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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 393

Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962.

Papers of poet, author and dentist Henry Nehemiah Dodge (1843-1937) including correspondence, 1857-1962; journal, 1864-1865; manuscripts of Dodge's poetical works, including several versions of Christus Victor; manuscript of and letters relating to an unpublished anthology compiled by Dodge, The Larger Hope in History and Song; and scrapbooks, 1890-1937.

Dates

  • 1857-1962.

Extent

13 boxes

Correspondence, 1857-1962; journal, 1864-1865; manuscripts of Dodge's poetical works, including several versions of Christus Victor; manuscript of and letters relating to an unpublished anthology compiled by Dodge, The Larger Hope in History and Song; scrapbooks, 1890-1937.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Nehemiah Dodge (1843-1937) was a poet, author, and dentist. He attended Columbia and Hamilton Colleges and graduated in 1868 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He graduated from the Philadelphia Dental College (now part of Temple University) three years later. He began to practice dentistry with his father and brother in New York City, and later founded the Morristown Free Dental Clinic. He published four volumes of work and wrote lyric and historical verse. He also received honorary degrees from St. Lawrence University, Tufts College, and Akron University.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. Series I. Special Correspondence
  2. Series II. General Correspondence
  3. Series III. Copyright Deposit Certificates
  4. Series IV. Publishing Records
  5. Series V. Writings
  6. Series VI. Scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, etc.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1976.
Title
Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00393

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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