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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1593

Phillips Brooks additional papers


Sermons, lectures, and letters of Episcopal clergyman Phillips Brooks.


  • 1859-1892

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.


7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Includes sermons and lectures by Brooks, as well as sermon plans and notebooks. Also contains letters to Brooks from various correspondents, including Oscar Fay Adams, Benjamin Fosdick Harding, Charles James Palmer, Leighton Parks, Charles Henry Wright Stocking, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893), and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893).


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Sermons
  2. II. Lectures, correspondence, and other papers

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

59M-142. Gift of Mrs Hubert A. Hawkins, 12 Shaffner Street, Worcester 5, Mass.; received: 1959 September.
Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893. Phillips Brooks additional papers, 1859-1892: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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