John Pierpont papers, 1674-1966 (bulk 1820-1866).

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Pierpont, John, 1785-1866. John Pierpont papers, 1674-1966 (bulk 1820-1866).

John Pierpont papers, 1674-1966 (bulk 1820-1866).

Papers of John Pierpont include correspondence, autograph manuscripts, diaries, school notes, clippings, publishing records, account books, and genealogies. Letters range from fan mail to professional correspondence to personal letters from friends and family that discuss current topics, such as the anti-slavery and temperance movements; intellectual interests; travel; financial matters and the ministry. The correspondents include a number of notable figures: William Cullen Bryant, William Ellery Channing, Lydia Maria Francis Child, George Combe, Dorothea Dix, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Elizabeth Gaskell, Francis Jackson, Samuel May, John Neal, Rembrandt Peale, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Family correspondence contains letters from Mary Lord, Mary Lord Pierpont, John Pierpont Jr., and Junius Spencer Morgan among others. Additionally, the collection documents Pierpont's struggle with the Committee of Proprietors to hold onto his ministry at the Hollis Street Church through proceedings, committee reports, letters, case files, and clippings.

15 cubic ft.

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