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Edwin Pond Parker papers

Call Number: MS 385

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.


  • 1883-1919


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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


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.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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