The Resource Antislavery and otherworldliness in the Shenandoah Valley, Stephen L. Longenecker

Antislavery and otherworldliness in the Shenandoah Valley, Stephen L. Longenecker

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Antislavery and otherworldliness in the Shenandoah Valley
Title
Antislavery and otherworldliness in the Shenandoah Valley
Statement of responsibility
Stephen L. Longenecker
Title variation
After the backcountry: rural life and society in the 19th century Valley of Virginia
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Unpublished manuscript by Stephen Longenecker of Bridgewater College used as the basis of his presentation at a local history conference held at VMI on March 23-25, 1995
  • Records beliefs on slavery/antislavery and matters of clothing and dress, from the perspectives of prominet Dunker (i.e. Brethren), Mennonite and Methodist preachers and others in the Shenandoah Valley of Va. during the 19th century
Biographical or historical data
References to John Kline, Dunker preacher from Linville; Mennonite preachers Bishop David Heatwole and Peter Burkholder, and the hymnist, Joseph Funk from Singers Glen; Methodists Peachy Harrison and Isaac Hardesty, the latter a mayor of Harrisonburg; and others.
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VMC
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Antislavery and otherworldliness in the Shenandoah Valley, Stephen L. Longenecker
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Arrangement
Only copy of manuscript kept in pamphlet binder and shelved in classed section of Special Collections.
Control code
32266717
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
23 leaves

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