General Convention. Sermons

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General Convention. Sermons


  • 1786-1915 (Creation)


1.6 cu.ft. (4 boxes)


The first Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. John Henry Hobart, was appointed at the 1853 General Convention. The Registrar procures and maintains all Journals and other records of the General Convention, as well as the records of all ordinations and consecrations of bishops in The Episcopal Church. This includes sermons preached at General Convention and at the consecration of bishops.

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This collection comprises printed sermons delivered at General Convention, the consecration of bishops, and on special occasions to various dioceses, including funerals and diocesan conventions.


Printed Sermons, delivered at General Convention, 1786-1859
Printed Sermons, delivered at the consecration of bishops, 1841-1905
Printed Sermons, Miscellaneous, 1830-1915

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Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.

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The Archives is able to respond to limited requests for reproductions subject to copyright restrictions, internal policy, and the condition of the source documents.

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  • English

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