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Archives & Manuscripts

Death -- Religious aspects

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single handwritten manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman." The manuscript describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

Susanna Sharpless manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-084
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript of Susanna Sharpless. The manuscript provides a brief biography of Aaron Sharpless, but the majority of the volume describes Aaron Sharpless's illness and death. The manuscript provides a daily record of Aaron Sharpless's final days, with quotes from interactions with family members, and prayers made by Aaron Sharpless on his death bed.

Waln family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of the Waln family's commonplace books. The volumes generally include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.