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Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 (American Unitarian preacher and theologian)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Notebook No.120, 2 September 1845-14 September 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/120
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from Sept 2nd to 14th, 1845 and is noted at the front as being written while in London and aboard the Steamship Britannia. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 109-113 and two unnumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink. The Steamship Britannia refers to the Cunard Line's RMS Britannia, which began her first regular passenger and cargo service in 1840, sailing from Liverpool to Boston. ...
Dates: 2 September 1845-14 September 1845

Notebook No.124, 12 October 1845 - 3 November 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/124
Scope and Contents This notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s visit to the United States of America (started in notebook, Number 121) continuing his travels throughout parts of New England, including Massachusetts with notable site visits in and around Boston. It is dated from October 12 to November 3, 1845. For the last two thirds of this notebook (and the entirety of the next one, notebook 125) Lyell is centred in Boston for the presentation of his Lowell Lectures, embarking on numerous (possibly...
Dates: 12 October 1845 - 3 November 1845

Notebook No.150, February 1847- March 1847

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/150
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook was written whilst Lyell was in London, at 11 Harley Street and starts with memoranda, then a list of 'scientific visitors'. Written in London in the years between his travels in America, this notebook considers giraffe and bony fossil fish, but in particular focuses on the work of William, Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842), Unitarian preacher, and on race, slavery and religion. Lyell's own index...
Dates: February 1847- March 1847

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