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1. Overview of the Collection

 

Repository

McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi

Creator

Mrs. Miriam Montgomery

Collection Number

M493

Collection Title

Castleman (Reverend Thomas, II) Papers

Size

One cubic foot

Language

English

Dates

The Castleman Genealogy: ca. 1120 – ca. 1969

Sermons and Lectures: 1833-1859 and undated

Collection Status

Fully Processed

Abstract

The Castleman Papers collection consist of a brief genealogy record and sermons from Reverend Thomas Castleman, II.

 

2. Subjects

Castleman Genealogy – United States

Sermons and Lectures – United States

Traveling Episcopalian Minister – United States

 

3. Biographical/Historical Note

Sermons of Reverend Thomas Castleman, II, an Episcopalian minister in Louisiana and possibly also in Mississippi during the 1850s and 1860s. Reverend Castleman was a traveling minister. He travelled to places such as Kankakee, Illinois, and St. John’s Lunenburg.

 

4. Scope and Content Note

The Papers of Reverend Thomas Castleman, II,contain sermons and lectures over the course of several decades. The collection is fromthe 1800swhich includes twenty-five undated sermons, thirty-seven before the1850s, and twenty-three are in the 1850s. Additionally, it includes a brief family genealogy. Although some sermon booklets are either damaged or missing pages, one can still view the sermons and obtain the general overview of each message.

 

5. Arrangement

The materials in the collection did not receive significant arrangement. The first folder is the genealogy records. Behind the genealogy folder are the forty-six sermons. Lastly there are three lectures and a hand written note.

 

6. Related Material

Related collections at the University of Southern Mississippi include:

  • The Purpose and Use of Comfort And Other Sermons(New York: E.P. Dutton & Company,1906), call number BX5845.B7 S4 1910 Vol. 1 (Cook).
  • The Candle of the Lord And Other Sermons (New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1881), call number BX5845.B7 S4 1910 Vol. 2 (Cook).
  • Sermons Preached in English Churches (New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1883), call number BX5845.B7 S4 1910 Vol. 3 (Cook).
  • M3 Williams (Howard S.) Papers

 

7. Administrative Information

 

Provenance

This collection was donated by Mrs. Miriam Montgomery

Use Restrictions

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Reproduction of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Provision of photocopies or digital reproductions does not constitute permission to publish, distribute, provide internet access to, or otherwise display images of materials in this collection. Copyright is retained by the lawful copyright holder, and it is the responsibility of the permission seeker to contact and secure permission from the copyright holder. Where copyright permission is not granted, images are only for use in private study subject to the Fair Use exceptions made in U.S. Copyright Law.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation Method

In citing these materials, the following information should be included:

Item, title of collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Paul Stoulig and Shawna Guidry and finding aid written by Shawna Guidry, February 16, 2015.

Sources

Case File

 

8. Container List

BOX 1

Folder 1

The Castleman Genealogy ca. 1120 – ca. 1969

USER COPIES OF SERMONS:

 

Folder 2

Ecclesiastes 12:1. “Remember now thy creator in the days of thy youth.” (October 10, 1841; October 17, 1841; November 6, 1841; November 13, 1841; January 16, 1842; March 27, 1842; March 9, 1843)

Folder 3

Exodus 32:26. “Who is on the Lord side? Let him unto me” (August 1842; September 11, 1842; February 1843; November 26, 1843; December 2, 1843; September 1844)

Folder 4

Jeremiah 2:13. “My people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (March 24, 1844; November 14, 1844; July 8, 1846)

Folder 5

Galatians 5:24. “They that are Xhrist's[sic] have crucified the flesh with the affections of lusts.” (January 24, 1847; February 7, 1850)

Folder 6

No Reference. “The way of approach to X. No. 83.” (July 2, 1847; July 4, 1847; March 11, 1848; October 21, 1849)

Folder 7

Jonah 1:6. “What meanest thou oh sleepers? Arise, call upon thy God; if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.” (January 23, 1848)

Folder 8

Hebrews 11:1. “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”(January 30, 1848; February 13, 1848; November 12, 1848; September 22, 1849)

