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Eli Hawley Canfield papers

Inventory


Series 1. Personal manuscripts

A. Correspondence
67 folders
Box 1, Folders 1-60, 62-68
Folder 61 (Correspondence 1882-1883) contained 0 items when the collection was first processed and described in 1978. The empty folder has subsequently been discarded from the collection. Arrangement is chronological.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Correspondence
2 items
Contents Note: Two letters, dated 1859 Aug 10 and 1860 Jan 7, to Canfield from the Rev. Herman Dyer, the religious writer and educator, and Canfield's mentor, discussing general matters.


Names:
Dyer, Rev. Herman, 1833-1900
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1859-1860
Box 1, Folder 2 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In an unsigned letter from Savannah, GA, dated 1861 Jan 11, a Southerner laments the lack of sympathy between the North and South. Four letters concerning religious matters, especially missionary service.


Subjects:
Missionary, American
Southern States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1861-1862
Box 1, Folder 3 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: In three letters, dated July through August, to his mother and daughter, Martha "Mattie" Canfield, the Rev. Canfield casually discusses Switzerland, and briefly, the British Parliament. His son, in another letter, James Hulme Canfield offers an anecdote about Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and illustrates British attitudes towards the American Civil War.


Subjects:
United Kingdom--Parliament

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, Martha
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

1863
Box 1, Folder 4 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: In two letters to his son, Rev. Canfield offers congenial advice. Church matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1864-1865
Box 1, Folder 5 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In a long letter dated 1866 Feb 6, [Rev.?] Andrew Fisher describes the destitution of the Southern clergy, feeling "too poor to be proud," willingly accepts donations for his work. Seeks further support. Expresses his belief that the freedmen need to feed their families before they can be educated. A J.M. Barrister discusses (1866 Feb 15) white attitudes in Alabama towards the freedmen; stresses the need of work before education. Family matters. Canfield discusses his son's education.


Subjects:
Freedmen
Religious education
Southern States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Reconstruction, 1865-1876

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Barrister, J.M.
Fisher, Andrew
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1866 Jan-Feb
Box 1, Folder 6 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: In three letters to his son, Canfield is concerned with family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1866 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 7 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In one of these six letters to his son, dated 17 May, Canfield briefly describes a convention in Cleveland of friends of the freedmen. Remainder, family matters.


Subjects:
Freedmen

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1866 Apr-Jun
Box 1, Folder 8 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: In four letters to his son, Canfield writes of family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1866 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 9 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: In a series of five letters to his son, Canfield discusses family and parish news, and in one letter, dated 1867 Feb 8, supplies reasons for the potential greatness of the United States.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1867 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 10 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Family news and a father's advice to his son.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1867 Apr-Jul
Box 1, Folder 11 Correspondence
7 items
Contents Note: In another series of letters to his son, Canfield discusses his son's education, and is concerned with both family and church.


Subjects:
Religious education

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1867 Aug-Dec
Box 1, Folder 12 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In these five letters to his son, Canfield discusses church affairs, family news, and a visit to Arlington, Vermont. A clergyman in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, requests funds for the building of a church.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1868 Jan
Box 1, Folder 13 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: Canfield expresses concern for his son's health.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1868 Feb
Box 1, Folder 14 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: In five letters to his son, Canfield discusses church news, and briefly mentions his work amongst the poor and unemployed.


Subjects:
Labor

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1868 Mar
Box 1, Folder 15 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General church and family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1868 Jul-Aug
Box 1, Folder 16 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Church and family news.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1868 Sep-Dec
Box 1, Folder 17 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: In a letter dated 1869 Jun 15, A.O. Canfield describes an overland journey to Iowa and the availability of government land around Algona. Church and family news.


Names:
Canfield, A.O.
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1869
Box 1, Folder 18 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Now living in Arlington, Canfield, in a series of letters to his son, spends greater time than ever in discussing family news.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1870 Jan-Jun
Box 1, Folder 19 Correspondence
2 items
Contents Note: General family correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1870 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 20 Correspondence
10 items
Contents Note: In a letter to his son, Canfield expresses his displeasure with his son's engagement. General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1871
Box 1, Folder 21 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Canfield discusses a brawl in Arlington, asks his son to invest some money for friends. General family correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1872
Box 1, Folder 22 Correspondence
7 items
Contents Note: In several letters to his son, Canfield describes the effects of a severe winter storm, briefly mentions his work on his farm, and states that he has agreed to take charge of the church in Arlington for one year. Investments.


Subjects:
Farming life

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1873 Jan-Apr
Box 1, Folder 23 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: In reference to his son's approaching marriage, Canfield discusses the early days of his own marriage.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1873 May-Jun
Box 1, Folder 24 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Family matters, investments.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1873 Jul
Box 1, Folder 25 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Family matters, investments


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1873 Aug
Box 1, Folder 26 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1873 Sep 1-15
Box 1, Folder 27 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: Family news: mother's sickness. Briefly discusses the financial panic in New York.


Subjects:
Panic of 1873

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1873 Sep 16-30
Box 1, Folder 28 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Family matters. Effects of financial panic on Arlington, Vermont.


