Backus (Isaac) papers, 1717-1835
The Isaac Backus papers consist of a variety of items which include family letters over the years 1750-1806, travel journals, a listing of his library, church minutes, drafts of chapters of his book, sermons, and family genealogy. Backus was a Colonial minister in New England. The collection supplements the small, but important, group of Isaac Backus manuscripts in the Sidney S. Rider collection.
Library: John Hay
This collection is housed off-site. Prior notice is needed for retrieval
Access to the collection:
Online Finding Aid (BAMCO):
Guide to the Isaac Backus papers
Online Catalog (JOSIAH):