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Edward Stevens Sanborn Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 98

Scope and Contents

This record group provides a detailed record of the work of a New England Congregational minister between the years 1896 and 1931.

The first series, Biographical Documentation, includes Yale and YDS class reports as well as material supplied by Edward Stevens Sanborn's son, Leonard F. Sanborn, and a chronological record of activities for parishes served by Edward Stevens Sanborn from 1896 to 1907. Similar records for Edward Stevens Sanborn's pastorates in East Barrington, NH and Dover, MA have been given to the Congregational churches in those towns.

Series II, Sermons, consists of approximately 250 packets of manuscript sermon notes in numbered sequence, with supporting enclosures, primarily clippings from periodicals. Each sermon was preached several times, and the dates and places preached are noted on the sermon or its envelope. The dates listed in this finding aid are the earliest date preached for the first sermon in each box.

Dates

  • 1894-1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Leonard F. Sanborn.

Arrangement

  1. I. Biographical Documentation, 1896-1936
  2. II. Sermons, 1894-1931

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (7 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.098

Overview

Sermons and biographical material document the life and work of a New England Congregational minister during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Edward Stevens Sanborn (1866-1945) was a Yale Divinity School graduate who served various Congregational parishes in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

Biographical / Historical

1866 April 19
Born in Kingston, New Hampshire
1892
B.A., Yale
1895
B.D. Yale Divinity School
1896-1899
Congregational minister in Ridgebury, CT, followed by pastorates in the following towns:
1900-1903
Georgetown, CT
1903-1907
East Hartland, CT
1907-1911
East Barrington, NH
1911-1915
Dover, MA
1915-1919
Gilmanton, NH
1919-1924
Canterbury, NH
1924-1931
Acworth, NH
1945
Died
Title
Guide to the Edward Stevens Sanborn 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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