Maxcy, Jonathan, 1768-1820

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President of Rhode Island College.

From the description of Letter, 1800. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522003

First president of S.C. College, Columbia, S.C., 1804-1820; graduate, Rhode Island College, 1787; president, Brown University, 1792-1802; president, Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.), 1802-1804; licensed to preach, 1790, and ordained, 1791; son of Levi Maxcy and Ruth Newell Maxcy; husband of Susannah Hopkins; grandfather of Confederate General Maxcy Gregg (1814-1862).

From the description of Jonathan Maxcy papers, 1812-1943. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44059715

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Samuel Jones papers, Jones (Samuel) papers, 1760-1794 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Maxcy, Jonathan, 1768-1820. Letter, 1800. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Rhode Island College (1764-1804). Miscellaneous papers concerning Rhode Island College, 1763-1804. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Samuel Jones papers, Jones (Samuel) papers, 1760-1794 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Maxcy, Jonathan, 1768-1820. Autograph letter signed : Ostend, to Henry Wheaton, 1841 June 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Manning papers, Manning (James) papers, 1761-1827, (bulk 1765-1791) John Hay Library
creatorOf Maxcy, Jonathan, 1768-1820. Jonathan Maxcy papers, 1812-1943. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. Autograph letter : Berlin, to Jonathan Maxcy, 1841 July 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Drowne family papers, 1728-1936, (bulk 1750-1885) Brown University Library, Special Collections
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correspondedWith Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816 person
associatedWith Brown University corporateBody
associatedWith Drowne family family
associatedWith Drowne Solomon, 1753-1834 person
associatedWith Jones, Samuel, 1735-1814 person
associatedWith Manning, James, 1738-1791 person
associatedWith Maxcy family. family
associatedWith Rhode Island College (1764-1804). corporateBody
correspondedWith South Carolina College. Clariosophic Society corporateBody
associatedWith South Carolina. Governor (1814-1816 : Alston) corporateBody
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith University of South Carolina corporateBody
correspondedWith University of South Carolina. Board of Trustees corporateBody
associatedWith University of South Carolina. President (1804-1820 : Maxcy) corporateBody
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Columbia (S.C.)
South Carolina
South Carolina--Columbia
College discipline--History--19th century
College presidents--Biography
College presidents--Correspondence
Registers of birth, etc


Birth 1768-09-02

Death 1820-06-04



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