The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home was copyrighted in 1883. It was compiled by William Howard Doane (1832-1915), an American manufacturer, inventor, hymn writer, choral director, church leader and philanthropist who composed over 2000 church hymns. More than seventy patents are credited to him for innovations in woodworking machinery. Cedarville University's original copy was published in Philadelphia by the American Baptist Publication Society.
6" x 8⅛"
Special Collections (Sacred Music Collection)