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Guide to the Franklin H. Wood papers, 1850-1951

Abstract

Collection contains correspondence as well as sermon notes and outlines created by Franklin H. Wood, an itinerant preacher largely active in North Carolina during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Franklin H. Wood papers
Creator
Wood, Franklin H.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet, 1 document box, 1 conservation box
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Secondary Source Material, Photographs, 1873-1951
(6.0 Items)
Excerpt. Tar Heel Editor by Joseph Daniels, 1939
Box 1
Folder 1
Notes on Scrapbook
Box 1
Folder 1
"Mental Photograph" and accompanying letter, 1873-1951
Box 1
Folder 1
Photograph (old age), Undated
Box 1
Folder 1
Portrait reproductions - Elizabeth F.P. Wood, Franklin H. Wood, Undated
Box 1
Folder 1
Photograph (middle age), Undated
Box 1
Folder 1
Memoir - J.R. Scroggs, 1913 November-December
Box 1
Folder 1
Correspondence (facsimile, transcription), Undated
(2.0 Items)
Petersburg Virginia, Tuesday Night (facsimile, transcription), Undated
Box 1
Folder 2
Correspondence (original, facsimile, transcription), 1858-1862
(4.0 Items)
Greensboro NC, October 13th 1858 (facsimile), 1858 October 13
Box 1
Folder 3
Cape Hatteras, March 21, 1860 (transcription), 1860 March 21
Box 1
Folder 3
Hatteras NC, March 21st, 1862 (facsimile, transcription), 1862 March 21
Box 1
Folder 3
Richmond VA, June 5th 1862 (original), 1862 June 5
Box 1
Folder 3
Correspondence (facsimile, transcription), 1864, March
(3.0 Items)
March 4th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 March 4
Box 1
Folder 4
March 20th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 March 20
Box 1
Folder 4
March 25th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 March 25
Box 1
Folder 4
Correspondence (original, facsimile, transcription), 1864 May
(3.0 Items)
May 10th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 May 10
Box 1
Folder 5
May 23rd 1864 (original), 1864 May 23
Box 1
Folder 5
May 26th, 1864 (transcription), 1864 May 26
Box 1
Folder 5
Correspondence (original, facsimile), 1864 June-November
(8.0 Items)
June 30th, 1864 (facsimile)
Box 1
Folder 6
July 10th, 1864 (original), 1864 July 10
Box 1
Folder 6
July 18th, 1864 (original)
Box 1
Folder 6
August 30th, 1864 (facsimile)
Box 1
Folder 6
September 8th, 1864 (original), 1864 September 8th
Box 1
Folder 6
September 30th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 September 30
Box 1
Folder 6
November 7th, 1864 (facsimile), 1864 November 7th
Box 1
Folder 6
Envelope (facsimile), 1864
Box 1
Folder 6
Correspondence (original, facsimile), 1880-1903
(2.0 Items)
May 9th, 1880 (facsimile), 1880 May 9
Box 1
Folder 7
December 30th, 1905 (original), 1905 December 30
Box 1
Folder 7
Notes and Outlines of Sermons Delivered by Franklin H. Wood (transcription), 1874
(7.0 Items)
Notes and Outlines of Sermons Delivered by Franklin H. Wood. (transcription), 1874
Box 1
Folder 8
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 1), between 1850-1910
Luke 18:1, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
Jude 20, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
Paper scraps (3), between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
Matthew 6:14,16, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
A General Judgement, 1901
Box 1
Folder 9
A Christian's Rest, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
The Power of Faith, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 9
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 2), between 1850-1910
(12.0 Items)
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Untitled Leaf, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Matthew 18:11
Box 1
Folder 10
Untitled Fragment
Box 1
Folder 10
Ecclesiastes 13:11, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Mark 13:37, 1869
Box 1
Folder 10
Hebrews 4:9, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Serving God, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Salvation by Faith Only
Box 1
Folder 10
John 9:25, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
Hebrews 6:13-20, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 10
The Future Dwelling Place of the Lord, 1867 January
Box 1
Folder 10
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag Pocket 3), between 1850-1910
(9.0 Items)
The Advent of God into the World, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
The Ministry - Works and Maintenance, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Seek the Lord, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Proverbs 4:18, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Romans 1:16, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Luke 16:13, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
2 Timothy 4:8, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Untitled Leaf, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
2 Corinthians 12:9-10, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 11
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 4), between 1850-1910
(11.0 Items)
Scripture Notes, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Acts 5:17-42, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Notes, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Nature and Importace of the Doctrine, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Responsibilites of the Clergy, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Christ the Way, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
The Existence of God, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
I Corinthians 10:12-19, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Luke 15:2
Box 1
Folder 12
The Christian's Fiery Trials, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 12
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 5), between 1850-1910
(3.0 Items)
Divine Providence, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 13
The Rum Traffic, a Stronghold of Sin, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 13
Lessons - The Incarnation of Christ: A Sufficient Reason for the Joy of all Peoples, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 13
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 6), between 1850-1910
Isaiah 42; Luke 2:1-14, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 14
1 Corinthians 6:19-20, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 14
Pocket Diary (Saddlebag pocket 7), 1881-1901
Pocket Diary, 1881-1901
Box 1
Folder 15
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 8), between 1850-1910
(12.0 Items)
Sermon Notes, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
List and Microbiography of Prominent Methodists, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
119: Psalm 9, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Eternity and Spirituality of God, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Untitled Prayer/Hymn, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Ministerial Support, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
In what Consists the Joys of Heaven
Box 1
Folder 16
Judgement of God Concerning the Death of Christ, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Christ's Humanity, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
