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[March 28, 2001]
Backus, Isaac; 1724-1806
Papers; 1723-1789, n.d.
3 Reels of Microfilm
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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.
The materials for this collection were received by the Center in May 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.
Frances L. Brocker
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.