Manuscript/Mixed Material Diary of Horatio Gates Spafford

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Diary of Horatio Gates Spafford
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1828-1888 (Author)
Created / Published
Unpublished journal, 1882
Subject Headings
-  Spafford, Horatio G., 1828-1888
-  Christian life
-  Jews--Palestine
-  American Colony in Jerusalem
-  Christian sects--Ottoman Empire
-  American Protestantism
-  Religious thought
-  Jerusalem--Religious pilgrimages
-  Millennialism--Palestine--History
-  Bible--Prohecies--Jerusalem
-  Messianism
-  Diaries
-  Manuscripts
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
-  Personal and religious introspection and notes on events in the first year of residence in Jerusalem of the American Colony founder. Sporadic handwritten entries in printed day-by-day diary, in ink and pencil. Blank pages not included in scanning.
-  Spafford wrote "Jerusalem, Syria" in his diary, referring to the large Eastern Mediterranean region of the Levant (which encompassed a large territory that later came to include the modern states of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories).
diary 6 1/8" x 4 1/8" closed
Call Number/Physical Location
Part I, Box 1, Folder 16: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
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American Colony, and Horatio Gates Spafford. Diary of Horatio Gates Spafford. Unpublished Journal, 1882. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

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