Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

A.H. Redford Sermons

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0015
Dates: circa 1840s-circa 1880s

Seymour Samuels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0381

Lou Hackett Silberman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0392
Overview This collection contains the papers of Lou Hackett Silberman, longtime Hillel Professor of Jewish Literature and Thought at Vanderbilt University. Silberman also participated throughout his career in a variety of Hillel Foundation and other B'nai B'rith activities and was especially active in lecturing to various Jewish groups as well as in interreligious dialogue.
Dates: 1930s-1980

Reverend Eugene Smathers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0398
Table of Contents The Smathers Collection is divided into two series: a regular, and a miscellaneous series. The "regular" series includes Boxes 1-39, and contains the following: 1) Smathers' incoming correspondence; 2) Smathers' outgoing correspondence; and 3) Smathers' sermons and sermon materials. The miscellaneous series, Miscellaneous Boxes 1-22, includes the following: 1) various materials collected by Smathers, and listed according to subject; 2) articles, papers and...
Dates: 1932-1968

Kelly Miller Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0400
Overview The Kelly Miller Smith Collection complements the Divinity School's Kelly Miller Smith Institute on the Black Church. Kelly Miller Smith was a great religious leader but, and this collection contains primary materials related to one of the most significant periods in black American history, ca. 1945-1984. Both contemporary and future scholars will view the collection as a valuable resource for inquiring into the thought and practice of a widely esteemed black leader.
Dates: 1920 - 1985

Samuel Enoch Stumpf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0424
Scope and Contents This collection contains reprints of journal articles by Samuel Enoch Stumpf, who was a professor of ethics in the School of Religion
Dates: 1950 - 1951

Alexander Sutherland Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0013
Overview This collection contains a series of six lectures delivered before Vanderbilt University titled "The kingdom of God and problems of today" by Alexander Sutherland in 1898. These lectures are part of the larger Cole lecture series.
Dates: 1898

Eugene TeSelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0444

F. Fagan Thompson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0448
Scope and Contents This collection contains four items, a Birthday Meditation, a Brochure, a Holiday Greeting and Verses. They will be housed in four file folders.
Dates: 1934

Wilbur Fisk Tillett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0386
Scope and Contents Note This.21 linear feet collection, in 23 file folders, contains family correspondence Wilbur Tillett received from several family members, postcards, poems, and a pamphlet. The correspondence is arranged in chronological order.
Dates: 1875 - 1936

Wilbur Fisk Tillett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0457

Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0476
Overview This collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann (1884 Jan. 7 - 1977 March 20). Elizabeth Vann was a Vanderbilt graduate (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1905) and New Jersey State Director of the Women's and Professional Division of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s, among many other jobs. She was also involved in a number of civic organizations, including the Leonia Women's Club, the Civic Conference, and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dates: 1890 - 1977

Melvin Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0492
Overview This collection contains the papers of Rev. Dr. Melvin H. Watson (1908-2006), religious leader, educator, longtime friend of the King family, and important figure in the Civil Rights Movement. Many of the papers relate to his 30+ years of service as pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Atlanta (1958-1990).
Dates: 1915-1990; Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s

Joe L. Wheeler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0499

Eliza P. Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0512
Scope and Contents This collection contains one handwritten diary of devotions, hymns, and poems belonging to Eliza P. Wilson. It is dated from May 11, 1827 to February 22, 1836.
Dates: 1827-1836

Marshall Wingfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0518
Overview This collection contains 18 sermons by Marshall Wingfield (1893-1961), a clergyman, author, traveler, and lecturer.
Dates: circa 1940-1961

 

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