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Papers of Francis Wayland on Microfiche
CFT00050  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Papers of Francis Wayland on Microfiche
    Dates: 1820-1865
    Collection Number: CFT00050
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 216 microfiche
    Repository: Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
    Pasadena, California 91182
    Abstract: Francis Wayland was a Baptist clergyman and the pastor of First Baptist Church, Boston from 1821-1826. In 1825 he participated in the founding of Newton Theological Institution (became Andover Newton), for the training of pastors for American Baptist Churches. The microfiche collection consists of his correspondence from 1820-1865 and the Wayland family autograph collection.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Accessible with general microfiche collections. Scholarly use with parameters of copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Papers of Francis Wayland on Microfiche. Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from James Lutzweiler

    Biography/Administrative History

    Francis Wayland was a Baptist clergyman and the pastor of First Baptist Church, Boston from 1821-1826. In 1825 he participated in the founding of Newton Theological Institution (became Andover Newton), for the training of pastors for American Baptist Churches. He was a professor at Union College in the 1826/1827 school year, and the fourth president of Brown University, from1827-1855. He was an early advocate of the temperance and anti-slavery causes, for many years was "inspector of the state prison and Providence county jail," president of the Prison Discipline Society, and active in prison reform and local charities. He was one of the "law and order" leaders during the "Dorr Rebellion" of 1842, and was called "the first citizen of Rhode Island." Wayland was a long time vocal advocate for libraries.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of his correspondence from 1820-1865 and the Wayland family autograph collection. The original papers, held at Brown University, are contained in 14 boxes, and are preserved in this edition of 216 microfiche.