Nellie Chapin Day collection, 1991.


Butler, Joyce. Nellie Chapin Day collection, 1991.

Nellie Chapin Day collection, 1991.

Materials, assembled by Joyce Butler, relating to "Nellie Chapin Day", a day, sponsored by View Pax Mondiale (international organization promoting good will and understanding), honoring the bark Nellie Chapin which carried Jaffa Colony (also known as Palestine Immigration Society) members from Jonesport, Me., to Tel Aviv in 1866 in order to be eye-witnesses to the second coming of the Messiah.

.25 linear ft.

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Adams, G. J. (George Jones), 1813-1880 (person)

Historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangites). From the guide to the A true history of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the restoration of the holy priesthood and the late discovery of ancient American records, 1982, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Butler, Joyce (person)

Historian, of Maine. From the description of S.D. Warren Company : research collection, 1974-1975. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986251 Joyce Butler was born in Portland, Me., in 1933. She received her A.B. from Boston University and was a founding member of the Society of Maine Archivists. From 1980-1995, she was Curator of Manuscripts and Exhibitions at the Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, Me. From the description of Wildfire loose col...

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