African Methodist Episcopal Church. Seventh Episcopal District

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Organized in 1816 from a congregation formed by a group of blacks who withdrew in 1787 from St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia because of discrimination; Richard Allen was consecrated the first bishop in 1816.

From the description of African Methodist Episcopal Church collection, 1914-1971 (bulk 1950-1971). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70962830

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brown, Hallie Q. (Hallie Quinn), d. 1949. Hallie Q. Brown papers, 1870-1949. Central State University, Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library
referencedIn J.E. Weir papers [collection] : 1888-1902. Wichita State University, Ablah Library
referencedIn Theophilus Gould Steward papers, 1861-1924 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Sam Thomas Papers, 1786-1835 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Litwack, Leon F.,. Southern California religious and fraternal collection, 1905-1922. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Chambers, Andrew J. Andrew J. Chambers papers, 1874-1899. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Records, 1822-1972. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf African Methodist Episcopal Church. AME Church archives, 1852-1987. Wilberforce University, Stokes Library
referencedIn Parker, Albert, fl. 1928-1951. Albert Parker certificates, 1928-1951. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Central State University (Wilberforce, Ohio). General historical records, 1872-1976. Central State University, Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library
creatorOf McClain, William A. (William Andrew), 1913-. William A. McClain papers, 1927-1989 (bulk 1946-1989). Cincinnati History Library, Cincinnati Museum Center
referencedIn Downey, Virtea Washington, 1913-. Papers, 1913-1985 (bulk 1970-1985). Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Green, Ernest G. (Ernest Gideon), 1941-. Reminiscences of Ernest Green: oral history, 1989. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hervey, Carolyn Owens. Carolyn Owens Hervey collection, 1928-1982. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.). Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church records, 1884-1949. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Beloit, Wis.). Records [microform], 1904-1916, 1972. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn George Freeman Bragg manuscripts, undated The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Coffey, Vernon C., 1894-1991. [Coffey family papers] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974. Joseph A. DeLaine papers, 1918-2000 (bulk, 1942-1974) University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Berry, Leonidas H. Leonidas H. Berry papers, 1932-1988. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Allen University. Office of the President. Office of the President records, 1938-1994 (bulk 1965-1994). Allen University
referencedIn Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn), b. 1869. R. A. Adams papers, 1902-1945. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas. [St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas records] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous property records, 1910, 1917-1920. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Sweet, Pearl Shaffer. Pearl Shaffer Sweet collection, 1874-1989, bulk 1874-1960. University of the Pacific, William Knox Holt Memorial Library
referencedIn Llewellyn L. Berry papers, 1900-1954 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Fillingim, Theron (T.D.) Dale, Papers, 1921-1955 University of West Florida Libraries
referencedIn Vernon, William Tecumseh, b. 1871. [Papers of Bishop William Tecumseh Vernon, 1907-1989] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Baber, George W. (George Wilbur), 1898-1970. George W. Baber papers, 1942-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn African American Episcopal Church ephemera, ca. 1890s. California State Library
referencedIn St. Paul's A.M.E. Church (Madison, Ga.). St. Paul's A.M.E. Church (Madison, Ga.) minute book, 1886-1909. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1925-2008 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987. Charles Wesley papers, 1852-1965. Central State University, Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library
creatorOf African Methodist Episcopal Church. Records of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1860-1866 (inclusive). Yale University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Smith, C. S. (Charles Spencer), 1852-1923. Charles S. Smith papers, [ca. 1875]-1923. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George W. Baber Papers, 1942-1970 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802. Sam Thomas papers, 1786-1835 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Parks, Lyman S., 1917-. Lyman S. Parks papers, 1968-1975. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Gregg, John Andrew, 1877-1953. [Papers of Bishop John A. Gregg, 1893-1953] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Berry, Leonidas H. Leonidas H. Berry papers, 1879-1994. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Carey, Archibald J. (Archibald James), 1908-1981. Archibald J. Carey papers, 1909-1966. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn William V.S. Tubman Papers, 1904-1992 Liberian Collectionshttp://www.onliberia.org
