African Methodist Episcopal Church
- Existence: 1816
Biographical / Historical
The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1816, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
R. A. (Revels Alcorn) Adams papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 48
Abstract: The collection consists of writings, sheet music, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers, stemming from R. A. Adams's activities as an evangelistic minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and as a writer, lecturer, and publisher of pamphlets on topics relating to race, religion, contraception, interpersonal relations, and socioeconomics. The collection documents aspects of African American religion and culture, especially in the South, in the early 20th century, and in...