Folder 9

Isaiah 38:1. “Funeral: Thus saith the LORD, set thy house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.” (March 11, 1848)

Folder 10

Ecclesiastes 11:9. “Warning to the young.” (March 19, 1848; January 20, 1850; November 4, 1854)

Folder 11

Luke 7:14. “Now when Jesus came nigh to the gate of the city behold there was a dead man carried out the only son of his mother & she was a widow, & much people of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, & said unto her, weep not. And he came & touched the bier, & they that bare him stood still. And he said young man I say unto thee arise. And he that was dead sat up & began to speak, and he delivered him to his mother.” (April 1848; May 7, 1848; November 7, 1849)

Folder 12

Luke 22:2. “And the chief priests & scribes sought how they might kill Him.” (April 19, 1848, Wednesday before Easter; March 10, 1850)

Folder 13

Luke 13:24. “Strive to enter in at the strait gate for many I say unto you will seek to enter in and shall not be able.” (June 18, 1848; September 13, 1849; June 25, 1854)

Folder 14

I Corinthians 13:12. “For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face; now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” (July 2, 1848; July 9, 1848)

Folder 15

Daniel 3:18. “Decision: Be it known unto thee oh king that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image whh[sic] thou hast set up.”(July 1850; October 1850; March 17, 1851; September 1851; December 1851; February 12, 1852; September 1852)

Folder 16

John 6:44. “The ability of Sinners to obey God if they will: No man can come to me, except the Father which sent me draw him.” (September 21, 1851)

Folder 17

Galatians 5:22-23. “The fruit of Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, against such there is no law.” (July 18, 1852; October 31, 1852; September 25, 1853)

Folder 18

Acts 13:32-34. “The demands of nonbelievers, unreasonable and wicked: We declare unto you glad tidings how that the promise wh[sic] was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second Psalm, ‘Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.’ And as concerning that he raised him up now from the dead, now no more to return to corruption he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.” (Easter Day, April 7, 1833)

Folder 19

Matthew 6:24. “Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” (June 17, 1855)

Folder 20

Romans 8:9. “The spirit of Christ: If any man have not the Spirit of Christ he is none of his.” (July 8 1855)

Folder 21

No Reference. “The magnanimity of a forgiving spirit.” (September 2, 1855)

Folder 22

Luke 11:10. “Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.”

Folder 23

No Reference. Title appears to be “The Temperance Question” (N.D.)

Folder 24

Acts 24:25. “As he reasoned of – temperance – Felise Trembled” -- (N.D.)

Folder 25

Acts 20:32. “And now brethren I commend you to God and to the won his grace, wh[sic] is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all them wh[sic] are sanctified.” (N.D.)

Folder 26

Exodus 20:8. “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.”(N.D.)

Folder 27

No Reference. Title appears to be “There are two great truths wh[sic] no man ought ever to forget.” (N.D.)

Folder 28

Matthew 2:2. “Where is he that is born King of the Jews for we have seen his star in of east & are to worship him.” (N.D.)

Folder 29

No Reference. No title but appears to be “Christians must look upon sin as a hatred thing.” (N.D.)

Folder 30

Mark 4:28. “First of blade then of ear after that full corn in of ear.” (N.D.)

Folder 31

No Reference. Title appears to be “Will you stand up in face of all this testimony that God has given you?” (N.D.)

Folder 32

Matthew 24:12. “Because iniquity shall abound of love as many shall wax cold.” (N.D.)

Folder 33

No Reference. Title appears to be “The thought of death” - (N.D.)

Folder 34

No Reference. Title appears to be an Easter message concerning the crucifixion, resurrection, and fasting. (N.D.)

Folder 35

Psalms 119:72. “The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.” (N.D.)

Folder 36

No Reference. Title appears to be a message about Lazarus. (N.D.)

Folder 37

Matthew 25:14-15. “The Kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants delivered unto them his goods. And unto one he gave five talents to another two & to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straight way took his journey.” (N.D.)

Folder 38

Proverbs 22:6. “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” (N.D.)

Folder 39

Isaiah 3:11. “Wo unto of wicked! It shall be ill with him: for of reward is his hands shall be given him.” (N.D.)

