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Amos Hovey manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC033

Scope and Content Note

A typescript of an unpublished monograph by Hovey titled "Religious influences in the movement for international peace: a history of the religious phase of the American movement for international peace to the year 1914." The paper investigated the role that "religious forces in American as represented by Christian leaders, churches, and other organized religious groups, have taken part in this peace endeavor through to the outbreak of the World War in 1914." Also includes omitted pages from the original manuscript.


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Historical Note

Amos Arnold Hovey was born in Ludlow, New Brunswick on August 10, 1883. He graduated from Acadia University in 1914 and received a B.D. degree from Colgate University in 1918, a four-year fellowship for graduate study at the University of Chicago, and a masters degree in history and sociology from Bates College.

Hovey was an ordained minister and taught at Fargo College, University of North Dakota, and Kalamazoo College before joining the faculty of Bates in 1926 to teach American and British history. In 1943, he was named head of the history department, a position which he held until his death on August 19, 1950.


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Language of Materials



Amos Hovey taught history at Bates College from 1926 to 1950. This unpublished manuscript traces the importance of religion in international peace negotiations up to 1914.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Found by Ernest Muller. Accession No.: xx-063.

Guide to the Amos Hovey manuscript, Undated
Edited Full Draft
Kat Stefko
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Language of description note
Description is in: English
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Repository Details

Part of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Repository

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