Goodwin, Henry Martyn. Papers, 1846-1894.

Collection Information

Henry Martyn Goodwin papers, 1846-1894.


Goodwin, Henry Martyn, 1820-1893.




11 document cases (3.5 linear feet)

Collection ID #:

MS 4988

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is available, unrestricted, for access by researchers.

Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Henry Marytn Goodwin papers, MS 4988. The Congregational Library and Archive, Boston, MA.



Processing information:

Collection accessioned by Cristina Prochilo, April 2, 2013.

Revision History:

This collection has been minimally processed for access. Please contact the archivist or librarian for more information.


Note: This collection has been minimally processed for access and is available for researcher access.

Acquisition Information:

Collection donated to the Congregational Library and Archive in January 2011.

Biographical History

Henry Martyn Goodwin was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1820 and died in 1893. He was a minister in Illinois and Michigan and a professor at Olivet College.


Scope of Collection

This collection includes Goodwin's sermons (published and unpublished), lectures, published writings, poems and notes.



This collection has not been arranged. The order delineated in this guide is the original order in which the records were given to the library.


Related Material

Christ and humanity : with a review, historical and critical, of the doctrine of Christ's person.

The divine humanity of Christ : a discourse preached before the General Association of Illinois, at Aurora, May 25th, 1860

In memoriam : a discourse preached at the funeral of Elizabeth Haven in the chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, December 10th, 1871


Access Terms

Goodwin, Henry Martyn, 1820-1893.

First Congregational Church (Rockford, Ill.)

Rockford (Ill.) - Church history.

College teachers - Michigan - Olivet.

Olivet College - History.


Detailed Description and Container List

Box 1 Sermons 1846-1850
Box 2 Sermons 1851-1852
Box 3 Sermons 1853, 1855
Box 4 Sermons 1856-1859
Box 5 Sermons 1860, 1864-1867
Box 6 Sermons 1863
Box 7 Sermons and Lectures Before Literary Societies 1868-1871, 1885-1887,
Box 8 Sermons, Preparatory Lectures, and Sermons on the Future Life 1870s
Box 9 Published Sermons and Writings approx. 1850-1870
Box 10 Sermons (Miscellaneous) undated
Box 11 Poems and Notes undated