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Emilie M. Townes papers, 1971-2005, bulk 1985-2005

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 5907200 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Townes, Emilie Maureen, 1955-
Title Emilie M. Townes papers, 1971-2005, bulk 1985-2005
Physical Description 23.25 linear feet (23.25 linear feet 50 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio5907200
Access

Series 3, Boxes #5 and #6 are restricted (see finding aid for details). The remainder of the collection is open for research by appointment.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 8 series: 1. Correspondence, 1998-2004; 2. Education and biographical, 1971-1990; 3. Courses/teaching/career, 1991-1999; 4. Sermons, 1979-2000; 5. Lectures, 1983-2005; 6. Professional organizations, 1985-2005; 7. Writings, 1983-2004; 8. Miscellaneous, 1980-2004.

Description

Summary

The Emilie M. Townes papers consist of texts of addresses and sermons, publications, correspondence and other materials that reflect her work as a womanist theologian from the 1980s forward.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

Series 3, Boxes #5 and #6 are restricted (see finding aid for details). The remainder of the collection is open for research by appointment.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

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College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theologians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Townes, Emilie Maureen, 1955- -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) -- : Archives -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Womanist theology -- History -- Sources Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Emilie M. Townes is a womanist ethicist and an author and speaker on African American women and the church, specializing in themes such as the oppressive forces of race, sex, and sexuality in the church and society. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School; she was previously the Carolyn Williams Beaird Professor of Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.