Hooker (Rev.), William Edward. Scrapbooks

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Hooker (Rev.), William Edward. Scrapbooks


  • 1869-1920 (Creation)


1.05 cu.ft. (2 boxes and 2 volumes)

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William E. Hooker, of New Milford, Connecticut, was a lineal descendant of the Reverend Thomas Hooker who, in 1635, led the settlers into what became the capital city of Hartford. William Hooker was ordained to the diaconate in 1879 and to the priesthood in 1882 by Bishop Huntington. He was assigned to various parish centers in Connecticut and New York and died on May 19, 1939.

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This record group comprises eight scrapbooks of clippings on various subjects and activities as well as pictures of clerics and other persons involved in church affairs that were collected by Rev. William Edward Hooker. The last scrapbook (volume 8) contains personal correspondence and other papers of Hooker, in addition to miscellaneous clippings on various subjects. The collector donated the materials in 1938 to the antecedent collecting agent for the national Church Archives, the Church Historical Society.


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Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.

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The Archives is able to respond to limited requests for reproductions subject to copyright restrictions, internal policy, and the condition of the source documents.

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  • English

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