Papers of Collins Denny [manuscript] 1872-1943.

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Papers of Collins Denny [manuscript] 1872-1943.

The papers of Denny, a chaplain at U. Va. 1889-91, professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt 1891-1910, & bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1910-1939 contain family correspondence, speeches, sermons & articles by Denny, personal biographical material including clippings & memorabilia, and collections of material on the history of the Methodist Church in the U.S., & the Civil War Reconstruction eras. Major topics include church & politics in the 1920s, the unification of the Methodist E. Church with the Methodist E. Church, South, & the trial of bishop James Cannon. Among the correspondents are William Newman Ainsworth, Edwin Anderson Alderman, James Cannon, Warren A. Chandler, Urban Valentine W. Darlington, Noah Knowles Davis, Douglas Southall Freeman, Eugene Russell Hendrix, Elijah Embree Hoss, William Fletcher McMurry, John Monroe Moore, Edwin DuBose Mouzon, Bob Jones, Thomas Nelson Page, Alexander Coke Smith, Alpheus Waters Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson.

ca. 2,500 items.

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...

Darlington, Urban Valentine W., 1870-1954,

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Smith, Alexander Coke, 1849-1906,

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McMurry, William Fletcher, 1864-1934

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Cannon, James, 1864-1944

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Methodist clergyman from Virginia, journalist, and leader in the prohibition movement. Also known as James Cannon, Jr. From the guide to the James Cannon Papers, 1869-1989, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Methodist clergyman, journalist, and leader in the prohibition movement, from Virginia. Also known as James Cannon, Jr. From the description of Papers, 1869-1989. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581338 ...

Denny, Collins, 1854-1943

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Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. From the description of Papers of Collins Denny [manuscript], 1872-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647921264 Methodist bishop. From the description of Papers of Collins Denny [manuscript] 1875-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647967854 ...

Wilson, A. W. (Alpheus Waters), Mrs., 1834-1916,

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Chandler, Warren A

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Moore, John Monroe, 1867-

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Hendrix, E. R. (Eugene Russell), 1847-1927

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Methodist bishop. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Kansas City, Missouri, to Mr. Schell at "Harper's Weekly", 1891 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270484679 ...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Jones, Bob, 1883-1968

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Ainsworth, William Newman, 1872-

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Davis, Noah K. (Noah Knowles), 1830-1910

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University of Virginia professor of moral philosophy. From the description of Papers of Noah K. Davis [manuscript], 1895-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813220 ...

Mouzon, Edwin D. (Edwin Du Bose), 1869-1937

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931

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Educator and orator. From the description of Letter to a former student [manuscript], 1920 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976354 From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman papers [manuscript], 1881-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647925708 University of Virginia president. From the description of Sketch of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], ca. 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64781...

Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

Hoss, E. E. (Elijah Embree), 1849-1919

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Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

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In 1845, as a result of the North-South tensions, the Methodist Episcopal Church conferences in the Southern states withdrew to form the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In 1874 at the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South held in Louisville, Kentucky, a Board of Commissioners was appointed to meet with a similar board from the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC). The Board was empowered to begin talks the MEC board that would resolve differences between the two denomination...