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  • Main Title An address at the grave of a Sunday-school child.


  • Name: American Sunday-School Union
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Additional 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.


  • Creation: [1827..1853]
  • Digitized: 2007-01-20


  • English


  • Content Description: At the gravesite of one of their classmates, the Sunday-school teacher tells the class that Sarah Pearce will be with God, for she loved him and honored him.
  • Physical Description: [4] p. (numbered 77-80) : illus.; 10.5 cm. (4 3/16"). No binding, as issued.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Sunday school literature -- 19th century -- United States -- Specimens.
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Woodcuts -- 19th century -- United States -- Specimens.


  • Coverage Date: 1827
  • Start Date: 1827
  • End Date: 1853


  • Name: Weaver Collection of Children's Books
    Code: WCCB


  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • OCLC: 73237525
  • Call Number: PS1039 .A31 A33 1827z
  • UNT Catalog No.: b3094313
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc2115


  • Display 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.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Visioneer OneTouch 8700 USB