Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

American Encyclopaedia of Christianity records, 1920 -- 1927

Series 1: American Institute of Christianity records, 1923 -- 1927

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet; 0.5 linear feet; 1 box

This series contains the first of the three packets of papers recovered by W. W. Rockwell from different scattered sources. The first packet contained the small group of records of the American Institute of Christianity (AIC), formerly known as the Institute for the Advancement of Christian Knowledge until fall in 1923. This series includes records of the 1923 meeting, a "Minute book of the Corporation which tried to publish the American Encyclopaedia of Christianity, 1923-26" including financial reports from the Institute, a sequence of Executive minutes, and a group of Historical Church Papers form a survey of denominations across America (these were the work of Professor Williston Walker 1860-1922, American Church historian at Yale University).

This series is arranged in order of accession.

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Box 1 First collected sources, 1923 -- 1927

Board of Directors Minute Book, 1923-1927; Executive Committee Minute Book, 1923-26; American Institute of Christianity/Encyclopaedia Pamphlets, 1920, 1925; Williston Walker-Historical Church Papers