Shaker manuscript collection

Collection Data

Description
Collection consists of records of daily events, diaries, recollections, accounts of seances, recipes, spirit messages, songs, hymns, poems, church covenants, accounts,correspondence, drawings, printed material, and photographs documenting Shaker communities in the United States, chiefly those in New Lebanon and Watervliet, New York.
Names
Shakers. Mt. Lebanon Bishopric (N.Y.) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1780 - 1952
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2731
Topics
Shakers
New Lebanon (N.Y.)
Watervliet (N.Y.)
Genres
Documents
Drawings
Notes
Ownership: 1953 Kramer, Leon; Melcher, Marguerite; Dauber & Pine; Salloch, William; Lassiter, William L.; Mott, Howard S. Purchase, gift
Ownership: MSS 53M136
Physical Description
Extent: Originals: 8 linear feet (2 boxes, 49 v.). Copies: 9 microfilm reels.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW92-A23
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11992489
MSS Unit ID: 2731
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd782af0-c622-012f-353a-58d385a7bc34
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