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Isaac Chipman (Accession No. 1923.001-CHI)

Isaac ChipmanIsaac Logan Chipman (1817-1852) began studying at Horton Academy when he was twelve. In 1837 he entered the Junior year at Waterville College in Maine (now Colby College). After completing his degree, he returned to Acadia College where, in January 1840, he assumed the position of instructor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy. He had taught for twelve years when, during a geology field trip to Cape Blomidon on 7 June 1852, Chipman and several others were drowned when a storm came up and swamped the boat in which they were returning to Wolfville.

The digital record consists of a diary, kept by Isaac Chipman in which he recorded some biographical information, as well as an outline of the religious influences upon his life. The diary begins when he was Chipman was attending Waterville College in Maine.

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