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Samuel Clarke Bushnell Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 77

Scope and Contents

The collection consists almost entirely of manuscript sermons, arranged chronologically.

Dates

  • 1877-1928

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

  1. I. Correspondence, 1923
  2. II. Sermons and Addresses, 1877-1928
  3. III. Other Writings, 1921-1922, undated

Extent

10 Linear Feet (21 boxes)

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/divinity.077

Overview

The papers consist primarily of manuscript sermons dating from 1877 to 1928. Samuel Clarke Bushnell (1852-1928), a Yale Divinity School graduate, was a Congregational minister in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical

1852 March 8
Born in New Haven, CT
1874
B.A., Yale College
1877
B.D., Yale Divinity School
1879
Ordained as Congregational minister
1878-1890
Served First Congregational Church in New Bedford, MA
1890-1920
Served Orthodox Church (Pleasant Street Congregational) in Arlington, MA
1917-1918
Alumni Lecturer, Yale Divinity School
1920-1928
Resided in New Haven; preached at United Church; acting pastor there 1922-1923
1928
Died
Title
Guide to the Samuel Clarke Bushnell Papers
Author
Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
Date
1998
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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