The Resource (microform)

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Label
1837-1869
Inclusive dates
1837-1869
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Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1837-1869, of Joseph Clay Stiles (1795-1875), primarily consisting of personal and professional correspondence addressed to him from colleagues, associates, and parishioners. The letters discuss the affairs of the Presbyterian Church in Kentucky, Virginia, New York, and Connecticut; the Southern Aid Society and affiliated charitable organizations; and theological and social issues of the day, including the Campbellite controversy, slavery, and the anti-slavery movement. Also includes the correspondence of Gerald Hallock, Treasurer of the Southern Aid Society. Of note is a small group of letters of Joseph Clay Stiles and his son Randolph Stiles, a Confederate officer, written to family during their service in the Civil War
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Biographical or historical data
Joseph Clay Stiles, Presbyterian clergyman, was born in Savannah, Georgia, on 6 December 1795. He graduated from Yale in 1814 and studied law at Litchfield. After practicing law for a few years, he entered Andover theological seminary, graduating in 1825. After being ordained in 1826, he worked in Georgia and Florida from 1829 to 1835. In 1835, he moved to Kentucky, where he engaged in frequent public discussions relating to the division of the Presbyterian denomination. In 1844, he moved to Richmond, Virginia. In 1848, he became the pastor at Mercer Street Presbyterian Church in New York City. He resigned due to ill health and became the general agent for the American Bible Society in the South in 1850. In 1853, he became pastor of the South Congregational Church in New Haven, Connecticut. He was one of the organizers of the Southern Aid Society. From 1862-1863, he preached to Confederate soldiers. He died in Savannah on 27 March 1875.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
(microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
2
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001529119
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reels.

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