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Reverend Brazilla Marven Blount sermons 1914

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2896 (Text) 00000106663354 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.15 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/10 by Abby Currier.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of three folders. The first folder contains a series of handwritten documents. The only ones that are dated are from 1914 and is a mixture of correspondence and a handwritten manuscript (speech?) about the life of Reverend Brazilla Marven Blount. The second folder contains a substantial number of handwritten sermons delivered by the Reverend Brazilla Marven Blount, covering a wide range of topics. The third folder contains a typed summary of Reverend Blount's life as well as several typed sermons delivered by the reverend.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Reverend Brazilla Marven Blount collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Reverend Brazilllia Marven Blount was born in 1828 in Paint Township in Ohio, the eldest of 10 children. Blount's father was also a preacher and decided that his son should follow in his footsteps. The family moved to Indiana in March of 1841 where they established a homestead and built a school house and established a parish for the local community. Blount grew up to become a teacher and a member of the clergy and married Mary Jane Patterson on February 25, 1850. She died two years later, leaving Blount with a one year old child. He later married a woman named Hannah and had more children.Source: Materials within the collection.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Elizabeth Glenn on 1983/07/05.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Clergy > Indiana > 19th century > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Sermons.

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