Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The papers of Charles Albert Blanchard minister, reformer, and second President of Wheaton College consist of both personal papers and administrative archive material. Collected from several sources since 1950, much of the material was given to the College Archives by Dr. Clyde S. Kilby. It was among the Blanchard Family materials given to him by Miss Julia Blanchard (daughter of Charles Blanchard) when Kilby was researching his biography of Jonathan Blanchard. Other material was...
Dates: Created: Majority of material found within 1858-1937; 1858-2012
Collection — Box microfilm
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...
Dates: Created: 1808-2018; Majority of material found within 1808 - 1893