Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837

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Congregational clergyman of Cambridge, Mass.

From the description of Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069604

American Congregational clergyman and historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523484

Congregational clergyman and historian; father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

From the description of Abiel Holmes note to "The Librarian" [manuscript] no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647969366

From the description of Abiel Holmes letter to "The Librarian" [manuscript], no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 707494249

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sawyer, John, 1755-1858. ALS, 1811-1836. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Papers, 1820. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Alden, Timothy, 1771-1839. Sermons, 1799, 1809. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1804-2010. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934. Library of Congress
creatorOf Baldwin family. Baldwin family papers, ca. 1789-1836. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Papers, 1776-1934 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Prince, Thomas, 1687-1758. Prince's catalogues of New England books and tracts, ca. 1750-1815. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Abiel Holmes's book : bought Decem'r 23'd anno domini 1780 : manuscript, 1780-1783 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Papers, 1705-1830. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Wythe, George, 1726-1806. Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Holmes family papers, 1711-1938. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sermon papers, 1665-1837. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. Library of Congress
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. Topical pamphlet collection, <1741>-<1996>. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Family record : manuscript, [17---18--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brainerd, Elijah, 1757-1828. Historical sketch of Randolph in the county of Orange, Vermont / by Rev. Elijah Brainerd. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Hymn sung at Cambridge at the 50th anniversary of American Independence : poem, 1826, July 4, Cambridge, Mass. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Abiel Holmes letter to "The Librarian" [manuscript], no date. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn McFarland, Susan W. The white woman, 1841 May 17. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Abiel Holmes note to "The Librarian" [manuscript] no date. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others in North America. Records, 1752-1948. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Letters to Benjamin Trumbull [manuscript], 1802-1814. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. ALS, 1806 November 22 : New Haven, to Reverend Abiel Holmes, Cambridge, Mass. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Lewis Gaston Leary Papers, 1790-1986 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf First Church (Dedham, Mass.). Records, 1818-1819. Morris Brown College
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Thermometrical register, 1784, 1787-1794. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Folsom, Charles, 1794-1872. Papers, 1732-1871, bulk: 1816-1871. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. Papers, 1745-1916. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. Correspondence, 1808-1859. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Schermerhorn, J. F. (John Freeman), 1786-1851. Report : concerning Indians in the western United States : manuscript, [1813] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1808-1859, 1808-1859 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. A brief account of the ecclesiastical orders in the Syrian Church : manuscript, undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Estate accounts : manuscript, 1821-1829. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution, 1728-1816 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Letters to William Jenks, 1810-1831. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Holmes family. Papers, 1745-1938. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1745-1916. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. A description of Cambridge, in Middlesex County : manuscript, [not before 1816] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837. Indian copy of the Hebrew Pentateuch, discovered by Rev. Claudius Buchanan : manuscript, [ca. 1836] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Oliver Wendell Holmes correspondence and compositions, 1824-1898. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Alden, Timothy, 1771-1839. person
associatedWith Allen, William, 1704-1780 person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin family. corporateBody
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
associatedWith Bradford, William, 1719-1791 person
associatedWith Brainerd, Elijah, 1757-1828. person
associatedWith Buchanan, Claudius, 1766-1815. person
associatedWith Burd, Edward, 1751-1833 person
associatedWith Centre Congregational Society of Gilmanton, New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith Childs, George W., fl. 1858, person
associatedWith Coffin, Nathaniel person
associatedWith Desligneris, Capt. person
associatedWith Egremont, Charles Wyndham, Earl of, 1710-1763 person
associatedWith Emerson, Joseph, 1777-1833. person
associatedWith Evarts family family
associatedWith Evarts family. family
associatedWith Ewing, John, 1732-1802 person
associatedWith First Church (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith First Church (Dedham, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Flynt, Henry, 1675-1760. person
associatedWith Folsom, Charles, 1794-1872. person
associatedWith Georgia (Colony) - Assembly person
associatedWith Great Britain - Commissioners of the customs person
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament person
associatedWith Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II) person
correspondedWith Holmes family. family
associatedWith Holmes family. family
associatedWith Holmes family. family
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Jenks, William, 1778-1866. person
correspondedWith Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. person
associatedWith Lathrop, John, 1740-1816. person
associatedWith Leary, Lewis Gaston, 1906- person
associatedWith Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792 person
associatedWith Maine Missionary Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Massachusetts (Colony) - Committee of correspondence. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Congregational Charitable Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. corporateBody
associatedWith Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728. person
associatedWith Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829 person
associatedWith McFarland, Susan W. person
associatedWith Mease, James, 1771-1846 person
associatedWith Menunist church in Lancaster person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Denny, William person
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) - Governor - Gordon, Patrick person
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Hamilton, James person
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Morris, Robert Hunter person
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Thomas, George person
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Colony) Proprietary governor - Penn, John person
associatedWith Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 person
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Pollock, James, 1810-1890 person
associatedWith Prince, Thomas, 1687-1758. person
associatedWith Purviance, Samuel, jr. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Thomas. person
correspondedWith Sawyer, John, 1755-1858. person
associatedWith Schermerhorn, J. F. (John Freeman), 1786-1851. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others in North America. corporateBody
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stanwix, John, 1690? -1766 person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795. person
associatedWith Till, William person
associatedWith Trumbull, Benjamin, 1735-1820. person
associatedWith Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809. person
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. Trustees person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
associatedWith Webster, Noah, 1758-1843, person
associatedWith Wedderburn, Alexander person
associatedWith West India Planters and Merchants (London, England) person
associatedWith Wharton, Thomas, 1730-1782 person
associatedWith Wheelock, John, 1754-1817. person
associatedWith Wythe, George, 1726-1806 person
associatedWith Yeates, Thomas, 1768-1839. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cambridge (Mass.)
Georgia
United States
India
Massachusetts--Cambridge
Pennsylvania
New England
Georgia--Midway
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
Massachusetts
New Hampshire--Gilmanton
South Carolina
Maine
Europe
Massachusetts--Boston
Maine--Societies, etc.
Subject
Indians of North America--Missions
Historians
American Revolution
Congregational churches--Clergy
Missionaries
Sermons
Pennsylvania History
Government Affairs
Clergy
Science--History--Early works to 1800
Meteorology
New England theology
Taxation
Land use
Colonial Politics
Waterspouts--Drawings
Syrian churches--Customs and practices
Missionaries--Societies, etc
Syrian churches--Clergy
Judaism
Fourth of July--Songs and music
Syrian churches--History
Real property
Geometry--Early works to 1800
Temperature measurements
Charities
Occupation
Clergy
Function

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Birth 1763-12-24

Death 1837-06-04

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