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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin E. Kirton Family Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-042
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, church programs and scrapbooks, as well as a large collection of sheet music that belonged to Mrs. Kirton. The scrapbooks in this collection highlight Father Kirton's career and other family events and the social column written by Mrs. Kirton for the Afro American newspaper.

Dates: 1927-1986

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...
Dates: circa 1898

Oscar Pearsall Personal and Business Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-192
Abstract

Oscar Pearsall was a wholesale grocery merchant in Wilmington, North Carolina. He parterned with Benjamin Franklin Hall in 1874 and established Hall & Pearsall, a wholesale grocery and commission business. In 1906, Pearsall launched Pearsall & Company, with two of his sons, Frederick and Horace. This collection contains ledgers, correspondence, bills and shipping labels related to the two companies, as well as medical insurance certificates and related correspodence for Pearsall.

Dates: 1857-1962

Pastoral Summit 2001

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-193
Scope and Contents

Research relating to the 2001 Pastoral Summit in New Orleans, including correspondence, a questionnaire sent to churches, publications, brochures, minutes, photographs, and research notes.

Dates: 1996-2001

Paul Wilkes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-159
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers, records, research, teachings, and publications of writer Paul Wilkes.

Dates: 1953-2006

Pearsall Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-300
Scope and Contents

Contains personal letters between various members of the Pearsall family from the late 1800s to early 1900s, as well as bills, account statements, and the articles of agreement for the 2nd Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1885-1925, undated

Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-379
Scope and Contents

Contains Church records, newsletters, histories, directories, event documents, architectural drawings, church bulletins, tapes, photographs, and CDs containing photos from the 1930s to the 2000s. A large amount focuses on The Women of the Church (WOC), a woman-focused group of the Church.

Dates: 1937-2019

Protestant Episcopal Church Resolution

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-075
Scope and Contents This collection contains a printed extract from unidentified meeting minutes indicating the following: The clergy and laity of the Protestant Episcopal Church of New York City met in the Lecture Room of Christ Church on September 14, 1829 to adopt measures to establish the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Territory of Florida. Rev. Dr. Lyell was appointed chairman and Rev. John M. Guion, secretary. The members resolved to meet again the following Friday evening and to invite other...
Dates: 1829 September 14

Rabbi James L. Apple Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-232
Scope and Contents

This collection follows James Apple’s career as a military chaplain, a Naval Officer and teacher, and includes correspondence, commendations, awards and citations.

Dates: 1970-1999, undated

Rabbi Thurman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-096
Abstract

Actively involved with the religious, civic, and cultural life of the community, Rabbi Mordecai Thurman was Rabbi for Wilmington's Temple of Israel, the oldest Jewish temple in North Carolina, from 1936 until 1945. This collection contains oversized volumes of cantor's music in Hebrew, loose leaves of printed music, Yiddish posters, Hebrew choral manuscripts in parts Haggadah (Hebrew-English), an oral history with Trudi Rosenthal of the Holocaust and Rabbi Thurman's last sermon.

Dates: Undated