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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 383

Sermons, 1758-1810.

Sermons of Congregationalist minister Joseph Lathrop.

Dates

  • 1758-1810.

Extent

1 boxes

Sermons, 1758-1810 and undated.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Lathrop (1731-1820) was born in Norwich, Connecticut, and graduated from Yale University in 1754. Following graduation he taught grammar school in Springfield, Massachusetts, and studied for the ministry with the Rev. Robert Breck (Harvard, 1730) and was ordained a Congregationalist minister in 1756 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, where he served the remainder of his life. He was awarded the DD by Yale in 1791 and by Harvard in 1811. His sermons have been published in seven volumes, from 1796 to 1821

Arrangement

The sermons are arranged by date when first preached.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Edith True, 1978.
Title
Lathrop, Joseph, 1731-1820. Sermons: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00383

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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