Aiken, Charles Augustus, 1827-1892
- Existence: 1827 - 1892
Charles Augustus Aiken was born in 1827, in Manchester, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1846, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1853. In 1854, he was ordained as a pastor of the Congregational Church in Yarmouth, Maine. Aiken became the professor of Latin languages at Dartmouth College in 1858. He held this position until 1866, before joining the staff at Princeton University. In 1869, he became the president of Union College. From 1871 to 1892, Aiken was the Archibald Alexander professor of Christian Ethics and Apologetics at Princeton Theological Seminary. He died in 1892.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Charles A. Aiken (1827-1892), educator. Dartmouth College Class of 1846. The collection contains five addresses, some with notations of place and date of delivery, including addresses to a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and to a Dartmouth College alumni gathering.
Three-page letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Hanover, New Hampshire to Asa Dodge Smith telling him about the number of students in the war and about Professor Noyes' success in Concord.
Letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Andover, Massachusetts to Asa Dodge Smith regarding George Harlin Pillsbury's conduct.
Letter from Charles Augustus Aiken at Dartmouth College to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that Clark had been over the ground passed over by his class and very respectable.
Letter from Charles Augustus Aiken to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that he is unwilling to take Rowell unless Smith has already answered him.
Three-page letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Andover, Massachusetts to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that he has bee offered the Latin professorship in the College of New Jersey.
Three-page letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Princeton, New Jersey to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that the Class of 1846 fund is to be used for a Latin prize.
Letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Princeton, New Jersey to Asa Dodge Smith, asking whether Smith or the other two Dartmouth gentlemen will be able to accept the Inauguration Committee's invitation.
Two-page letter from Charles Augustus Aiken in Princeton to Asa Dodge Smith, asking for detailed descriptions and plans of the Dartmouth gymnasium to be used in planning Princeton's gymnasium.
Letter of recommendation from Charles Augustus Aiken to Jonas Hutchinson declaring him as a competent teacher. Includes letter of recommendation, Sept. 25, 1861 from J.G. Davis, Amnherst, New Hampshire.