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HAVEN, GILBERT, 1821-1888.
Gilbert Haven papers, 1873-1875

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zdvw


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Haven, Gilbert, 1821-1888.
Title: Gilbert Haven papers, 1873-1875
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 292
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (MF)
Abstract:Microfilm copy of the papers of Methodist bishop, author, and abolitionist Gilbert Haven of Malden, Massachusetts. The collection consists of the correspondence of Haven and Dr. Julius A. Skilton (U.S. Consul General in Mexico City) regarding missionary work and politics in Mexico and the United States.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Related Materials in This Repository

Two other letters by Gilbert Haven (June 8, 1874, June 30, 1879) are located in the Methodist Leaders Collection in this repository.

Source

Purchase, 1956.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Gilbert Haven papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed in 1956.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Gilbert Haven, Methodist bishop, author, and abolitionist, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, September 19, 1821; he died there on January 3, 1880. He entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church, N.E. Conference (1851), was elected to the episcopacy, and moved to Atlanta, Georgia (1872). He was an advocate of civil rights and was the author of six books and editor of many pamphlets and articles.

Gilbert Haven, Methodist bishop, author, and abolitionist, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, September 19, 1821; he died there on January 3, 1880. He entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church, N.E. Conference (1851), was elected to the episcopacy, and moved to Atlanta, Georgia (1872). He was an advocate of civil rights and was the author of six books and editor of many pamphlets and articles.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the correspondence of Bishop Haven and Dr. Julius A. Skilton (U.S. Consul General in Mexico City) concerning Mexican missionary work, politics in Mexico and the United States, and social and political conditions in Atlanta, Georgia from 1873-1875.


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