The grocery ruined him.

Description:

Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school
teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to
get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1827 - 1853  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Usage:
Total Uses: 33
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: The American Sunday School Union (ASSU) was founded in 1824 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It's purpose was promoting Sunday schools and their goals of educating children. The ASSU published vast numbers of items, and distributed countless books and periodicals through its Sunday schools and by selling them to others. It played an important role in shaping not only 19th century children's literature in America, but also the moral character of several generations.
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1827 - 1853
  • Digitized: January 20, 2007
Coverage:
From 1827 to 1853
Description:

Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school
teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to
get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard.

Note:

Example of a Sunday school "prize." The simple 4-page booklet with woodcut illustration would be awarded as a prize for attendence or a correct answer or winning a contest. As stories are collected, they could be bound into a book. Bound compilations were also available. Presented to the Weaver Collection of Juvenile Materials in honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book & Texana Collections, October 2006.

Physical Description:

[4] p. (numbered 25-28) : illus.; 10.5 cm. (4 3/16"). No binding, as issued.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: PS1039 .A31 G76 1827z
  • UNTCAT: b3094318 |
  • OCLC: 73241027 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc2107
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public