John H. A. Bomberger Centenary Volume



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Download Chapter 1: Ancestry and Early Life (3.2 MB)

Download Chapter 2: Student Days (7.2 MB)

Download Chapter 3: Pastorates at Lewistown, Waynesboro and Easton (6.4 MB)

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Download Chapter 5: Personality and Larger Life (12.9 MB)

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Download Chapter 7: The Founding of Ursinus College (4.0 MB)

Download Chapter 8: Twenty Years as College President (7.9 MB)

Download Chapter 9: Theological Views (4.1 MB)

Download Chapter 10: Closing Days (1.4 MB)


Prepared for the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of John Henry Augustus Bomberger, this biographical volume provides details of Dr. Bomberger's life from his early days as a student at Mercersburg through his final years as the first President of Ursinus College. The 273 page book contains photographs and portraits.

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania




John Henry Augustus Bomberger, Ursinus College, German Reformed Church, biography, Marshall College, Mercersburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Lewistown, Waynesboro, Easton, Race Street


Christian Denominations and Sects | Higher Education | Liberal Studies | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion


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The Reverend John H. A. Bomberger, Doctor of Divinity; Doctor of Laws 1817-1890: Centenary Volume



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