The Daniel Foster Manuscript Collection
|Creator:||Foster, Daniel, 1750?-1795|
|Extent:||1 Box (0.4 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Special Collections.|
Daniel Foster was a Congregational pastor in New Braintree, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1777.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of manuscripts by and about the Reverend Daniel Foster. Most are sermons, some on the Revolutionary War and John Hancock, but there are also journal and letter fragments.
Foster, Daniel, 1750?-1795
Sermons, American--18th century.
The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Daniel Foster Manuscript Collection Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
These papers, along with papers of Luke and Isaac Foster, were given to the Seminary Library in January of 1979 by Colonel and Mrs. Merle L. Carey, the parents of the Reverend Jonathan Sinclair Carey of Brookline, Massachusetts. The papers were sorted and semi-organized at that time. The collection was organized further and the original finding aid was written in March of 1997, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist.
There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.
See also the following manuscript materials in Special Collections:
|Box 1 Manuscript, sermons, and other items of the Rev. Daniel Foster 1751-1795|
|1:1||Journal fragment, noting birth of Luke Baldwin Foster 1789|
|1:2||Journal fragment, "Luke sick" 1792|
|1:3||Journal section 1793|
|1:4||Journal fragment 1794|
|1:5||Manuscript of "Defense to the Church in New Braintree" undated|
|1:6||Funeral sermon of the Rev. Benjamin Ruggles (1700-1784) 1784|
|1:7||Sermon preached on death of Gov. John Hancock (1737-1793) 1793|
|1:8||Fragments concerning Baptism undated|
|1:9||Elizabeth Foster, practiced penmanship on father's sermon undated|
|1:10||Note fragment dealing with church problems in Granby, Massachusetts undated|
|1:11||Letter to the Rev. Aaron Bascom, concerning two church transfers and theological problems in Chester, Massachusetts undated|
|1:12||Items relating to music and worship undated|
|1:13||Sermon, 2 Cor. 2:11 [signed] and 1 Sam. 12:40 undated|
|1:14||Sermons concerning Revolutionary War undated|
|1:15||Revolutionary War Sermon undated|
|1:21||Sermons occasioned by the killing of Father in Princeton 1783|
|1:29||Sermons, notes those brought into fellowship, and others 1793|
|1:33||Twenty sermon fragments undated|
|1:34||Four sermons undated|
|1:35||Seventeen sermons undated|
|1:36||Fifteen sermons undated|
|1:37||Ten sermons undated|
|1:38||Fifteen sermons undated|
|1:39||Ten sermons undated|
|1:40||Ten sermons undated|
|1:41||Twenty-one sermons undated|
|1:42||Twenty-five sermon fragments undated|
|1:43||Script of play by Cynthia Kennison set in the Rev. Foster's home undated|
|1:44||Photocopies of documents from the archives of Dartmouth College undated|
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