referencedIn Johnson, John Albert, 1857-1928. John Albert Johnson papers, 1876-1928. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Seraile, William, 1941-. Theophilus G. Steward research collection, 1986-1991. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Boone, Charles Henry, 1870-1953. Charles Henry Boone papers, 1876-1953. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Howard, Raymond Crump. Dr. Raymond Crump Howard, April 24, 2010. Montana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.) Records, 1897-1990s, 1912-1969 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marshall, James Ayrault, 1833-1853. James A. Marshall diary, 1853. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Dodson, Jualynne E. Jualynne E. Dodson papers, 1981-1989. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Hiram, Ida Mae Johnson. Dr. Ida Mae Johnson Hiram papers, 1910-1965. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Troutman, Henry B. (Henry Battey), 1886-1978. Papers, 1821-1974. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn John Albert Johnson papers, 1876-1928 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Wilson, Joseph M. (Joseph Miller), 1838-1902. To Florida and back, 1877 Mar. 1-31. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.). Bethel A.M.E. Church records, 1897s-1990s (bulk 1912-1969). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005. Rosa L. Parks papers, 1955-1976. Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
referencedIn Mixon, Winfield Henri. Papers, 1895-1932. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Parks, Lyman S., 1917-. Lyman S. Parks papers, 1962-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Robinson, Arwilda G. Arwilda G. Robinson papers, 1933-1950. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Arnett, Benjamin William, 1838-1906. Benjamin Arnett papers, 1869-[ongoing]. Wilberforce University, Stokes Library
referencedIn St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minn.). Miscellaneous property records, 1910, 1917-1920. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Steward, T. G. (Theophilus Gould), 1843-1924. Theophilus Gould Steward papers, 1861-1924. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Allen, Richard, 1760-1831. Pamphlets and ephemeral material : African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1898, 1926, 1939. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
referencedIn Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church. Contract, 1912. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Newark (N.J.) Churches collection, 1891-2004. Newark Public Library, Main Library
referencedIn John A. Woods papers, 1932-1989, 1970-1989 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn African Methodist Episcopal Church. Tenth Episcopal District. AME Church Tenth Episcopal District collection, 1868-1984. Paul Quinn College, Zale Library
referencedIn Brown, Frank R. Frank R. Brown papers, 1999-2007. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Bethel A.M.E. Church (Indianapolis, Ind.). Sunday school records, 1892. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Caldwell, Robert C., 1913-1999. [Robert C. Caldwell family papers] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Woods, John A., 1914-1989. John A. Woods papers, 1932-1989 (bulk 1970-1989). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Union A.M.E. Church (Little Rock, Ark.). Union A.M.E. Church funeral programs, 1964-2005. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Carter Godwin Woodson Papers, 1736-1974, (bulk 1915-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ransom, Reverdy C. (Reverdy Cassius), 1861-1959. Reverdy C. Ransom collection, 1936-1975. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Roberts, Elijah, 1795-1848. Roberts family papers, 1734-1944. Library of Congress
creatorOf African Methodist Episcopal Church. African Methodist Episcopal Church collection, 1914-1971 (bulk 1950-1971). Allen University
referencedIn Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project Collection, 2008-2009 Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center Library of Congress,http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
referencedIn Tommie L. Watkins Jr. papers, 2000-2005. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Churches -- St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Washington, Bruce. Bruce Washington papers, 1918-1935. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Sanderson, J. B., d. 1875. Jeremiah Burke Sanderson papers, [ca. 1857-1912]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Clinton Junior College (Rock Hill, S.C.). College history collection, 1900-1996 (bulk 1948-1988). Clinton Junior College
