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Melancthon Woolsey Stryker Papers

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Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-057

Content Description

Materials from Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, President of Hamilton College. Box 1:scrapbooks (2); retirement tributes; 1928 Rome Free Academy Yearbook (dedicated to Stryker) -- box 2: mss. of sermons and lectures, church publications; Corbula ms; The Song of Miriam ms 1 & 2 of 240 copies; The Great Dirge of Thomas de Celano 4 copies; H.C. Chapel Hymnal and Scripture Readings, 1892; "Psalms of Israel" signed by Stryker and presented to his daughter, Alida Root, 1915 no. 121; "Lettermath" One of 200 copies, 1895; "The Letter of James the Just" 1895; "Baccalaureate Sermons" given to the graduating classes 1893-1905; "Ethics in Outline" 1923; "The Letter to the Hebrews and the Letter of James the Just" 1920; "The Bible in English"; "Attempts in Verse" signed on inner cover by Alida Root, 1911; "Embers" book 134 of a limited edition of 280 copies; "Christian Praise" (cover detached) 1920; "Andrew Johnson" by Lloyd Paul Stryker sent to his sister Alida in 1929 -- box 3 (was drawer 1): Pastor's Register: sermons delivered, baptisms, marriages, funerals, etc -- 1873-1924; lecture notes from the Auburn Theological Seminary; mss. of sermons, outlines of sermons; English Flag -- box 4,A&B (was drawer 2): sermons; essays; correspondence; diplomas, buff and blue pennant -- Added 6/2/05, to 0000.57.2, from Molly Root house: Bible inscribed by Stryker, with notes on some of the blank pages (every other page is blank) -- More material in Class of 1972 and Presidential files, including (in the latter) biography of Stryker by Katharine S. Bingham (granddaughter of MW Stryker)

Acquisition Type



From Melancthon Woolsey Stryker, President of Hamilton College, 1892-17 (died 1929, aged 78)

Restrictions Apply



4.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes, one small box, one tube)