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G.W. Lasher notebook, A1351

 Collection
Identifier: A1351

Dates

  • 1853-1855, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

George William Lasher graduated from the College at Madison University, Colgate University's predecessor institution, in 1857, and from the Seminary in 1859. He was granted an honorary Doctor of Divinity in 1874.

Lasher was born in Duanesburg on June 24, 1831; prepared at Hamilton Academy; and came to the school from Duanesburg. He was ordained in Norwalk, Connecticut on September 30, 1859 and was a pastor there from 1859-1861. He was a Chaplain with the 5th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (1861); pastor in Newburgh, NY (1862-1864); Haverhill, Massachusetts (1864-1868); and Trenton, New Jersey (1868-1872). He was secretary of the Baptist Education Society of the State of New York (1872-1875); travelled to Europe (1875); was editor and proprietor of Journal and Messenger of Cincinnati, Ohio beginning in 1876; and acting pastor in Madisonville (1877-1881). He died in Madisonville on February 21, 1920.

Elmer William Smith, ed., Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 1, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1937), 113.

Extent

.01 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

A1010, Baptist Education Society of the State of New York records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries contains a small amount of Lasher's correspondence.

Title
Guide to the G.W. Lasher notebook
Status
Completed
Author
Allyson Smally
Date
May 2, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

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