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United States--Religious History--Christianity

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Francis P. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 L51 and Acc. 2011.285
Scope and Contents Papers, 1727-1866, of Francis Prioleau Lee, his wife Sara Ann (Cooper) Lee, and her family. Chiefly papers, 1830-1850, of Francis P. Lee and concerning his estate. The papers reflect his education at Princeton University and at the General Theological Seminary, New York, New York. They cover his career as an Episcopal minister serving churches in Camden, New Jersey; Tallahassee, Florida; Camden, South Carolina; and Mobile, Alabama (Christ Church); and his trying to obtain an appointment to the...

Francis Murphy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M95
Scope and Contents Letters received by Murphy, a temperance reformer in Pittsburgh, Pa., inviting him to speak and to organize campaigns of "gospel temperance" in Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. Includes an "Outline of Program for Conduct of Francis Murphy's Gospel Temperance Meetings."

George Pettit Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P44
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1834-1841, of George Pettit, postmaster of Fabius, Onondaga County, New York and his wife with Lucius A. Boothe, and Willis Boothe describing business in Pittsburgh, Pa. and with Rev. William Corbin and his wife, Mrs. Emmeline Corbin. Includes letters of William Corbin concerning marrying Emmeline Corbin.

Remarkable Dream of a Moravian Sister

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Identifier: SC 00990
Scope and Contents Handwritten account entitled "Remarkable Dream of a Moravian Sister," written by an unknown author. Begins with her mother telling her that she will come back and visit her daughter after she dies, if it is permitted. The author's mother died on September 21, 1760, and about 10 days later the author recounts a dream that she had. In it, her mother visits her and allows her to ask any question she "may be desirous to ask." They live in a place called Bethlehem, but no futher information is given.

Rev. John J. Spooner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp6
Scope and Contents Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.

Walker Timberlake Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T48
Scope and Contents Letters, 1813-1851, received by Rev. Walker Timberlake, Fluvanna County, Va. Many are from James Crewdson, Logan County, Ky. concerning his family and also politics. Includes comments on Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the election of 1828.

Tucker-Coleman Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 40 T79
Scope and Contents Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of: St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), and John Randolph of Roanoke (commonplace book is in box 64B), as well as other family members. Members of the family were involved in law, politics, teaching,...

United Methodist Church Histories, Peninsula District

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.52
Scope and Contents Contains Volume  I and II of the Church Histories of the United Methodist Church, Peninsula District, Virginia, published by the Virginia Peninsula United Methodist Historical Society for the Peninsula District, Virginia Conference.  Includes histories of churches in Hampton, Newport News, Phoebus, Poquoson and Toano including the churches:  Aldersgate, Asbury, Bethany, Buckroe Beach, Central (Fox Hill), Central (Hampton), Chestnut Memorial, East Hampton, First (Hampton), First (Newport News),...