Daniel Dana letter, 1847-06-02, 1848-12-18 Rauner Manuscript Mss 847352

Collection Overview

Title:

Daniel Dana letter

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript Mss 847352

Collection Dates:

1847-06-02, 1848-12-18

Size of Collection:

1 leaf, two letters glued together., 23 cm.

Abstract:

Letter from former Dartmouth College President Daniel Dana, dated 02 Jun 1847 at Andover, MA, to the college Board of Trustees objecting to the proposed appointment of a Professor Park as Chair of Christian Theology due to his views on original sin. Attached is a December 1848 letter from Dartmouth President Bennet Tyler discussing the establishment of an endowed chair at the college.

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