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Rev. Joseph Gilford Butler sermons

Identifier: L253

Scope and Contents

This collection includes sermons and sermon notes from Rev. Joseph Guilford Butler ranging from 1917-1959 regarding Reverend Joseph Gilford Butler.


  • 1917-1959


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Reverend Joseph G. Butler wrote numerous sermons ranging from 1917-1959 about giving and helping others to teaching about the ways of the church. He was born in 1888 in Ontario, Canada, but moved to Indiana in 1910 where he lived until his death. He was a minister at the Baptist Christian Church in Royal Center, Indiana. He married Gladys Butler in 1916 and had 2 sons: Harry and John. He died in 1965 in Marion, Indiana due to congestive heart failure.

Source: material from collection and AncestryLibrary.


1 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Glady S. Butler (Terry Taylor) on 1977/11/02.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/17 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/17 by Kori Nell.
Rev. Joseph Gilfrod Butler sermons
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.