Reverend Frederick Sargent Huntington
Formal black and white portrait of The Reverend Frederick Sargent Huntington who was minister of First Congregational Church 1882-1887. Founder of Worthington Library 1884. Left estate for library building which was begun in 1915 after much controversy. The new library was built on the site of the Pierce (a.k.a. Pearce) Tavern. Reverend Huntington died in Amherst in 1887 in the typhoid(?) epidemic. His was the first funeral in the new church. He was engaged to Miss Hewitt. (Identify which Miss Hewitt, Bee Smith or Diane Brenner). Knowlton Bros. Photographers, opp. Court House, Northampton, Mass. identify for reprinting of Papers on the History of Worthington.
10.2 x 14 cm (4 x 5.5 in)
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