Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839

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Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy.

From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704

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creatorOf Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839. Papers, 1789-1839. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. Papers, 1815-1908 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Worcester Organ Company. Business records, 1876-1877. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Account Books (unidentified) collection, 1703-1836. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Turner, Edward, 1776-1853. Papers, 1711-1873 (inclusive), 1803-1848 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D Houghton Library
referencedIn Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. George Bancroft papers, 1811-1901. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. Papers of George Bancroft, 1811-1901. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rockwood, Maria Johnston. Reminiscences, ca. 1874. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn George Bancroft papers, 1811-1901. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Lucretia Chandler, 1765-1839. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith George, Bancroft 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rockwood, Maria Johnston. person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Turner, Edward, 1776-1853. person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Worcester Organ Company. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Worcester (Mass.)
Unitarian churches


Birth 1755-11-10

Death 1839-08-19




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