Over 700 manuscript texts of sermons and some other writings, 1871-1896.
Papers of Reverend Silas Hocking (1850-1935), minister of the United Methodist Free Church and writer
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 HOC
- Dates of Creation1871-1896
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 boxes
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.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/HOC
The collection was purchased by the Centre in 1976.