Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Clarence Richmond Thayer Papers, 1947-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 4492680 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Thayer, C. R. (Clarence Richmond), 1901-1986
Title Clarence Richmond Thayer Papers, 1947-1974
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://library.columbia.edu/content/dam/libraryweb/locations/burke/fa/mrl/ldpd_4492680.pdf


Scope and content

Clarence Richmond Thayer, United Presbyterian Psychologist who spent his life studying and testing missionaries in attempt to predict the success of potential missionaries. Various boards and thousands of missionaries from Foreign Missions Conference of North America (FMCNA) participated in studies. Collection includes correspondence, computer cards and a large number of test results encompassing all of Thayers work.

General Note

Part of Missionary Research Library Collection : Ecumenical/World Mission

In Archives.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers, computer cards.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Papers, computer cards Cataloged Lynn A. Grove 08/04/88.

Subject Headings

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Missionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychological tests Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Psychologist and Methodist minister.