Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795

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Congregational clergyman and librarian, of Newport, R.I.; and president of Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

From the description of Ezra Stiles papers, 1682-1795. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 368232945

Ezra Stiles, president of Yale College from 1778 to 1795.

From the description of Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1727-1795]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81484808

From the description of Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1727-1795]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152734

Manasseh Cutler worked as a clergyman and botanist.

From the guide to the Manasseh Cutler papers, 1777-1790, 1777-1790, (American Philosophical Society)

Clergyman, scholar, and educator.

From the description of Papers of Ezra Stiles, 1629-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84294237

President of Yale.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Yale College," to Noah Webster, 1790 Mar. 16-1790 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580303

Ezra Stiles was a clergyman, scholar, and educator.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1703-1845]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316434

From the guide to the Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1703-1845], Circa 1703-1845, (American Philosophical Society)

Ezra Stiles (1727-1795) was an American educator, Congregationalist minister, author, theologian, and president of Yale College from 1778-1795.

From the guide to the Ezra Stiles diary extracts on the Battle of Long Island, 1776, (Brooklyn Historical Society)

Scholar, Congregational clergyman, and president of Yale College.

Stiles was also a small-scale land speculator who purchased proprietary rights of dubious validity in unsettled areas, including the region east of Lake Champlain claimed by Col. John Henry Lydius and the northern Pennsylvania lands of the Susquehanna Company, whose claims were based on the supposition that the region belonged to Connecticut.

From the description of Deed and maps, 1762-1774. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36008984

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referencedIn Byles, Mather, 1707-1788. Letterbook of Mather Byles, 1727-1784. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Letter, 1773 August 31, Newport, Rhode Island, to "all who are desirous to promote the kingdom of Christ on earth." Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Seymour, Ledyard, 1773-1848. Letter : New Haven, [Conn.], to Thomas and Mary Seymour, 1788 Nov 14. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Banks, Christopher, 1765-1854. Various MSS for publication, ready for the press, [1854 or before]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Saltonstall, Gurdon, 1666-1724. Photostat copy of the notebook of Gurdon Saltonstall ca. 1684. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Papers of Hannah Ruth London, 1919-1990, bulk: 1923-1980 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Brainard, Jeremiah Gates, 1759-1830. Jeremiah G. Brainard diploma, 1779 Sept. 8. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Price, Richard, 1723-1791. Papers, 1767-1790. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn David Rittenhouse Papers, 1774-1932 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Andrews, John, 1743-1822. Andrews-Eliot correspondence, 1715-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1703-1845], Circa 1703-1845 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Guild, Benjamin, 1749-1792. Papers, 1774-1779. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Connecticut. Governor. Papers, 1761-1768. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra. Autograph letter signed : "Yale College", to Gen. Greene, 1781 Nov. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Terry, Roderick, 1876-1951. Roderick Terry Jr. Autograph Collection, 1672-1940, 1750-1915. Redwood Library & Athenaeum
referencedIn Cutler, Manasseh, 1742-1823. Letters, 1777-1790. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Papers of Ezra Stiles, 1629-1790. Library of Congress
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1727-1795]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Ezra Stiles sermons, 1748-1775. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Autograph letters signed (2) : "Yale College," to Noah Webster, 1790 Mar. 16-1790 Apr. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Papers, [ca. 1703-1845]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Letters, 1794 and 1795. Houghton Library
referencedIn Dexter, Franklin B.,. Ezra Stiles diary extracts, 1868. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649. Thomas Shepard diary, 1640-1644. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn [Pamphlets, clippings, etc., on Ezra Stiles, president of Yale University]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Stone, Nathan, 1708-1781. Papers, 1726-1832, bulk: 1726-1779. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. List of Dissenters, 1766-1768. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729. Edward Taylor papers, 1668-1677. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. California : ms.S, 1759-1760. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729. Upon the types of the Old Testament / [Edward Taylor ; with ms. additions by Henry Wyllys Taylor and Ezra Stiles]. University of Nebraska - Lincoln
creatorOf Papers relating to Samuel Wales, 1771-1793. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Pierson, Abraham, 1641-1707. Notes of lectures attended at Harvard College : Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1667. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Manasseh Cutler papers, 1777-1790, 1777-1790 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf [Ezra Stiles, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. Papers, 1555-1882 (bulk: 1833-1881) Houghton Library
referencedIn Morse family. Morse family papers, 1779-1868 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Morse Family Papers, 1779-1868 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Papers, 1705-1830. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Richard Price Papers, 1767-1790 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Papers relating to Samuel Wales, 1771-1793. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Science in the American British colonies collection, 1672-1766. Library of Congress
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Sketch of Dartmouth College. 1779. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Thomas Shepard diary, 1640-1644 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Adams, Thomas, 1724-1812. Papers, 1768-1807. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Ezra Stiles papers, 1682-1795. New Haven Colony Historical Society Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Deed and maps, 1762-1774. Newberry Library
referencedIn Papers, 1775-1935. Houghton Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Ezra Stiles letter, 1767 November 4, to Eleazar Wheelock. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Letter and autographs, 1757, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Bellamy, Joseph, 1719-1790. Joseph Bellamy correspondence and sermons, 1737-1800. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Pierson, Abraham, 1646-1707. Notes of lectures attended at Harvard College : Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1667. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ezra Stiles diary extracts on the Battle of Long Island, 1776 Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Brown, Joseph, b. 1701. Number & position of the buildings in the compact part of the town of New Haven / as taken by Mr. Joseph Brown in the year 1724. Copied from his original plan April 8th AD 1782 by Ezra Stiles. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. Ezra Stiles papers, [ca. 1727-1795]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Birth 1727-12-10

Death 1795-05-12

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