American Baptist Home Mission Society membership certificate, 1891

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1891-06-30

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310

GUSN

GUSN-250722

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

members
societies
missionaries
religious (people)
certificates
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

GC002.02.309

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

18 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim, 1942

Places

New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Hill, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Munro), 1793-1881 (Designer)
Jones, Alfred, 1819-1900 (Engraver)

Material Type

certificates
engravings (prints)

Other People

Swaim, Aurora D.

Other Organizations

American Baptist Home Mission Society

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 301-310