- Call Number: bMS 358
- Title: Seaver, Jr., Nathanael, 1836-1919. Papers, ca. 1880-1904.
- Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
- Quantity: 1 box
- Acquisition Information: Gift of Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church, 1979.
- Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection.
Nathanael Seaver, Jr. (1836-1919) was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1864. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in Walpole, New Hampshire, and also served parishes in Davenport, Iowa, and Dorchester, Melrose, Scituate, Marshfield, Templeton, Millbury, Leicester, and Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
- bMS 358/1 (1) Notebook, ca. 1880. Includes: clippings from Sunday School magazines of Seaver's stories, with manuscript revisions and additions: notes on his projected collections of the Billy Duncan stories, the Montrose stories/sketches, and the Torty stories.
- bMS 358/1 (2) Miscellaneous papers: manuscript poem "When Billy Boy's fingers too busy had been...," and clipping story "Torty's First Day at School," from The Dayspring.
- bMS 358/1 (3) Five handwritten sermons, Jan. 1891 to April 1902.
- bMS 358/1 (4) Three handwritten sermons, June 1903 to Sept. 1904.
- bMS 358/1 (5) Handwritten essay entitled "Parishes and parsons of the olden time," Feb. 1898 (54 pages).
- bMS 358/1 (6) Clipping of newspaper article entitled "Rev. Mr. Seaver's farewell sermon," undated.