United States -- Religion -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
First Baptist Church Collection
Identifier: MS 00341
This collection is formed of materials created by the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, dating from the mid-1800s to the present day. Inculded in this collection are church records such as member rolls, meeting minutes, photographs, bibles, building blueprints, and audio visual materials.
Jane Davis Syle letter
Identifier: SC 01701
A twelve page extended letter written by Jane Davis Syle while she was on a missionary voyage to China with her husband, Edward W. Syle. (Contains language that is derogatory towards the people of Asia and of Asian descent.)
Sarah M. Mead Diary
Identifier: SC 00835
Scope and Contents Sarah M. Mead’s journal is a small, leather bound book, approximately 4" X 6.5" (10 cm X 16 cm) in size. It consists of 138 unnumbered pages. According to the first page, she began it on July 15, 1850, when she was “Age - 12 years,” living in Penn Yan, New York.1 She notes very early her attendance at “Mrs. N. M. Hubbell’s school.” Later, she says she is going to “Miss Mary Drakes [sic] school.” Like many journals or diaries, there are gaps between her entries. It appears she...
Priest, James M., Reverend
Reverend George Bosworth Travel Diary
Collection — Box Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01666
Scope and Contents Travel diary for Baptist minister and missionary, George Whitefield Bosworth of Portland, Maine. Leather-bound, monogrammed diary consists of detailed accounts of travels through Europe and Africa, with trips down the Nile River and into the Sinai Desert. Also contains contemplation on religious institutions and belief systems, specifically Islam and Roman Catholicism as they pertain to Bosworth's New England Protestantism. Smaller, cover-less journal recounts "a tout through the Desert,...
Lucy P. Ruddy Diary
Identifier: SC 00741
Scope and Contents Lucy P. Ruddy’s journal is a small one, only covering the period from January 1 - August 3, 1893. The faintly lined pages are unnumbered, except for a few that Lucy numbered at the beginning (pages 1 - 13). She began this journal as a young woman living in late 19th century New England, apparently in or near Lynn, Massachusetts. On her title page, she displayed her name “Lucy P. Ruddy,” the year “1893,” and a solemn declaration, ”This year for Christ,” followed by her initials....