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Check from Sir George Williams to Rev. Dr. Goodspeed

Item Information

Title:
Check from Sir George Williams to Rev. Dr. Goodspeed
Description:
A photograph of a check written to Rev. Dr. Frank L. Goodspeed from Sir George Williams in the amount of five guineas. The check is signed by Sir George Williams. The check is dated September 6, 1904. There is no indication of the purpose of the check.
Creator:
Williams, George, Sir, 1821-1905
Date:
September 6, 1904
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
George Williams Papers
Subjects:
International Young Men's Christian Association
Young Men's Christian Association of North America
Williams, George, Sir, 1821-1905
Goodspeed, Frank L.
First Church (Springfield, Mass.)
Checks
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
At the time that Rev. Goodspeed submitted a letter of resignation to the First Congregational church of Springfield, Massachusetts in September of 1907, his church was one of the largest and wealthiest of the denomination in Massachusetts. Sir George Williams founded the YMCA in London in 1844. By 1851 the movement had reached the shores of North America. Williams was knighted in 1894 by Queen Victoria and died in 1905.
Language:
English
Identifier:
ms509-01-06-001