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ITEM — unspecified: HUM 9 Box 1 Identifier: HUM 9

Abstracts of sermons preached at Harvard College, 1728-1729 Digital

Scope and Contents

Small notebook containing notes kept by John Winthrop on sermons he attended between September 1, 1728 and October 19, 1729, while he was an undergraduate at Harvard College. The volume contains one-to-two page entries on specific sermons and provides the biblical text and related doctrines, questions, and conclusions. The inside back cover contains a handwritten index of the minister who gave the sermon, most often Nathaniel Appleton.

The inside front cover is inscribed: "John Winthrop's book Ex Dono Augst 1728."

Dates

  • 1728-1729

Researcher Access

The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.

Extent

.04 cubic feet

Former call number

Formerly classified as HUG 1879.279 Abstracts of sermons preached at Harvard College

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of R. Winthrop, 1883.

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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