11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Christianity.

  1. Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967

    35,000 items. 108 containers plus 2 oversize. 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. Correspondence and memoranda, speeches and writings, financial and property records, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and biographical data relating primarily to Luce's publishing career and his involvement in political, religious, civic, and private organizations.

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  2. Christopher Prince autobiography and souvenir booklet, 1806-1891

    3 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sailor and activist in the seamen's religious movement. Manuscript autobiography containing accounts of seafaring life in colonial New England, maritime events of the Revolutionary War, Prince's employment by agents of George Washington, his enlistment in the Connecticut navy, the close of the war, and his conversion to Christianity shortly thereafter.

  3. Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967

    8,100 items. 27 containers. 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.

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  4. Anne Porter papers, 1911-2014

    1,200 items. 5 containers. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet. Correspondence, poems, notebooks, photographs, articles, legal papers, and other miscellany documenting Porter's life and career as a poet.

  5. William Jones Rhees correspondence, 1856-1876

    140 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief clerk of the Smithsonian Institution. Correspondence to wife Laura O. Clarke Rhees on his Christian beliefs, their marriage and family, life in Washington, D.C., his work at the Smithsonian Institution, T. S. C. Lowe and balloon ascensions on The Mall in Washington, D.C., and the American Civil War.

  6. John White papers, 1852-1862

    20 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. 6 digital files (233 KB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Christian minister and congregational missionary. Correspondence written while on a mission in the Sherbro Island area of Sierra Leone in the 1850s and 1860s.

  7. Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    600 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

  8. Eleanor Dickinson collection, 1901-2004

    manuscripts: 90 folders.. preservation tapes: 99 sound tape reels (261 hrs. 30 min.) : analog, 2 track, various speeds ; 10 in.. 86 sound cassettes : analog.. 170 video reels ; various sizes.. 11 videocassettes ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 x 5 in.. 17 color slides.. 222 powerpoint slides : digital prints, grayscale.. 2 artifacts.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection of video recordings, sound recordings, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, and artifacts documents Protestant religious revival meetings of various denominations in the southern Appalachian region, primarily in Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia. The collection includes interviews with church leaders and members of congregations, and documentation of religious services, healing services, revivals, hymn singing, sermons, snake handling, and other religious rites and customs recorded by Eleanor Dickinson from 1968 to 1991. Other topics include beekeeping, church roadside signs, religious quilts, snake hunting, drinking strychnine, decorating graves in cemeteries, church dinners, and more. Included are some religious and secular radio programs recorded by Dickinson, including programs from Nashville, Tennessee, featuring bluegrass music, and a program featuring Paul Simon; and documentation of Protestant revivals in Oakland and San Francisco, California. Dickinson's interviews with visionary artist Rev. Howard Finster on various occasions between August 1, 1981 and July 25, 1991 in Summerville, Georgia, are included in the collection. The collection also includes audio logs and transcripts, video logs, the collector's powerpoint presentations (2004), documentation of Dickinson's exhibition, "Revival!," at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1970; and other manuscripts.

  9. Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009

    15,000 items. 44 containers. 17.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.

  10. Peter Marshall and Catherine Marshall papers, 1927-1964

    10,000 items. 31 containers plus 5 oversize. 14.4 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Presbyterian clergyman and chaplain of the United States Senate (Peter Marshall). Author (Catherine Marshall). Correspondence, notes, and sermons of Peter Marshall, and drafts, galleys, scrapbooks, movie scripts, and other papers about Marshall collected by his wife, Catherine Marshall.

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