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Guide to the Joel H. Greene notebooks



Descriptive Summary

Identification: A1073

Creator :Greene, Joel H.

Title: Joel H. Greene notebooks

Dates: 1830s

Extent: 0.1 Cubic Feet

Language: English

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

Joel H. Greene was born on September 18, 1806, in Wallingford, Vermont. In 1830, he graduated from the Baptist Education Society's Seminary in Hamilton, New York, which would eventually become known as Colgate University.

He was ordained in Pittsford on February 3, 1831, and served as a pastor there from 1831-1832. He was a pastor in Weybridge (1832-1833), Parishville (1833-1840), Belleville (1840-1845), Salisbury (1845-1848), Lagrange (1848-1850), Hunt's Hollow (1850-1854), Belfast (1854-1856), and Franklinville (1856-1864). He lived in Castile from 1864-1872 and Franklinville from 1872-1873 and died in Franklinville on July 22, 1873.


Elmer William Smith, ed. Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 1, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1937), 42.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two notebooks. The first contains notes written to Joel Greene from friends and acquaintances in Hamilton. The second contains short essays on theological topics.


College students -- Social life and customs.
Theology -- Study and teaching.
Greene, Joel H.
Greene, Joel H.

Contents List

Box 1 Volume 2
Album of remembrances
Box 1 Volume 3
circa 1830s
Questions on theology


Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries


Mary Cordaro and Allyson Smally, April 29, 2014.


September 2, 2015: Filing title added by Frances Holmes

Preferred Citation

Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known), A1073, Joel H. Greene notebooks, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

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