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Theophilus G. Steward research collection,

Title
Theophilus G. Steward research collection, 1986-1991.
Author
Seraile, William, 1941-
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 445 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
Box 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 445 Box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
Seraile, William, 1941-
Description
.4 lin. ft. (2 archival boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Research (document genres)
Source (note)
  • William Seraille
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
  • Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Biography (note)
  • William Seraile was a professor of history with the Department of Black Studies at Herbert H. Lehman College, CUNY. He is the author of several books including: "Bruce Grit: The Black Nationalist Writings of John Edward Bruce" (2003), "New York's Black Regiment During the Civil War" (2001), "Fire in His Heart: Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and the A.M.E. Church" (1999), and "Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black America" (1991), the focus of this collection.
  • Theophilus G. Steward was a clergyman, author and educator. Steward became a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1861 and served congregations in Macon, Georgia, Brooklyn, New York, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, Washington, D. C., and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was also the chaplain for the U.S. 25th Colored Infantry Regiment where he served in the Philippine Islands and Cuba (1898-1900). In 1907 Steward joined the faculty of Wilberforce University, with which he was associated until his death, serving as vice-president, chaplain and professor of history, French and logic.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Preliminary finding aid available.
Call Number
Sc MG 445
Author
Seraile, William, 1941- collector.
Title
Theophilus G. Steward research collection, 1986-1991.
Summary
The Theophilus G. Steward Research Collection includes correspondence regarding Professor Seraile's research compiled for his biography "Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black America." The collection includes correspondence with Steward's descendants, other individuals and repositories along with research material that he gathered from a number of institutions. Also included is the second draft of the manuscript.
Biography
William Seraile was a professor of history with the Department of Black Studies at Herbert H. Lehman College, CUNY. He is the author of several books including: "Bruce Grit: The Black Nationalist Writings of John Edward Bruce" (2003), "New York's Black Regiment During the Civil War" (2001), "Fire in His Heart: Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and the A.M.E. Church" (1999), and "Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black America" (1991), the focus of this collection.
Theophilus G. Steward was a clergyman, author and educator. Steward became a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1861 and served congregations in Macon, Georgia, Brooklyn, New York, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, Washington, D. C., and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was also the chaplain for the U.S. 25th Colored Infantry Regiment where he served in the Philippine Islands and Cuba (1898-1900). In 1907 Steward joined the faculty of Wilberforce University, with which he was associated until his death, serving as vice-president, chaplain and professor of history, French and logic.
Indexes
Preliminary finding aid available.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Theophilus G. Steward papers; Also located at; Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Gustavus Adolphus Steward papers; Also located at; Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Seraile, William, 1941- Voice of dissent, Theophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924) and Black America.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 445
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