Scope and Contents
Contained in this collection is a small amount of correspondence and other papers relating to the resignation of Edwin Pond Parker from the Yale University Corporation in 1919, as well as some earlier correspondence. Among his correspondents are Arthur Twining Hadley, Timothy Dwight, Willian Lyon Phelps, Noah Porter, and Anson Phelps Stokes.
Also contained in the papers is a memorandum by Parker on the election of Arthur Twining Hadley as president of Yale in 1899, in which he discusses sources of opposition to Twining and how these were overcome.
The Edwin Pond Parker Papers were given to Yale University in 1965 by Walter S. Haynes.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Walter S. Haynes, 1965.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
The papers contain correspondence, some of which relates to his resignation from the Yale Corporation, and a memorandum concerning the election of Arthur Twining Hadley as president of Yale.
Biographical / Historical
Clergyman; B.A., Bowdoin, 1856; grad. from Bangor Theological Seminary in 1859; ordained and installed in the Second Church, Hartford, 1860; he was pastor or pastor emeritus of the Second Church of Christ for sixty years.
- Guide to the Edwin Pond Parker Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
- August 1981
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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