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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 515

Damon, Samuel Chenery, 1815-1885. Sermons, 1842-1884.

Sermons of Congregational minister and missionary to Hawaii Samuel Chenery Damon (1815-1885).


  • 1842-1884.


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23 boxes

This collection consists of sermons by Samuel Chenery Damon. The sermons are arranged first by numbers given by author (1-1027), then by date when numbers were not given, and, finally, miscellaneously. Please note that the author's numbering system is imperfect: many numbers are missing (many of those may be in the miscellaneous section at the end), and many are duplicated.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Chenery Damon (1815-1885) graduated from Amherst College in 1836 and Princeton Seminary in 1838. He was ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1841 and served as a missionary to Hawaii for the American Seamen's Friend Society from 1841 until his death. He pastored the Bethel Union Church, Seamen's Chapel (Honolulu) for 42 years, and was the editor and publisher of The Friend from 1843 to 1884.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society, 1967.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 586.
Damon, Samuel Chenery, 1815-1885. Sermons, 1842-1884: 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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