Beecher, Edward, 1803-1895

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Theologian, abolitionist and author; first president, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1836-1844; one of the founders of Congregationalist, editor-in-chief, 1849-1853; pastor, First Congregational Church, Galesburg, Illinois, 1855-1871.

From the description of Letter : Illinois College, [Jacksonville, Ill.], to John F. Brooks or Elisha Jenney, Waverly, Illinois, 1839 Sept. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27045507

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referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1576-1987 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Chinn, J. W. Letter 1919, June 27, St. Helena, Calif [to] Mrs. Anna Catherine Markham, [Staten Island, N.Y.] / J.W. Chinn. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Beecher family. Beecher-Stowe family papers, 1798-1956 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Beecher family. Papers, 1822-1903. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
creatorOf Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. Letter to his brother Edward, [n.p.]. 1884 Oct. 1. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Beach, Ella, d. 1938. Beach family papers, 1811-1962 (bulk 1833-1933). Library of Congress
creatorOf Chapin, Samuel Austin, 1858-1959. Chapin-Kiley manuscript collection, ca. 1820-1900 (bulk 1880-1890). Amherst College Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Watson G. Haynes on the initiative to change regulations in the United States Navy, 1846-1852. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Beecher Family Papers, 1704-1964 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Owen Lovejoy papers, Lovejoy, Owen papers, 1828-1943, 1830-1930 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Beecher family. Beecher family papers, 1704-1964 (inclusive), 1795-1948 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Chinn, J. W. Letter 1919, June 24, St. Helena, Calif [to] Mrs. Anna Catherine Markham, [Staten Island, N.Y.] / J.W. Chinn. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969, 1811-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Salem Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1834-1867. Morris Brown College
referencedIn Beecher family. Beecher family papers, 1704-1964 (inclusive), 1795-1948 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Griffin family and Lydia Sigourney papers, Griffin family and Sigourney papers, 1807-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beecher, Edward, 1803-1895. Letter fragment, [undated]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837. Papers, 1804-1891, 1824-1853. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Beecher, Edward, 1803-1895. Edward Beecher microfilm collection, 1822-1889 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection, ca. 1820-1900, 1880-1890 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Vol. XIII. (ff. 659). June, 1847-Dec. 1851.includes:ff. 1, 9, 16, 51, 61 William Empson, editor of the 'Edinburgh Review': Letters to C. Babbage: 1847, n.d. f. 4 Sir William Robert Grove, man of science and judge: Letters to C. Babbage: 1847-1869. ... British Library
referencedIn Leon Trotsky exile papers, 1929-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.). [Trustees series] / [Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.]. Knox College, Seymour Library
creatorOf Beecher, Edward, 1803-1895. Letter : Illinois College, [Jacksonville, Ill.], to John F. Brooks or Elisha Jenney, Waverly, Illinois, 1839 Sept. 10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Beecher, Charles, 1815-1900. Life of Edward Beecher [microform]. Yale University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Chinn, J. W. Letter 1908, June 26, St. Helena, Calif [to] Mrs. Anna Catherine Markham, [Staten Island, N.Y.] / J.W. Chinn. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. Papers of the Beecher family, 1856-1892. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Beecher family papers MS 0509., 1822-1903, 1822-1865 Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
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associatedWith Beecher, Charles, 1815-1900. person
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associatedWith Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. person
associatedWith Brooks, John Flavel, 1801-1887, person
associatedWith Chapin, Samuel Austin, 1858-1959 person
associatedWith Chinn, J. W. person
associatedWith Griffin family family
associatedWith Haynes, Watson G., recipient. person
associatedWith Illinois College. corporateBody
associatedWith Jenney, Elisha, person
associatedWith Kingsley, James Luce, 1778-1852. person
associatedWith Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lane, L. L. person
associatedWith Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837. person
associatedWith Lovejoy family family
associatedWith North American review. corporateBody
associatedWith Salem Street Church (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 person
associatedWith Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871. person
associatedWith Waverly Seminary (Waverly, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Woolsey family. family
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Tahiti, Pacific Ocean
Subject
Congregational churches--Clergy
Occupation
Clergy
Abolitionists
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Birth 1803-08-27

Death 1895-07-28

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