Oliver Ellsworth Daggett Papers
Scope and Contents
This record group provides thorough documentation of the career of a prominent Yale-trained Congregational clergyman of the nineteenth century. Systematic registers of sermons preached and services performed are available, as well as more than 350 full sermons manuscripts and more than 1400 sermon outlines. Notes from Daggett's students years at Yale and sermons from his years as college pastor provide insight into the religious climate at the University.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- I. Record Books, 1832-1875
- II. Sermons, Addresses, and Writings, 1833-1876, n.d.
- III. Notes and Notebooks, 1826-1880
- IV. Personal Items and Memorabilia, 1872, n.d.
4 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
Record books, sermons, writings, and notes document Daggett's ministry and his education and teaching at Yale. Oliver Ellsworth Daggett (1810-1880) served as a Congregational clergyman in Connecticut and New York from 1837 to 1877. He was Chittenden Professor of Divinity and college pastor at Yale from 1867 to 1870.
Biographical / Historical
- Born in New Haven, Connecticut
- B.A., Yale College
- B.D. Yale Divinity School
- Minister at South Church, Hartford, Connecticut
- Minister at First Congregational Church, Canandaigua, New York
- D.D., Hamilton College
- Chittendon Professor of Divinity and college pastor at Yale
- Minister at Second Congregational Church, New London, Connecticut
- Fellow, Yale College
- Resident of Hartford, Connecticut
- Guide to the Oliver Ellsworth Daggett 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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