Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
These papers include six issues of the Millennial Harbinger dating from 1849-1857 that were owned by James Shannon.
In 1849 James Shannon was President of Bacon College in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and from 1856-1859 he was President at Christian University in Canton, Missouri. Throughout these years he was an ardent defender of slavery and a frequent contributor to church papers such as Alexander Campbell’s Millennial Harbinger.
Purchased for collection.
Millennial Harbinger issues are arranged in chronological order.
Millennial Harbinger, March 1849
Millennial Harbinger, May 1849
Millennial Harbinger, June 1849
Millennial Harbinger, January 1856
Millennial Harbinger, May 1857
Millennial Harbinger, July 1857
Churches of Christ -- History -- 19 th century
McGarvey, John William
Extent of Collection
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #505
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], James Shannon Papers, 1849-1857. Center for Restoration Studies MS #505. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Finding Aid created by
Mac Ice and Amanda Dietz
Finding aid for the James Shannon Papers, 1849-1857.