The Journals & Notebook of
 Nathan Bangs 1805-1806, 1817


Contents    Introduction    Maps    Images    Chronology    Bibliography    Archival Resources


 Primary Sources

Bangs, Nathan. History of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New York: T. Mason and G. Lane, for the Methodist
          Episcopal Church, 1838-1841. [Link]

Bangs, Nathan. Letters to Young Ministers of The Gospel: On The Importance and Method of Study. New York:
          Methodist Book Concern, 1826.

Carroll, John. Case and his Contemporaries, or, The Canadian Itinerants' Memorial Constituting a Biographical
          History of Methodism in Canada, from its Introduction into the Province, till the Death of Rev. William
          Case in 1855
. Toronto 1867-1877. Vol. 1. [Link]

Firth, Edith, ed. The Town of York 1793-1815: A Collection of Documents. Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962.

Lackington, James. Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington the present bookseller, Finsbury-
          Square, London
. London: Printed for and sold by the author, 1791

Lee, Jesse. A short history of the Methodists, in the United States of America: Beginning in 1766, and continued till
          1809: To which is prefixed a brief account of their rise in England, in the year 1729.
Cokesbury Press, 1810.

Playter, G. F. The History of Methodism in Canada: With an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Work of God
          Among the Canadian Indian Tribes, and Occasional Notice of Civil Affairs of the Province
. Toronto, 1862.

Preston, Richard ed. Kingston Before the War of 1812: A Collection of Documents. Toronto: The Champlain Society,

Ryerson, Egerton. Canadian Methodism: Its Epochs and Characteristics. Toronto: Wm. Briggs, 1882.

Stevens, Abel. Life and Times of Nathan Bangs. New York: Carlton & Porter, 1863.

Wesley, John. The Journal of the Rev. John Wesley, A.M. sometime fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. Enlarged from
          original mss., with notes from unpublished diaries, annotations, maps, and illustrations.
Ed. Nehemiah Curnock.
          London: Epworth Press, 1938. 8 vols.

 Secondary Sources

Cornish, George Henry. Cyclopedia of Methodism in Canada. Toronto: Methodist Book and Publishing House, 1881.

Fahey, Curtis. In His Name: The Anglican Experience in Upper Canada, 1791-1854. Carleton UP, 1991.

Fleming, Patricia, Gilles Gallichan, and Yvan Lamonde, eds. History of the Book in Canada: Beginnings to 1840.
          Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004.

Flores, Daniel F. “Respectable Methodists: Nathan Bangs and the rise of respectability in the Methodist Episcopal Church
          in the Early National period.” Ph.D. Diss. Drew U., 2004.

French, G. S. Parsons & Politics: The Role of the Wesleyan Methodists in Upper Canada and the Maritimes from
          1780 to 1855
. Toronto, 1962.

Grant, John Webster. A Profusion of Spires: Religion in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Toronto: University of
          Toronto Press, 1988.

Herrmann, Richard Everett. “Nathan Bangs: apologist for American Methodism.” Ph.D. Diss. Emory U., 1973.

Kirby, James, Russell Richey and Kenneth Rowe. The Methodists. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Lewis, Stephen Wayne. “Nathan Bangs and the impact of theological controversy on the development of early nineteenth
          century American Methodist thought.” Ph.D. Diss. St. Louis U., 1998.

Mills, David. The Idea of Loyalty in Upper Canada, 1784-1850. Queen’s-McGill UP, 1988.

Rawlyk, G.A. The Canada Fire: Radical Evangelicalism in British North America, 1775-1812. Kingston: McGill-
          Queen’s UP, 1994.

Ruth, Lester. Early Methodist Life and Spirituality: A Reader. Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2005.

Sanderson, J.E. The First Century of Methodism in Canada. Toronto: Wm. Briggs, 1908-1910. 2 vols.

Semple, Neil. The Lord's Dominion: The History of Canadian Methodism. Kingston: McGill-Queen's UP, 1996.

Wigger, John H. Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America. New York:
          Oxford UP, 1998.

Williams, William Proctor and Craig S. Abbott. An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies. New York:
          MLA, 1989. 2nd ed.

Wilton, Carol. Popular Politics and Political Culture in Upper Canada, 1800-1850. Queen’s-McGill UP, 2000.


Edited by Scott McLaren
Book History Practicum
University of Toronto