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Religion and culture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

African Qur'an Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00093
Scope and Contents Unbound manuscript of the Qur'an (after 1869) with a leather shoulder bag (undated). Consists of about 700 pages with each page containing about 12 lines of script. Written in Arabic with African decorations throughout. The number of "ayahs" in this volume is a variant from Eastern or Ottoman contemporary Qur'ans. All of the verses are separated by three small circles in the form of a pyramid and every tenth verse is separated by two concentric circles.The manuscript is...

John Bullock Letter to James Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00211
Scope and Contents Letter from John Bullock, Williamsboro, North Carolina to James Anderson, Cottage Home, North Carolina about church strife between the minister and another man (Church of Shiloh and Church of Nutback), the deterioration of the old mansion house, family news and more.  November 12, 1856.

Moncure Conway Letter to Ellen Conway

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00489
Scope and Contents Letter from Monc[ure] [Conway], S.S. Australia, to his wife, Ellen, while traveling  to Sydney, Australia for a lecture tour.  He writes of his love for her, events on the voyage, money matters, sights he has seen and his activities in Australia and other places and his thoughts on religion.  September 19, 1883.

Edward Lynch Papers

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Identifier: MS 00029
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, photographs, greeting cards, printed religious ephemera, artifacts, and other material pertaining to Edward Lynch of Bayonne, New Jersey while serving in Europe during World War II. The letters were written to him by family and friends. Other correspondence from Lynch's brothers, Joseph and Michael, to their parents, Elizabeth and Michael. Some of the artifacts include parts of Edward's uniform, a military issued razor and mirror, and pieces of two...

Helen M. Hoskins Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.226
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, receipts, poems, and other material concerning Helen M. Hoskins and her family of Sheffield, Massachusetts. Most of the correspondence is between Helen and her mother, Sabra Hoskins, but also includes letters written by Helen's husband, H.T. Wheeler, her son, Horace Wheeler, siblings, numerous cousins, and friends. Included in the collection are poems, compositions, and other ephemera related to Helen's time as a teacher at female academies in Maryland,...

John Kelley Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00171
Scope and Contents Three diaries, 1868-1875, of John Kelley, a minister from Bay City, Michigan. The first volume includes books from the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible copied by hand, diary entries for 1868, copies of letters written by Kelley, and drawings of various holy sites in Israel and elsewhere as well as drawings of religious iconography. The second volume includes the same types of entries but also includes a section at the end entitled "Rudiments of the Latin Language." The final...

George T. Kennon Letter

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Identifier: SC 01422
Scope and Contents Three page letter addressed to his sons giving them advice concerning religion, living, and happines in life. Kennon intends this to be his last words to his sons which they will read after he is dead. He lists requests on how they should live, treat their families, and their friends. He also gives a specific request on where to be buried.

Lois Hornsby Collection of Williamsburg Ephemera

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Identifier: 01/MS 00082
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks, clippings, and printed ephemera documenting Williamsburg, Virginia. The accession includes material concerning the Williamsburg Reunion, Williamsburg Clergy Fellowship, Williamsburg land development, Bruton Heights, and Bruton Parish Church among others.