Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Sam and Dorothy Franklin papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1924-1989

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 5637344 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Franklin, Sam H., 1902-1994 ; Franklin, Dorothy, 1901-1993
Title Sam and Dorothy Franklin papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1924-1989
Physical Description 10.75 linear feet (10.75 linear feet 22 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio5637344
Access

Collection unrestricted to readers.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 7 series: 1. Correspondence, 1910-1936; 2. Correspondence: Delta, Providence Co-Operative Farms (DCF), 1936-1970; 3. Correspondence, 1942-1945; 4. Correspondence, 1946-1969; 5. Publications and miscellaneous, 1930-1994; 6. Sermons and notebooks, 1928-1992; 7. Outsize items, 1928-1951.

Description

Scope and content

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, sermons and publications covering much of the adult life of Sam Franklin, including extensive correspondence with and by his wife, Dorothy Franklin.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

Collection unrestricted to readers.

Preferred Citation

Item description, UTS1: Sam and Dorothy Franklin Papers, series #, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Franklin, Dorothy, 1901-1993 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franklin, Sam H., 1902-1994 -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The career of Sam Horace Franklin, Jr., included stints as: missionary for the Presbyterian Church in Japan; director and pastor of Delta and Providence Cooperative Farms (in Mississippi); chaplain in the US Naval Reserve; acting secretary for the Board of Foreign Missions, Presbyterian Church of the USA; and, Professor of Social Ethics at Tokyo Union Theological Seminary. Dorothy Franklin, Sam's wife, did mission work for the Presbyterian Church in Japan and taught English and served as Dean of Women at Tokyo Union Theological Seminary.