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George Hooper Ferris manuscript, circa 1896

Summary Information

Abstract

George Hooper Ferris attended Union Theological Seminary from 1893 to 1896, and was a pastor in Tarryton, New York, New Haven, Connecticut, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection contains one 225 page manuscript entitled "The Christianity of Ignatius;" the title page bears the inscribed signature, "G.H. Ferris, A.M."

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492447 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ferris, George Hooper, 1867-1917
Title George Hooper Ferris manuscript, circa 1896
Physical Description 0.25 linear feet (0.25 linear feet; 1 box )
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series in original order.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a single manuscript entitled "The Christianity of Ignatius." Though the manuscript is undated and is without commentary or marginalia, the title page bears the inscribed signature, "G.H. Ferris, A.M." The manuscript is 225 pages long.

  • George Hooper Ferris manuscript, circa 1896

    This series contains a single manuscript entitled "The Christianity of Ignatius." Though the manuscript is undated and is without commentary or marginalia, the title page bears the inscribed signature, "G.H. Ferris, A.M." The manuscript is 225 pages long.

Burke Library record group:

Union Theological Seminary Archives: UTS 1, papers of faculty and students

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.

Preferred Citation

UTS1: George Hooper Ferris Manuscript, c. 1896, series #, box #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

The manuscript was cataloged by Lynn A. Grove 1988-07-11. Materials were rehoused in an archival document box. The finding aid was created by Rebecca Nieto in 2018 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.

Revision Description

2020-07-21 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.

Subject Headings

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Ignatius, Saint, Bishop of Antioch, -approximately 110 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

George Hooper Ferris was born in Lamartine, Wisconsin, in 1867. He graduated from Brown University in 1891 and attended Union Theological Seminary from 1893 to 1896. He was ordained by the Hudson River Baptist Association in April 1896. He served as a pastor in Tarryton, New York from 1896 to 1899, later residing (also as pastor), in New Haven (1899- 1905) and Philadelphia (1905-1917). He died in Wisconsin in 1917.