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Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings

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Edited by:
Willa Ann Hadley Townsend, American, 1880 - 1947  Search this
Published by:
Sunday School Publishing Board, American, founded 1915  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Arthur Melvin Townsend Sr., American, 1875 - 1959  Search this
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., American, founded 1895  Search this
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Deacon Anderson Scott  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product) with leaf (metal) and book cloth (textile material) on cardboard
H x W x D: 8 7/8 × 6 1/8 × 1 1/4 in. (22.5 × 15.6 × 3.1 cm)
hardcover books
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
A hardcover copy of Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings edited by Willa Ann Hadley Townsend. The hardcover clothbound book is green with orange-peach page edges, and gold leaf text and design elements. The top half of the front cover features the title of the book printed in gold leaf text that reads [BAPTIST STANDARD / HYMNAL / With / Responsive Readings]. Below is a styled gold lead illustration of a scroll piece of sheet music behind a pipe organ. The text and illustration are printed within a thin, black rectangular frame. Printed at the top of the spine in gold leaf text is the abbreviated title: [BAPTIST / STANDARD / HYMNAL]. The back cover is plain. The interior pages are white with black text. The contents include 26 sections titled: [WORSHIP AND PRAISE], [GOD THE FATHER], [GOD THE SON], [THE HOLY SPIRIT], [THE TRINITY], [THE WORD OF GOD], [FALL OF MAN], [PROVISIONS OF THE GOSPEL], [ADMONITION AND INVITATION], [ACCEPTING CHRIST], [THE CHRISTIAN], [THE CHURCH], [TEMPERANCE], [TIME AND ETERNITY], [SPECIAL], [CHANTS], [RESPONSES], [LORD’S PRAYER], [DOXOLOGIES], [RECESSIONALS], [WORD-HYMNS], [FAMILIAR TUNES], [SELECTIONS FOR MALE VOICES], [SELECTIONS FOR FEMALE VOICES], [RESPONSIVE READINGS], and [INDEXES]. Following the explanation of metered music is sheet music. Handwritten pencil text at the top center of the front pastedown reads [Scott]. Handwritten black ink text at the center of the first front flyleaf page reads [Property of / Dea. Anderson Scott / 1947]. Handwritten pencil text at the center left and right of page 672 reads [488 / 392] and [Reading 13 to 18]. The book has 672 pages.
African American  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Literature  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Religion  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture