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Guide to the Ebenezer Dodge papers
Creator :Dodge, Ebenezer
Title: Ebenezer Dodge papers
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet
Collection is open for research.
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.
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.
Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries
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.