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United Methodist Collection: History

The Virginia Wesleyan University United Methodist Collection functions as a repository for publications relating to the history and workings of the United Methodist Church.

History

An Album of Methodist History, 1952, Elmer T. Clark

Birth of Methodism in America, with Photographs, 1905, J.S. Reynolds

Black United Methodism, Virginia United Methodism: The First 200 Years--A Bicentennial Publication Series of the Virginia Conference Historical Society, v5 n1 Spring 1985

By My Spirit: The Story of Methodist Protestant Women in Mission 1879-1939, 1990, Ethel W. Born

A Catechism on Church Government, 1897, Holland N. McTyeire

A Century of Methodism in Franklin, Virginia: From the year of Its Beginning through May 31, 1971, 1971, Edgar B. Jackson

The Dramatic Story of Early American Methodism, 1965, Frederick E. Maser

Early Methodism within the Bounds of the Old Genesee Conference from 1788 to 1828, 1860, George Peck

Encyclopedia of Methodism,  1881, M. Simpson

The Evangelical United Brethren Church in the Virginia Conference, Virginia United Methodism: The First 200 Years--A Bicentennial Publication Series of the Virginia Conference Historical Society, v3 n2 Fall 1982

Florida Flame: A History of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1987, Robert M. Temple, Jr.

From Saddle to City by Buggy, Boat and Railway, Gregory Claiborne Butts

George Whitefield--the Awakener: A Modern Study of the Evangelical Revival, 1930, Albert D. Belden

A Guidebook in the Administration of the Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1855, Osmon C. Baker

Historical Record of the Maryland Annual Conference, 1829 - 1939

History and Ministry of Centenary United Methodist Church, 2005, Tankersley, Jr., Claude Nelson, Terrell D. Moseley

A History of Methodism, 1885, Holland N. McTyeire

A History of Methodism, 1888, Holland N. McTyeire

A History of Methodism in Rockbridge County, Virginia, n.d., Albert M. Cupp

History of Methodist Missions Series:

  • Volume 1 -- Early American Methodism 1769-1844: Missionary Motivation and Expansion, 1949, Wade Crawford Barclay
  • Volume 2 -- Early American Methodism 1769-1844: To Reform the Nation, 1950, Wade Crawford Barclay
  • Volume 3 -- The Methodist Episcopal Church 1845-1939: Widening Horizons 1845-95, 1957, Wade Crawford Barclay
  • Volume 4 -- Twentieth Century Perspectives: The Methodist Episcopal Church 1896-1939, 1973, J. Tremayne Copplestone

History of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, 1924, A. W. Drury

History of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, 1979, J. Bruce Behney, Paul H. Eller

History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America, Volumes 1 & 4, 1866-67, Abel Stevens

History of the Old Baltimore Conference, 1907, James Edward Armstrong

History of the Organization of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1845

History of the Organization of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1871, A.H. Redford

History of the Religious Movement of the Eighteenth Century Called Methodism, Volumes 1-3, 1858-68, Abel Stevens

History of the Tennessee Conference, 1948, Cullen T. Carter

Holston Methodism, (v1 - 1904, v2 - 1906, v5 - 1913), R.N. Price

A Hundred Years of Methodism, 1877, Matthew Simpson

A Hundred Years of Richmond Methodism, 1899, Edward Leigh Pell

The Illustrated History of Methodism, 1900, James W. Lee, Naphtali Luccock, James Main Dixon

Inside Methodist Union, 1958, James H. Straughn

The Institutions of Higher Learning, Virginia United Methodism: The First 200 Years--A Bicentennial Publication Series of the Virginia Conference Historical Society, v2 n2 Fall 1982

Joint Commission on Unification of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Volume 3, 1920

Journal of Proceedings of the 71st Annual Session of the Norfolk District Conference, Virginia Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, May 25 & 26, 1938

Journal of Proceedings of the 84th Annual Session of the Norfolk District Conference, Virginia Annual Conference, The Methodist Church, May 8, 1951

Journal of Proceedings of the 93rd Annual Session of the Norfolk District Conference, Virginia Annual Conference, The Methodist Church, January 7, 1960

The Long Road to Methodist Union, 1943, John M. Moore

The Meaning of Methodism: A Study in Christian Religion, 1926, Gilbert T. Rowe

Memorials of Methodism in Virginia, 1871, William W. Bennett

Memorials of Methodism in the Bounds of the Rock River Conference, 1886, Rev. A.D. Field

Methodism, 1947, William K. Anderson

Methodism and Society Series:

  • Volume 1 -- Methodism and Society in Historical Perspective, 1961, Richard M. Cameron
  • Volume 2 -- Methodism and Society in the Twentieth Century, 1961, Walter G. Muelder
  • Volume 3 -- Methodism and Society in Theological Perspective, 1960, S. Paul Schilling
  • Volume 4 -- Methodism and Society: Guidelines for Strategy, 1962, Herbert E. Stotts and Paul Deats, Jr.

Methodism in the Grip of Modernism, (2nd ed), J.M. Stanfield

Methodist Worship in the Church Universal, 1965, Edwin E. Voight

The Methodist Heritage, 1951, Henry Carter

The Methodist Meeting House, 1941, Paul Neff Garber

The Methodist Pulpit South, 1859, William T. Smithson

The Methodists are One People, 1939, Paul Neff Garber

The Musical Wesleys, 1968, Erik Routley

A New History of Methodism, Volumes 1 & 2, 1909

Pictorial History of the Virginia Conference, 1965, David Franklin Glovier

Prominent Personalities in American Methodism, 1945

Randolph-Macon College, A Southern History, 1983, James Edward Scanlon

Revival's Children: A Religious History of Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1979, Kirk Mariner

A Short History of Methodism, 1903, John W. Boswell

Sketches and Portraits of the Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1890, Rev. John J. Lafferty

The Story of Methodism, 1888, A.B. Hyde

The Story of Methodism, 1974, Frederick A. Norwood

The Story of Methodism in The Pittsburgh Region, 1959

Tales of a Wesleyana Collector, 1977, Frederick E.  Maser

Theological Transition in American Methodism: 1790 - 1935, 1965, Robert E, Chiles

This Sacred Enterprise: The Golden Anniversary of Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. 1948-1998, 1999, Bernard S. Via, Jr., C. Warner Crumb, and Bruce C. Pfeiffer

The Trail of the Florida Circuit Rider, 1944, Charles T. Thrift, Jr.

United Methodist Studies: Basic Bibliographies, 1992, Kenneth E. Rowe

Vindication of Methodist Episcopacy, 1820, Nathan Bangs

Virginia Methodism: A History, 1955, William Warren Sweet

Virginia United Methodism: The Next 25 Years, Virginia United Methodism: The First 200 Years--A Bicentennial Publication Series of the Virginia Conference Historical Society, v53 n2 Fall 1985

Who's Who in Methodism, 1952 

World Service of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1923, Ralph E. Diffendorfer