Reverend Jonathan Edwards Manuscript, circa 1927  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Edwards, Jonathan
Title
Reverend Jonathan Edwards Manuscript
Dates
circa 1927
Quantity
0.2 linear feet, (1 manuscript box)
Collection Number
WCMss.583
Summary
The Reverand Jonathan Edwards Manuscript contains the manuscript for an autobiography written by Edwards circa 1927, titled "Memories of Eighty Years from Mines to Ministry: An Autobiography by Rev. Jonathan Edwards, D.D., for Forty Years a Home Missionary in the Pacific Northwest."
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Reverend Jonathan Edwards was born in Rhymney, South Wales, on June 15, 1847. He came to the United States in June of 1866, and six years later earned a license to preach in the Welsh Congregational Church in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. In 1886 he travelled to the Pacific Northwest and devoted himself to missionary work, founding 35 churches in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and restoring 13 more in the Spokane, Washington area. Edwards also worked as a financial agent of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He died on June 28, 1929, at the age of 82.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Reverend Jonathan Edwards Manuscript, which was written circa 1927, contains a manuscript for an autobiography written by Edwards, titled "Memories of Eighty Years from Mines to Ministry: An Autobiography by Rev. Jonathan Edwards, D.D., for Forty Years a Home Missionary in the Pacific Northwest."

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Whitman College and Northwest Archives by Jonathan Edwards III in October of 1974. The accession number associated with this donation is retro-0267.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Missionaries

Geographical Names

  • Northwest, Pacific