Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Speeches, notes, newsclippings, photographs, invitations, tickets, programs,, and guest lists from various Amherst College Inauguration ceremonies dating from 1821 to present.
Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.
This collection contains a small body of correspondence, biographical material and other general material related to William A. Stearns and his family. The bulk of the collection consists of Stearns's sermons in manuscript form. The correspondence is mostly personal letters to and from members of Stearns's family, but there are some letters from Stearns to others, a group of anti-slavery letters and documents, and some religious documents pertaining to Stearns's ministry.