Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817

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Congregational clergyman and president of Yale; b. in Northampton, Mass.

From the description of Deed, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70976415

Timothy Dwight was born on May 14, 1752 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1769 (B.A.) and 1772 (M.A.). He served Yale as tutor (1771-1777), Livingston Professor of Divinity (1795-1817), and President (1795-1817). He died on January 11, 1817 in New Haven, Connecticut.

From the description of Dwight family papers, 1713-1937 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702197061

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. Wolcott G. Lane collection, 1930. Connecticut Historical Society
Mathew Carey letterbooks, 1788-1794, 1788-1794 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Brainard, Dyar T. Dyar T. Brainard papers, 1810-1826. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Putnam, Daniel, 1759-1831. Wadsworth and Putnam family papers, 1704-1837. Library of Congress
referencedIn Tuthill, Cornelius, 1795-1825. Cornelius Tuthill's rethoric notebooks. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Eaton, William, 1764-1811. Autograph letter signed : to Timothy Dwight, president of Yale, on behalf of a student, 1806 Oct. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Williamson, William D. (William Durkee), 1779-1846. William D. Williamson papers, 1777-1894. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
referencedIn Winters, Yvor, 1900-1968. History of American literature : notes for lectures and a possible book, ca. 1950-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916. Fairfield's anniversary. Bibliomation, Inc
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. Deed, 1796. Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
referencedIn Woodbridge, William C. (William Channing), 1794-1845. William Channing Woodbridge papers, 1783-1905 (inclusive), 1808-1815 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. Timothy Dwight letter, 1809 June 9, to Jedidiah Morse. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy. Letter, 1773, April 14, Northampton, Mass. to Timothy Dwight, New Haven. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph, 1787-1863. Ralph Emerson papers, 1808-1811 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Letters between Caleb Strong and Dr. Timothy Dwight, 1808. Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
referencedIn Dwight family genealogy papers, 1850-1977. Historic Deerfield Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Personal papers, 1808-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Dwight family papers, 1789-1866 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Mathew Carey letterbooks, 1788-1794, 1788-1794 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters reprinted in newspapers, 1794-1877. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. Autograph letter signed : Greenfield, to Noah Webster, 1784 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pemberton, Thomas, 1728-1807. The Bible defended ms. [between 1794 and 1807] / Tho. Pemberton. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Papers, 1775-1935. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ellsworth, A. Eugene (Allen Eugene). Toccata on I love thy Kingdom, Lord / by A. Eugene Ellsworth ; [original tune by] Aaron Williams ; [original text by by] Timothy Dwight. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Mitchell family. Papers, 1789-1802. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Goodwin & Co. Letter books, 1815-1857. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library
referencedIn Bradley family. Bradley family papers, 1817-1950 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Silliman family. Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835. Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. Letter, 1798 June 01. Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1750-1831. John Trumbull correspondence, 1772 January 8. Library of Congress
referencedIn Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835. Benjamin Tallmadge collection, 1778-1864. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Humphreys, David, 1752-1818. Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection, 1776-1867 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Dwight family papers, 1713-1937 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839. Letterbooks, 1788-1794. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hoar, George Frisbie. 1826-1904. Autograph collection, 1598-1945 Houghton Library
creatorOf Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. Letters of prominent men reprinted in newspapers [manuscript], 1794-1877. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Humphreys, David, 1752-1818. Letter, [ca.1795-1817], to Revd. Timothy Dwight, D.D., President of Yale College. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831. Jeremiah Evarts collection, 1784-1851. Library of Congress
referencedIn Yale course lectures collection, circa 1720-1986 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hillhouse family papers, 1707-1943 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Akers, Charles N. (Charles Newton), 1848-1916. Charles N. Akers and family papers, 1776-1911. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809. Papers, 1753-1832. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Morse family. Morse family papers, 1779-1868 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Silliman family. Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Brainard family. Brainard family Yale College diplomas, 1802 and 1815. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Finney, Charles Grandison, 1792-1875. Papers, 1817-1875. Oberlin College Library
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (bulk 1798-1901) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (bulk 1717-1911) Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Dana, Joseph. Dana, Dwight, Earle, and Ely letters, 1813-1894. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection, 1776-1867 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Morse Family Papers, 1779-1868 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn James Abraham Hillhouse papers, 1804-1844 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hillhouse family. Hillhouse family papers, 1707-1943 (inclusive), 1771-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817. Papers of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1804. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Akers, Charles N. (Charles Newton), 1848-1916. person
associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
correspondedWith Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812 person
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798 person
associatedWith Bliss, George, 1764-1830, person
associatedWith Bradley family. family
associatedWith Brainard, Dyar T. person
associatedWith Brainard family. family
associatedWith Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839. person
associatedWith Carroll, John person
associatedWith Dutton, Aaron, 1780-1849. person
memberOf Dwight family family
associatedWith Dwight, Mary Woolsey, 1754-1777. person
correspondedWith Dwight, Timothy, 1778-1844 person
relativeOf Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 person
associatedWith Eaton, William, 1764-1811. person
associatedWith Ellsworth, A. Eugene (Allen Eugene) person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph, 1787-1863. person
associatedWith Evarts family family
correspondedWith Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831. person
associatedWith Finney, Charles Grandison, 1792-1875. person
associatedWith Forrest, J. B. (John B.), ca. 1814-1870. person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 person
associatedWith Goddard, William, 1740-1817 person
associatedWith Goodwin & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817 person
associatedWith Hillhouse family. family
associatedWith Hillhouse, James Abraham, 1789-1841 person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Humphreys, David, 1752-1818. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. person
associatedWith Mitchell family. family
associatedWith Morse family. family
associatedWith Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826. person
associatedWith Pemberton, Thomas, 1728-1807. person
associatedWith Silliman family. family
associatedWith Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835. person
associatedWith Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831 person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1750-1831. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809. person
associatedWith Tuthill, Cornelius, 1795-1825. person
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
associatedWith Webster, Noah, 1758-1843, person
associatedWith Williamson, William D. (William Durkee), 1779-1846. person
associatedWith Winters, Yvor, 1900-1968. person
associatedWith Woodbridge, William C. (William Channing), 1794-1845. person
associatedWith Yale College (1718-1887) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Haven CT US
Charlestown MA US
Northampton MA US
Subject
Publishers and publishing--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Real property
Patronage, Political
Authors
United States--Politics and government - 1783-1809
Printing industry--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Occupation
College presidents--Connecticut--New Haven
Landowners--Massachusetts--Northampton
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Birth 1752-05-14

Death 1817-01-11

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