Books & Periodicals Needed for the Historical Library and Archives

Relating to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America

 

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Anderson, J. G. The Doctrines of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church are Supported by The Scriptures and Christian Experience.

Axtell, J. W. Grading the Sunday School: the Outcome of Organization. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Press, 1904.
     Have one copy - need one more.     

Axtell, J. W. Grading the Sunday School: the Outcome of Organization. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Westminster Press, 1908.

Axtell, J. W. The Superintendent's Handbook for 1909.

Axtell, J. W. The Teacher's Handbook for 1909.

Baird, A. J. Annual Address Delivered Before the M. W. Grand Lodge of Tennessee at Its Annual Session, October, 1857. Nashville: Bang, Walker & Co., Book and Job Printers, 1858. Need 2 copies for Archives

Biddle, Arthur Colyar. The Enchiridion: A Handbook of Forms for All the Services in Any Active and Wide-awake Church. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1910.

Boydstun, Winona. Naomi: A Story for the Home.

Bryan, David. The Songster's Companion: A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Lately Compiled from Various Authors, For the Use and Benefit of All People. Jacksonville, Alabama: Printed by J. F. Grant, 1837.

Brents, T. W., John Hooten, and William Arthur. Elder's Second Son. Lewisburg, Tennessee, before 1873.
      [Pamphlet published about Rev. J. R. Collinsworth]

Buquo, H. H. How to Be a Faithful Elder. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1894.
     Need two copies - only have a photocopy

Campbell, John P. Plea for Christian Union. Nashville, Tennessee: Published for the author, 1860.

A Circular Letter addressed to the societies and brethren of the Presbyterian Church : recently under the care of the Council by the late Cumberland Presbytery ; in which there is a correct statement of the origin, progress, and termination of the difference between the Synod of Kentucky and the former Presbytery of Cumberland. Nashville: Historical Society of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1899 [ Reprint of: Russellville, Ky. : Printed by Matthew Duncan at the Office of the Farmer's Friend, 1810.]

Crisman, E. B. Baptism of Infants: A Scriptural Argument: Substance of Two Sermons Delivered by Rev. E. B. Crisman. Memphis, Tenn.: Hite & Corwine, Printers, 1870.

Cumberland Presbyterian Missionary
Vol. 1, Number 1, January 1854
Vol. 1, Number 5, May 1854
Vol. 2, Number 5, May 1855
Vol. 2, Number 12, December 1855

Dale, Mamie E. Willie Selville's Mission: A Story for the Young. Edited by her father, W. T. Dale. Wartrace, Tennessee: Mamie Dale Book and Tract Publishing Fund, c1901.
     Have one copy need one more.

Dale, W. T. Baptism of Christ.

Dale, W. T. The Baptism of the Ethiopian.

Dale, W. T. Last Words; or, Spirit Whispers: A Collection of Hymns Suggested by the Last Words of Dying Christians; and Other Songs. Dayton, Rockingham Co., VA: Ruebush, Kieffer & Co.,; Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1878.
      Have one copy need one more.

Dale, W. T. Life's Two Railways. Gallatin, Tennessee: By the author, 1893.
      Have one copy need one more.

Dale, W. T. Songs of Beulah Land, A Revival and Church Song Book. Nashville, Tennessee: Rev. W. T. Dale Book and Music Publisher, 1920.
      Have one copy need one more.

Dale, W. T. Times of Refreshing: A Winnowed Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs for Gospel Singers, Revivals, Prayer, Experience and Children's Meetings, the Sabbath School, Young Peoples' and Missionary Societies, and Many Other Special Occasions of Church Work and Worship. Macon, Georgia: J. W. Burke Company, 1896.

Dale, W. T. An article in the Musical Million, XI (1889), pages +10+

Dean, G. O. The Only Sure Steps To Success And Happiness.
Have one copy need one more.

Declaration of Principles and Church Policy, of the Independent Presbyterians. Evansville, Indiana: Rev. Levin Wilson, Publishing Agent, 1855.
      Only have photocopy in archives.

