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Samuel Hopkins Willey Papers
BX7260.W5243 A3  
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Description
Samuel Hopkins Willey (1821-1914) was a pioneer Presbyterian minister. He founded the academy in Oakland that became California College, which became the University of California. He served churches in San Francisco (Presbyterian), Monterey (Presbyterian and Congregational), Santa Cruz (Congregational), and Benecia (Congregational).
Background
Samuel Hopkins Willey (1821-1914), a Presbyterian clergyman from New Hampshire , sailed to California as a home missionary in December 1848. He was a chaplain of the 1849 constitutional convention and served churches in San Francisco (Presbyterian), Monterrey (Presbyterian and Congregational), Santa Cruz (Congregational), and Benecia (Congregational). From 1862 to 1869 he headed the College of California at Berkeley, which was turned over to the University of California.
Extent
1 archival box (1 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not be assigned to San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Availability
Open to the public.