Phoebe Palmer Knapp

8 March 1839–10 July 1908

Phoebe Palmer Knapp, A Woman of the Century (1893).

Featured Hymns:

Blessed assurance

Collections of hymns:

Notes of Joy for the Sabbath School (1869): PDF

Hymns & Music for the 28th Anniversary of the New Haven Sunday School Union (1870): WorldCat

Bible School Songs (1873): WorldCat

see also:
Guide to Holiness, ed. Walter C. & Phoebe Palmer (NY: 1864-1883)

The Revivalist, ed. Joseph Hillman (1868):

“Open the gates to the temple,” Phoebe Knapp & Fanny Crosby (1892): WorldCat

The Epworth Hymnal (1885)
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 (1891)


Methodist Collection, Styberg Library, Garrett-Evangelical Divinity School, Northwestern University:

Related Resources:

“Mrs. Phoebe Palmer Knapp,” A Woman of the Century, ed. Frances Willard & Mary Livermore (Buffalo, N.Y.: C.W. Moulton, 1893), pp. 439-440:

A.J. Showalter, “Mrs. Joseph Fairfield Knapp,” The Best Gospel Songs and Their Composers (Dalton, GA: A.J. Showalter, 1904):

Edith L. Blumhofer, “Phoebe Palmer Knapp,” Her Heart Can See: The Life and Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005), pp. 225-233.

Edward L. Lach, Jr., “Joseph Fairchild Knapp,” American National Biography:

Anne Bagnall Yardley, “Phoebe Palmer Knapp,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

Paul C. Echols & Esther R. Crookshank, “Phoebe Palmer Knapp,” Grove Music Online:

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