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Church History Resources in the Library

If you have ever wondered about religious meetings in the United States during the 1800’s you can learn more by reading The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley by Timothy Flint. Published in 1800s this book has a clear description of religious camp meetings. The Harold B. Lee Library has a printed copy in the L .Tom Perry Special Collections, call number F 351 .F6 1828, as well as a microfilm version Z 1236 .L5 1971 no. 13193. But the fastest way to find this title is through our online services, in this case Sabin Americana 1500-1926. Just click here and search the work using the word “camp” to find the relevant section.

The library has a number of other interesting resources, U. S. Census records for example, you can use to learn more about life in America during the early years of the church.