Clergy -- Arkansas
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
The papers contain correspondence to and from friends and preachers; diaries of church meetings, baptisms, and other events; sermon notes; records of northwest Arkansas churches; photographs of family, students, and northwest Arkansas subjects.
The Vernie L. Bartlett Papers contain correspondence from various family members, newspaper clippings, and over one hundred and fifty hand-written sermons. There are also photographs documenting life at the School of the Ozarks, Vernie Bartlett’s experiences in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II, Bartlett family life, as well as images of rural religious life in Arkansas.
This collection is comprised of two manuscripts. The first manuscript, Walking My Lonesome Valley, by Colbert S. Cartwright, was privately printed in 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas. The manuscript, described as Cartwright's autobiography, is extensively annotated by an unidentified person. The second manuscript, The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock written by civil rights activist Nathaniel R. Griswold, is unpublished.
Sermon preached by the Reverend Mr. Davies in January, 1884, summarizing the history of Fayetteville Presbyterian (U. S.) Church from its organization in 1873, together with other historical and biographical sketches pertaining to the history of the congregation and to the life and ministry of Davies, its pastor from 1874 until his retirement in 1902.
The papers in the collection consist of sermons, essays, lectures, letters, and poetry written by Earle during his lengthy career, along with broadsides, tracts, and newspaper clippings he collected, all of which have been arranged into five series.
Materials include correspondence and other materials concerning Bishop Henry Niles Pierce, Bishop George Washington Freeman, Bishop Henry Champlin Lay, Bishop William Montgomery Brown, Bishop James Rideout Winchester, Bishop Edward Warren Saphore, Bishop Edward Thomas Demby, Bishop R. Bland Mitchell, Bishop Raymond Richard Brown, and Bishop Christoph Keller Jr.
Typewritten transcript of the diary and journal of the Arkansas physician and clergyman, entitled, "Marion D. Steele Book, November AD 1852, Receipts and formulays, Powhaton Ark March 1st 1855, Diary." The material, which includes records of medicines prescribed and weddings performed January 13, 1859 to August 25, 1863, pertains to the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and to the history of medicine in Lawrence County, Arkansas, 1855 to 1863.