|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
The collection is organized thematically: Box 1 contains family history, personal documents, and sermons; Box 2 contains correspondence and reports of Helfferich's field visits in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America; Box 3 contains memorabilia from both personal and professional venues (photographs, diapositive slides, audiograms, film and correspondence).
The collection includes sermons and talks, news clippings, photographs of family and field visits in Africa, Europe, and Asia, and family history and documentation of five generations of pastors of the Reformed Church in the U.S., as well as German prayer books and liturgical literature.
Using the Collection
The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Helfferich was a pastor of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and served the Church World Service of the National Council of Churches of Christ from 1949-1970.