The General Judgement, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
The Sufferings of Christ, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 16
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 9), between 1850-1910
(5.0 )
Lessons 34th Psalm - Goodness of God, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 17
Justification by Faith Only, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 17
Love as a Constraining Influence, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 17
The Coming of Christ the World's Necessity, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 17
Acts 1:8, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 17
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 10), between 1850-1910
(11.0 Items)
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
The True Lord, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
How we Show Forth the Death of Christ in the Sacrament, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
Religious Education, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
Isaiah 57:20, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
Baptism - Subjects. Communion., between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
[Title Damaged], between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
Extent of the Atonement, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
The Relation which Christianity Sustains to the World, and is Work., between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
James 1:12, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
There is Remission of Sins, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 18
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 11), between 1850-1910
(10.0 Items)
Why the Church Should Carry the Gospel to all Nations, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
Do not Propose to Define Prayer, or Discuss the Duty of its Performance; but its Profit, or Benefit, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
The Support of the Ministry, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
1 Corinthians 13:13, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
Newspaper subscription recipt, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
That the Salvation of the Soul is the One Supreme Necessity of Man, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
1 Corinthians 10:12, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
Christian Perfection, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
15 Psalms; Luke 18:9-12, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 19
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 12), between 1850-1910
Colossians 3:3, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
1 Peter 3:18, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
Romans 14, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
The Necessity of the Holy Spirit to Believers, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
The Sacrament, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
122 Psalms, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
Origin and Instrumentality of Man's Salvation, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
Assorted Notes, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
84 Psalms, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 20
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Saddlebag pocket 13), between 1850-1910
(19.0 Items)
UNC Commencement/James 1:25, 1880
Box 1
Folder 21
Matthew 18:11, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Acts 24:25, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Peter 3:18, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Ecclesiastes 7:14, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
The Ancient Landmarks
Box 1
Folder 21
Sunday School Sermons, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
The Sufferings of Christ and the Glory that Shall Follow, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Luke 15:18
Box 1
Folder 21
Peter 4:12-13, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
The Instrumental Course of Man's Final Condemnation, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Matthew 26:14-30, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Various Notes, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Mark 12:24/Luke 18:1, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
John 3:16, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Baptism - Mode, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Untitled Fragment, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Titus 3:4-7, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
1 Samuel 12:23, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 21
Sermon Notes and Outlines (Binder), between 1850-1910
(13.0 Items)
The Divinity of our Lord, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
The Unwillingness of our God that any should Perish, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
Instrumentality of the Church, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
The Church - Its Foundations, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
But God Commandeth, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
The Highest Impression of Human and Divine Love: and the Contrast Between the Two, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
Acts 26:28, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
Luke 10:3-7
Box 1
Folder 22
Luke 15:18, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
John 12:35-36, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
The Condemnation of the Sinner, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
Procession. Personality and Duty of the Holy Ghost, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
The Omnipotence of God, between 1850-1910
Box 1
Folder 22
Envelope, Shipping List, between 1850-1910
(3.0 Items)
Box 1
Folder 23
Pastor's Pocket Record, 1871-1873
(1.0 Items)
Box 1
Folder 23
Pastor's Visiting and Memorandum Book, 1879
(1.0 Items)
Box 1
Folder 23
Saddlebag
Box 2

Historical Note

Rev. Franklin Harris Wood was born in Randolph County, August 19th, 1836, and died at Trinity, October 2nd, 1913. His parents were Peneul and Callista Wood. He was brought up on a farm and in the church, and studied agriculture and the bible, educated by his parents until he went to the county high school. He married Elizabeth Pearce on October 23rd, 1858, and they remained married until his death in 1913.

He was admitted on trial into the North Carolina Methodist Conference at Beaufort, December 14th, 1859. He was ordained deacon at Louisburg, December 8th, 1861, and ordained elder at Greensboro on December 6th, 1863. He was an itinerant minister without break until 1901 when he retired due to deteriorating health. As part of that ministry, he served with the Confederate Army as a chaplain, attached to the North Carolina 22nd Regiment.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Franklin H. Wood papers, University Archives, Duke University.

Provenance

The Franklin H. Wood papers were received by the Duke Univeristy Archives as a gift in June 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by: Matthew Schaefer, August 2013

Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2013.0023