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Tristram Gilman Sermons

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 7 Jan 2010

Biographical History

Tristram Gilman (1735-1809) was the pastor of the First Congregational Church of North Yarmouth, Maine, from 1769-1807. A native of New Hampshire and a graduate of Harvard College in 1757, Gilman is noted for religious revivals instituted in 1791 which resulted in a wave of religious interest throughout New England.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Tristram Gilman Sermons consists of a collection of 30 sermons, handwritten, bound in a single volume.

Arrangement of the Collection



Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has several collections of sermons, including the Gyles Merrill Sermons, the William N. Fanton Sermons, and a miscellaneous collection of Sermons (anonymous). Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index and search on "sermons" for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Gilman, Tristram, 1735-1809.


Clergy -- United States.
Episcopal Church -- Clergy.
Episcopal Church -- Maine.
Sermons, American.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Tristram Gilman Sermons,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

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