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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.090
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Adams, Blackmer & Lyon Pub. Co. printed advertisement for radial chart of Palestine, with a letter of introduction
Date n.d.
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description re: They endorse Rev. S. W. Powell's chart referring to the books of Kings and Chronicles in the International Lessons of the Bible. The circular includes testimonies affirming the value of these charts from professors of church history and biblical literature, pastors and church leaders, and newspaper editorials.
Subjects Religion  Christianity  Middle East  Education  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Theme Religion; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945