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  • 12579x853?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Second Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1780
    Contributing Institution: Presbyterian Historical Society
    Description: Loose pages reaffirm the Charter of Second Presbyterian Church in City of Philadelphia by Attorney General of Pennsylvania.
  • Kd17d1720?file=thumbnail
    Date: 2000
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Douglas Glenn Adams (1945 April 12 - 2007 July 24) was Professor of Christianity and the Arts at Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA, for 31 years and part of the core faculty at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. He was an international scholar and mentor in religion and the arts, dance and humor. He authored hundreds of articles and a dozen books, inspired a generation of students, and lectured and conducted workshops throughout the US. Here he is shown at graduation circa 2000.
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    Creator: Gloria Dei Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1724
    Contributing Institution: Gloria Dei Church, Philadelphia, PA
    Description: Archivium Americanum contains a history of correspondence between the different Swedish Parishes and Churches of Philadelphia, Delaware, and New Jersey. Specific Parishes mentioned: Wicaco Parish of Philadelphia (Gloria Dei Church also known as Old Swedes Church), Swedish Parish of Wilmington Delaware, Swedish Parish of Upper Merion (Upper Merion Christ Church), and Swedish Parish of Philadelphia (St. James Kingsessing Church). There is also discussion and mention of His Majesty the King of Sweden as well as discussion of the various Swedish parishes in the greater Philadelphia region preaching sermons in English vs. Swedish. Contains records from the following specific churches/parishes: The Racoon Parish, Olman-Hilw-Rota Records, Tikes-Groves-Rota Records, Uti Jorgen Records, Uti Grogen Records, Pensnecks Ofra Roca Records, Oagun Cho Records, Kingsess and Ben's Island Records, Kaleonhook Records, Olmmasland Records, Pennypack Records, Mutzong Records, and Nanothanim Records. Some pages are in Swedish.
  • 2b88qh69b?file=thumbnail
    Creator: First Baptist Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1762
    Contributing Institution: American Baptist Historical Society
    Description: This baptism certificate has a series of questions about the baptismal candidate's beliefs and commitments, to which she has answered yes. On this profession, Sarah Sallows was baptized by Morgan Edwards in the Schuylkill River on June 22, 1762. Sarah's last name is difficult to discern in this document; she is listed as added to the membership in 1762, with much clearer handwriting, in the Register, 1746-1824.
  • 8049g955s?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Gloria Dei Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1804/1878
    Contributing Institution: Gloria Dei Church, Philadelphia, PA
    Description: Baptismal Records (1804-1878) list baptisms conducted at Gloria Dei Church from 1804-1878. Each entry includes the date of baptism, name of the person(s) receiving baptism, the parent(s) names, and other information pertaining to the person(s) being baptized.
  • 6h440x55c?file=thumbnail
    Creator: First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1796/1797
    Contributing Institution: Presbyterian Historical Society
    Description: Loose manuscript includes burial & financial information relating to First Presbyterian Church spanning the years May 1st 1796 – May 1st 1797 such as persons buried and cash for the burial ground. Each burial listing includes date of burial, name of buried, and cost of burial (lot and service).
  • 1257b0991?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Peter Brown
    Date: 1975
    Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
    Description: Photograph of Robert McAfee Brown used for the cover of his autobiography, Reflections Over the Long Haul: A Memoir (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005). Brown, 1920 – 2001, was a Christian theologian, ethicist, teacher, author, preacher, and advocate for peace and justice in social, economic, and gender issues. He taught at Macalester College, Union Theological Seminary, Stanford University and Pacific School of Religion.
  • 7w62fd425?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1772/1786
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Sexton of Christ Church's record of expenses and funds paid for burials. Each burial listing has the full date, the name of the deceased and their lineage, and what was paid for each burial.
  • 8c97kv86m?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Stokes, George and United Churches of Christ-Church and St. Peter's (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1789/1793
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Sexton's burial account book from St. Peters, listing the date of death, age at the time of death, cause, and other relevant information. Of particular interest are the interments of the Native American Chiefs who came to visit President Washington and died in Philadelphia.
  • H989r848t?file=thumbnail
    Creator: First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    Date: 1799
    Contributing Institution: Presbyterian Historical Society
    Description: Loose pages include dates of burials, names of deceased, cause of death, and cost of burials at First Presbyterian Church between Sept. 11th 1793 through May 1799.