J. L. Stevens missionary record book

J. L. Stevens missionary record book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stevens, J. L.
Title: J. L. Stevens missionary record book
Dates: 1869-1870
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet 1 portfolio
Coll. Number: ms105

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one record book, produced by the American Sunday-School Union, in which J. L. Stevens recorded daily details of his missionary work near Charleston, South Carolina from 1869-1870. Daily entries discuss who he visited, where he preached, and includes many references to meeting with African American preachers. Also contains monthly reports listing name of Sunday school, location, number of teachers and students, and name of superintendent; and account current which details expenses incurred, books sold, and donations.

Index Terms

African American clergy--South Carolina.
American Sunday-School Union.
Church records and registers--South Carolina.
Church records.
Missionaries--South Carolina.
Sunday schools--South Carolina.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. L. Stevens missionary record book, ms105, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Missionary record book, 1869-1870