Subjects:
Panic of 1873

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1873 Oct
Box 1, Folder 29 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Discusses Arlington Manufacturing Company. Personal finances. Discusses briefly changes in the structure of the Episcopal Church. General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Arlington (Vermont) Manufacturing Company

1873 Nov-Dec
Box 1, Folder 30 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Episcopal Church letters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Jan
Box 1, Folder 31 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Feb
Box 1, Folder 32 Correspondence
2 items
Contents Note: Family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Mar-Apr
Box 1, Folder 33 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 May
Box 1, Folder 34 Correspondence
7 items
Contents Note: Mother's health.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Jun
Box 1, Folder 35 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Death of mother. General news.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Jul
Box 1, Folder 36 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Advice to his son, James. General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1874 Aug-Sep
Box 1, Folder 37 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1874 Oct-Dec
Box 1, Folder 38 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Investments. Advice to son.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1875 Jan-Jul
Box 1, Folder 39 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1875 Aug-Oct
Box 1, Folder 40 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Trip to Baltimore. Offers views on a career in education. General news.


Subjects:
Religious education

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1875 Nov-Dec
Box 1, Folder 41 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: In Florida--describes climate. Describes political nature of South Carolina. Exploring Florida.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1876 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 42 Correspondence
2 items
Contents Note: In Tallahassee, Florida. Describes social conditions. Residents accept defeat in Civil War but are against black suffrage. Discusses local church squabbles. Returns to Vermont.


Subjects:
Freedmen
United States--History--Reconstruction, 1865-1876

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1876 Apr-Jun
Box 1, Folder 43 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: A trip to Chicago. General, concern over son's illness.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1876 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 44 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Investments. General family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1877 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 45 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1877 Apr-May
Box 1, Folder 46 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: Investments. Weather. Family matters.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1877 Jun-Aug
Box 1, Folder 47 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: General correspondence. In a letter to his son, dated 1877 Sep 25, Rev. Canfield encloses a copy of a letter he received from R.H. Bendell which is concerned with a notorious murder and divorce case in New Jersey.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1877 Sep-Oct
Box 1, Folder 48 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Health. General views.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1877 Nov-Dec
Box 1, Folder 49 Correspondence
2 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1878 Jan
Box 1, Folder 50 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In Philadelphia; health. Books to read. General information.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1878 Feb
Box 1, Folder 51 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: In Brooklyn, Rev. Canfield regrets not being able to undertake extensive parish work. speaks of the importance of friendship and the hardship of loneliness. General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1878 Mar
Box 1, Folder 52 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1878 Apr-Jun
Box 1, Folder 53 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: General correspondence to Canfield's son.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1878 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 54 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Family health. Investments.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1879 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 55 Correspondence
5 items
Contents Note: Rev. Canfield briefly discusses, in a letter dated 1879 Mar 17, the relations between capital and labor. Advises his son against buying a home on interest. Visits old parish in Brooklyn.


Subjects:
Labor

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

1879 Mar-Jul
Box 1, Folder 56 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Canfield works to fill a contract for poles for the American Telegraph Company. Discusses prenatal influences and education as effects in the development of an individual.


Subjects:
Lumber
Religious education

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Telegraph Company

1879 Aug-Dec
Box 1, Folder 57 Correspondence
6 items
Contents Note: Family assets, productivity of farm. Lack of snow hurting lumbering business.


Subjects:
Farming life
Lumber

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1880 Jan-Jul
Box 1, Folder 58 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Discusses Vermont politics, Republicans, Democrats and the Irish. General correspondence.


Subjects:
Irish
Vermont--Politics

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1880 Jul-Aug
Box 1, Folder 59 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1880 Sep-Dec
Box 1, Folder 60 Correspondence
1 item
Contents Note: Reminiscences of a meeting years earlier at which he discussed the annexation of Texas. Mentions that he was on board the steamer "Princeton" when the cannon the "Peacemaker" exploded.


Subjects:
"Peacemaker"
"Princeton"
Texas--Annexation to the United States

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Houston, Samuel, 1793-1863

1881
Box 1, Folder 62 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Letters to his grandchildren, including Dorothy Canfield Fisher.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958

1884-1885
Box 1, Folder 63 Correspondence
1 item
Contents Note: Letter to granddaughter.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958

1886
Box 1, Folder 64 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Discusses the Rev. Henry Beecher Ward. Letters to granddaughter, discussing gathering of maple sap.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Ward, Henry Beecher
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958

1887
Box 1, Folder 65 Correspondence
3 items
Contents Note: Discusses severe weather.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1889 Jan-Jun
Box 1, Folder 66 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: Letters to his grandchildren. Discusses personal finances and his farm.


Subjects:
Farming life

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958

1889 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 67 Correspondence
4 items
Contents Note: In a letter dated 1896 Aug 28, William Dean Howells expresses his pleasure upon learning that Rev. Canfield enjoys his writing - apparently at one time the two individuals were friends.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1919
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1889-1898
Box 1, Folder 68 Undated
11 items
Contents Note: General correspondence.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

B. Miscellany, letters of condolence, photographs of Eli H. Canfield
3 folders
Box 1, Folders 69-71

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 69 Miscellaneous items, various dates
5 items
Contents Note: Includes receipt, quote and wedding invitation.

