John Newcomer Feaster Papers
Identifier: SpC MS 0174
Scope and Contents
The papers of a minister in the Congregational Church. The bulk of the papers are copies of sermons. The rest of the materials are related to his ministry in Bangor, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Also included are photographs, a scrapbook, letters, and newspaper clippings.
- Feaster, John Newcomer, 1908-1980 (Person)
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John Newcomer Feaster was born in 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died in 1980. He received his A.B. degree from Bucknell University in 1930, with high honors. He was graduated, also with honors, from the Andover-Newton Theological School in 1933. He came to Maine to accept a call to the Kennebunkport parish upon his graduation from theological school. He served there for 7 years and then served as pastor of the Hammond Street Congregational Church in Bangor, Maine for 7 years. He then served as pastor of the North Congregational Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire starting in 1946. He served there for 27 years and retired in 1973.
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Clippings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Congregational churches -- Sermons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hammond Street Congregational Church (Bangor, Me.)
- Letters (Correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- North Church (Portsmouth, N.H.)
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sermons Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sermons, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the John Newcomer Feaster Papers
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