|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series in original order.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains an annotated, bound manuscript of Toynbee's lecture titled, "Christianity and the Non-Christian Faith in the Contemporary World," delivered during a visit to the U.S. and in connection with the Hewett Foundation.
Burke Library record group:
Union Theological Seminary Archives: UTS 1, papers of faculty and students
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
This collection may contain some restricted material. Restrictions related to specific material are listed in the detailed contents list.
The following boxes are located offsite: Box 1. Please note that requests for use of boxes held in offsite storage must be made three business days in advance.
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.
UTS1: Arnold J. Toynbee manuscript, 1956, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Arnold Toynbee in 1956 to Henry Pitney Van-Dusen and the UTS President's Office.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
The manuscript was cataloged by Lynn A. Grove 1988-07-14. Materials were placed in new acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Rebecca Nieto in 2017 with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2020.
2020-10-10 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Arnold J. Toynbee (1889-1975) was a British philosopher and historian, best known for his 12-volume analysis of Western civilization titled, "A Study of History, 1934-1961." Although institutionally unaffiliated with Union, Toynbee visited the U.S. on a lecture tour during which he gave the lecture in this collection.