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Series XV. Writings, 1871-1998 (1.6 l.f.) (continued)

            Subseries 1. Writings by George Frederick Wright, 1871-1921, n.d. (continued)

 (Arranged in Alphabetical order by topic)

Box 4

History (unpublished)

Folder 1

“Old Fort Sandoski of 1745 and the Sandusky Forts,” 1913, (Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society Publication 22:371-80) 4 pp., [An answer to a rejoinder to the above article follows, 6 pp.]
“Our Debt to the Pioneers of a Hundred Years Ago,” n.d., 8 pp.
“Significant Events of the Seventy-five Years,” [Oberlin History] 1908, 17 pp.
“Two Estimates of Oberlin by the New York Nation,” 1896, 3 pp.

History (Published)

Folder 1

“Cornerstone Laid for Archeological Museum,” Oberlin Review, October 8, 1912, 1 p.
[Early history of the region] Year Book of the Sandusky County Pioneer and Historical Association, pp. 8-14, 1913, 7 pp.
“Oberlin College,” New England Magazine September 1900, 16 pp.
“Oberlin College,” September 1900, 2 copies, 20 pp.
“The Oberlin I First Knew and Oberlin Today,” April 1921, 4 pp.
“Older Oberlin Not So Worldly,” January 26, 1919, 2 copies, 6 pp.
“Reminiscences of Early Oberlin,” October 1917, 5 pp.
“Reminiscences of Early Oberlin,” in the Oberlin Literary Magazine, October 1917, 5 pp.

Music (unpublished)

Folder 1

“The Importance of Systems in the Instruction that is given in Vocal Music,” n.d., 5 pp.

Science (unpublished)

Folder 1

“Carbon & Company,” n.d., 8 pp.“Chapter IV – Summary of Conclusions,” n.d., 2 pp.
[Darwinism], n.d., pp. 9-68, [many pp. missing, 24 pp. total]
[Darwinism], n.d., 4 pp.
“The Evolutionary Fad,” 1900 (Bib Sac 57:303-316 Ap), 1 p.

Folder 2

“Gulick’s Theory of Evolution,” 1898 (Ind Ap 7) 3 pp. (fragment)
“A Lesson from the Past,” [very faint] n.d., 4 pp.
“Man has a twofold nature,” n.d., 4 pp.
“The Nature and Sources of Our Information,” n.d., 7 pp.
“Scientific Conception of ‘Vitality,’” Sept. 29, 1898, 4 pp.

Science and Theology (unpublished)

Folder 1

“The Antiquity of the Human Race,” c. 1892, 11 pp.
“Contributions of Geology to the Credibility of the Flood,” c. 1901, (McClures Magazine  v. 7 no. 2, June pp. 134-9), 4 pp.
“Crisis in Biblical Criticism,” n.d., 12 pp.
“Darius the Mede,” n.d., 7 pp.
“Genesis and Geology,” (SS Times Jan. 6) c. 1906, 4 pp.
“Geological Credibility of the Flood,” c. 1901, 44 pp.
“Geological Possibility of the Flood,” c. 1904-5, 14 pp.
“God in Geology,” n.d., 3 pp.

Folder 2

“The Growth of Confidence in Inductive Reasoning,”, 1871 (New Eng 30: 601-615), 51 pp. + 5 pp. of notes
“The Logic of Christian Evidences—in Three Parts,” 1880, Part I, Part II, Part III, 16 pp., Chapters II and III 26 pp.
To the Reviewer] (The Publishers’ Weekly) of “The Logic of Christian Evidences” by G. F. Wright, n.d. 4 pp.
“New Light on Christian Evidence,” n.d., 14 pp.  (includes the outline)

Folder 3

“The Oppositions of Science Falsely So-called”,  c. 1905, (Bib Stud and Tea 2: 38-41) Ja, 4 pp.
“Periodicity a Law of Nature,” 1916 (Bib Sac 73: 302-317 Ap), [pp. 1-5, 5a, 5G, 5c, 6-9],  12 pp. total.
“Prof. Davis’s review of my book ‘Scientific Confirmations of Old Testament History,’” n.d., 10 pp.
“A Questionable Analogy,” n.d., 7 pp.
“Some of the most mischievous Delusions,” n.d., 34 pp. [Two distinct styles of penmanship may indicate that the first section is not written by Wright]
“Treatise on Darwinism,” ?1870s, 8 pp.15 misc. pages [fragments]

Science and Theology (Published)

Folder 1

 “Contributions of Geology to the Credibility of the Flood,” n.d., printed copy, 7 pp.
“The Crossing of the Red Sea,” S.S. World, July 1901, 11 pp.
“The Destruction of Sodom,” March 1913, 2 pp.
“The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah …,” [fragment] n.d., 2 pp.
“The Fundamentals,” “The Passing of Evolution,” Chap. 1, 1916, 16 pp.
“Geological Confirmations of the Biblical History of Israel from Abraham to the Exodus,” n.d., 4 pp.

