Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Asa Lyon was born in Pomfret, Connecticut, on December 31, 1763, the son of Jonathan and Rebecca Maxley Lyon. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1790, Asa studied religion under Rev. Charles Backus of Somers, CT, and was ordained pastor of the Congregational church in Sunderland, Massachusetts, on October 4, 1792. Lyon moved soon thereafter to South Hero, Vermont. He helped organize the South Hero-Grand Isle Congregationalists in 1795 and, although never officially installed, served as...
Abstract The Bates family papers include legal documents (estate records and deeds), sermons and scrapbooks of Samuel L. Bates, and diaries of Mary R. Bates.
Abstract The Charles Monroe Sheldon collection includes fourteen (14) printed sermons which were delivered by Dr. Sheldon at the Waterbury (Vermont) Congregational Church from October 1887 to September 1888. The first nine of these form a series which outlines the "Reasons for Living the Christian Life."
Overview The collection consists of three cartons containing documents which range from April 17, 1810 to January 1981.
Abstract The Hopkins and Canfield Families Papers contain correspondence, John Henry Hopkins Sr. materials, Charles Jerome Hopkins materials, Hopkinsfolk genealogical materials, family legal records, memorabilia, music, newspaper clippings, photographs, materials about the family and church property at Rock Point in Burlington, VT, writings by various family members, and books owned by family members. These materials range in date from around 1790 to around 1960, and they document the church and other...
Abstract Collection contains correspondence; diaries; and notes, lectures, sermons, and essays on the subjects of Geology, History, Science, Philosophy, and Religion documenting the career and thought of UVM Geology professor and Congregational minister in Vermont, John B. Perry, who was a major figure in the field of Geology at the time.
Overview Artist, lawyer, ironmonger, muscian, architect, theologian and first Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, John Henry Hopkins was born in Dublin, Ireland on January 22, 1792. The John H. Hopkins Family Papers consist largely of miscellaneous manuscripts of Bishop Hopkins and his great-granddaughter, Edith Hopkins.
Abstract Daniel Clark Sanders (1768-1850) was the first President of the University of Vermont, 1800-1814. The collection consists of early records of the University of Vermont, including accounts, subscriptions, correspondence to individuals and members of the Corporation.
Abstract Collection contains sermons, speeches, and notebooks of Congregational minister Parsons S. Pratt who was based in Dorset, Vermont and also traveled to army camps during the Civil War.
Abstract Samuel Williams was a Congregational minister, Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard, and a founder of the University of Vermont. This collection includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, and other papers, relating to Williams’ teaching career, compilation and publication of his Natural and Civil History of Vermont (1794), astronomical observations (1806) to determine the northern boundary of Vermont, and other scientific topics. Includes partial manuscripts of the second...