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Henry Ward Beecher sermons, 1860-1886

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/f4wp5

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
Title: Henry Ward Beecher sermons, 1860-1886
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 005
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains thirteen printed sermons clipped from various newspapers.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Custodial History

Received from the Essex Institute; Salem, Massachusetts.


[after identification of item(s)], Henry Ward Beecher Sermons, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Anita K. Delaries, December 1983.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), son of Lyman Beecher, was an American clergyman born in Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1813. He was known as a powerful and convincing speaker who commanded wide influence throughout the country. Along with his sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, he was an abolitionist and a supporter of women suffrage. He served the Plymouth Congregational Church in Brooklyn, New York, from 1847 until his death in 1887.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of thirteen printed sermons clipped from various newspapers.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 The Salem Gazette, untitled, 1860 January 17
1 1 The Boston Traveller, untitled, 1862 August 9
1 1 The American Traveller, "Consolations of the Sufferings of Christ," 1871 March 11
1 1 "Intensity of the Spirit," 1871 April 29
1 1 "Lecture Room Talks: Heavenly Rest," 1872 October 19
1 1 "The Reward of Loving," 1872 December 14
1 1 "Lecture Room Talk: Prayer," 1873 January 11
1 1 "Lecture Room Talk: The Death of Friends," 1873 February 1
1 1 "Sin's Recompense," 1873 May 3
1 1 "Liberty in the Churches," 1874 June 27
1 1 The Boston Traveller, "Christian Sympathy," 1874 September 19
1 1 "The New Birth," 1886 April 3
1 1 "Upward Growth," 1886 July 3