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American Baptist Home Mission Society membership certificate, 1891

GC002.02.309 (RS130399)

Description

This certificate shows that Mrs. Aurora D. Swaim contributed thirty dollars to the American Baptist Home Mission Society to become a life member.

The top half features an engraving of a man with a Bible preaching to a group of Africans, Native Americans and more next to a large globe. The phrase, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved" is above the image.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1891-06-30
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1942-09-26
Physical Description
1 certificate
Dimensions
18x 13.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim, 1942
GUSN
250722
Reference Code
GC002.02.309

Record details

Originator
Hill, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Munro), 1793-1881 (Designer)
Jones, Alfred, 1819-1900 (Engraver)
Other People
Swaim, Aurora D.
Other Organizations
American Baptist Home Mission Society
Descriptive Terms
members
missionaries
religious (people)
societies
Material Type
certificates
engravings (prints)
Places
New York City (New York state)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310

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