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Guide to the Broadway Tabernacle Church and Society Papers
1835-1980 (Bulk 1840-1970)
  MS 74

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 19, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Broadway Tabernacle Church and Society Papers
Dates: 1835-1980 (bulk 1840-1970)
Abstract: Containing materials dating from approximately 1835, this collection includes the organizational records of the Broadway Tabernacle Congregational Church starting in 1836 and traces the institution's evolution through 1980, focusing on the institution's internal machinations as well as its many community outreach programs that ranged from abolitionism to temperance to women's suffrage. A wide range of material is contained in the collection's 110 boxes, from Trustee meeting materials to architectural sketches to newspaper clippings to sermons.
Quantity: 47.0 Linear feet
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 74