Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Samuel Smith papers, circa 1772 -- 1817

Samuel Smith papers, circa 1772 -- 1817

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet (0.5 linear feet; 2 boxes)

This series contains personal and ministry-related correspondence, including letters from Enoch Leonard and Smith's sister, Eliza; sermons given by Smith in Saratoga, New York and Connecticut Farms, New Jersey, between 1789 and 1801, including New Years and Christmas Day celebratory sermons; one unbound manuscript notice dated 1775 issued by Yale University (then Yale College) calling for income increases for professors of divinity employed there; as well as Smith's diplomas from Columbia University.

This series is arranged by format. Files containing correspondence and sermons retain their original order.


Box 1 Folder 1 Correspondence, 1801 -- 1817


Box 1 Folder 2 Sermons, circa 1772 -- 1799


Box 1 Folder 3 Sermons, circa 1789 -- 1801


Box 1 Folder 4 Sermons, circa 1790 -- 1799


Box 1 Folder 5 Yale University manuscript notice, 1775

This file contains one unbound manuscript notice dated 1775 issued by Yale University (then Yale College) calling for income increases for professors of divinity employed there. This item's relationship to Smith is uncertain, but it is likely that Smith either taught, preached, or had affiliates at Yale during this time.


Box 2 Folder 1 Columbia University diplomas, 1786