Joseph Reid Bingham papers, 1889-1938.


Joseph Reid Bingham papers, 1889-1938.

The collection consists of the papers of Joseph Reid Bingham from 1889-1938. The papers consist mostly of correspondence, primarially from Bishop Charles Betts Galloway, Eugene Russell Hendrix, and Warren A. Candler to Bingham pertaining to Galloway's views on prohibition, politics in Mississippi, African Americans and race relations in Mississippi; Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi; Vanderbilt University; mission projects, and the North Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Included, also, is the outline for a speech made by Bishop Galloway in Carrollton in Feb. 1897: "Mississippi: Her Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."

.125 linear ft. (1 partial box)

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Bingham, Joseph Reid, 1861-1933. (person)

Joseph Reid Bingham, businessman and Methodist layman, was born 26 January 1861, in Carrollton, Mississippi, and died in 1933. He became president of the Carroll County Bank in Carrollton, Mississippi and had interests in real estate and farming. Bingham was very active in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and served as a delegate to both the North Mississippi Conference and the General Conference; was on the board of trustees of Millsaps College and Grenada Collegiate Institute; and was a m...

Millsaps College (corporateBody)

Andrews, Edward G. (Edward Gayer), 1825-1907 (person)

Vanderbilt University. (corporateBody)

Atkins, James, 1750-1819 (person)

Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941 (person)

Warren Akin Candler, Methodist clergyman and educator of Atlanta, Georgia, was born 23 August 1857, near Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia and died at his home in Atlanta on 25 September 1941. Candler graduated from Emory College (A.B., 1875; A.M., 1878); served various circuits in the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1875-1886); married Sarah Antoinette (Nettie) Curtright (1877); was appointed editor of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE (1886); was elected President o...

Methodist Episcopal Church, South. (corporateBody)

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...

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

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

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 ...