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Timothy Dwight

Educator (14-May-1752 — 11-Jan-1817)


Stephen E. Berk. Calvinism vs Democracy: Timothy Dwight and the Origins of American Evangelical Orthodoxy. Shoe String Press. 1974. 252pp.

Charles E. Cuningham. Timothy Dwight, 1752-1817: A Biography. New York: Macmillan Company. 1942. 403pp.

John R. Fitzmier. New England's Moral Legislator: Timothy Dwight, 1752-1817. Indiana University Press. 1999. 261pp.

Kenneth Silverman. Timothy Dwight. New York: Twayne. 1969. 174pp.

W. B. Sprague. Life of Timothy Dwight. 1845.

Moses Coit Tyler. Three Men of Letters: George Berkeley, Timothy Dwight and Joel Barlow. New York: Putnam. 1895. 200pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.326)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.456)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.304)

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.126)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.217)

  10. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.126)

  11. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.239)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.301)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.210)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.257)

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