|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is organized in one series arranged roughly by conference or event.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains audiocassette recordings of various theological conferences and events, including the Evangelical Women's Caucus, the First International Congress on the Meaning of Human Suffering, God's Call to a New Beginning Conference, and the 1986 and 1987 National Workshop on Christian Unity, among others.
Burke Library record group:
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
All original copies of audio and moving image media are closed until reformatting in mid-2021.
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Item description, Theological audiocassette collection, circa 1968-1990, box #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
These audiocassette recordings were originally collected by the Burke Library as circulating resources; because they were not widely collected and are no longer widely available, they are now considered rare.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The exact provenance of this collection is unknown.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Materials were placed in new acid-free boxes. The finding aid was created by Leah Edelman in 2021.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary (UTS) was founded in 1836. For most of its history it was known as the Library of Union Theological Seminary, and in 1983 was renamed in honor of Walter Burke, a board member and generous benefactor of the Seminary. In 2004, the Burke Library became a member of the Columbia University Libraries system. Its historical and current collection strengths include: the history of Christianity and ancient Judaism, theology, biblical studies, ecumenical and interreligious history, and social ethics.