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James L. Clark Papers

Identifier: MSS.0081

The James L. Clark Papers are composed of 1.25 linear feet of sermon typescripts, manuscripts, and writing tablets.

Dates: Undated

William McKendree Papers

Identifier: MSS.0277
Scope and Contents The William McKendree Papers are comprised of .84 linear feet of correspondence, sermons and collected materials of Bishop McKendree. Also contained within these papers is his personal diary as well as a church business journal and several of William McKendree’s sermons. Aside from McKendree’s related papers there are a few Methodist relics such as a classbook of the year 1796, a partial diary of Hester Ann Rogers and outlines of sermons by Samuel Bradburn. Of note is a letter from John...
Dates: 1790 - 1834

Holland Nimmons McTyeire Sermons

Identifier: MSS.0282
Abstract This collection contains 163 of Bishop McTyeire’s early sermons from 1844-1850. Most of the sermons were preached to the Methodist congregations to which McTyeire was minister; a few were preached to other groups such as African Americans and sailors; one was preached on board a riverboat. Many are annotated by McTyeire, retrospectively and informally; he includes his own criticism (based on hindsight), comments by others, remarks on the circumstances under which the sermon was preached, and...
Dates: 1844 - 1850

A.H. Redford Sermons

Identifier: MSS.0015
Dates: circa 1840s-circa 1880s

Reverend Eugene Smathers Papers

Identifier: MSS.0398
Table of Contents The Smathers Collection is divided into two series: a regular, and a miscellaneous series. The "regular" series includes Boxes 1-39, and contains the following: 1) Smathers' incoming correspondence; 2) Smathers' outgoing correspondence; and 3) Smathers' sermons and sermon materials. The miscellaneous series, Miscellaneous Boxes 1-22, includes the following: 1) various materials collected by Smathers, and listed according to subject; 2) articles, papers and...
Dates: 1932-1968

Kelly Miller Smith Papers

Identifier: MSS.0400

The Kelly Miller Smith Collection complements the Divinity School's Kelly Miller Smith Institute on the Black Church. This collection contains primary materials related to one of the most significant periods in black American history, ca. 1945-1984. Both contemporary and future scholars will view the collection as a valuable resource for inquiring into the thought and practice of Kelly Miller Smith, who was a widely esteemed black leader.

Dates: 1920 - 1985

Marshall Wingfield Papers

Identifier: MSS.0518

This collection contains 18 sermons by Marshall Wingfield (1893-1961), a clergyman, author, traveler, and lecturer.

Dates: circa 1940-1961


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