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Papers of Isaac Backus - Collection 332


[Note: The BGC Archives does not have the original documents of this collection. What it does have is a microfilm edition of the papers, which it purchased from a publisher, as did many other archives and libraries.]



[Note: What follows is a description of the documents in this collection which are available for use at BGC Archives in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. The actual documents are not, in most cases, available online, only this description of them. Nor are they available for sale or rent.]

Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions

Biography of Isaac Backus

An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

Lists of Microfilm in This Collection (Location Records)


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Brief Description.
Microfilm copy of Baptist preacher and historian Backus' diaries, autobiography, daybook, sermons on Acts and the Psalms, correspondence, letters from mother Elizabeth Backus, and other materials. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.
Vol: 3 Microfilm


Collection 332
[March 28, 2001]
Backus, Isaac; 1724-1806
Papers; 1723-1789, n.d.
3 Reels of Microfilm

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.



Biography

Baptist minister and champion of religious liberty during the Revolutionary War era. Born, 1724. Died, 1806.



Scope and Content

Microfilm copy of Baptist preacher and historian Backus' diaries, autobiography, day-book, sermons on Acts and the Psalms, correspondence, letters from mother Elizabeth Backus, and other materials. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.


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Provenance

The materials for this collection were received by the Center in May 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.

Accession 86-56
Frances L. Brocker
J. Nasgowitz



LOCATION RECORD
Accession 86-56
Type of Material: Microfilm

The following items are located in the CENTER LIBRARY MICROFILM ROOM:


Reel 1 - Isaac Backus materials. 35mm, positive copy.
Reel 2 - Isaac Backus materials. 35mm, positive copy.
Reel 3 - Diaries (1723-1789) and sermons (Acts 17:30, Psalm 100). 35mm, positive copy.




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