Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

W. A. Harper Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0191

Walter J. Harrelson Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0192
Overview The Walter J. Harrelson Papers (bulk 1970s-1980s) include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research and publication materials, teaching notes, grant proposals and background information, and personal and biographical materials. Major topics of interest include Professor Harrelson's work on the EMML (Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library), the Revised Standard Bible, and his career at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s

Howard Harrod Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0195

Paul Haupt Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0012

Robert Martyr Hawkins Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0199

Peter Hodgson Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0548

John Marshall Holt Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0212
Overview This collection contains the original manuscript “The Patriarchs of Israel” (1963) by John Marshall Holt. It also includes the retyped pages.
Dates: 1963

John Phillip Hyatt Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0220
Scope and Content Note The J. Philip Hyatt papers comprise material dating from Hyatt’s student days to his death in 1972. Correspondence files contain letters from 1936 to 1972 and are not at all complete with certain years much more fully represented than others. Important correspondents include W.F. Albright, Nelson Glueck, George E. Mendenhall, Bruce Metzger, H.H. Rowley, Samuel Sandmel, Claus Westerman, and G. Ernest Wright. Manuscript or print copies of most of Hyatt’s...
Dates: c. 1927-1972

August Kampmeier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0234
Scope and Contents This .04 linear feet collection contains five items, in four folders: a bound, handwritten copy of a 1928 unpublished manuscript, two diplomas [in German], a biographical sketch, and, a translation sheet.
Dates: 1876 - 1928

Morton B. King Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0241
Scope and Contents This .21 linear feet collection of 14 file folders contains recollections, correspondence, newsletters, a newspaper, newspaper clippings, a satiric flyer, and materials related to the Student Christian Association.
Dates: 1930 - 1993

George Noel Mayhew Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0289
Scope and Content Note The Papers of George Noel Mayhew date from approximately 1853 to 1965 and document his education and career as a religious scholar and businessman. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. Extensive correspondence document Mayhew’s career and his participation in the Disciples of Christ Church and his writings and business records provide insight into his many fields of interest. The papers are comprised of approximately thirteen cubic feet (40 boxes, 1 flat) of...
Dates: 1853-1965

Sister Mary McCusker Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0843
Overview This collection contains the papers of Sister Mary Peter McCusker, a Sister of Mercy who served the communities in the Peruvian Altiplano. Most of the collection contains correspondence dated 1978-1990 documenting her journey serving these communities, but there are also some photograph slides, cards, newsletters, and news clippings.
Dates: 1978 - 1990

Sallie McFague Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0273

William McKendree Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0277
Scope and Contents The William McKendree Papers are comprised of .84 linear feet of correspondence, sermons and collected materials of Bishop McKendree. Also contained within these papers is his personal diary as well as a church business journal and several of William McKendree’s sermons. Aside from McKendree’s related papers there are a few Methodist relics such as a classbook of the year 1796, a partial diary of Hester Ann Rogers and outlines of sermons by Samuel Bradburn. Of note is a letter from John Wesley...
Dates: 1790 - 1834

Holland Nimmons McTyeire Sermons

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Identifier: MSS.0282
Overview This collection contains 163 of Bishop McTyeire’s early sermons from 1844-1850. Most of the sermons were preached to the Methodist congregations to which McTyeire was minister; a few were preached to other groups such as African Americans and sailors; one was preached on board a riverboat. Many are annotated by McTyeire, retrospectively and informally; he includes his own criticism (based on hindsight), comments by others, remarks on the circumstances under which the sermon was preached, and...
Dates: 1844 - 1850

Dewey Lamar Nichols Collection

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Identifier: MSS.0544
Scope and Contents The 3 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains news items and publications related to activities at First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill; Series II relates to the Ennix-Jones Center; Series Series III is related to other churches and/or religious bodies; and, Series IV contains one rolled panoramic photograph from the 1930 National Baptist Convention. The collection is organized to correspond to the church fiscal year that runs from October to September.
Dates: 1930 - 1997

Ogden Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0690

Daniel Patte Papers

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Identifier: MSS.0834

Alfred Roland Pittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0334
Overview This collection contains 1 diary written by Alfred Roland Pittman, a minister in Robeson County, North Carolina, from 1864 through 1865. It chronicles his activities, including number of baptisms performed, which scriptures were read at church, and the weather.
Dates: 1864 - 1865

 

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