Messer, Asa, 1769-1836

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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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associatedWith Drowne Solomon, 1753-1834 person
associatedWith Eddy, Samuel, 1769-1839. person
associatedWith Evans, John, 1767-1827. person
associatedWith First Baptist Church (Providence, R.I.) corporateBody
associatedWith Furman, Richard, 1755-1825. person
associatedWith Gano, Stephen, 1762-1828. person
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associatedWith Keely, George Washington, 1803-1878. person
associatedWith Manning, James, 1738-1791 person
associatedWith Messer, Asa 1768-1836. person
associatedWith Rogers, William, 1751-1824. person
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848, person
associatedWith Williams, Asa Messer, 1831-1859. person
associatedWith Winchell, James M. (James Manning), 1791-1820. person
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Birth 1769-05-31

Death 1836-10-11

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