Box 1, Folder 70 Letters of condolence
20 items
Contents Note: Concerning the death of the Rev. Canfield.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1898 Jun-Sep
Box 1, Folder 71 Photographs, undated
2 items
Contents Note: Photograph and negative of the Rev. Eli H. Canfield.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Series 2. Professional manuscripts

A. Sermons and lectures
88 folders
Box 1-4, Folders 72-159

Dated sermons and lectures
Arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 72 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Gospel Hidden to the Lost;" Galatians III.24; Genesis XIX, 17th Verse; Ezekiel XX Ch., 44th Verse; and No. XXXI.

Contents: See titles. Canfield also discusses divine inspiration for the Bible. Law of obedience. Divine justice - Sodom and Gomorrah. A sermon of Thanksgiving. The church as the mystical body of Christ-faith.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1844
Box 1, Folder 73 Sermons and lectures
8 items
Contents Note: Titles: Romans XII, 11th verse; "Justification by faith;" " God may reward the actions of men while he punishes their motives;" "Christian diligence;" "Good Friday;" "The Resurrection of Christ-Easter day;" "Special Providence;" and "Avarice."

Contents: See titles. Canfield also discusses the common practical duties of every Christian; absolute sovereignty of God-free will.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1845 Jan-Apr
Box 1, Folder 74 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: The Parables, No. 13; "The two sons;" The Parables, No. 15; "The Wedding Garment;" and "Spiritual Leprosy."

Contents: Authority of Christ; ministers of Christ as sentinels.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1845 May
Box 1, Folder 75 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The profession of religion;" "The religious instruction of children;" "God's forbearance abused;" "Godliness profitable to all things;" and "Christ the light of the world."

Contents: See titles.


Subjects:
Religious education

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1845 Sep-Oct
Box 1, Folder 76 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The duty of confessing Christ before men;" "Self-examination--the prayer of David;" "The Lord's side;" "Opportunity wasted;" "Sinners Redeemed;" "A call to the careless sleeper" and "Christianity--the foundation and protection of civil liberty--Thanksgiving 1846."

Contents: See titles. Piety, salvation, the Lord's law, the kingdom of God and sin.


Subjects:
Liberty, civil

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1846
Box 1, Folder 77 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The unfruitful fig tree;" "Salvation free to all;" " Easter Sunday;" "Thanksgiving Sermon, 1847;" "A continuing city;" and "The sin of Adam."

Contents: See titles. The church as unfruitful, glad tidings, "The Bible does teach us the true philosophy of history"--America, a nation of God and greed.


Subjects:
United States--Opinion of

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1847
Box 1, Folder 78 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Necessity of repentance;" Lecture XIV, Col. III; Lecture XXXVII; "The Christian church--a light in the dark world" same; "The Christian men made all things to all men."

Contents: See titles. Practical Christian duties, salvation.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1848
Box 1, Folder 79 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "And he not conformed to this world;" "The temptation of Christ;" "Emmauz;" "Easter Evening;" "The way, the truth and the life;" "Christ our peace: Good Friday" and "Easter Sunday-after."

Contents: See titles. Remarks also on lust, pride-reform of our nature and the resurrection of Christ.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1849 Jan-Apr
Box 1, Folder 80 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The new birth;" "Decision for God;" "The inward conflict;" "Regeneration;" "National fast, A.D. 1849;" and "The bruised reed."

Contents: See titles. Also, spiritual rebirth, struggle for the soul and nations, like individuals, must be righteous.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1849 May-Dec
Box 1, Folder 81 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Sermon to Children;" Luke XII.32; "Faith the antidote for fear;" "Insensibility to sin;" and "The joy of angels over a repenting sinner."

Contents: See titles. Also, repentance.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1850 Jan-Jun
Box 1, Folder 82 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "On reconciliation;" "The strait gate;" "The Christian race;" "Guilty silence in the cause of Christ?;" and "Evidence of genuine faith."

Contents: See titles. Also, are only a few to be saved? Faith.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1850 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 83 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Prodigal Son;" "Rest on God;" "The government of the tongue;" "The way, the truth and the life;" "Another Gospel: No. 1;" "Another Gospel, No. 2;" and "Pure religion."

Contents: See titles. Unworthiness, faith vs. fatalism; morality, heresy, the practical duties of personal religion.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1851
Box 1, Folder 84 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The period of full revelation;" "Missions foreign;" "Doing good to the household of faith;" "1;" untitled; "2;" untitled; and "Spiritual conflict."

Contents: See titles. False beliefs, spreading of the gospel by the Protestant Episcopal Church--missionary efforts, duty of faith, last day of Christ, and the mortification of sin.


Subjects:
Missionary, American

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1853 Jan-Jun
Box 1, Folder 85 Sermons and lectures
9 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Freedom;" "The importance of truth;" "Supreme love to Christ;" "The duty of believers to imitate God;" "God's ordinance rich and poor;" "The Am[erican] S[unday] S[chool] Union;" "The world and the soul contrasted, No. 1;" "The world and the soul contrasted, No. 2;" and "The Holy Catholic Church."


Subjects:
Catholic Church
Political freedom
United States--Opinion of

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Sunday School Union

1853 Jul-Dec
Box 1, Folder 86 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The primitive Christian;" "Strong delusion;" "The parable of the tares;" and "The seal of God."

Contents: See titles. Also, Antioch-history of Christianity, disciples, apostasy, formalism and grace.


Subjects:
Primitive Christianity

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 Jan-Mar
Box 1, Folder 87 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "All welcome to Christ;" "No neutrality in religion;" "The deceitfulness of the human heart;" "Barrabbas;" and "Our merciful high priest."

