A Guide to the J. D. Kingsbury Papers, 1854 Kingsbury, J. D. Papers Ms1989-054

A Guide to the J. D. Kingsbury Papers, 1854

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Collection Number Ms1989-054


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Collection Number
J. D. Kingsbury Papers, 1854
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Kingsbury, J. D.

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Scope and Content

Missionary sent by the American Sunday-School Union in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Monongalia and Marion counties, Virginia (now West Virginia), in 1854. Papers include Kingsbury's certificate appointing him to his position by the Union, and five letters to him from co-workers and friends referring to Kingsbury's concerns over the position given him and his plans to establish a library.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Virginia--History
  • West Virginia