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George H. Wilson Papers (DeKalb)

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Collection Overview

Title: George H. Wilson Papers (DeKalb), 1881-1932

ID: RHC/RC/206

Extent: 2.75 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 10/14/1991. More info below under Accruals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The George H. Wilson Papers contain sermons written by Reverend Wilson dating from 1881 to 1919.   The George H. Wilson Papers contain sermons written by Reverend Wilson dating from 1881 to 1919.  The collection also contains many undated sermons.  Several pocket record books of Reverend Wilson's dating from 1912 through 1920, two letters to Reverend Wilson, miscellaneous printed materials, and notes are also included in the collection.  George H. Wilson was pastor of the First Congregational Church of DeKalb from 1900 to 1909.

Administrative Information

Accruals: An addendum was added at a later date.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Christine Engstrom

Acquisition Method: Christine Engstrom, great granddaughter of George H. Wilson, donated his papers to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on October 14, 1991.

Related Materials: For further information regarding the church's activities the researcher should refer to the church's collection, RC 17.


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Box 1
Folder 1: Biographical Information and photograph
Folder 2-13: Sermons, 1881-1900
Box 2
Folder 1-8: Sermons, 1901-1919
Folder 9: Samson Story/Choice Sermon
Folder 10: Infallibility of Peter Sermon
Folder 11: Pilgrims and Puritans Sermon
Folder 12: No License Song Sermon
Folder 13-14: Sermons, no date
Box 3
Folder 1-7: Sermons, no date
Box 4
Folder 1-6: Sermons, no date
Folder 7: Pocket Record Books, 1912-1920
Box 5
Folder 1: Pocket Record Books, no date
Folder 2: Letter from C.W. Pritenard, DeKalb, February 15, 1900
Folder 3: Letter from George R. Wilson, Chicago, April 23, 1914
Folder 4: Printed Materials
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Notes
Addendum 1
Box 5
Folder 6: Diary, 1919
Folder 7: The Congregational Church-Building by Reverend G.H. Wilson, May 20, 1896
Folder 8: Bulletin, January 31, 1932
Folder 9: Woman's Missionary Society Program,, 1932
Volume 1: Divine Healing Under the Lens, by A. Berean (1 volume)
Volume 2: The Fact of Christ: A Series of Lectures, by P. Carnegie Simpson (1 volume)
Box 6
Folder 1: List of Sermons
Folder 2-9: Sermons, 1888-1901
Folder 10: Sermon-Robert Browning
Folder 11: Sermon-Bunyan
Folder 12: Sermon-Fred Douglas
Folder 13: Sermon-Napoleon
Folder 14: Sermon-Jno. G. Paton
Folder 15: Sermon-Socrates
Folder 16: Jno. Wesley
Folder 17: Sermons, no date
Folder 18: Notes on Pilgrim Mothers, no date
Folder 19: Notes on Wilberforce
Folder 20: Notes from Sermons, no date

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