Folder 40

John 11:23. “Thy brother shall rise again.” (N.D.)

Folder 41

I Corinthians 7:29. “Brethren, the time is short.” (N.D.)

Folder 42

John 3:3. “We know that thou art a teacher come from God for no man can do these miracles that thou doest except God be with him.” (N.D.)

Folder 43

Luke 14:17. “Come for all things are now ready.” (N.D.)

Folder 44

I Timothy 5:24. “Some men's sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after.” (N.D.)

Folder 45

No Reference. “Thou shalt not kill.” (N.D.)

Folder 46

Proverbs 19:11. “The discretion of a man defereth[sic] his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.” (N.D.)

Folder 47

Malachi 3:8. “Will a man rob God?” (N.D.)

Folder 48

No Reference. “The cultivation of Good Habits: An Address delivered in Goodwin[sic] Hall Kankakee City before the Young Men’s Society.” (August 16, 1858)

Folder 49

No Reference. “The cultivation of good habits: A lecture delivered before the young men’s association of Kankakee Ill.” (August 18, 1858)

Folder 50

No Reference. “The value and the Immortality of Character: a Lecture delivered before the Yong Men’s Association Kankakee City.” (August 29, 1858)

Folder 51

Undated handwritten note- (N.D.)

 

Box 2: SERMON ORIGINALS

Folder 1

Ecclesiastes 12:1. “Remember now thy creator in the days of thy youth.” (October 10, 1841; October 17, 1841; November 6, 1841; November 13, 1841; January 16, 1842; March 27, 1842; March 9, 1843)

Folder 2

Exodus 32:26. “Who is on the Lord side? Let him unto me” (August 1842; September 11, 1842; February 1843; November 26, 1843; December 2, 1843; September 1844)

Folder 3

Jeremiah 2:13. “My people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (March 24, 1844; November 14, 1844; July 8, 1846)

Folder 4

Galatians 5:24. “They that are Xhrist's[sic] have crucified the flesh with the affections of lusts.” (January 24, 1847; February 7, 1850)

Folder 5

No Reference. “The way of approach to X. No. 83.” (July 2, 1847; July 4, 1847; March 11, 1848; October 21, 1849)

Folder 6

Jonah 1:6. “What meanest thou oh sleepers? Arise, call upon thy God; if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.” (January 23, 1848)

Folder 7

Hebrews 11:1. “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”(January 30, 1848; February 13, 1848; November 12, 1848; September 22, 1849)

Folder 8

Isaiah 38:1. “Funeral: Thus saith the LORD, set thy house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.” (March 11, 1848)

Folder 9

Ecclesiastes 11:9. “Warning to the young.” (March 19, 1848; January 20, 1850; November 4, 1854)

Folder 10

Luke 7:14. “Now when Jesus came nigh to the gate of the city behold there was a dead man carried out the only son of his mother & she was a widow, & much people of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, & said unto her, weep not. And he came & touched the bier, & they that bare him stood still. And he said young man I say unto thee arise. And he that was dead sat up & began to speak, and he delivered him to his mother.” (April 1848; May 7, 1848; November 7, 1849)

Folder 11

Luke 22:2. “And the chief priests & scribes sought how they might kill Him.” (April 19, 1848, Wednesday before Easter; March 10, 1850)

Folder 12

Luke 13:24. “Strive to enter in at the strait gate for many I say unto you will seek to enter in and shall not be able.” (June 18, 1848; September 13, 1849; June 25, 1854)

Folder 13

I Corinthians 13:12. “For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face; now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” (July 2, 1848; July 9, 1848)

Folder 14

Daniel 3:18. “Decision: Be it known unto thee oh king that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image whh[sic] thou hast set up.”(July 1850; October 1850; March 17, 1851; September 1851; December 1851; February 12, 1852; September 1852)

Folder 15

John 6:44. “The ability of Sinners to obey God if they will: No man can come to me, except the Father which sent me draw him.” (September 21, 1851)

Folder 16

Galatians 5:22-23. “The fruit of Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, against such there is no law.” (July 18, 1852; October 31, 1852; September 25, 1853)

Folder 17

Acts 13:32-34. “The demands of nonbelievers, unreasonable and wicked: We declare unto you glad tidings how that the promise wh[sic] was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second Psalm, ‘Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.’ And as concerning that he raised him up now from the dead, now no more to return to corruption he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David.” (Easter Day, April 7, 1833)

Folder 18

Matthew 6:24. “Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” (June 17, 1855)

Folder 19

Romans 8:9. “The spirit of Christ: If any man have not the Spirit of Christ he is none of his.” (July 8 1855)

Folder 20

No Reference. “The magnanimity of a forgiving spirit.” (September 2, 1855)

Folder 21

Luke 11:10. “Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.”

