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Kirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874



  • Existence: 1802 - 1874


Edward Norris Kirk (August 14, 1802 – March 27, 1874), was a Christian missionary, pastor, teacher, evangelist and writer in the Presbyterian, Congregational and revivalist traditions in the US. He founded the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Albany, New York, following a schism at the Second Presbyterian Church in the same city, and later served as the first pastor of Mount Vernon Congregational Church (now associated with Old South Church) in Boston, from 1842 to 1871, where his teaching led to the conversion of renowned evangelist Dwight L. Moody.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Norris Kirk circus

Identifier: Mss 849210
Mss 849210
Date(s): 1849-03-10

In English.

George Ticknor letter

Identifier: Mss 859614
Mss 859614
Date(s): 1859-11-14
Scope and Contents

Three-page letter from Georger Ticknor in Boston to Rev. Edward Norris Kirk, in which he asks Kirk to look over a list of books and add to it if he wants to. There are 60,000 volumes in the Upper Hall and 5,000 in the Lower Hall. The index will be published in the Spring.

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