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George Sullivan Dearborn Papers

 Collection — Container: All
Identifier: SC-023


The contents of this collection are comprised of Dearborn's 1851-1868 diary, letters from O.G. Markham and Lawrence attorney A.H. Foote, a photograph of the 1888 Baker University graduating class, and copies of his and his wife's obituaries.


  • Created: 1822-1903

Biographical or Historical Information

The Reverend George Sullivan Dearborn was born in New Hampshire in 1822. He attended Andover Seminary and first joined the New Hampshire Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church before being transferred to the Kansas Conference in 1865. In Kansas, Dearborn served churches in Baldwin City, Lawrence, and Atchison, among others. He was also a Baker University trustee for thirty years and a staunch advocate for prohibition. Dearborn passed away in 1903, leaving behind his wife of more than fifty years, Sarah Briggs Dearborn, and two children, James and Carrie.

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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US