Folder 22

No Reference. Title appears to be “The Temperance Question” (N.D.)

Folder 23

Acts 24:25. “As he reasoned of – temperance – Felise Trembled” -- (N.D.)

Folder 24

Acts 20:32. “And now brethren I commend you to God and to the won his grace, wh[sic] is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all them wh[sic] are sanctified.” (N.D.)

Folder 25

Exodus 20:8. “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.”(N.D.)

Folder 26

No Reference. Title appears to be “There are two great truths wh[sic] no man ought ever to forget.” (N.D.)

Folder 27

Matthew 2:2. “Where is he that is born King of the Jews for we have seen his star in of east & are to worship him.” (N.D.)

Folder 28

No Reference. No title but appears to be “Christians must look upon sin as a hatred thing.” (N.D.)

Folder 29

Mark 4:28. “First of blade then of ear after that full corn in of ear.” (N.D.)

Folder 30

No Reference. Title appears to be “Will you stand up in face of all this testimony that God has given you?” (N.D.)

Folder 31

Matthew 24:12. “Because iniquity shall abound of love as many shall wax cold.” (N.D.)

Folder 32

No Reference. Title appears to be “The thought of death” - (N.D.)

Folder 33

No Reference. Title appears to be an Easter message concerning the crucifixion, resurrection, and fasting. (N.D.)

Folder 34

Psalms 119:72. “The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.” (N.D.)

Folder 35

No Reference. Title appears to be a message about Lazarus. (N.D.)

Folder 36

Matthew 25:14-15. “The Kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants delivered unto them his goods. And unto one he gave five talents to another two & to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straight way took his journey.” (N.D.)

Folder 37

Proverbs 22:6. “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” (N.D.)

Folder 38

Isaiah 3:11. “Wo unto of wicked! It shall be ill with him: for of reward is his hands shall be given him.” (N.D.)

Folder 39

John 11:23. “Thy brother shall rise again.” (N.D.)

Folder 40

I Corinthians 7:29. “Brethren, the time is short.” (N.D.)

Folder 41

John 3:3. “We know that thou art a teacher come from God for no man can do these miracles that thou doest except God be with him.” (N.D.)

Folder 42

Luke 14:17. “Come for all things are now ready.” (N.D.)

Folder 43

I Timothy 5:24. “Some men's sins are open beforehand, going before to judgment; and some men they follow after.” (N.D.)

Folder 44

No Reference. “Thou shalt not kill.” (N.D.)

Folder 45

Proverbs 19:11. “The discretion of a man defereth[sic] his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.” (N.D.)

Folder 46

Malachi 3:8. “Will a man rob God?” (N.D.)

Folder 47

No Reference. “The cultivation of Good Habits: An Address delivered in Goodwin[sic] Hall Kankakee City before the Young Men’s Society.” (August 16, 1858)

Folder 48

No Reference. “The cultivation of good habits: A lecture delivered before the young men’s association of Kankakee Ill.” (August 18, 1858)

Folder 49

No Reference. “The value and the Immortality of Character: a Lecture delivered before the Yong Men’s Association Kankakee City.” (August 29, 1858)

Folder 50

Undated handwritten note- (N.D.)

 

9.  Item List

Photograph Log

No Photographs

10. Publication  Information

 

Publisher

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, Special Collections

URL

http://www.lib.usm.edu/spcol/index.php

Physical Address

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

McCain Library & Archives

118 College Drive #5148

Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5148

Email Contact

To email, go to: http://www.lib.usm.edu/askalibrarian/

Revision Date

Last revised: February 16, 2015

 


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