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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 353

Britton, Joshua. Papers, 1817-1868.

Sermons, addresses, and other materials of Joshua Britton (1803-1878) who was ordained to the New York Central (Universalist) Association in 1832 and served as pastor in New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and finally in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Dates

  • 1817-1868.

Extent

3 boxes

Sermons and addresses, 1834-1868; prayers, n.d.; undated fragments of sermons, essays, notes; files on education and miscellaneous subjects; penmanship and grammar book, ca. 1826; scrapbook of clippings of Selected Poetry; manuscript of poems; The Students' Scrapbook, Bradford, VT, ca. 1856; collections of poems and essays by students of Lyndon Academy, 1858 and n.d. Eunice Eliza Britton, notebook, ca. 1817-1819, including draft letters, journal entries, penmanship practice, sketches.

Biographical / Historical

Joshua Britton (1803-1878) was ordained to the New York Central (Universalist) Association in 1832. Following his ordination, he served as a pastor in New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and finally in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.
Title
Britton, Joshua, 1803-1878. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00353

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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