Contents: See titles. Also, God's mercy to man, universality of the Gospel, the Bible and Christian mercy.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 Mar
Box 2, Folder 88 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Parental obligations, No. 1;" "The dangers of a worldly spirit;" "Barrabbas;" Mark XV.34; John XIX.28; John XIX.30 and "The resurrection of the body."

Contents: See titles. Also, spiritual as well as temporal needs of children, crucifixion.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 Apr
Box 2, Folder 89 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Parental obligation, No. 2;" "Parental obligation, No. 3;" "The compassionate Saviour;" "The duty of children, No. 1;" "The duty of children, No. 2;" and the wicked men as opposed to sinners.

Contents: See titles. Also, Man's character and destiny, Children's duties to parent--obedience, wicked men as opposed to sinners.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 May-Jun
Box 2, Folder 90 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Spiritual emancipation;" "Present ignorance and future knowledge;" "Our own mind;" "God's judgement and mercies;" "Love to Christ;" "Commercial pressure a spiritual test;" and "The offence of the Gospel."

Contents: See titles. Also, slavery of the soul, the mysteries of Christ, Job, faith, practical goodliness, backsliders, commercial crises and religion.


Subjects:
Backsliders
Commercial crises and religion

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 Jul-Oct
Box 2, Folder 91 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "An important question;" "The salt of the earth;" "The light of the world;" "The pertinent tone of Satan;" "Seed time and harvest;" "The tests of the final judgement;" "Wise men warned against civil associations and unsound principles;" and "God's remedy for dying sinners."

Contents: Job-faithfulness, final judgement, submission, spiritual crises, discussion of the parables.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854 Nov-Dec
Box 2, Folder 92 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Slander;" "Sermon to Children, 1855;" "Always rejoicing;" "Christ our example in prayer;" "Salvation for sinners;" "Eve's temptation, No. 1;" and "Eve's temptation, No. 3."

Contents: See titles. Also, false witness, conscience, the need for children to pay attention to sermons, the fear of the Lord, conformity to Christ and mercy and salvation.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1855 Jan-Feb
Box 2, Folder 93 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Eve's temptation, No. 4;" "Our Saviour's prayer;" Mar XVI, 6; "Christ dying for sin and living for our salvation;" "The love of God for souls;" and "The characteristics and duties of the times: A missionary sermon."

Contents: See titles. Also, the matter of the prayer.


Subjects:
Missionary, American

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1855 Mar-May
Box 2, Folder 94 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The need of the Spirit's influence;" "The danger of self-deception;" "Christ's Church;" "Scoffing at religion;" "The love of God for man as manifested in the Gospel;" and "Covetousness."

Contents: See titles. Also, man's depravity, and the founding of the Church.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1855 Jun-Oct
Box 2, Folder 95 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "God's workmanship;" "Brotherly love;" "No separation of the believer from God's love;" "The Christian privileges;" and "The Gospel's power in exalting God and humbling man."

Contents: See titles. Also, the Pastoral Aid Society and the Corinthians.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Pastoral Aid Society

1855 Nov-Dec
Box 2, Folder 96 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The slain Lamb beheld in heaven by the Redeemed;" "Christian tempers;" "Conformity to the world;" "David's prayer for divine scrutiny;" "David's prayer for divine scrutiny, No. 2;" "Idolatry, No. 1;" and "Idolatry, No. 2."

Contents: See titles. Also, predictions, happiness as holiness.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1856 Jan-Feb
Box 2, Folder 97 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The awful state of backsliders;" "The carnal mind;" "The trembling Christian encouraged;" "The preaching of the cross;" "Hearty Christianity, No. 1;" "Idolatry, No. 1;" and "Idolatry, No. 2."

Contents: See titles. Also, considers predestination, only one master, forgiveness, baptism and the Prophets.


Subjects:
Backsliders

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1856 Mar-Jul
Box 2, Folder 98 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The moral government of God;" "The tenth commandment;" "Sunday Schools and S[unday] S[chool] Teachers;" "The moral benefit of earthly vicissitudes;" Ephesians III, 15th; "The two services;" and Lecture No. 2: untitled.

Contents: See titles. Also, sin of the heart, the family, the service of blood, the service of God; the Spirit of God.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1856 Jul-Dec
Box 2, Folder 99 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The unseen world, No. 4;" "The unseen world, No. 5;" "The unseen world, No. 7;" "The unseen world, No. 8;" "The unseen world, Evil Angels, No. 9;" "The unseen world, demoniac possessions, No. 11;" and "The unseen world, No. 12."

Contents: See titles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1856 (No Month)
Box 2, Folder 100 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Work with thy might;" "Responsibilities of the heaven of the Gospel;" "The request of Dines for his five children;" "The woe of Chorzin and Bethsaida;" "Earnestness in religion;" and "A Christian."

Contents: See titles. Also, neglect of what should be done, immorality, the authenticities of the prophecies, the justice of God and self-examination and prayer.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1857 Jan-Feb
Box 2, Folder 101 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The temptation of Christ;" "A profession of religion;" Lecture 4; and "A Real Christian absolved from condemnation."

