Beecher, Henry Ward,
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 128
Scope and Contents Autograph, newspaper clippings, photograph, and booklet. Clippings include coverage of Henry Ward Beecher's trial in civil court for adultery in 1875, articles about him with sermon excerpts, reminiscences by his widow and posthumously published articles by Beecher. The 176-page booklet was published as part of the lawsuit and contains transcripts of the proceedings.[Note: In the Scope & Content section, the notation "folder 2-5" means "box 2, Folder...
Dates: Created: 1870-1893
Identifier: SCN 057
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials by or about Ira David Sankey, including an undated autograph with an inscription, "Hallelujah What a Savior"; a letter dated January 15, 1894, from Sankey to a friend sending a requested autographed letter by Dwight L. Moody; a letter from Sankey to Edward Bok dated April 9, 1887, concerning Sankey's contribution to a volume eulogizing Rev. Henry Ward Beecher--an accompanying essay contains Sankey's impressions and opinions of Beecher; and a portrait...
Dates: Created: 1887-1894
Identifier: SCN 096
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-volume, hand-written diary of 222 pages written by an unnamed clergyman, desribing his travels to attend the London Missionary Society Convention in 1850. The diaries describe travel to and from the British Isles, outlines sermons heard in churches in England and Scotland, comments on reports delivered to the Society, and reports contacts with British and American clergyman, including Henry Ward Beecher. Includes descriptions of his visits to London, Paris, and...
Dates: Created: 1850