Messer, Asa, 1769-1836

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Dates:
Birth 1769-05-31
Death 1836-10-11

Biographical notes:

Third President of Brown University, 1804-1826; Acting President of the university (then Rhode Island College) from 1802 to 1804; Baptist clergy. ǂb Messer received an A.B. from Rhode Island College (Brown University) in 1790; he then held various teaching positions at the college: tutor, 1791-1796; professor of learned languages, 1796-1799; and professor of natural philosophy, 1799-1802.

From the guide to the Asa Messer papers, Messer (Asa) papers, (bulk 1796-1836), 1791-1862, (John Hay Library Special Collections)

Third President of Brown University, 1804-1826; Acting President of the university (then Rhode Island College) from 1802 to 1804; Baptist clergy.

Messer received an A.B. from Rhode Island College (Brown University) in 1790; he then held various teaching positions at the college: tutor, 1791-1796; professor of learned languages, 1796-1799; and professor of natural philosophy, 1799-1802.

From the description of Asa Messer papers 1791-1859 (bulk 1796-1826). (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 84632217

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Subjects:

  • Universities and colleges--Chapel exercises
  • Arianism
  • Universities and colleges--Sermons
  • Prayer
  • Baptists
  • Baptists--Clergy
  • Missouri compromise
  • Sermons
  • Unitarianism

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  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)