Contents: See titles. Also, concerned with "the secret intercourse of the soul with God," hypocrisy and concealment, the temptation of Christ and perfect obedience.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1857 Mar
Box 2, Folder 102 Sermons and lectures
8 items
Contents Note: Titles: Hebrews II, 18; Passion Week Sermons "Passion week, No. 2;" "Passion week, No. 3;" "Passion week, No. 4;" "Good Friday;" "Temptation;" "Sermon to the Children, Easter 1857;" and "Christian prayers."

Contents: See titles. Also, consolation, temptation, compassion, hope and Calvary.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1857 Apr
Box 2, Folder 103 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The duty of living peaceably with our fellowmen;" "The first fruits of the Spirit;" "The Christian's confidence in Christ;" "The true tests of faith;" "Help in pressing trouble;" "Messiah the Mighty God;" and "Perseverance in religious duties enforced."

Contents: See titles. Resurrection, salvation, doctrine of the Trinity and the trials of Christian duty.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1857 May-Dec
Box 2, Folder 104 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Counsel to young men;" "The use and abuse of property;" "The history of Jonah set before the young;" "Early in Christ;" "Man's natural enmity to God;" and "Walking worthily of the Christian calling."

Contents: See titles. American youth, conduct, men of God - men of the vocation.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1858 Jan-May
Box 2, Folder 105 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The suffering of Christians;" "The remedy for the world's wickedness;" "The Christian prospect;" "The omniscience of God;" "The way, the truth and the life;" "The dry bones;" and "David and Goliath."

Contents: See titles. A doubt for the salvation of even the righteous, the condition of the Church, explains his belief that God will never forsake those who believe in Him.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1858 Jun-Sep
Box 2, Folder 106 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The love of God;" "The dry bones;" "Walking with wise men, No. 2;" "Christ's kingdom upon earth;" "Lost opportunities deplored;" and "The ordinance of the Lord's supper."

Contents: See titles. Also, duty and religion as a way of life.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1858 Oct-Dec
Box 2, Folder 107 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The day approaching;" "The degradation of ruin of intemperance;" "The compassion of our Father in heaven;" "A corrupt Church;" "The true kingdom of God;" and "The Israelites asking a king."

Contents: See titles. Also, discusses atonement, final judgement and peace.


Subjects:
Temperance

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1859 Jan-Feb
Box 2, Folder 108 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The ten lepers;" "The ten lepers;" "The equity and fullness of Redemption by Jesus Christ;" and Matthew 8, 12.

Contents: See titles. Also, the blessings of God and our ingratitude, miracles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1859 Mar
Box 2, Folder 109 Sermons and lectures
11 items
Contents Note: Titles: 2 Peter II.9; "The sinner's justification;" 3 Peter II, 9; "A peculiar people;" "A peculiar people, No. 3;" untitled; Zech. XIII, 1; Matthew XVII, 9:10; untitled; "Ruth an example to the young;" and "The resurrection."

Contents: See titles. Also deliveries from temptations, justification by faith, Christians as a peculiar people, Judas.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1859 Apr
Box 2, Folder 110 Sermons and lectures
3 items
Contents Note: Titles: "A peculiar people, No. 4;" "Church music;" and "The Christian citizen, Thanksgiving, 1859."

Contents: See titles. Also, worldliness, sanctuary, relations and duties to civil government.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties
Government, civil

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1859 May-Nov
Box 2, Folder 111 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Mediator;" Lecture Matthew V 8; "Future rewards and punishments, 1;" "Future rewards and punishments, 2;" "The salvation of infants;" and "Conversion the work of God."

Contents: See titles. Also, the atonement of Christ, our conception of God, the pure heart, the day of Judgement and the Church.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1860 Jan-Feb
Box 2, Folder 112 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: Ephesians I.7; "Preparation to meet God;" "The crucifixion;" Luke XXIII.46; "The training of the young;" and "Love to Christ."

Contents: See titles. Also, redemption through Christ, and practical godliness.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1860 Mar-Jul
Box 2, Folder 113 Sermons and lectures
8 items
Contents Note: Titles: "On marriage;" "The sacrifice of Christ;" "Christian perfection, No. 2;" "The unjust steward;" "The Church, No. 1;" "The last congregation;" "Marriage of the Sethites and Cainites;" and "Christ all and in all."

Contents: See titles. Also, infidelity, the importance of principles, Christ as a model for Christian perfection, diligence, Catholic unity, and the second advent of Christ.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1860 Jul-Dec
Box 2, Folder 114 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The offense of Christ;" "Lot's wife;" "The polity and doctrine of the P[rotestant] E[piscopal] Church, 1;" "[The polity and doctrine of the Protestant Episcopal Church], No. 2;" "Peculiarities of the Protestant Episcopal Church, No. 3;" "The Peculiarities of the Protestant Episcopal Church, No. 4" and "The Peculiarities of the Protestant Episcopal Church, No. 6."

Contents: See titles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1861 Feb-Jun
Box 2, Folder 115 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The one sacrifice for sins;" "Hinderances to Christian progress;" "S[unday] S[chool] Anniversary address;" Lecture: Psalm LXIII, 7.8; "The opening of the Church;" and "The unbelief of the Nazarenes."

Contents: See titles. Also, with Christ, sin could be forgiven. Ninth anniversary of the Sunday school. A newly erected church.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Sunday School Union

1861 Feb-Jun
Box 2, Folder 116 Sermons and lectures
8 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Sanctification through the truth;" "Lawfulness and expediency;" "The Church on earth and the Church in heaven;" "A day of National fasting;" "The Pharisees' righteousness;" "Thanksgiving sermon, 1861;" "The recovered demoniac" and "S[unday] S[chool] Anniversary, 1861."