DeWitt, M. B. The Centenary of Robert Raikes; or a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Sunday-School. Nashville, Tennessee: Printed for the Author by the Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1881.
     Need two copies - only have a photocopy

Dortch, D. E., and W. G. Cooper. Our Church and Revival Songs. Tullahoma, Tennessee: The Gospel Winchester, Company, 1911.

Eshman, A. N. Standard Home Civics. Winchester, Tennessee :National Council of Better Citizenship, 1924.

Ewing, Finis. Substance of a Discourse on National Affairs: Delivered to the Churches at Casey's Creek, Piney, Liberty, Union. Russellville [Ky.]: Crumbaugh and Rhea, 1814.

Faust, William Jabez. Analytic Articles on Baptism: The Ritual and Doctrinal Unity of the Bible and the Constitutional Identity of the Church Through All the Ages. Nashville, Tennessee: 1893.
        Have one copy need one more.

Foster, R. V. The Lord's Prayer: A Study of its Teaching. Nashville, Tennessee: The Cumberland Press, 1902.

Foster, R. V. The Systems of Doctrine: I. Cumberland Presbyterianism, II. Presbyterianism. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Press, 1904.

Gaut, John M., Joe H. Fussell, and J. B. Hail. In the Appellate Court of Illinois, Third District, November Term 1906 ; Joe H. Fussell Et Als., Appellants, Vs. J. B. Hail Et Als, Appellees, Appeal from Macon County: Brief and Argument of Appellees. S. l: s.n, 1906.

Gillham, W. B. Aeolian Lyrist. Cincinnati, 1854.

Hail, John E. Hirano: A Story of a Japanese Town. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland, 1903.

Harris, William. The Cumberland Presbyterian Hymn Book; Designed for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations; Containing Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected from the Most Approved Authors. Russellville: Charles Rhea, Printer, 1824.
        Have one copy need one more.

Henderson, J. T. A. The Way to Be Saved Made Plain. Kansas City: Ramsey, Millet & Hudson, 1873.

Henderson, J. T. A. The Way to Be Saved Made Plain. St. Louis: Perrin & Smith, 1881.

Holcombe, Hosea. A Reply to Rev. Finis Ewing's Lecture on the Subjects and Modes of Baptism: Being a Vindication of Believers' Baptism Only. 1833.

Jackson, J. W. Zeke and the Methodists: A Sequel to the Religious Ups and Downs of the Jackson Family. Austin, Tex: Firm Foundation Pub. House, 1885. ("This little book is a review of the "Theological Grub-Ax," a tract written by J.H. Nichols.")

Jacobs, William States. Presbyterianism in Nashville: A Compliation of Historic Data. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Press, 1904.

Johnston, T. M. The Pastor and People: A Sermon. St. Louis: Perrin & Smith, 1876.

Logan, J. B. Plain and Scriptural Guide to the Honest Inquirer After Truth, In Reference to the Doctrine of Baptism, as Taught in the Holy Scriptures. Alton, Ill.: S. V. Crossman, Book and Job Printer, 1867.

Logan, J. B. Is the System of American Slavery Sanctioned By the Holy Scriptures? Alton, Ill.: R. B. Crossman, Printer, 1864.

Love, T. S. A Plan and Plea for Organic Christian Union.

*McDonnold, B. W. History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 3rd edition. Nashville, Tennessee: Board of Publication of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1893. (There are no copies of this edition in the archives.)

Miscellaneous Thoughts on Several Subjects of Divinity: So Much Controverted in the World With a Brief Historical Sketch of the Rise of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and of Its Progress to the Present Day. Princeton, Kentucky: Office of the Religious and Literary Intelligencer, 1832.

Missionary Record: Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Subject of Christian Mission (1874-1907)
See listing for issues needed.

Mitchell, B. G. My Reasons for Union. Nashville, Tennessee: The Cumberland Press, 1904.

Morris, Bessie Copeland. How I was Converted. Louisville, Kentucky: Pentecostal Herald Press.

Morrison, Carrie Wood. Sedister: or, The Return of the Wandering Fairy. By Mrs. Mark Morrison. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1898.

