Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

John Henry Zivley sermon and notes, 1880



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Zivley, John Henry
Title: John Henry Zivley sermon and notes
Dates: 1880
Abstract John Henry Zivley (1824-1905) was a Presbyterian pastor in Texas and Alabama. The John Henry Zivley sermon and notes document the dedication of a new Presbyterian church in Lockhart, Texas in 1880.
Identification: 1996-042
Extent: 0.5 inch
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

John Henry Zivley (1824-1905) was a Presbyterian pastor in Texas and Alabama. Zivley was born in Shelbyville, Tennessee on October 29, 1824, and attended Mt. Reserve Academy, Lane Theological Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary before his ordination on April 21, 1848. He served several churches in Alabama before moving to Texas. He served as an evangelist in Austin (1853-1881), a pastor in San Saba (1881-1885), a home missionary to San Angelo and Ballinger (1885-1888), and as pastor to Colorado (1890-1906) and Big Spring (1896-1901). He obtained a doctorate of divinity from Austin College in 1898. He died after an extended illness on February 12, 1905.


Scope and Content Note

The John Henry Zivley sermon and notes document the dedication of a new Presbyterian church in Lockhart, Texas in 1880.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Zivley, J. H. (John Henry), 1824-1905.
Organizations
First Presbyterian Church (Lockhart, Tex.)
Subjects
Sermons, American--Texas.

Related Collections:

See the Congregational History Collection under the First Presbyterian Church of San Saba, Texas for an 1885 sermon by Zivley.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Henry Zivley sermon and notes, 1880, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
C115 Sermon and notes,1880