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Guide to the Ebenezer Dodge papers

A1067

1800s


Descriptive Summary

Identification: A1067


Creator :Dodge, Ebenezer


Title: Ebenezer Dodge papers


Dates: 1800s


Extent: 0.2 cubic feet


Language: English



Collection is open for research.


Biographical Note

Ebenezer Dodge was a longtime professor and administrator at Madison University (later Colgate University). He served as professor of Biblical criticism and interpretation from 1854-1861, professor of Christian theology from 1861-1890, and president of the University from 1868-1890.

Dodge was born on April 22, 1819, in Salem, Massachusetts. He earned a bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1840, studied at Newton Theological Institution of Massachusetts in 1845, and was ordained in Salem on September 3, 1845. He earned a doctorate of divinity from Brown in 1861 and an LLD from the University of Chicago in 1869. Prior to coming to Madison University, Dodge was a professor of Hebrew in Newport, Kentucky from 1845-1846; a pastor in New Hampshire from 1846-1849; and a pastor in New London from 1849-1853. He was the author of Evidences of Christianity (1869, 1876) and Lectures on Christian Theology (1875). Dodge died in Hamilton, New York, on January 5, 1890.

Sources:

Elmer William Smith, ed. Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 2, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1939), 6.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains three bound journals with Ebenezer Dodge's writings.

Subjects

Dodge, Ebenezer
Theology--Study and teaching.

Related Archival Materials note

A1002, the Colgate University President's Office records, contains one folder with Dodge's correspondence originating from his role as a president and professor at Madison University.

A1144, the Homer L. Dodge papers, contains material related to Ebenezer Dodge's memorial services and one of his written lectures.


Contents List

Box 1 Folder 8
undated
Notes on Christian Theology
Box 1 Folder 9
circa 1854
Notes and lectures
Box 1 Folder 10
undated
Notes on hermeneutics

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Finding aid prepared by Lora J. Davis and Allyson Smally, April 17, 2014.

Preferred Citation note

Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known), A1067, Ebenezer Dodge papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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