Contents: See titles. Also, the necessity and manner of mortification, problems faced by converts, practical problems of Christianity, the dual nature of the church - temporal and spiritual, the meaning of history, our national experience, the Civil War and slavery, and "the work of the Devil."


Subjects:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Sunday School Union

1861 Sep-Dec
Box 2, Folder 117 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Meekness for heaven;" Lecture - no title; "Indecision;" "Quench not the Spirit;" and "Spiritual religion."

Contents: See titles. Also, preparation for eternity, the importance of praying, influence of the Holy Spirit, and the distinction between the visible and spiritual church.


Subjects:
United States--Opinion of

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1862 Jan-Apr
Box 2, Folder 118 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The epistle to Sardis;" "Christian grief over Transgressors;" "Encourage him;" "Gratitude for divine blessings: Thanksgiving, 1862;" and "Thanksgiving, 1862."

Contents: See titles. Also, backsliders, solicitude, the encouragement of the minister by the congregation, thanks for blessing without reference to national affairs, cause of the War and the praise of God.


Subjects:
Backsliders
Slavery--United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1862 Sep-Dec
Box 2, Folder 119 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "National Fast Day, 1863;" Lecture: untitled; "The valley of dry bones;" "Christ our example;" "Heaven, No. 1;" and Luke XVIII.13.

Contents: See titles. Also, patriotism, the Union and the War, the example of Paul, humility, prophecy, pride.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1863 Jan-Feb
Box 3, Folder 120 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: Lecture: no title; Lecture: John III.3; Lecture: Acts XV.9; Lecture: I Pct. 2.21; Lecture: Psalm 87.47; and Lecture: Matthew VI.12.

Contents: Discusses the struggle to be Christian, the hope of blessedness, purifying the heart by faith, following in the steps of Christ, Spiritual life and forgiveness.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1863 Mar
Box 3, Folder 121 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: Lecture: Psalm 119.32; "National Fasting, April 26, 1863;" "The brand plucked out of the fire;" and Lecture: Phil.III.12.

Contents: See titles. Also, holiness, consideration of duty in relation to a public fast and conversion of sinners.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1863 Apr-Jul
Box 3, Folder 122 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Nature and use of liberty;" "National preeminence: Thanksgiving day, 1863;" "Mutual influence and help;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 1;" and "Miracles: the first draught of fishes, No. 3."

Contents: See titles. Also, discusses slavery, patriotism, the United States.


Subjects:
Slavery--United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1863 Nov-Dec
Box 3, Folder 123 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Christian unity;" "Unity in diversity;" "Stilling the tempest, No. 4;" "The Demoniac, No. 5;" "The miracles of our Lord: Demoniac, No. 6;" and "The miracles of our Lord: the raising of the daughter of Jairus, No. 7."

Contents: See titles. Also, expresses concern for and the method of attaining Christian unity, and with achieving unity with the Spirit.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1864 Jan
Box 3, Folder 124 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The miracles of our Lord, No. 8;" "The Lord's prayer, No. 8;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 9;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 10;" "A humbling confession;" and "Indecision."

Contents: See titles. Also, discusses the language of the Lord's prayer, self-examination, spiritual self-knowledge, the duty of professing Christ before men.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1864 Feb-Mar
Box 3, Folder 125 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The miracles of our Lord, No. 12;" "Miracles of our Lord, No. 14;" "Asleep in Jesus;" "Saul of Tarsus;" "Appearing before God;" and "Christianity, a system of power."

Contents: See titles. Concerned with death, economy of the Gospel, spiritual reality.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1864 Apr-Oct
Box 3, Folder 126 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The miracles of our Lord, No. 15;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 16;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 17;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 18;" "The miracles of our Lord, No. 19;" "Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 1864;" and "Anxiety reproved."

Contents: See titles. Also concerned with the appreciation of history and the times of trouble.


Subjects:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1864 [Apr?]-Dec
Box 3, Folder 127 Sermons and lectures
3 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Our debt to Christ;" "Our duty to the heathen;" and "The gift of God received and ministered."

Contents: See titles. Also, Discussed the need for a more faithful discharge of our duties, the need for missionary work, salvation.


Subjects:
Missionary, American

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1865 Jan-Feb
Box 3, Folder 128 Sermons and lectures
11 items
Contents Note: Titles: Lectures 20-31: "The miracles of our Lord: The Withered Hand.;"

Contents: See titles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1865 [Mar?]
Box 3, Folder 129 Sermons and lectures
8 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The riches of God's goodness;" "Christians the light of the world;" "The President's death;" Heb. II, 11: "He is not ashamed to call them heathen;" "Sunday School work;" "Strength for social duty;" "Seasons of trial: times of preparation, No. 11;" and John XIV.6: "I am the way."

Contents: See titles. Also, Canfield expresses his interests in the goodness of God, discipleship, the death of President Lincoln, the South and the Confederacy, slavery, causes of the War, service to God, doing God's will, an "era of conflicting opinions," Romanism, and parents and children.


Subjects:
Catholic Church
Lincoln, Abraham, President of the United States, 1809-1865--Assassination
Slavery--United States
Southern States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1865 Mar-Dec
Box 3, Folder 130 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Man's counsellor;" Ash Wednesday, Lent: no title; "Evangelical repentance;" Lent: no title; "David's refuge;" and "Christ our hope."