referencedIn Holloway, James H. (James Harrison), 1849-1913. Scrapbook, 1797-1974 [microform]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Robinson family. Robinson family papers, 1901-1955. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Allen, George Wesley, 1854-1932. Family papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Watkins, Tommie L., Jr. Tommie L. Watkins Jr. papers, 2000-2005. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Hubert N. Robinson Papers, 1948-1984 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn United Methodist Church Collection. Dillard University, Will W. Alexander Library
referencedIn St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas. Records, 1901-1980. University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926. W.S. Scarborough scrapbook, 1890-1926. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Robinson, Hubert Nelson, 1909-. Hubert Nelson Robinson papers, 1948-1984. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank R. Brown papers, 1980-2009 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lyman S. Parks papers, 1962-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Fillingim, Dale Theron. Papers, 1921-1955. University of West Florida, John C. Pace Library
referencedIn Sweet (Pearl Shaffer) Collection, 1874-1989 University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Chesterfield County (Va.) Organization Records, 1892-1937 The Library of Virginia
referencedIn Tross, J. S. Nathaniel (Joseph Samuel Nathaniel), 1889-1971. Papers, 1927-1971 1927-1971. University of North Carolina, Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library
referencedIn McGhee, Beryl, 1955-. Beryl McGhee oral history interview, 1997. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940. George Freeman Bragg manuscripts, undated. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977. Papers, 1865-1998 (inclusive), 1905-1975 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers of the Edwards, Dawkins, and Battise families, 1867-1938. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Payne, Daniel Alexander, 1811-1893. Daniel Alexander Payne collection, 1856-1878. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
referencedIn Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (Battle Creek, Mich.). Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1931-2008. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf African Methodist Episcopal Church. African Methodist Episcopal Church collection, 1914-1971 (bulk 1950-1971). Allen University
referencedIn Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.). Bethel A.M.E. Church records, 1865-1969 (bulk 1911-1969). Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Berry, Llewellyn L. Llewellyn L. Berry papers, 1900-1954. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1854-1988 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Redd, George N., 1874-1942. Collection, 1895-1950 (bulk 1915-1930) Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Holloway, Houston Hartsfield, 1845-1917. Houston Hartsfield Holloway papers, 1894-1932. Library of Congress
referencedIn Jualynne E. Dodson papers, 1981-1989 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Smith, C. S. (Charles Spencer), 1852-1923. Charles S. Smith papers [microform], [ca. 1875]-1923. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Roberts, Elijah, 1795-1848. Papers, 1832-1972. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). The records of Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church [microform]. Indiana University
referencedIn Maxson, Wayne, Collector. Women in religion: Papers, 1870-1970. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Otto, Jacob S., 1778-1827. Jacob S. Otto papers, 1816-1818,1827. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Gordy family. Gordy family papers, 1928-1947. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Thomas J. Hibbs and family papers., 1921-1996. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Andrew J. Chambers papers, 1874-1899 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn James A. Marshall diary, Marshall, James A. diary, 1853 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Hibbs, Thomas J., 1919-1996. Thomas Hibbs and family papers, 1921-1996. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Mallard, David. Papers, 1886-1972. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Charles S. Smith papers, ca. 1875-1923 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Coan, Josephus Roosevelt, 1902-2002. Josephus Roosevelt Coan papers, 1896-2002. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878. Richard Robert Wright archives, 1907-1969. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
referencedIn R. A. (Revels Alcorn) Adams papers, 1902-1945 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn), b. 1869. person
associatedWith African Methodist Episcopal Church. corporateBody
