Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1789 - 1866

Biography

Jared Sparks (May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866) was an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard College (now Harvard University) from 1849 to 1853.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Friedrich Ludwig Georg von Raumer letters

Mss 844601
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 844601
Date(s): 1844-11-01 to 1856-09-04
Abstract

In English.

George Ticknor letter

Mss 824457
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 824457
Date(s): 1824-07 to 1824-08-08
Abstract

In English.

James Wheelock letter

Mss 822379
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 822379
Date(s): 1822-06-29
Abstract

In English.

Jared Sparks letter

Mss 840323
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 840323
Date(s): 1840-05-23
Abstract

In English.

Jared Sparks letter

Webster Mss 826214
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 826214
Date(s): 1826-03-14
Abstract

In English.

Jared Sparks letter

Webster Mss 843158
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 843158
Date(s): 1843-02-08
Abstract

In English.

Jared Sparks letter

Mss 837301
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 837301
Date(s): 1837-05-01
Content Description

Letter from Jared Sparks to Willard Phillips, Esq. at Cambridge, MA. The letter concerns the aid that Phillips provided Benjamin Franklin in writing his autobiography. Spark suspected that Phillips would not receive remuneration from Franklin for his "valuable notes" and supplies Phillips with a consolation copy of the published autobiography. Sparks edited and wrote the biographical continuation of Franklin's autobiography.

Jared Sparks letters

Mss 825122.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 825122.1
Date(s): 1825-01-22 to 1860-02-01
Abstract

In English.

Jared Sparks letters

Mss 843577
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 843577
Date(s): 1843-10-27 to 1848-02-12
Abstract

In English.

Richard Bartlett letter

Mss 821623
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 821623
Date(s): 1821-11-23
Abstract

In English.