Aiken, Charles Augustus, 1827-1892

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 1 Collection or Record:

Charles A. Aiken speeches

Identifier: MS-375
Date(s): 1861 to 1866

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.