Over 700 MS. texts of sermons and some other writings, 1871-96.
Reverend Silas Hocking Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.131
- Dates of Creation1871-1896
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description[ not recorded ]
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Rev. Silas Kitto Hocking (1850-1935) spent twenty-six years in the ministry of the United Methodist Free Church, before devoting himself full-time to writing novels, journalism, lecturing and political activity. Recurrent themes within his work, particularly his sermons, include temperance and other social questions, business morality and the well-being of children.
Reference: Finding aid for MSS.131.
Conditions Governing Access
An authority file exists for Rev. Silas Hocking (GB 152 AAR0946).
The collection was purchased by the Centre in 1976.