Papers, 1800-[198-]


Papers, 1800-[198-]

Collection contains correspondence, minutes, journals, and other materials relating to Baker's involvement as a contributor and editor of THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD METHODISM, published in 1984. There are carbon copies of the articles he submitted. Also included are materials relating to the publication of JOHN WESLEY AND THE ANGLICAN CHURCH, JOHN WESLEY'S FIRST HYMN-BOOK, and JOHN WESLEY, the latter a collection of Wesley's writing (edited by Albert C. Outler) of which Baker wrote an extensive appraisal. There are materials relating to the history of Methodism in Liverpool, England, and the Scottish missionary David Livingston, as well as an early 19th century book of collected engravings, mostly of people and churches in England. There are also several pass books from the National Deposit Friendly Society (London), possibly kept by his wife. Some materials relate to the Oxford Bicentennial Edition of THE WORKS OF JOHN WESLEY, which Frank Baker edited. Included are notes, reference materials and copy edited typescript pages for volume 10; and "style-edited" typescript transcriptions of extracts from the journals of John Wesley.

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Livingstone, David, 1813-1873 (person)

Epithet: African explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x00031a Scottish missionary and explorer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Claremont, Mauritius, to Captain L.W. Peyton of H.M.S. "Frolic", 1856 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590502 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kuruman (Bechuana country, South Africa), to [R.N.] Hayward, in ...

Outler, Albert Cook, 1908-1989 (person)

Baker, Frank, 1910-1999 (person)

Methodist scholar and professor. From the description of Papers, 1800-1972. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39330931 From the description of Papers, 1800-[198-] (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 79290720 1910 Apr. 15 Born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, to Frank and Annie Elizabeth Baker 1931 B.A., University ...

Wesley, John, 1703-1791 (person)

John Wesley, evangelist and founder of Methodism, was born 17 June 1703, in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England, and died 2 March 1791, in London, England. He was educated at Christ Church College, Oxford (1724); was ordained a deacon in the Church of England (1725); and was elected a fellow of Lincoln College (1726). He eventually embarked upon a new ministry, along with his brother, Charles (b. 1707), which resulted in their separation from the Anglican church; they and other "Methodists" served as...