associatedWith African Methodist Episcopal Church. Tenth Episcopal District. corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, George Wesley, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Allen University. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith American Folklife Center corporateBody
associatedWith Arnett, Benjamin William, 1838-1906. person
associatedWith Baber, George W. (George Wilbur), 1898-1970. person
associatedWith Berry, Leonidas H. person
associatedWith Berry, Llewellyn L person
associatedWith Berry, Llewellyn L. person
associatedWith Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Beloit, Wis.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bethel A.M.E. Church (Indianapolis, Ind.) corporateBody
associatedWith Boone, Charles Henry, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Brown, Frank R. person
associatedWith Brown, Frank R. person
associatedWith Brown, Hallie Q. (Hallie Quinn), d. 1949. person
associatedWith Caldwell, Robert C., 1913-1999. person
associatedWith Carey, Archibald J. (Archibald James), 1908-1981. person
associatedWith Central State University (Wilberforce, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Chambers, Andrew J. person
associatedWith Chesterfield County (Va.) Circuit Court corporateBody
associatedWith Clinton Junior College (Rock Hill, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Coan, Josephus Roosevelt, 1902-2002. person
associatedWith Coffey, Vernon C., 1894-1991. person
associatedWith DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974. person
associatedWith Dodson, Jualynne E person
associatedWith Dodson, Jualynne E. person
associatedWith Downey, Virtea Washington, 1913- person
associatedWith Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977. person
associatedWith Fillingim, Dale Theron. person
associatedWith Fillingim, Theron (T. D.) Dale person
associatedWith Gordy family. family
associatedWith Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Green, Ernest G. (Ernest Gideon), 1941- person
associatedWith Gregg, John Andrew, 1877-1953. person
associatedWith Hervey, Carolyn Owens. person
associatedWith Hibbs, Thomas J., 1919-1996. person
associatedWith Hiram, Ida Mae Johnson. person
associatedWith Holloway, Houston Hartsfield, 1845-1917. person
associatedWith Holloway, James H. (James Harrison), 1849-1913. person
associatedWith Howard, Raymond Crump. person
associatedWith Johnson, John Albert, 1857-1928 person
associatedWith Litwack, Leon F., person
associatedWith Mallard, David. person
associatedWith Marshall, James Ayrault, 1833-1853. person
associatedWith Maxson, Wayne, Collector. person
associatedWith McClain, William A. (William Andrew), 1913- person
associatedWith McGhee, Beryl, 1955- person
associatedWith Mixon, Winfield Henri. person
associatedWith Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (Battle Creek, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Otto, Jacob S., 1778-1827. person
associatedWith OZELINE BARRETT (PEARSON) WISE, 1903-1988 person
associatedWith Parker, Albert, fl. 1928-1951. person
associatedWith Parks, Lyman S., 1917- person
associatedWith Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005. person
associatedWith Payne, Daniel Alexander, 1811-1893. person
associatedWith Pearl Shaffer Sweet person
associatedWith Ransom, Reverdy C. (Reverdy Cassius), 1861-1959. person
associatedWith Redd, George N., 1874-1942. person
associatedWith Roberts, Elijah, 1795-1848. person
associatedWith Robinson, Arwilda G. person
associatedWith Robinson family. family
associatedWith Robinson, Hubert Nelson, 1909- person
associatedWith Sanderson, J. B., d. 1875. person
associatedWith Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926. person
associatedWith Seraile, William, 1941- person
associatedWith Smith, C. S. (Charles Spencer), 1852-1923. person
associatedWith Steward, T. G. (Theophilus Gould), 1843-1924. person
associatedWith St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas. corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul's A.M.E. Church (Madison, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sweet, Pearl Shaffer. person
associatedWith Thomas, Sam, fl. 1786-1802. person
associatedWith Tommie L. Watkins Jr. person
associatedWith Tross, J. S. Nathaniel (Joseph Samuel Nathaniel), 1889-1971. person
associatedWith Troutman, Henry B. (Henry Battey), 1886-1978. person
associatedWith Tubman, William V.S. person
associatedWith Union A.M.E. Church (Little Rock, Ark.) corporateBody
associatedWith Vernon, William Tecumseh, b. 1871. person
associatedWith Washington, Bruce. person
associatedWith Watkins, Tommie L., Jr. person
associatedWith Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987. person
associatedWith Wilson, Joseph M. (Joseph Miller), 1838-1902. person
associatedWith Woods, John A., 1914-1989. person
associatedWith Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 person
associatedWith Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878. person
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Subject
African American churches
African American Methodists
African Americans--Religion
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Active 1852

Active 1987

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