinity School 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. Known as Andover-Harvard Theological Library since 1911, it was renamed the Harvard Divinity School Library in 2021.

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