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Amos Sheffield Chesebrough papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 888

Scope and Contents

Sermons, speeches, diaries, and commonplace books of Amos Sheffield Chesebrough and four letters from Joseph Hopkins Twichell. The diaries were kept during a trip to Europe in 1857 in which Chesebrough visited London, Heidelberg and other German cities. The sermons, which make up the major portion of the papers, span the period when he was pastor in churches in Chester, Glastonbury, Vernon and Durham, Connecticut.

Dates

  • 1839-1904

Creator

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 Mrs. Frank J. Sprague, 1943-1944.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0888

Overview

Sermons, speeches, diaries, and commonplace books of Amos Sheffield Chesebrough and four letters from Joseph Hopkins Twichell. The diaries were kept during a trip to Europe in 1857 in which Cheesebrough visited London, Heidelberg and other German cities. The sermons, which make up the major portion of the papers, span the period when he was pastor in churches in Chester, Glastonbury, Vernon and Durham, Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical

Amos S. Chesebrough: from 1835-1837 served as principal of two academies in Massachusetts; from 1841-1853 served as pastor of Congregational Church in Chester, Ct.; from 1853-1857 assisted in his father's mercantile business and occasionally preached; from 1858-1868 pastor of First Church in Glastonbury, Ct.; from 1871-1876 pastor of church in Vernon, Ct.; pastor of First Church of Durham, Ct., 1876- .
Title
Guide to the Amos Sheffield Chesebrough Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Susan Grigg
Date
September 1979
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

Contact:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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