Ezra Stiles Gannett papers, 1816-1918.


Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871. Ezra Stiles Gannett papers, 1816-1918.

Ezra Stiles Gannett papers, 1816-1918.

Personal correspondence and religious writings of Ezra Stiles Gannett, assistant and later pastor of the Federal (later Arlington) Street Church (1824-1871), and a leader in the Unitarian movement. Included are sixty-six volumes of diaries that cover Gannett's daily activities from 1821 to 1871. Correspondents include: William Ellery Channing, James Freeman Clarke, John Cordner, Calvin Lincoln, Samuel Joseph May and Henry Ware, Jr.

3 boxes, 72 volumes (some in boxes), and 1 oversize folder.

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Boston (Mass.). Federal Street Church.

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Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

Federal-Street Meeting-house (Boston, Mass.)

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"The church in Long Lane," begun in 1729 on the corner of Berry Street and Long Lane, changed its name to the Church of Christ in Federal Street when "Federal Street" was substituted for "Long Lane" by the town to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution in 1788. From the description of Records, 1787-1830. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 56725787 ...

Gannett, Anna Linzee Tilden, 1811-1846.

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Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)

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Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church. Mixed files of correspondence and collected resources on social and religious movements. Resource...

United States.

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Lincoln, Calvin, 1799-1881

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Unitarian clergyman, of Hingham, Mass. From the description of C. Lincoln correspondence, 1869. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 299570004 ...

American Unitarian Association

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Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

Gannett, William C. (William Channing), 1840-1923

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William Channing Gannett was a Unitarian minister. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1829-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83103303 From the guide to the Letters to William C. Gannett from various correspondents, 1829-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

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Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

Cordner, John, 1816-1894

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Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871

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American Unitarian divine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Messrs. Monroe & Co., 1850 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269564796 Ezra Stiles Gannett (1801-1871) graduated from Harvard College in 1820, and from Harvard Divinity School in 1823. He served as an overseer of the University from 1835 to 1858. Ordained in 1824, Reverend Gannett became an assistant minister at the Federal Street Church (Unitarian) in Boston and became its pastor...

Ware, Henry, 1794-1843

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Henry Ware Jr., 1784-1843, born Hingham, Mass. Attended Harvard, assistant teacher at Exeter Academy. Ordained Unitarian minister in 1817 and became pastor of the Second Church of Boston. 1829-1842 professor in the Divinity School at Harvard. His memoir and works were published after his death. Wrote hymns, among them "All Nature's Works His Praise Declare" and "Lift Your Glad Voices in Triumph on High." From the description of Letter, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record i...