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RG 11 - Graduate School of Theology (1833-1966)
Inventory
An asterisk (*) indicates restricted records.

Subgroup I. Administrative Files, 1857-1984, n.d.

    Series 1. Annual Reports of the Deans, 1923-33, 1947-66

Box 1
Annual reports, 1923-33, 1947-66 (3f)

    Series 2. Board of Trustees Records, 1924, 1939-66

Box 2
Board of Trustees' Committee on the Graduate School of Theology, 1924, 1939-1965 (2f)
Memoranda and related documentation on the closing of the Graduate School of Theology, 1964-66 (3f)

    Series 3. Faculty Files, 1884-1966, n.d.

      Subseries 1. Minutes of Faculty Meetings, 1884-1966

Box 3
Faculty meetings, Dec. 1884-Apr. 1896 1 vol.
Faculty meetings, June 1896-Mar. 1916 1 vol. (with loose items)
Faculty meetings, 1896-1944 (7f)
Box 4
Faculty meetings, 1944-66 (8f)
Box 5
Faculty Council meetings, 1955-65 (3f)

      Subseries 2. Faculty Committee Files, 1925-65, n.d.

Box 6
Admissions Committee, 1929-45, n.d. (6f)
Admission statistics for foreign and black students, 1950-59, 1960-62
Box 7
Chapel Service Committee, 1932-50 (2f)
Curriculum Committee, 1929, 1939-65 (3f)
Field Work Committee, 1950-54
Mead-Swing Foundation Committee, 1925-28
Pension Committee, 1950
Religious Interests Committee, 1931-35, 1937 (2f)
Student Aid and Loans, 1930-33
Various Committees, 1928-30

    Series 4. Correspondence with Applicants (Incoming), 1887-97

Box 8
Correspondence, 1887-89 (5f)
Box 9
Correspondence, 1890-91 (7f)
Box 10
Correspondence, 1892-94 (6f)
Box 11
Correspondence, 1895-97 (9f)

    Series 5. Correspondence of the Deans, 1896-1945, 1960-63, n.d.

      Subseries 1. Correspondence of Edward I. Bosworth, 1896-1926, n.d.

Box 12
Incoming correspondence (chronologically arranged), 1896-1926, n.d. (6f)
Box 13
Incoming correspondence (alphabetically arranged), 1915-26
    Addison--Gulhandjian (8f)
Box 14
    Hacke--Pye (9f)
Box 15
    Raine--Wright (7f)
Miscellaneous correspondence and attachments relating to the Red Fir Lumber Co., 1907-21 (2f)

      Subseries 2. Correspondence of Dean Thomas W. Graham, 1913-45

Box 16
Correspondence and attachments relating to seminary building program, 1913-31, 1943 (5f)
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1920-45 (4f)

    Series 6. Miscellaneous Budgetary Records, 1895-1904, 1938-48, 1963-66

Box 17
Ledger, 1895-1904
Ledger, 1938-48
Ledger, 1963-66

    Series 7. Personnel Records, 1916-67

Box 18
Search Files
    Church history candidates, 1916-32
    Deanship of G.S.T., 1947-48 (3f)
    Old Testament Chair, 1932-34
    Practical Theology, Chair of, 1939
Box 19
Faculty and Staff Files
    Bacon--Fiske (10f)
Box 20
    Fullerton--Hazelton (11f)
Box 21
    Holbrook--Kempner (9f)
Box 22
    Kepler--Maxfield (8f)
Box 23
    May--Nelson (8f)
Box 24
    Owen--Wolf (20)

    Series 8. Official Publications, 1870-1974

Box 25
Annual catalogs, 1870/71, 1880/81--1916/17 (2f)
Box 26
Annual catalogs, 1917/18--1948/49 (4 vols.)
Box 27
Annual catalogs, 1950/51--1965/66 (1 vol.)
Oberlin College Bulletin: The Graduate School of Theology, 1934, 1937, 1956-65 (1f)
Box 28
Miscellaneous publications, 1871-1974

    Series 9. Affiliate Bodies and Organizations, 1857-1984

      Subseries 1. Alumni Association of the Graduate School of Theology, 1857-1984

Box 29
Society of Theological Alumni, 1857-1930
    "Constitution and Records", 1857-1917 1 vol. (Box 29A)
    Loose minutes, 1920-22, 1925-26, 1928-30
    Brochures, "Reunion of Theological Alumni", 1868-69
Alumni Association of the Constitutions, 1958, 1966, 1967
    Minutes of Executive Committee mtgs., 1959-67
    Miscellaneous financial records, 1964-66
    Correspondence (Incoming), 1959-66
    Correspondence (Incoming) of Rev. Tennell, 1966-69
    Correspondence of the Deans (Outgoing), 1908, 1932, 1941-60
    Correspondence of the Executive Secretary, (Outgoing), 1957-65 (4f)
Box 30
Correspondence of the Executive Secretary (Outgoing), 1966-67, 1984 (3f)
Directory, 1966-76
War Service Records of Alumni, 1919
Miscellaneous rosters and statistics on alumni, 1940-66
Alumni Association of the Vanderbilt Divinity School (miscellaneous items), 1969-70

