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William Dickson Anderson papers, 1877-1984, undated

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/mp4f6

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dickson, William Anderson, d. 1894.
Title: William Dickson Anderson papers, 1877-1984, undated
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 345
Extent: 0.80 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Contains sermons by William Dickson Anderson and condolence letters addressed to Anderson’s wife following his death in 1894.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], William Dickson Anderson Papers, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Aimee Morgan, 2007.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Little biographical information about William Dickson Anderson was found. He was a Methodist preacher in North Georgia from at least the late 1870s through his death in 1894. Remarks delivered at his memorial service by W. B. Burnett indicate that Anderson served as a Confederate soldier prior to entering the ministry.

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten sermons by William Dickson Anderson, arranged chronologically by year. There are also four folders of condolence letters addressed to Anderson’s wife following his death in 1894, a copy of remarks made at Anderson’s memorial service by W. B. Burnett, and one folder of undated financial documents.

Also included is a typewritten copy of a sermon by Bishop Henry W. Warren, titled “Like unto His Brethren.” According to the envelope in which the sermon was originally stored, this sermon was mailed to Anderson by Edgar M. Ross of Indianapolis in 1888.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1-4 Condolence Letters, 1894
1 5 Financial Documents, undated
1 6 Memorial Service Remarks by W. B. Burnett, 1894
1 7 Sermons, 1877-1879
1 8 Sermons, 1882-1884
2 1 Sermons, 1890
2 2 Sermons, 1891
2 3 Sermons, 1893
2 4-8 Sermons, undated
2 9 Sermons, “Like Unto His Brethren,” Bishop Henry W. Warren, undated