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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1832-1860
Inclusive dates
1832-1860
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Permission and character certificates, 1832-1860, for slaves seeking to join Bethel Baptist Church in Clarke County, Virginia. Bethel Baptist Church was in Frederick County, Virginia until 1836 when Clarke County was formed
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Garnett Ryland was born 17 December 1870 in King and Queen County, Virginia, to Dr. Charles Hill Ryland (1836-1914) and Alice Marion Garnett Ryland (1846-1931). Ryland's father, Dr. Ryland, served as treasurer and librarian for Richmond College, and his great-uncle, Dr. Robert Ryland (1805-1899) was the school's first president. Garnett Ryland received his M.A. in chemistry from Richmond College in 1892 and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins. He taught at the University of Maine, at Converse College in South Carolina, and at Georgetown College in Kentucky, before returning to the University of Richmond in 1917, where he taught chemistry until 1945. After his retirement, he served as secretery of the Virginia Baptist Historical Society. Ryland married Lewella Payne (1887-1980) of Scott County, Kentucky, 21 December 1909. He died 2 February 1962 in Richmond.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Permission and character certificates for slaves seeking to join Bethel Baptist Church
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
9
Immediate source of acquisition
Ryland, Garnett
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500280
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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