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Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868

Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868

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Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868 UALR.MS.0161

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-08-07T09:22-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868
Dates: 1859-1868
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet1 document box
Identification: UALR.MS.0161
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Arrangement

Chronologically by correspondent.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence and other materials of Henry C. Lay, Missionary Bishop of the Southwest, inlcuding letters from Lay to his wife in Huntsville, Alabama, 1859-1868; correspondence to miscellaneous individuals, 1860-1868; materials relating to Lay's appointment as Missionary Bishop of Arkansas, pastoral letters and other materials, 1859-1860; materials related to the Arkansas district, 1861-1865; and a chronological index of materials.

Originals of typed copies are at the University of North Carolina; photocopies of originals are from the Episcopal diocese of Little Rock.

This collection was originally numbered H-14 and is part of the J. N. Heiskell Historical Collection, courtesy Arkansas Gazette Foundation.


Biographical Note

Henry C. Lay was born in 1823. In 1859, he was elected Missionary Bishop of the Southwest, overseeing Arkansas, Indian Territory, and parts adjacent. Lay became Bishop of Arkansas when the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States was organized as an independent church. After the Civil War the church reunified and Lay once more became missionary bishop. In 1868, Lay was elected bishop of a diocese in Maryland and held that office from 1869 until his death in 1885.


Arkansas Gazette Foundation. (donor)
Arkansas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Education--Arkansas--History--19th century
Episcopal Church--Missions
Heiskell, John Netherland, 1872-1972, collector
Lay, Henry C. (Henry Champlin), 1823-1885

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


Administrative Information

Citation Notes

Bibliographic citation:

Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868, UALR.MS.0161. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock

Footnote or Endnote citation:

Description of item, file number, Henry C. Lay Collection, 1859-1868, UALR.MS.0161.


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