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Alpheus Spring Packard Papers, 1819-1886, n.d.

Correspondence, 1819-1886
15 folders
Catalog Number: M142.1

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Series Description:
The correspondence consists mainly of letters to Alpheus Spring Packard. Primary correspondents include Peleg Whitman Chandler, Nehemiah Cleaveland, and William Northend.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Lectures & Addresses, 1824-1884
40 folders
Catalog Number: M142.2

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Series Description:
This series contains Bowdoin College class lectures given by Packard and addresses delivered at Bowdoin events, including Baccalaureate ceremonies and Athenenean and Peucinian Society meetings, as well as addresses given to non-Bowdoin groups on topics such as temperance and education.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
Restrictions:None.


Sermons, 1837-1881
38 folders
Catalog Number: M142.3

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Series Description:
This series contains Biblical sermons by Alpheus Spring Packard, including date and location of reading.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Writings & Notes, 1819-1881, n.d.
20 folders
Catalog Number: M142.4

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Series Description:
This series contains miscellaneous items written by Alpheus Packard, including sketches of Bowdoin College and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, obituaries, his 1819 Commencement part for Masters candidacy, and two poems.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous Materials
10 folders
Catalog Number: M142.5

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Series Description:
This series contains miscellaneous items belonging to Alpheus Packard, including a Bowdoin Semi-Centennial register, membership certificates to Longfellow associations, a number of Hezekiah Packard's sermons, and a hymn (1823) by William B. Tappan.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
Restrictions:None.


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