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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.087
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Advertisement for George May Powell's lectures and charts
Date February-March 1882
Author Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Three copies of an advertisement for George May Powell's lectures and charts, with testimonials from participating religious leaders.
Subjects Printing  Religion  Education  Travel  
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