Contents: See titles. Canfield discusses walking with God, personal and religious improvement, primitive Christianity, prayer and growing in grace.


Subjects:
Primitive Christianity

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1866 Jan-Apr
Box 3, Folder 131 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Communion Lecture;" "Lamech, No. 3;" "Enoch, No. 4;" "Ministerial encouragement;" and "The wise man's improvement of time."

Contents: See titles. Also, Canfield discusses significance of the Last Supper and Communion, the duties which a congregation owes their minister, and time.


Subjects:
Bible--Histories

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1866 Oct-Dec
Box 3, Folder 132 Sermons and lectures
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Happiness, No. 1;" "Abraham, No. 7;" "Abraham, No. 8;" "Lot, No. 10;" "Communion address;" "Remember Lot's wife, No. 11;" and "Isaac and Esau, No. 12."

Contents: See titles. Also, Biblical histories, at war with God and his law.


Subjects:
Bible--Histories

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1867 Jan-Feb
Box 3, Folder 133 Sermons and lectures
9 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Good Friday, 1867: What caused the death of Christ?;" "Jacob, No. 13;" "Moses, No. 17;" "Moses, No. 19;" "The Passover, No. 20;" "Passage of the Red Sea, No. 20;" "Israel in the Wilderness, No. 21;" "Sinai, No. 22;" and John XIV.1: "I am the truth."

Contents: See titles. Biblical histories, truth.


Subjects:
Bible--Histories

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1867 Mar-May
Box 3, Folder 134 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Hebrew Theocracy, No. 24;" "The Jewish festivals and ceremonials, No. 25;" "Joshua, No. 27;" "Samuel;" and "Ruth."

Contents: See titles. Biblical history.


Subjects:
Bible--Histories

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1867 [Jun?]
Box 3, Folder 135 Sermons and lectures
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "God our strength in seasons of difficulty;" "Public prayer;" "Public worship;" "Saul of Tarsus;" and "Christian victory, No. 2."

Contents: See titles. Also, discussion of Biblical history, path to God, and overcoming evil.


Subjects:
Bible--Histories

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1867 Sep-Dec
Box 3, Folder 136 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Parental duty;" Eph. VI, 12.13; "Conformity to Christ;" "Communion address;" lecture: untitled; and lecture: "To be spiritually minded is life and peace."

Contents: See titles. Also, concerned with indulgent parents, war and prayer.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1868 Jan-Mar
Box 3, Folder 137 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Superstition;" "Christ in all;" "Waiting upon God;" "Communion address;" "Communion address" and "The object of life."

Contents: See titles. Practical Christianity and the young.


Subjects:
Christianity--Practical duties

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1868 May-Dec
Box 3, Folder 138 Sermons and lectures
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Religious profession;" "The living preacher of a living Christ;" "The Trinity in Unity, 1876;" and "The cross of Christ."

Contents: See titles. Concerns the public profession of religion, Divine authority, preaching of the Gospel, and the doctrine of atonement.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1869-1878
Box 3, Folder 139 Sermons and lectures
6 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Whitsunday, 1879;" Communion address; "Salvation by faith;" Lecture: untitled; title unknown; and "Invitation to Christian example."

Contents: See titles. Also, concerned with Holy Ghost, the Lord's supper, redemption and President Garfield's death.


Subjects:
Garfield, James A., President of the United States, 1831-1881--Assassination

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1879-1882

Undated sermons and lectures
Arranged by title.

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 140 Undated sermons and lectures: Aa-Bz
2 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The A[merican] S[unday] S[chool] Union;" "The Atonement."

Contents: See titles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Sunday School Union

Box 3, Folder 141 Undated sermons and lectures: Ca-Cz
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "A call to the secure;" "To children, the new heart;" "Christ a propitiation, No. 1;" "The Church, No. 1;" "The Church, No. 2;" "Communion lecture;" and "Consolation for the afflicted."

Contents: See titles. Problems with external happiness, morals, Church of Rome, and the grace of God and the righteousness of men.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 142 Undated sermons and lectures: Da-Dh
3 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Debt;" "Delaware Co. Bible Society: Address;" and "The delay of punishment."

Contents: See titles. Also, debt, "the most sacred moral obligation," and the promotion of religion.


Subjects:
Catholic Church

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 143 Undated sermons and lectures: Di-Dz
9 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Divine Authority of Scripture, No. 2-3;" "The Divine Authority for Scripture: Internal evidence continued;" No. [4]-7; and "The Divine Authority of Scripture: Miracles, No. 8-9."

Contents: See titles.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 144 Undated sermons and lectures: Ea-Lz
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The God's Commandment broad;" "Immortality unfolded;" "The enquirer after happiness guided;" and "The life and death of the Christian."

Contents: See titles. Also, omniscience of God, moral law, and death.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 145 Undated sermons and lectures: Ma-Mz
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Mission, No. 1-7."

Contents: Concerns missionary work: lack of interest, the foreign missionary, efforts by the Church of England, history of missionary work, mentions various societies--Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, etc. and William Carey. Specifically, discusses the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, the American Baptist Missionary Union and the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church.


