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Formal title:
James Manning papers
Extent:
0.5 linear feet (c.230 items)
Date range:
1761-1827 (bulk 1765-1791)
Abstract:
The James Manning papers consist primarily of correspondence dating from 1765-1791 with prominent British and American Baptist ministers. Much of the correspondence involves the early history of Brown University or various issues regarding the Baptist religion and the growing tide of religion in Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1C-1
Formal title:
Francis Wayland family papers
Extent:
7.5 linear feet
Date range:
1715-1941 (bulk 1820-1865)
Abstract:
Francis Wayland was the fourth president of Brown University from 1827-1855 and a Baptist clergyman. Papers consist primarily of letterbooks and correspondence, as well as sermons and a diary, of Francis Wayland (1796-1865), his sons Francis Wayland (1826-1904) and H.L. (Heman Lincoln) Wayland (1830-1898), and other members of the Wayland family, dating from 1754 to 1941.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1C.4

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