The Rev. Leroy Swormstedt Papers
Collection S v n o ~ s i s
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Rev. Leroy Swormstedt
Papers in 1943. Processing was completed in November 1978 by Linda Elise
Property Rights: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society holds the property rights t o
the Rev. Leroy Swormstedt Papers.
Copyrights have - not been dedicated t o the public. Consideration of the
requirements of copyright are the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of the author and publisher.
Access: The Rev. Leroy Swormstedt Papers are open t o the public.
Citation: A suggested c i t a t i o n f o r the manuscripts i n t h i s collection is:
Sermon fragment " Luke 16: 2," Undatedl~ ev. Leroy Swolmstedt Papers ( Xss No. 23)
Box 1, Folder 2, Ohio Historical Society.
Transfer: The September 9, 1863 issue of the Western Christian Advocate was
transferred to the Library.
BiographicalfHistorical Sketch: Rev. Swormstedt was an Ohio Methodist
Episcopal Minister, a c i r c u i t r i d e r of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Ohio
Conference ( 1818-- 1836), and an agent of the Western Methodist Book Concern
( 1836-- 1863). He was born i n 1798 and died in 1863. Researchers may find
additional information about Swormstedt in Box l/ Folder 5 of his papers.
The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society Library's card catalog has e n t r i e s under Hethodist
Episcopal Church. The following e n t r i e s for county h i s t o r i e s may also be
Antrim, History of Champaign 6 Logan Counties, 1872, p. 228, 230
Beers, History, Champaign Co., 1881, pp. 416- 7
Everhard, 3 . F., History of Muskingum Co., Cols., O . , 1882, p. 158
H i l l , N. N., History of Licking Co., p. 567, 481, 423, and 404
W i l l i a m s Bros., History of Ross and Highland Counties, 1880, p. 297
W i l l i a m s , History of Washington Co., O . , 1881, p. 519, 542
Scope and Content: The Rev. Leroy Swormstedt Papers are contained in one
legal clamshell Hollinger box and span the period approximately from 1820
to 1852. The bulk of the papers consists of sermons, sermon fragments, and
religious notes. The collection contains no correspondence.
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