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Collection 168 Records of the American Sunday School Union

Identifier: CN-168
Correspondence records social and political history, including slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction period.  Also documented is outreach to African and Native Americans, missions in Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, India, and South America.


  • Created: 1817-1915

Conditions Governing Access

The originals of this microfilm edition are housed in the:

Presbyterian Historical Society425 Lombard StreetPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

Information on copyright may be obtained by writing that address.


234.00 reels_of_microfilm

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Biographical or Historical Information

Non-denominational agency involved in early development of Sunday schools; established as the Sunday and Adult Sunday School Union, 1817; changed name to American Sunday School Union, 1824.

Other Descriptive Information

Described in: American Sunday School Union papers, 1817-1915 / Barbara A. Sokolosky.

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Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

501 College Avenue
Wheaton IL 60187 US