Melatiah Everett Dwight Papers
Scope and Contents
A very complete run of manuscript sermons provides excellent documentation of the theology and work of a Congregational minister during the second half of the nineteenth century.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- I. Biographical Information, undated
- II. Sermons, 1876-1884, undated
- III. Lecture Notes, 1863-1883, undated
- IV. Class Papers and Notes, undated
- V. Writings and Printed Material, undated
3.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
Several hundred sermons, and other writings and notes document Dwight's work as a Congregational minister during the second half of the nineteenth century. Melatiah Everett Dwight (1841-1907) was a Congregational minister in Iowa.
Biographical / Historical
- Born in South Hadley, MA
- Graduated from New York Free Academy
- M.D., Bellevue Medical College
- B.D., Andover Theological Seminary
- Appointed as missionary to Turkey but unable to serve due to poor health
- Minister of Congregational Church, Fairfield, Iowa
- Married Helen Kirby
- Recording Secretary of National Federation of Churches
- Trustee of the Congregational Church Building Committee
- D.D., Parsons College
- Guide to the Melatiah Everett Dwight Papers
- Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
- 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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