A New Selection of Devotional Hymns, Compiled From Various Authors, for the Use of the Friends of Zion. Adopted and Recommended by the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Fayetteville, Tennessee: E. & J. B. Hill, 1831.

Pearson, R. G. Evangelistic Sermons. Richmond Press, Inc. Printers, 1915. [1 copy in archives]

Presbyterian Historical Almanac, and Annual Remembrance of the Church.
1861 (vol. 3)
1862 (vol. 4)
1863 (vol. 5)
1864 (vol. 6)
1866 (vol. 8)
1867 (vol. 9)

Price, James Franklin. A Sweet Life. 1891. [no copy in archives]

Price, James Franklin. Baptism In a Nut Shell. Marion, Kentucky: By the author, 1903. [1 copy in archives]

Price, James Franklin. Sanctification; Is the Holiness Theory Correct?, 1893. [1 copy in archives]

Price, James Franklin. Studies In Regard to the Holy Spirit. Marion, Kentucky. [no copy in archives]

Price, James Franklin. Tabular Life of Christ: The Principal Events in the Life of Christ, as Recorded by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Presented in Tabular Form in Chronological Order, and Classified. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1900. [no copy in archives]

Sample, William. A Review of the Missionary Baptist's Version of the New Testament. Greenville, Tenn.: Printed at J.B.R. Lyon's Job Office, 1870. [Need original copy for archives - we have a photocopy]

Sample, William. A Sermon on the Millenium, Preached at St. Paul School-house, and Also, at Dover, 1852. Greeneville, Tenn.: Printed at Lyon & Co.'s Job Office, 1855. [Need copy for archives]

Shook Isaac. The Christian Sabbath. Nashville, Tenn.: Board of Publication of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1860. [37 pages]
[No copy in the archives - we need a copy]

Shook, Isaac. The Scripture Guide to Infant Baptism. Louisville, Kentucky: Published by the Cumberland Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1851 [39 pages]

Smith, C. Aubrey. A Letter to My Grandchildren, With Pictures of Some Recent Forebears. Austin, Texas: Printed by Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1976.

Smith, James, comp. Evangelical Hymns Adapted to Private, Family, Social, and Camp-Meeting Worship: Selected from Various Authors. 2nd ed. Nashville, Tennessee: Printed at the Revivalist Office, 1833. [also need 1st and 3rd editions]

Smith, James, comp. Evangelical Hymns Adapted to Private, Family, Social, and Camp-Meeting Worship: Selected from Various Authors. 4th ed. Tuscumbia: Printed at the North Alabamian Office, 1839. [Have one copy with half of title page missing]

Smith, M. M. Is Mrs. L. M. Woosley an Ordained Preacher? Bowling Green, Kentucky: Press of the Park City Daily Times, 1895.

Stephens, John Vant. An Affirmation (The Auburn affirmation) designed to safeguard the unity and liberty of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: With Supplemental Events, Antecedent and Subsequent. Cincinnati, Ohio: Privately printed, 7 Lane Seminary Building, 1939.

Stephens, John Vant. Biographical Sketch of the Late Rev. Claiborn H. Bell, D.D. Lebanon, Tennessee, 1909. (Have photocopy only)

Stephens, John Vant. Biographical Sketches and the Funeral Services of John Vant Stephens and Willie Harding Buchanan Stephens. 1946. [1 copy in archives]

Stephens, John Vant. The Christianization of Great Britain, a Chapter in British-Anglo-Saxon History. Cincinnati: 1937.

Stephens, John Vant. Elect Infants: Or, Infant Salvation in the Westminster Symbols. Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1900.

Stephens, John Vant. Historical Sketch of Missions in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 1891. (Have photocopy only.)

Stephens, John Vant. The Story of the Founding of Lane. Revised and enlarged. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1940.

Stephens, John Vant. The Story of the Founding of Lane. Address Delivered at the Centennial of Lane Theological Seminary, June 25, 1929. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1929.

Supplement to the Harp of Glory. Nashville, Tennessee: Rev. W. T. Dale, 1912.
      Have one copy need one more.

Tennessee Historical Record Survey. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records Tennessee. Nashville, Tennessee: U.S. Works Progress Administration, 1938, c1941.


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