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Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887



  • Existence: 1813-06-24 - 1887-03-08

Biographical / Historical

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), American clergyman, social reformer, and author

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence W. Rowley papers relating to Buffalo Bill and John L. Sullivan

Call Number: WA MSS S-2513
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed material and other papers relating to Rowley and his relationships with Buffalo Bill and John L. Sullivan. Rowley's correspondence includes letters and telegrams concerning the development of property in Arizona, the dissolution of the Dyer-Cody Arizona Mining and Milling Company following a financial scandal in 1911, and the subsequent incorporation of the High Jinks Gold Mining Company to recoup losses. Correspondence between Cody and Rowley details their...
Dates: 1878-1941, bulk 1910-1920

"Sermon Presented to Geo. G. Martin by Rev. Henry Ward Beecher", 1886

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 464, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph notes for a sermon, beginning "1. Cor. 3:11-15, Paul's figures - Architecture [...]". Typescript poem, a pun on Beecher's name, pasted to final page.

Accompanied by typescript memo from Dean J. B. Coburn of the Episcopal Theological School to Dr. Bothell, 1968 Mar 25, noting that the sermon has been donated to the school library, and giving its provenance.
Dates: 1886

"The pulpit of to-day", 1884

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 464, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Sermon on Matthew 4:19, printed version, bound with manuscript notes. Includes presentation inscription from Katherine Beecher to Ellen Terry and clipping, laid in.

Ex libris: Ellen Terry.
Dates: 1884

Woolsey family papers

Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921