William Ellery Channing papers
Papers of American Unitarian minister William Ellery Channing.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Chiefly letters to William Ellery Channing, including many from correspondents in Great Britain; letters and sermon notes by Channing; and letters to Channing's wife, Ruth Gibbs Channing. Also includes notes and documents of Ellis Gray Loring relating to the trial of Abner Kneeland for blasphemy, and bills and legal papers of William Ellery Channing.
Biographical / Historical
Channing was a Unitarian minister in Boston and the principal spokesman for the Unitarian movement in the United States.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
55M-245. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1956.
- Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842. William Ellery Channing papers, 1819-1852: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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