Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren), 1839-1913

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Congregational minister and social reformer.

From the description of Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448833

Biographical Note

  • 1839, Feb. 13: Born, Thompson, Conn.
  • 1859 - 1863 : Attended Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
  • 1866: Graduated, Andover Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass.
  • 1866 - 1868 : Acting pastor in Pomfret, Conn.
  • 1868 - 1879 : Pastor in West Randolph, Vt.
  • 1869: Ordained to the Congregational ministry
  • 1872: Married Augusta Margaret Smith
  • 1879 - 1882 : Pastor in Royalton, Vt.
  • 1881: New England Divorce Reform League founded
  • 1882 - 1913 : Pastor in Auburndale, Mass.
  • 1885: National Divorce Reform League founded
  • 1889: Compiled material for A Report on Marriage and Divorce in the United States, 1867-1886
  • 1893: Committee of Fifty for the Investigation of the Liquor Problem organized
  • 1897: National Divorce Reform League changed to National League for the Protection of the Family
  • 1909: Updated report on marriage and divorce issued by the Census Bureau
  • 1913, Dec. 3: Died, Auburndale, Mass.

From the guide to the Samuel W. Dike Papers, 1870-1913, (bulk 1890-1913), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren), 1839-1913. Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). Library of Congress
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969 (bulk 1811-1921) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
creatorOf Samuel W. Dike Papers, 1870-1913, (bulk 1890-1913) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren), 1839-1913. [New England Divorce Reform League publications.]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969 (bulk 1811-1921) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (bulk 1833-1895) Houghton Library
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969 (bulk 1811-1921) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Dike family. Dike family papers, 1746-1922, bulk: 1746-1877. Massachusetts Historical Society
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Polygamy
Domestic relations
Domestic relations--United States
Elections--1884
Divorce--United States
Temperance
Marriage
Divorce
Elections--United States--1884
Marriage--United States
Mormons
Congregational churches
Social problems--United States
Social problems
Temperance--United States
Congregational churches--Education
Elections--1892
Families
Mormon church
Alcoholism
Elections--United States--1892
Congregational churches--United States
Elections--1888
Families--United States
Congregational churches--Education--United States
Alcoholism--United States
Elections--United States--1888
Occupation
Reformers
Clergy
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Birth 1839

Death 1913

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