William M. Blackburn Papers, 1855-1904
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Brief Description:

The William M. Blackburn Papers, 1855-1910, consist primarily of his handwritten sermons. Most of the sermons were delivered on multiple occasions and are arranged chronologically by the date the sermon was first delivered. Also included are several folders of miscellaneous untitled manuscripts and two folders of correspondence.

Also included is a copy of Blackburn’s sermon “The Crime Against the Presidency” reproduced on microfiche. The sermon was delivered Sunday, April 16, 1865, at the Fourth Presbyterian Church, in Trenton, New Jersey. This was the first Sunday following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/116
Created by: Blackburn, William
Volume: 0.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: Additional materials were donated by Ken Smith, Crookston, Minnesota, on July 14, 1997 (97-2132).
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
University of North Dakota - Presidents
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   Donation; the acquisition records are unavailable
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). William Blackburn Papers. OGLMC 116, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in December 2013.