Papers of John Thornton Kirkland, 1788-1837 and undated

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Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840. Papers, 1788-1837 and undated

Papers of John Thornton Kirkland, 1788-1837 and undated

1788-1837 and undated

The Papers of John T. Kirkland, 1788-1837 and undated, chiefly document his activities as a Unitarian minister from 1794 to 1810 and as president of Harvard University from 1810 to 1828. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, meeting minutes, diaries, commonplace books, sermons, and writings. A limited amount of material about Kirkland's student days at Harvard and his personal life are also included in the collection.

2 cubic feet (3 document boxes, 1 half-document box, 1 legal document box, 1 half-legal document box, 1 portfolio folder)

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