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Joel H. Greene notebooks, A1073

Identifier: A1073

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two notebooks. The first contains notes written to Joel Greene from friends and acquaintances in Hamilton. The second contains short essays on theological topics.


  • Creation: 1830s

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

Joel H. Greene was born on September 18, 1806, in Wallingford, Vermont. In 1830, he graduated from the Baptist Education Society's Seminary in Hamilton, New York, which would eventually become known as Colgate University.

He was ordained in Pittsford on February 3, 1831, and served as a pastor there from 1831-1832. He was a pastor in Weybridge (1832-1833), Parishville (1833-1840), Belleville (1840-1845), Salisbury (1845-1848), Lagrange (1848-1850), Hunt's Hollow (1850-1854), Belfast (1854-1856), and Franklinville (1856-1864). He lived in Castile from 1864-1872 and Franklinville from 1872-1873 and died in Franklinville on July 22, 1873.

Elmer William Smith, ed. Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 1, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1937), 42.


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Guide to the Joel H. Greene notebooks
Mary Cordaro and Allyson Smally
April 29, 2014
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Repository Details

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

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