Let Not Thy Hands Be Slack (1910)
View Full Item
This lantern slide shows the lyrics to the S. E. Burrow hymn “Let Not Thy Hands Be Slack,” the title of which refers to the biblical passage Zephaniah 3:16. In 1910, the YMCA used the title as their motto. S. E. Burrow was an evangelist who served as the General Secretary of the British Soldiers’ Christian Association. According to “A Gateway to Empire,” an article by V. W. Helen, Burrow was to make “an extended visit to India to organize Associations in the forty-one military centres, touching en route at Gibraltar and Aden.” (Association Men, vol. 32, no. 1, October 1906). Little else is known about him.
|Burrow, S. E|
|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
|International Young Men's Christian Association|
Young Men's Christian Association of North America
Burrow, S. E
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law. Contact host institution for more information.
- Chicago citation style
- Burrow, S. E. Let Not Thy Hands Be Slack (1910). 1910. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/3614. (Accessed June 19, 2018.)
- APA citation style
- Burrow, S. E, (1910) Let Not Thy Hands Be Slack (1910). Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/3614
- MLA citation style
- Burrow, S. E. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/3614>.