Methodist Episcopal Church--Illinois--Urbana--Clergy
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine
Dr. Henry Guy Goodsell (1880-1968) was a Methodist Episcopal minister who served congregations in Wisconsin, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection consists of 771 sermons that contain notations regarding bible/religious text used, subject of sermon, and locations where sermon was given and dates used.
Charles Claudius Rarick (1870-1960) was raised in Kansas, learned the blacksmith trade from his father, and became a Methodist preacher, serving congregations in Kansas, Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and Oregon. The collection contains an autobiography and sermons, including sermon notes, drafts, and journals.