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Mid-Nineteenth Century Temperance Movement Series.

Identifier: CN 064

Scope and Contents

This microfilm collection contains minutes of ten local temperance societies in Michigan, speeches by seven persons active in temperance reform, miscelleanous printed materials, and issues of five temperance periodicals published in New York and Michigan between 1832-1862.

The Mid-Ninetheenth Century Temperance Movement materials are Series I of a twenty-one-series microfilming project done between 1975 and 1977 with the cooperation of three repositories holding significant papers relating to temperance and prohibition: the Michigan Historical Collections (Ann Arbor), the Ohio Historical Society (Columbus), and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Evanston, Illinois). The project resulted in 426 reels of microfilm, of which the Billy Graham Center Archives purchased 198. See also collections 64, 66, and 67, other series in the Papers.

The series is described in detail in the Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Temperance and Prohibition Papers (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1977), pages 37-45.

See Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Temperance and Prohibition Papers, page 239ff. This book is located in the Reading Room, topical shelf DD. Users should also read the "Note to Researchers," page xv, prior to actual research.


  • Created: 1830-1875


2 Reels of microfilm

Language of Materials



The microfilm reels in this collection were purchased by the Billy Graham Center Archives.

No Accession number

October 9, 1980

Galen Wilson

S. Kouns

G. Lynch

Mid-Nineteenth Century Temperance Movement Series (Collection 064)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Nineteenth Century Handwriting

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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