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Theologians -- United States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 062 Ephemera of Cotton Mather

 Collection
Identifier: CN-062
Scope and Contents Microfilm of diaries, sermons, notes, correspondence, and writings of Mather. Originals are in the American Antiquarian Society and in the Massachusetts Historical Society. Also included is the original and a photocopy of a hand-written sermon, 1701, on Ephesians 1:3, titled "Spiritual Blessings." For more information, please see guide.[NOTE: In the Scope and Content description, the notation "folder 1-1" means box 1, folder 1]This collection consists of two folders (1-1...

Collection 139 Oral History Interview with Frances Rader Longino

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Identifier: CN-139
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Frances Rader Longino (1909-1996) in which she recounts memories of evangelists Billy Sunday, Mel Trotter, Homer Rodeheaver, and her uncle, Paul Rader. Other topics include: city mission work and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Pacific Garden Mission, Winona Lake, and Cedar Lake Conference Grounds. Also included are reminiscences of Rader's reaction to Aimee Semple Mc Pherson, the formation of Scripture Press, Billy Graham's early preaching and crusades, and some of...

Collection 154 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel: Lambeth Palace Records

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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...

Collection 155 Records of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

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Identifier: CN-155
Scope and Contents This collections consists of 27 reels of microfilm containing incoming and outgoing letters written by S.P.G. secretaries, including letters and papers from and to missionaries in the American colonies both on the North American continent and in the Caribbean from colony governors and other individuals, from SPG subscribers in England, and from churches on the European continent. Subjects documented include missions and evangelistic work.The collection consists of 27 reels of...

Collection 156 Records of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England

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Identifier: CN-156
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing a letterbook of the Society, chartered for the purpose of evangelism among New England Indians. Concerns the company's business affairs, education of Indians, Harvard College, and translation of religious texts. Primary correspondents are the company's governors, secretaries or clerks, and treasurers, writing to Commissioners in America, who in turn paid missionaries or dispersed funds as directed. Letters describe Company business...

Collection 168 Records of the American Sunday School Union

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Identifier: CN-168
Scope and Contents 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.

Collection 175 Papers of Benjamin Tappan

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Identifier: CN-175
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of originals in the Library of Congress. Correspondence, speeches, business papers, genealogical material. Documents deal mostly with Benjamin Tappan's career as jurist and U.S. Senator from Ohio. There is also information on the abolitionist movement, local and national politics, and Tappan's hobbies of mineralogy and conchology.[The following Scope and Content note is taken directly from the guide published for the microfilm by the Library of Congress.]...