      Subseries 2. External Organizations' Files, 1930-65

Box 31
Accredited Theological Schools of Ohio and Indiana, 1957-63
American Association of Theological Schools, 1937-1960 (10f)
Box 32
American Association of Theological Schools, 1961-65 (5f)
Association for Christian Cooperation, 1930
Gen. Council, Congregational & Christian Churches, 1934, 1947-48
Oberlin Missionary Home Association, 1943-55

      Subseries 3. Funds and Foundation Files, 1912-13, 1924-66

Box 33
Beeghly Fund--Meldrum Fund (11f)
Box 34
Ohio Bell--Walworth Fund (12f)

    Series 10. Buildings and Grounds Files, 1871-74, 1904-63

Box 35
Buildings and grounds (general), 1950-58
Seminary Buildings (various)
    Bosworth lounge, 1950-55
    Council Hall, 1871-74, 1904, 1907-10
    Fairchild Chapel, drawings of, 1957-58
    Fairchild Chapel organ, 1929-31, 1956-63
    Fairchild Chapel windows, 1948-60
    Theological Quadrangle, general, 1932-55
    Theological Quadrangle, guest book: See Oversize Box, end of collection
    Theological Quadrangle, memorial heads, 1935-62
    Theological Quadrangle, maintenance, 1931-36
New buildings scrapbook, 1930-34
(See also Series 5, Correspondence of Dean Thomas W. Graham, above)

Series 11. Student Records, 1935-63 Restricted

Box 36

Anderson - Hurst

Box 37

Hyland - Ross

Box 38

Sallee - Zartman

Subgroup II. Theological Instruction and Special Programs 1879-1967

    Series 1. Academic Departments and Divisons, 1887-89, 1906-20, 1954-67

Box 1
English Bible Department, 1887-89
Slavic Department, 1906-20
Schauffler Division of Christian Education, 1954-67
(See also Subgroup I, Series 4 and 5 above)

    Series 2. Special Programs, 1906-62

Box 2
Kyrias Girls School (Albania), 1913-21 (7f)
Box 3
Rural Minister program, 1938-61 (3f)
Sacred Music program, 1955-61
Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 1930-31
Box 4
Summer School, 1942-55 (11f)
Box 5
Summer School, 1955-61 (7f)
Box 6
Young Men's Christian Association, 1906-07, 1920-31, 1954-62

    Series 3. Lecture Series and Conferences, 1879-1966

Box 7
Lecture Series
    Haskell Lectures, 1908-66 (10f)
    Kepler Lectures, 1964-65
Box 7A
Lecture Series (cont.)
    Lectureship on Judaism, 1935-66 (3f) see also Religion, 9/17
    Various lecturers, 1929-32
(See Subgroup IV, Recordings, for reel-to-reel tapes of talks by visiting lecturers, 1959-66)
Box 8
Conferences
    Church Vocations, 1951, 1953-57 (5f)
    Institute on Religion, 1932
    Ministers' Institute, 1929-32
    Weekday Religious Education Conference, 1957
    Various conference programs, 1879-1959

Subgroup III. Faculty Writings and Teaching Materials, 1892-1965, n.d.

    Series 1. Writings and Teaching Materials of Edward I. Bosworth, 1892-1931, n.d.

      Subseries 1. Writings of Edward I. Bosworth, 1896-1931, n.d.

Box 1
Articles (published and unpublished), 1896-1926, n.d. (6f)
Box 2
Articles (unpublished), 1925, n.d. (9f)
Booklet, What He Lived By, 1931
Box 3
Research notes, ca. 1900-25, n.d.
    "Bible Study"--"Witnessing" (27f)
Box 4
Sermons (titled), ca. 1897-1925
    "Atonement"--"Where and What to Preach" (15f)
Box 5
Sermons (untitled), 1903-ca. 1925 (9f)
Box 6
Sermons (ms. notes), 1894-1924, n.d. (4f)
Box 7
Sermons (ms. notes), 1918-27 (3f)
Box 8
Talks (titled), ca. 1900-1922
    Chapel Talks--"Prayer Meeting Topics" (7f)
Box 9
Talks (untitled), ca. 1900-22 (3f)

      Subseries 2. Teaching Materials of Edward I. Bosworth, 1892-1927, n.d.

