American and Foreign Christian Union membership certificate

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1851-02-25

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 291-300

GUSN

GUSN-250607

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Description

Certificate from the American and Foreign Christian Union granting Rev. Samuel B. Swaim membership due to his contribution of thirty dollars "by the Baptist Churches in Worcester, Mass."

The top half of the certificate has an engraved scene of missionaries sharing the Bible with various different groups of people, including Native American, Asian and African individuals. Underneath this scene it reads, "Whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming."

Details

Descriptive Terms

missionaries
societies
members
religious (people)
clergy
certificates
prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)

Physical Description

1 certificate

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1942-09-26

Reference Code

GC002.02.294

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

14.75 x 11.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim, 1942

Places

Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Muller, G. (Artist)
Bonar & Cumming (Lithographer)

Material Type

certificates
prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)

Other People

Swaim, Samuel B. (Samuel Budd), 1809-1865

Other Organizations

American and Foreign Christian Union

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 291-300