The Resource Edmund Otis Hovey collection

Edmund Otis Hovey collection

Label
Edmund Otis Hovey collection, 1826-1877
Title
Edmund Otis Hovey collection
Inclusive dates
1826-1877
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists primarily of Hovey family letters, including correspondence between Hovey and his fiancee/wife. Also included in the collections are letters describing the move from Vermont to Indiana, as well as their living conditions in Fountain County (1831 -1834). The collection contains transcribed letters of Hovey while he was at Dartmouth College, Andover Seminary, letters of his time at Wabash College, and correspondence with Charles White regarding White's appointment as Wabash College president
Biographical or historical data
Edmund Hovey was a Presbyterian minister in Fountain County and western Indiana from 1832-1877. Hovey graduated from Dartmouth College in 1828 and Andover Seminary in 1831. Also in 1831, Hovey married Mary Carter and moved from Vermont to Coal Creek (Fountain County), Indiana. Hovey was one of the founders of Wabash College and trustee (1832-1877). At Wabash, Hovey was a professor of rhetoric, geology, as well as several other subjects. Hovey also served as a college financial officer and school agent. Hovey died in 1877.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1801-1877
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hovey, Edmund O.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hovey family
  • Andover Theological Seminary
  • Dartmouth College
  • Wabash College
  • Clergy
  • College presidents
  • Universities and colleges
  • Fountain County (Ind.)
Label
Edmund Otis Hovey collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/173
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Brent Abercrombie during September 2009. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19921612
Extent
0.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from H.H. Raymond on 1951/06/05.
System control number
(OCoLC)823232504
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 manuscript box
Label
Edmund Otis Hovey collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/173
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Brent Abercrombie during September 2009. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19921612
Extent
0.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from H.H. Raymond on 1951/06/05.
System control number
(OCoLC)823232504
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 manuscript box

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