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United States--Religious life and customs--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Georgina M. Cooper copybook and poetry scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0095

This nineteenth-century copybook and scrapbook was kept by student (and later teacher) Georgina Maria Cooper of Hollandsville, Delaware. It contains pages of copied phrases completed when Cooper was in school, poetry clippings, copied lists of deaths and marriages in Kent County, Delaware, and a list of her students in 1871.

Dates: 1866-1900; Majority of material found within 1866-1871

Edith A. Lowther meeting notes for Presbyterian Women’s Home and Foreign Missionary Societies

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0176

This notebook from Edith A. Lowther (1874-1948) contains her meeting notes for the Presbyterian Women’s Home and Foreign Missionary Societies circa 1895. Although Lowther lived in Henry Clay, Delaware, most of her notes relate to a meeting held at Manokin Presbyterian Church in Princess Anne, Maryland.

Dates: approximately 1890-1895

Henry Clay Trumbull correspondence

Identifier: MSS 0238

Henry Clay Trumbull (1830-1903) was a noted author, editor, and Sunday-school missionary. The collection contains 120 letters written by various members of Henry Clay Trumbull's family. The majority of the letters are between Trumbull and his parents and siblings.

Dates: 1844-1892; Majority of material found within 1851-1865

Journal Vol. I S.E.W.

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0079

This journal contains autograph entries documenting the life and education of Massachusetts resident Samuel Edward Warren from the years 1846-1849.

Dates: 1846 September 6-1849 March 20

Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church record book

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0094

This volume contains records from the Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church of Wilmington, Delaware, from 1885 to 1914.

Dates: 1885-1914

Mary Avery White journals

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0084

These three manuscripts are volumes of a journal kept by Mary Avery White (1778-1860) of Boylston, Massachusetts. White wrote extensively about life in rural Massachusetts, including observations on the weather, notes about daily work and social visits, meditations on religion, and information about her involvement in various reform activities, including abolitionism and the temperance movement.

Dates: 1805-1807, 1827-1835, 1852-1855