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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 348

Gordon, Cuthbert Collingwood. Correspondence, 1852-1881.

Correspondence of Universalist minister, Cuthbert Collingwood Gordon. The letters span 1852-1881.


  • 1852-1881.


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5 boxes

The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Cuthbert Collingwood Gordon from other Universalist ministers and laymen. Correspondents include C.A. Blauvelt, Benjamin B. Hallock, Nathaniel Mayo, Adoniram Judson Patterson, John R. Sage, Thomas Jefferson Greenwood, and Charles Welden Tomlinson.

Biographical / Historical

Cuthbert Collingwood Gordon (1807-1884) was born in Salem, New Hampshire. He was ordained as a Universalist minister in 1837. He served churches in Mt. Vernon and Nunda, New York, and South Danvers, Massachusetts. Gordon retired from the ministry in 1860 for health reasons. He also worked as a secretary for Architectural Iron Works and served briefly as president of the Philadelphia Car Company.

Acquisition Information

Letters in this collection were purchased from Denning House, 1979 and 1980; and from Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Paper, 2004.
Gordon, Cuthbert Collingwood. Correspondence, 1852-1881: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

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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