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Title: John Henry Zivley sermon and notes
Dates: 1880
Accession Number(s): 1996-042
Extent: 0.5 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: John Henry Zivley (1824-1905) was a Presbyterian pastor in Texas and Alabama. Zivley was born in Shelbyville, Tennessee on October 29, 1824, and attended Mt. Reserve Academy, Lane Theological Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary before his ordination on April 21, 1848. He served several churches in Alabama before moving to Texas. He served as an evangelist in Austin (1853-1881), a pastor in San Saba (1881-1885), a home missionary to San Angelo and Ballinger (1885-1888), and as pastor to Colorado (1890-1906) and Big Spring (1896-1901). He obtained a doctorate of divinity from Austin College in 1898. He died after an extended illness on February 12, 1905.

Scope and Contents: The John Henry Zivley sermon and notes document the dedication of a new Presbyterian church in Lockhart, Texas in 1880.

Related Collections: See the Congregational History Collection under the First Presbyterian Church of San Saba, Texas for an 1885 sermon by Zivley.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Index Terms:
Zivley, J. H. (John Henry), 1824-1905.
First Presbyterian Church (Lockhart, Tex.)
Sermons, American--Texas.

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Preferred Citation: John Henry Zivley sermon and notes, 1880, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
C115   Sermon and notes, 1880

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