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Charles Kingsley collection, 1851-1871

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/f93rd

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875.
Title: Charles Kingsley collection, 1851-1871
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 076
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Consists of two letters, a postcard, and two poems.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Charles Kingsley Collection, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Cynthia Crouch and Jennifer Gerth, 1986, 1998.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Charles Kingsley, 1819-1875, was a noted English author, clergyman of the Church of England, professor at Queen’s College, Oxford, and one of the founders of Christian Socialism in England.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two letters, a postcard, and two poems. The first item is a letter addressed to a Mrs. Tennant, detailing Kingsley’s preaching schedule and expressing the hope that she will come to hear him when he next preaches in London. The next letter is addressed to Sampson Sawyer of Birmingham and discusses a hymn. The postcard is addressed to Sawyer and notes a future correspondence. An untitled poem deals with a building, possibly a church or home for the poor, and asks God to bless those in the building. A final poem is “The Dead Church.”

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1 1 Two letters, a postcard, and two poems, 1851-1871.