Collection of Newspaper Clippings about George Warren Field
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A collection of newspaper articles relating to George Warren Field who died Jan. 10, 1900. The articles were pasted into a notebook by J. L. Crosby and given to Field's widow on Feb. 3. The clippings include 2 portraits of Field. Included also is a letter signed by J. L. Crosby to Mrs. Field upon the presentation of the notebook.
- Crosby, John L. (John Leland), 1834- (Person)
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John L. Crosby (1834-1908) was City Treasurer of Bangor from 1873 to 1892, treasurer of Bangor Savings Bank from 1894, and a prominent leader in the Bangor community.
George Warren Field was born in Belfast, Maine in 1818 and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1837. He entered Bangor Theological Seminary in 1843, graduating three years later. Before and after his theological course he was principal of schools in Freedom, Belfast, and Gorham. He held brief pastorates in Frankfort and Brewer and in 1855 was settled with Salem Street Church, Boston, where he remained seven years. In 1863 he became pastor of Central Church, Bangor, Maine, where he remained in active service until 1892 when he retired. He died in Bangor in 1900.
1 folder (2 items)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of James B. Vickery.
- Bangor (Me.) -- Church history Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Clergy -- Maine -- Bangor Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Clippings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Field, Geo. W. (George Warren), 1818-1900
- Field, George Warren, Mrs.
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Guide to the Collection of Newspaper Clippings about George Warren Field
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