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Emancipation Anniversary Sermon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-366

Content Description

This collection contains a sermon written around 1898 regarding 35 years of slavery emancipation, first initiated during the United States Civil War in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. The unidentified author speaks at length about the contemporary struggles of Black Americans--referred to in the sermon as "colored people," their contributions and representation throughout United States history and to civilization at large, and the responsibilities they hold for one another as people and parents, particularly regarding men protecting women and the educational needs of children. The origin of the sermon--both in whom is speaking and where they were speaking from--is unknown.

Dates

  • circa 1898

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

0.20 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method and date of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

This collection was added during the 2019 accessioning project and had no documentation identifying the creator or source.
Title
Emancipation Anniversary Sermon Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Nicole Yatsonsky
Date
2019-07-23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

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