Green, Beriah, 1795-1874

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Abolitionist clergyman; originally of New England; attended Middlebury College and Andover Seminary; teacher of biblical studies; taught at Western Reserve College, Hudson, Ohio, from 1830-1833; in 1832-1833 accepted an offer to head the Oneida Institute in Whitesboro, N.Y. (later known as Whitestown Seminary), where capitalized on the abolitionist feelings at Oneida and worked to organize anti-slavery societies in other parts of New York; Oneida closed due to financial difficulties in 1844 but Rev. Green continued to advocate abolitionism in his sermons and writings and lived in Whitesboro until his death.

From the description of Beriah Green collection, 1833-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 232577721

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referencedIn May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel J. May diary, 1860. Cornell University Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. James G. Birney papers, 1816-1884, bulk 1820-1856. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. Letters, 1860-1876. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Green, Beriah, 1795-1874. Beriah Green collection, 1833-1926. Hudson Library & Historical Society
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
creatorOf Weld family. Weld-Grimké family papers, 1740-1930, bulk 1825-1893. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn James G. Birney papers 1816-1884 1820-1856 Birney, James G. papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Weld-Grimké family papers 1740-1930 1825-1893 Weld-Grimké family papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Mrs. Frank S. Churchill portrait collection of abolitionists, [18--]. Houghton Library
creatorOf Goodell, William, 1792-1878. The William Goodell Family Papers 1780-1892 1820-1878 Berea College, Hutchins Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library
referencedIn May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel Joseph May diary, 1865. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Elizur Wright Papers, 1793-1935, (bulk 1830-1885) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel Joseph May diary, 1861. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874. Papers, 1762-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
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associatedWith Churchill, Frank S., Mrs., collector. person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. person
associatedWith Goodell, William, 1792-1878. person
associatedWith Green, Laura S. (Laura Spring), 1864-1943. person
associatedWith Grimké family family
associatedWith Hough, Ann Parker Green, 1824-1844. person
associatedWith May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. person
associatedWith Oneida Institute (Whitesboro, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Weld family family
associatedWith Weld family. family
associatedWith Western Reserve College (1826-1882). corporateBody
associatedWith Whitestown Seminary (Whitesboro, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Whitesboro
Hudson (Ohio)
Whitesboro (N.Y.)
New York (State)
United States
Antislavery movements


Birth 1795-03-24

Death 1874-05-04



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