Subjects:
Missionary, American

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Baptist Missionary Union
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Box 3, Folder 146 Undated sermons and lectures: Na-Pz
5 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The new birth;" "The new birth;" "No affinity of abominations;" "Profane swearing;" and "Progressive sanctification, No. 2."

Contents: See titles. Expresses the belief that man needs to be reborn; concerned with the modern Babylon.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 147 Undated sermons and lectures: Qa-Rz
3 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Religious revival;" "Religious revival, No. 2;" and "Resignation to God's will."

Contents: See titles. "Symptoms" of a revival, problem of life.


Subjects:
Revivals

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 148 Undated sermons and lectures: Sa-Sd
2 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The Sabbath and its obligations: part second;" and "The Sabbath day, No. 3."

Contents: See titles.


Subjects:
Sabbath

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 149 Undated sermons and lectures: Se-So
7 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Sermon to Children."

Contents: Seven sermons on a variety of interests, including church attendance, accepting Christ, the importance of biblical instruction, materialism and blame for misfortune.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 150 Undated sermons and lectures: Sp-Sz
4 items
Contents Note: Titles: "Spiritual life;" "Subscription to Articles of Religion;" "To Sunday School Teachers;" and "To Sunday School Teachers, No. 2."

Contents: See titles. "Man by nature is spiritually dead;" terms of membership in society, religious education.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 3, Folder 151 Undated sermons and lectures: Ta-Zz
3 items
Contents Note: Titles: "The training of the young, No. 2;" "The use of reasons in Religion;" and "The use of reason in Religion."

Contents: See titles. Also Religion and Moral training of the young.


Subjects:
Religious education

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Undated and untitled sermons and lectures
Arranged alphabetically by the first word of the manuscript.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 152 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Aa-Bz
4 items
Contents Note: Contents: In address to the Graham Institution, an Old Women's Home, Canfield discusses the principle of Christian union. In a second address, he speaks before what is apparently a religious tract society. Last two sermons and lectures are concerned with affliction and infant baptism.


Subjects:
Religious tract societies

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
Grahm Institution

Box 4, Folder 153 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Ca-Hz
4 items
Contents Note: Contents: Concerned with life in Christ, the similarities and differences of nature and grace, Christ's temptations, and affliction.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 4, Folder 154 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Ia-Lz
6 items
Contents Note: Contents: Discussion of sacraments, catechism, baptism, grace and peace, Episcopacy, the polity of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and religious hypocrisy.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 4, Folder 155 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Ma-Mz
5 items
Contents Note: Contents: Texts are all based on the Gospel of Matthew: concerning private prayer, the worth of the soul, Christ and children, temptations of Christ, and Day of Judgement.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 4, Folder 156 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Na-Pz
6 items
Contents Note: Contents: Concerning the last supper, baptismal vows, Passion week and Judas. Three tracts based on the Proverbs: bitterness, and the just path.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Box 4, Folder 157 Undated and untitled sermons and lectures: Qa-Zz
5 items
Contents Note: Contents: Justification of the catechism and baptismal service. Anabaptists. Ransom.


Subjects:
Anabaptists

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

Incomplete sermons and lectures
Unorganized.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 160 Incomplete sermons and lectures
15 items
Contents Note: Contents: Various topics.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

B. Eulogies
1 folder
Folder 160
Arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 161 Eulogies, various dates
3 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

C. Miscellaneous manuscripts
1 folder
Folder 161
Unorganized.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 161 Miscellaneous manuscripts, undated
8 items
Contents Note: Contents: Concerning various topics.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

D. Christ Church, Brooklyn, New York
1 folder
Folder 162

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 162 Christ Church, Brooklyn: Miscellaneous documents, various duties
25 items
Contents Note: Contents: Includes a series of quotations, committee list, etc.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

E. Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
7 folders
Folders 163-169
Unorganized.

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 163 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
40 items
Contents Note: Unorganized.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1848-1850
Box 4, Folder 164 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
42 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1851
Box 4, Folder 165 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
27 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1852
Box 4, Folder 166 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
46 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1853
Box 4, Folder 167 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
25 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1854
Box 4, Folder 168 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
21 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1855
Box 4, Folder 169 Invoices, bills, receipts, etc.
32 items

Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1857-1877

Series 3. Printed matter
1 folder
Box 4, Folder 170

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 170 Printed Matter: Miscellany, various dates
11 items
Contents Note: Contents: concerning rules to live by, donation form for the American Sunday School Union and other items.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898
American Sunday School Union

Series 4. Photoduplicates
2 folders
Box 4, Folders 171-172

A. Autobiographical
1 folder
Folder 171

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 171 Autobiographical material
4 items
Contents Note: At the request of his son, James Hulme Canfield, Rev. Canfield drew up his autobiography. Drawing heavily on his boyhood experiences in Arlington, Canfield also discusses his schooling, his writing of sermons, and working his way through school.

The materials within this file are transcripts and photostats of the original manuscripts which are found elsewhere. For further information, see the collection file to this collection. These facsimiles are available for the convenience of the researcher; permission to publish must be gained from the owners of the actual manuscripts.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898

1870s?

B. Biographical
1 folder
Folder 172

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 172 Biographical statements, undated
3 items
Contents Note: Contains a sketch by Sarah Fisher Scott and excerpts from the reminiscences of James A. Canfield, the Reverend's grandson.


Names:
Canfield, Eli Hawley, 1817-1898