Free Will Baptists (1780?-1911)
- Existence: 1780 - 1911
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The collection is comprised of photocopies of letters, catalogues, and other documents in the personal collection of David Crowe regarding the Freewill Baptists.
In 1847 Rev. Jonathan Woodman was elected by the Freewill Baptist General Conference as a delegate to the General Baptists conference in England. This diary records his travels through England for this purpose in 1848, and includes information about meeting Rev. Jabez Burns and Rev. Joseph Goadby, visiting several General Baptist churches in London, attending Baptist Missionary meetings and temperance meetings, and meeting with members of the British Anti-Slavery Society.
Josiah Spooner Swift (1813-1883) was a Freewill Baptist minister, farmer, amateur artist, and publisher. The collection contains his journals, sketchbooks, and other documents.
Nine letters written by Freewill Baptist missionary Lavinia Coombs from Midnapore and Balasore, India, to Nellie Whittemore of Bowdoinham, Maine.
The Maine State Seminary records include correspondence, items relating to the construction of the Seminary (later, Bates College), and several ledgers. Most of the records cover the period prior to the renaming of the Seminary as Bates College, in 1863. This collection, when studied in conjunction with the records and items in the Related Materials section of the finding aid, serve to give a good, general picture of the activities of the College in its earliest decades.
This collection contains records from during and after the tenure of Oren B. Cheney as the first President of Bates College (1855-1894). The records include correspondence, donor certificates, and printed and handwritten documents regarding the early work and activities of Bates College, especially relating to the college's relationship to the Free Will Baptists. Notable correspondents include Maine governor Edwin C. Burleigh, and Cheney's successor at Bates, George C. Chase.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Agriculture -- Maine -- History -- 19th century 1
- Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Baptists 1
- Baptists -- England 1
- England -- Description and travel 1
- France -- Description and travel 1
- Germany -- Description and travel 1
- Hindu literature, Oriya 1
- Hinduism -- Sacred books 1
- India -- Description and travel 1
- Journalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
- Maine -- History -- 19th century 1
- Palm-leaf manuscripts 1
- Public worship -- New Hampshire -- Portsmouth 1
- Public worship -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
- Public worship -- Ohio -- Oberlin 1
- Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
- Sermons, American -- 19th century 1
- Travel writing 1 ∧ less