Wesley, John, 1703-1791
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 031
Scope and Contents Collection contains one handwritten letter by Wesley composed during a London visit in October 1782. There are also a couple of newspaper clippings including a description of Wesley's life at Aldersgate and the text of another letter from the evangelist. A scrapbook of clippings (available to researchers on microfilm) from the centennial commemoration of Wesley's death contains articles, poetry, sermons, and illustrations by and about him. The clippings were out of newspapers from all over the...
Dates: Created: 1782; 1889-1902; 1938
Identifier: CN 071
Scope and Contents Congregational diaries, choir house diary, and Committee Meeting books fromt the Moravian Congregation, Bristol England, spanning 1755-1806. Diaries, often with daily entries, describe church activities and lifestyle, and also include obituaries for members, descriptions of relations with other churches, and frequent references to John Wesley and John Cennick. The Committee Meeting books detail financial and legal action taken by the congregation, along with membership statistics. The materials...
Dates: Created: 1755-1806
Identifier: CN 154
Scope and Contents The collection consists of about two thousand five hundred letters and eight volumes of minutes covering the formative years of the Society, 1701-1750. Later papers document the establishment of the American episcopate after the Revolution. The correspondence is primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns Eurasia, especially China and India. Correspondence primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns work in Eurasia, particularly China and India. Topics covered include...
Dates: Created: 1679-1790
Identifier: CN 307
Scope and Contents Moving image recordings in this collection provide a representative sampling of post-war evangelical Christian film companies, and cover various topics such as dramatizations of stories from the life of Jesus and of the Apostle Paul, Christian lifestyle, church and social issues, communism, drug and alcohol abuse, evangelism, immigration, materialism, mass media in religion, meaning of life, missions, the natural world as a reflection of God, politics, refugees, relationships, rock and roll,...
Dates: Created: 1940-1986