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Life of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College

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Published by James R. Osgood in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dunster, Henry, ca. 1612-1659?,
  • Harvard College (1636-1780) -- Presidents -- Biography.,
  • Congregationalists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jeremiah Chaplin.
    SeriesATLA monograph preservation program -- ATLA fiche 1990-0023.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxix, 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23367516M
    ISBN 100524005230
    OCLC/WorldCa24922800

    Life of Henry Dunster by Jeremiah Chaplin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Home Life of Henry Dunster: First President of Harvard College. Oct 18,  · The “cultivated and conscientious Henry Dunster” had been fired as Harvard University’s first president, the book said. “Henry Dunster was forced out for holding ‘antipaedobaptistical principles,’ meaning he rejected infant baptism. As Harvard was the citadel of johnsonout.com shock (in the Puritan community) was profound.”.

    Founded in , johnsonout.com has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. Nathaniel Eaton spent the rest of his life moving around the world, first to New Hampshire, then Virginia, then to Italy and England, where he died in debtor’s prison. Henry Dunster took over Harvard as president and put the college on sounder footing, though he, too, had a penchant for beating students.

    Dec 09,  · Henry Dunster and Freedom of Conscience and this word was more sweet to me than any thing else in the world." Henry Dunster, First President of Harvard College, "Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days Author: Lynn Squire. Excerpt from Life of Henry Dunster: First President of Harvard College. Harvard College, passed under a cloud of neglect about the year , but without any fault Of his johnsonout.com: Jeremiah Chaplin.


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Besides being a fascinating review of early Harvard and American colonial history, this book looks at Henry Dunster's major contributions - especially his key role in establishing America's first corporation, the Harvard Corporation (otherwise known as "The President and Fellows of Harvard College," or, simply, "the Corporation").

Although founded inHarvard College (so named since ) did not begin operating untilunder Master Nathaniel Eaton. The College closed during academic year and reopened in under its first president, Henry Dunster. Henry Dunster (November 26, (baptized) – February 27, /) was an Anglo-American Puritan clergyman and the first president of Harvard johnsonout.comey says Dunster was "an important precursor" of the Baptist denomination in America, especially regarding infant baptism, soul freedom, religious liberty, congregational governance, and a radical johnsonout.com: NovemberBolholt, Bury, Lancashire.

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The first real president of Harvard, Dunster was initially an Anglican, then a Separatist, and finally a Baptist. His influence in his day was tremendous. His influence today should be just as great. Background in England. Henry Dunster was born in approximately at Bury, Lancashire, England.

Life of Henry Dunster: First President of Harvard College [Jeremiah Chaplin, Samuel Dunster, Edward Swift Dunster] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical workAuthor: Jeremiah Chaplin, Samuel Dunster, Edward Swift Dunster.

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The Case of the Harvard Heretic. by Diane Rapaport. In Novemberas the night watchman made his rounds through the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, candlelight still flickered inside the big house next to Harvard johnsonout.com: Martin Hollick.

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Henry Dunster was the first president of Harvard, serving from to Dunster, the son of Henry Dunster and Isabel Kaye Dunster, was baptized on November 26, in Bury, Lancashire, England.

He studied at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, receiving Bachelor of Arts () and Master of Arts () degrees. A former Headmaster of Bury Grammar School, Henry Dunster became in the summer ofthe first President of Harvard College.

He was forced to resign, and the next year tried, convicted, and publicly admonished for opposing the church ordinance of infant johnsonout.comen: Dorothy Dunster, Jonathan Dunster, Elizabeth Thomas, Judith Raymond, Priscilla Appleton.

Get this from a library. Life of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College. [Jeremiah Chaplin]. Full text of "Life of Henry Dunster: first president of Harvard College" See other formats. Henry Dunster (November 26, (baptized) – February 27, /) was an Anglo-American Puritan clergyman and the first president of Harvard johnsonout.comey says Dunster was "an important precursor" of the Baptist denomination in America, especially regarding infant baptism, soul freedom, religious liberty, congregational governance, and a radical biblicism.

The House was named in honor of Henry Dunster, who became the first President of Harvard College at the age of thirty-one, immediately after his arrival in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay in He held the office during the early years of the Colony, and left the College in after it had become a well-established institution.

History. At Harvard's founding it was headed by a "schoolmaster", Nathaniel johnsonout.com was soon dismissed, however, and when in Henry Dunster was brought in he adopted the title "president". The origins of this title have been grounds for a certain amount of speculation;see [President] (government title) #[Description|President § Description].Appointer: Harvard Corporation.

Henry Dunster, American clergyman and first president of Harvard College. Dunster was educated at the University of Cambridge (B.A., ; M.A., ) and then taught school and served as curate of Bury. He had a reputation as a learned man, and three weeks after his arrival in Massachusetts he was.

Life of Henry Dunster, first president of Harvard College by Chaplin, Jeremiah; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Harvard College (), Presidents, Congregationalists, Biography; People: Dunster family, Henry Dunster (?), Henry Dunster (?).

The emphasis is upon entertainment, upon readability; and the selections have been arranged to show something of the many variations of Harvard life.

For all Harvard men—and that part of the general public which is interested in American college life—here is a rich treasury. In such a Harvard collection one may expect to find the giants of. Elizabeth Dunster had a much older brother, Henry Dunster, born 16 Nov, He not only studied at Cambridge, England, but when he immigrated to Charlestown, MA, he became the first President of the newly formed Harvard College.Highlights from years of Harvard presidents Harvard Presidential Announcement: Remarks by President-Elect Drew G.

Faust Had he done nothing else but reopen the College and keep it running as its first president (), Dunster would merit the gratitude of all who love learning.

But he did much more, forever shaping the institution.Jun 21,  · Henry Dunster was one of many who departed England for the freedom and spiritual life available in the colonies, immigrating to the new colonies in the Soon after arriving to the new colony, Henry Dunster became the first real president of Harvard johnsonout.com: Matt Recker.