American Baptist Home Mission Society membership certificate, 1870s

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1870

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 311-320

GUSN

GUSN-250815

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Description

This certificate shows that Joseph L. Swaim contributed thirty dollars to the American Baptist Home Mission Society to become a life member. The date is July 8, but the last number of the year is illegible.

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

missionaries
societies
members
religious (people)
certificates
engravings (prints)

Physical Description

1 certificate

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.317

Image Dimensions

17.25 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)

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, Joseph L.

Other Organizations

American Baptist Home Mission Society

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 311-320