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Papers of Bishop William Tecumseh Vernon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 529
Overview William Tecumseh Vernon, after his ordination in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, served as President of the A.M.E.-sponsored Western University in Quindaro, Kansas. Vernon also served as Register of the United States Treasury from 1906-1911. Reverend Vernon was consecrated a Bishop of the A.M.E. Church in 1920, and was assigned to the 17th Episcopal District in South Africa where he served for four years. The collection consists primarily of family correspondence and genealogical...
Dates: 1897 - 1989

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  • Language: English X
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  • Names: Vernon, William Tecumseh, 1871- X