Title

[Black Presbyterians by Dr. Gayraund S. Wilmore Jr.]

Original Title

Dr. Gayraund S. Wilmore Jr., History of B.P.U. Media-Modes, Inc. NYC

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Collection

James H. Costen collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1975-01-28

Playing Time

00:15:05

Abstract

In this recording, Dr. Gayraund S. Wilmore Jr. talks about the history of African Americans in the United Presbyterian Church. He points out the distinct contributions Blacks have made to the church as well as the social movements that have made Black life and culture what it is today. He talks about Hanover Davis, who was the first missionary to the slaves in the 1700s, and John Chavis, who was the first Black minister in the church, and names other Black church leaders in the pre-civil war time period. He talks about the founding of Biddle and Johnson C. Smith, and the formation of the Knox Presbytery that was formed by three men that strongly believed in Black liberation.

File Name

auc.071.b01t08.19750128.aud0008

Comments

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Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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