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About Christian observer [microform]. (Louisville, Ky.) 1870-1968
Louisville, Ky. (1870-1968)
Christian observer [microform]. : (Louisville, Ky.) 1870-1968
- Place of publication:
- Louisville, Ky.
- Geographic coverage:
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- [Converse & Co.]
- Dates of publication:
Began in 1870; ceased in 1968?
- Jefferson County (Ky.)--Newspapers.
- Louisville (Ky.)--Newspapers.
- Presbyterian Church--Kentucky--Newspapers.
- Description based on: Vol. 83, no. 1 (Sept. 4, 1895); title from caption.
- The Christian observer ... was founded as the Religious Remembrancer, "A Presbyterian Family Newspaper." Among its variety of religious articles were biographical sketches, revivals of religion, theological essays, missionary information, discourses on the preciousness of Christ and the denying of Christ, and essays on bible verses. The paper changed names several times, and in 1869 joined with the Free Christian Commonwealth in Louisville, Kentucky. Several of its contemporaries were swallowed up by its growth. In the early 1900's it was still a leading Presbyterian paper and contained stories and anecdotes, articles on such topics as "The Alcoholic problem," "Practical Suggestions for Church Work," "Saving Faith," "The Anti-opium Campaign in China," "Work Among the Negroes," and "The Pioneer Woman Physician." Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
- sf 89091810
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