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Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch

(Born: June 18, 1809 - Died: October 12, 1870)

American clergyman, educator and author. His parents were Charles Bulfinch, an important architect, and Hannah Apthorp. S. G. Bulfinch attended Columbia College, and graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1830.

Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch


  • Duyckinck, E. A. and G. L., "Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch," Cyclopedia of American Literature, New York: Charles Scribner, 1856, 2:500
  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 1:444 (a brief comment in an entry for Charles Bulfinch).

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