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Guide to the Henry F. Minton scrapbook 1977.271

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 10, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
Creator - Compiler: Minton, Henry F.
Title: Henry F. Minton scrapbook
Dates [inclusive]: 1847-1887
Abstract: One scrapbook compiled by Dr. Henry F. Minton of Brooklyn. The scrapbook contains items relating to the prominent Brooklyn clergyman Henry Ward Beecher and his congregation, Plymouth Church. Materials span the period 1847 to 1887 and include newspaper clippings and cartoons, programs, pamphlets, tickets for events, engravings, and sermons by and about Beecher.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in two folders.
Text [Box]: A0056
Call Phrase: 1977.271
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

Document Type

  • Admission tickets
  • Cartoons (working drawings)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Engravings
  • Pamphlets
  • Programs (documents)
  • Scrapbooks
  • Sermons

Subject Organizations

  • Plymouth Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).

Subject Topics

  • Congregational churches -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Congregational churches -- New York (State) -- Kings County -x Clergy
  • Congregationalists -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Religious life and customs

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Henry F. Minton scrapbook, 1977.271, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Materials

Related archival collections at the Brooklyn Historical Society:

  1. 1986.019, Plymouth Church publications and ephemera, 1850-1963
  2. ARC.212, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims and Henry Ward Beecher collection, 1819-1980

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. Russell Hume, 1966.

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