Box 10
Bibliographies, 1915, n.d.
Book orders (notebook), ca. 1915
Classbooks, 1892-1925 (3f)
Daybook, 1903
Lecture notes, 1897-98, 1907-12 (9 vols.)
Box 11
Lecture notes, 1913-17, 1920-21, 1926-27 (9 vols.)
Box 12
Lecture notes, 1927 (3 vols.)
Miscellaneous notes, exams, and questionnaires, n.d. (4f)

    Series 2. Writings of Thomas Wesley Graham, 1920-48

Box 13
Research notes, 1920-30 (2f)
Talk, "Paul of Tarsus" (ms. drafts), 1925-48
Talks and sermons, 1920-48 (3f)

    Series 3. Writings of Roger Hazelton, 1935-65

Box 13 (cont.)
Articles and lectures (published and unpublished), 1951-55
Book (galleys), The Root and Flower of Prayer,1943
Dissertation (bound typescript), The Relation between Value and Existence..., Yale University, 1937
Notebooks, 1935, 1945, 1948-52 (10 vols.)

    Series 3. Writings of Roger Hazelton, 1935-65

Box 14
Office appointment books, 1960-65 (6 vols.)

Subgroup IV. Student Life Records, 1841-1967, n.d.

    Series 1. Commencement Files, 1841-1967

Box 1
Commencement files, 1841-1967 (5f)

    Series 2. Student Organizations, 1844-1966, n.d.

Box 1 (cont.)
Ben Nun Aleph, 1877, n.d.
Finney Society, 1894-98 (2f)
Leaven Club, 1900-48, 1960-66 (2f)
Samekh Aleph, 1890, 1893
Seminary Union, 1947-66
Theological Library Association, 1854-65 (1 vol.)
Theological Society, 1855-70
Theological Society Minutes, 1844-76, 1865-75, 1872-76, 1875-83

    Series 3. Student Publications, 1937-62

Box 2
Concern, 1960-62
Dialogue, 1960-61
News Sheet, 1961-62
Oberlin Theological Review, 1943-46
Quad Review, 1954
Que, 1940-41
Seminary Union News Bulletin, 1937-38
The Theo-Log, 1941-42
Theological Review, 1949-51
This Week, 1950-53 [2001/094]

Subgroup V. Reel-to-Reel Recordings, 1959-66 2.6 l.f.

      Subseries 1. Reel to Reel Tapes

Box 1
Name index (3 x 5 cards) to the recordings, ca. 1975
Recordings, 1959-62
Box 2
Recordings, 1962-63
Box 3
Recordings, 1963-64
Box 4
Recordings, 1964-65
Box 5
Recordings, March-June 1965
Box 6
Recordings, 1965-66

      Subseries 2. Cassette Tapes (copies of reel to reel tapes)

    [Accession 2000/026]
Box 1
Convocation, Dr. McGiffert speaking on Charles Finney, 3/18/64
[Roger] Hazelton Chapel Talk, "God Incognito," 9/25/64
Walter M. Horton Chapel Talk, 11/12/64
Haskell Lecture, "The Torah," by Dr. Walter J. Harrelson, 3/17/65
Emmie Miller Memorial Service, with Dean Mary Dolliver, 1965
Herbert G. May, A tribute to Walter M. Horton, 4/26/66

Subgroup VI. Photographs, 1897-1966, n.d. 0.4 l.f.

Box 1
Apartments in Theological Quadrangle, 1949-1958
Bosworth Hall classrooms, 1951-1967, n.d.
Bosworth Hall (exterior views), 1955, n.d
Church Vocations Conference, 1957, 1962
Commencement, 1933, 1941-42, 1955-64, n.d.
Fairchild Chapel, 1955-1962, n.d.
Field Work, 1955-59, n.d.
Garth, 1955-1963, n.d.
Graduate School of Theology, 1953-1960, n.d.
GST Choir, 1950-1958, n.d.
GST Faculty & Staff, 1899, 1931, 1950-51, n.d.
GST Lounges, 1954-1964, n.d.
GST Recognition Day, 1950, 1959-1966, n.d.
GST - Vanderbilt Divinity School, 1945, 1960, 1966, n.d.
Lectures and Lecturers, 1957-1965, n.d.
Library (in Theological Quadrangle), 1934-36, 1954-56, 1962-63, n.d.
Theological seminary Groups, 1897, 1904-08, 1920, 1949, 1955, n.d
Unveiling of Memorials in the Graduate School of Theology, 1955, 1961-62

Subgroup VII. Moving Images, 1938, 0.6 l.f. [Accession 2008/039]

Canister 1
GST faculty and students, 1938 (16mm black and white, silent film) by E. John Hamlin, OC 1936
 
 
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