Ballou family papers, 1801-1915-06-12
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3.65 cubic ft.
Hosea Ballou 2nd (1796-1861) was a a well known Universalist clergyman, theologian, and historian. He published the "Ancient History of Universalism" in 1829, and received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Harvard before becoming an Overseer of Harvard University in 1845. Hosea Ballou 2nd was instrumental in establishing Tufts College and became the first president of Tufts College in 1853 as well as its first professor of History and Intellectual Philosophy.
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