Scope and Contents
These papers shed light on the training, life, and work of Noah C. Saxton, an early nineteenth century evangelist in America. A detailed summary of the collection prepared by Constance R. Spande is available in folder 17.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from dealer.
- I. Diaries, 1827-1830
- II. Correspondence, 1816-1834
- III. Sermons, 1829, n.d.
- IV. Biographical and Collected Material, 1819-1822, n.d.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Correspondence, diaries, and sermons document Saxton's evangelistic work. Noah C. Saxton (1798-ca. 1834) was an evangelist in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.
Biographical / Historical
- 1798 Jan 24
- Born, lived in Wilbraham, Massachusetts
- Conducted evangelistic ministry--largely in New Jersey, Westchester and Suffolk Counties, New York, and Greenwich area of Connecticut
- Licensed and ordained for work as an evangelist
- Studied for the ministry under Alfred Ely
- Attended Union College
- ca. 1834
- Guide to the Noah C. Saxton Papers
- Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
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- Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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