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Sylvester Dana papers

MS-705
 Collection
Identifier: MS-705

Description

The papers of Sylvester Dana contain personal and professional papers relating to his career as a Congregational minister. The bulk of the collection concerns his pastorates at the First Congregational Church (1801-1822) and the West Congregational Church (1823-1833) in Orford, N.H. Includes personal and professional correspondence (1793-1831), records of the Orange Association (1811-1823), Orford town votes concerning the church (1800-1821), records of church discipline (1775-1820), letters of reference and transfer (1795-1835) and letters missive (1794-1829).

Dates

  • 1775 - 1835

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Sylvester Dana (1769-1849), minister. The collection contains personal and professional papers relating to his career as a Congregational minister in Hanover and Orford, New Hamsphire.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA