Guide to the Elias Bowen Papers,
1820-1852

Collection Number: 2111

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
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Cornell University
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Compiled by:
M.E. Warren
Date completed:
April 1990
EAD encoding:
Martin Heggestad, December 2003

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Elias Bowen papers, 1820-1852.
Collection Number:
2111
Creator:
Elias Bowen, 1791-1871.
Quantity:
50 items,
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters to Bowen during his pastorates at Utica, Ithaca, Cazenovia, Locke, and Moravia, New York, written by clergymen and others concerning revivals at Ithaca and elsewhere, work of the Cazenovia Seminary and Wesleyan University, and Methodism in Central New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Methodist preacher, trustee of Cazenovia Seminary.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters to Bowen during his pastorates at Utica, Ithaca, Cazenovia, Locke, and Moravia, New York, written by clergymen and others concerning revivals at Ithaca and elsewhere, work of the Cazenovia Seminary and Wesleyan University, and Methodism in Central New York.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Bowen, Elias, 1791-1871.
Cazenovia Seminary.
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.)

Subjects:
Methodism.
Methodist Church--Clergy.
Revivals.

Places:
New York (State)--Religion.
Cazenovia (N.Y.)
Ithaca (N.Y.)
Locke (N.Y.)
Moravia (N.Y.)
Utica (N.Y.)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Elias Bowen papers, #2111. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
Letters to Elias Bowen
May 17, 1820
Addressed to Utica, from Rev. Charles Giles in Baltimore, Md. [about a conference in Baltimore - mentions religious revival]
Box 1
Dec. 7, 1825
Addressed to Ithaca, from Rev. W. Case in York, U. Canada (p.m. Buffalo)
Box 1
Mar. 12, 1826
Addressed to Sauquoit, from John Perkins in Ithaca (p.m. Clinton) [telling of the religious situation while he is away]
Box 1
Oct. 22, 1826
Addressed to Sauquoit, from John Perkins in Ithaca (p.m. New Hartford) [about relgious fervor growing in Ithaca]
Box 1
Dec. 7, 1826
Addressed to Sauquoit, from John Perkins in Ithaca (p.m. Utica) [mentions names of Ithacans who are converting]
Box 1
Jan. 12, 1827
Addressed to Sauquoit, from John Perkins in Ithaca
Box 1
Feb. 13, 1827
Addressed to Sauquoit, from D. Ayers (p.m. Ithaca)
Box 1
Aug. 3, 1835
Addressed to Sauquoit, from Rev. David A. Shepard in Ithaca
Box 1
Feb. 15, 1836
Addressed to Sauquoit, from Rev. Nelson Rounds in Cazenovia
Box 1
Oct. 4, 1837
Addressed to Sauquoit, from Dr. Samual Luckey in New York [regarding the printing of a sermon in the "Quarterly"]
Box 1
Nov. 19, 1938
Addressed to Cazenovia, from D.A. Shpard in Norwich
Box 1
Feb. 19, 1939
Addressed to Cazenovia, from D.A. Shpard in Norwich
Box 1
Oct. 30, 1840
Addressed to Cazenovia, from Bishop Elijah Hedding in Lansingburgh
Box 1
Feb. 17, 1841
Addressed to Cazenovia, from D.A. Shepard in Ithaca
Box 1
Mar. 2, 1841
Addressed to Cazenovia, from Rev. V.M. Coryell in Cooperstown
Box 1
Mar. 29, 1841
Addressed to Cazenovia, from Nelson Rounds in Cooperstown (Hartwick)
Box 1
Jan. 20, 1843
Addressed to Sauquoit, from James L. Alverson [secretary of Lyceum] in Cazenovia
Box 1
July 4, 1844
Addressed to Sauquoit, from Augustus W. Smith [secretary of Wesleyan Univ.] in Middletown, Ct.
Box 1
Feb. 26, 1845
Addressed to Sauquoit, from Rev. Bostwick Hawley in Ithaca
Box 1
Mar. 28, 1845
Addressed to Sauquoit, from A.W. Smith at Wesleyan Univ. (p.m. Middletown, Ct.)
Box 1
Nov. 4, 1845
Addressed to Sauquoit, from B. Hawley in Ithaca
Box 1
Nov. 15, 1845
Addressed to Sauquoit, from B. Hawley in Ithaca
Box 1
Mar. 3, 1846
Addressed to Sauquoit, from N. Rounds in Auburn
Box 1
Mar. 17, 1846
Addressed to Sauquoit, from N. Rounds in Auburn
Box 1
Aug. 10, 1846
Addressed to Ithaca, from B. Hawley in Wilkesbarre, Pa.
Box 1
Nov. 6, 1846
Addressed to Ithaca, from Rev. A.J. Dana in Clinton
Box 1
Nov. 7, 1846
Addressed to Ithaca, from B. Hawley in Wilkesbarre, Pa.
Box 1
Nov. 30, 1846
Addressed to Ithaca, from N. Rounds in Auburn
Box 1
Dec. 27, 1846
Addressed to Ithaca, from Rev. Charles B. Blakeslee in Fabius
Box 1
June 21, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from T. Stocking in Norwich
Box 1
Mar. 29, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from Rev. Lyman A. Eddy in Cazenovia [about funds for the seminary in Cazenovia]
Box 1
Aug. 10, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from Rev. Daniel W. Bristol in Auburn
Box 1
Oct. 6, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from E. Hedding in Poughkeepsie
Box 1
Nov. 9, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from E. Hedding in Poughkeepsie
Box 1
Dec. 13, 1847
Addressed to Ithaca, from N. Rounds in Auburn
Box 1
Feb. 23, 1848
Addressed to Ithaca, from A.J. Dana in Binghamton
Box 1
Feb. 28, 1848
Addressed to Ithaca, from B. Hawley in Wilkesbarre, Pa.
Box 1
Apr. 12, 1848
Addressed to Ithaca, from N. Rounds in Auburn
Box 1
June 21, 1848
Addressed to Ithaca, from D.A. Shepard in Binghamton
Box 1
Feb. 24, 1849
Addressed to Locke, from A.J. Dana in Owego
Box 1
June 12, 1849
Addressed to Moravia, from Rev. Henry Bannister at O.C. Seminary (Cazenovia)
Box 1
Sept. 8, 1849
Addressed to Moravia, from B. Hawley in Oxford
Box 1
Oct. 27, 1849
Addressed to Moravia, from Prof. John Johnston at Wesleyan Univ. (Middletown, Ct.)
Box 1
Oct. 6, 1850
Addressed to Moravia, from Bishop Leonidas Lent Hamline in Peoria, Illinois
Box 1
Feb. 2, 1852
Addressed to Moravia, from C. Blakeslee in Preble
Box 1
Mar. 10, 1852
From Dr. Filch in New York (707 Broadway)
Box 1
Letters to Mrs. Abigail Bowen from Elias Bowen
Aug. 4, 1836
Addressed to Sauquoit from Stockbridge (p.m. Vernon)
Box 1
Aug. 28, 1838
Addressed to Sauquoit from Ithaca
Box 1
May 26, 1840
Addressed to Cazenovia from Baltimore, Md.
Box 1
July 21, 1849
Addressed to Moravia from Sherburne
Box 1