Folder 2

“Hard Problems of Scripture: Science and the Deluge” Dec. 12, 1903, “The Crossing of the Red Sea”, “The Limitations of Science vs. The Certainties of Faith”, from The Ram’s Horn. [Stored in  Box 6, oversize box] 3 pp.

Folder 3

“The Royal Road to Influence,” Feb. 1897, 7 pp. in the Oberlin Review.

Social Political (unpublished)

Folder 1

“Affairs in South Eastern Alaska,” n.d., 5 pp.
“The Church and petitions,” n.d., 5 pp.
“Dear American” (Second Geological Survey of PA), July 1881, 3 pp.
“Ethics of the Standard Oil Company,” April 22, 1905, (Bib Sac 62:538-559 Jl) 7 pp.
“From Peking to Holgan(?),” May 14, 1900, 18 pp.
“From Port Arthur to Harbin(?),” June 26, 1900, 18 pp.
“Future Balkan Boundaries,” Sept. 16, 1918, 7 pp. + memo.

Folder 2

“The Future of Oberlin,” n.d., 21 pp.
“The Mongolian Border,” June 1, 1900, 19 pp.
“Observations in China, Manchuria, Siberia, and Turkestan,” c. 1903 (Cract 37: 245-262 Je), (incomplete) 4 pp.
“An Oriental Allegory,” Sept. 1900, 8 pp.
“The phrase Illinois Country …,” 1910s, 2 pp.
“President Payne’s Third Party Fallacies,” n.d., 1 p., incomplete
“Ravarovsk (?) to Blagoryeshchensk ,” July 24, 1900, 10 pp.
 [Russia, no title], [p. 1 missing], Nov. 24, 1900, 14 pp.
“Samarkand,” 1900, (Nation 71: 507 D27), 2 pp., incomplete
“Statement on Standard Oil’s morals,”  c. 1905, (Bib Sac 62: 538-559 Jl, Bib Sac 62: 370-76 Ap), 1 p.
“Stead’s Mission to Russia,” Sept. 26, 1905, 4 pp.
“The Sungarei (?) River,” July 2, 1900, 9 pp.
“Tashkend,” 1900, (Nation 71:441 D6), 5 pp.
“Vladivostok to Havarosk,” July 11, 1900, 7 pp.
“What shall the President do?” n.d., 4 pp.

Box 5

Theology (unpublished)

Folder 1

“…are born with sin,” [Calvinism, etc.] n.d. (pp. 71-90) 20 pp.
“Atheism,” n.d. 1 p.
“Bushnell’s ‘Vicarious Sacrifices,’” [review], n.d., 36 pp.
“A Child of God in a Poor House,” n.d., 19 pp.
[Design vs. Chance] n.d. 1 p.
“Destiny not in the sense …,” fragment, n.d., 1 p.
“The Difficulties of Our President,” n.d., 4 pp.
“The Doctrine of Immortality,” c. 1878 [Ind Mr 28, Apr 11], 6 pp.
“Dr. Briggs on Inspiration,” c. 1889 (Bib Sec 46:381-3 Ap; 47:136-53 Ja)  15 pp.

Folder 2

“The Essential Verity in Religion,” Part Second, Galley One, n.d., 10 pp.
“Evidences of Christianity,” n.d., 65 pp. in longhand, 7 pp. of fragments.

Folder 3

“The Evolution of Christianity. By Lyman Abbott…” [book review], 1892, 2 pp.
“Ignorance of Daniel’s Critics,” n.d.  [past 1908], 3 pp.
“An Institute of Christian Sociology,” Nov. 19, 1894, 6 pp.
“The Inductive Principles in Biblical Knowledge,” n.d., 3 pp.
“John Locke….,” n.d., 28 pp.
“Logic of Christian Evidence,” n.d.,  [pp. 1-90 missing] 118 pp.
“Missions in South Eastern Alaska,” c. 1886, 7 pp.
“Missionary Fruit in South Eastern Alaska,” September 11, 1886, 6 pp.

Folder 4

“The New Testament Endorsement of the Genuineness of the Pentateuch,” n.d., [2 pages with the number “4”] 7 pp.
“The Oberlin Summer School of Christian Sociology,” June 29, 1895, 4 pp.
“The Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God as manifested in his Works,” (Graham Lecture I), [Pub. Bib Sac] n.d., [pp. 6-7 missing], 12 pp.

Folder 5

“The Practical Bearings of Our Belief Concerning the Relation of Death to Probation,” 1883 (Bib Sac 40: 694-713 O) 77 pp.

Folder 6

“The Prayer Gauge Tested by Inductive Philosophy,” n.d., 7 pp.
“President Ballentine’s Inductive Logic,” Feb. 8, 1899, 4 pp.
“The Proof of Christianity,” n.d., 14 pp.
“A Quaker Wedding,” n.d., 7 pp.
“The Rapids of the St. Lawrence,” June 1860, 5 pp.
“Remember the Sabbath Day to Keep it Holy,” n.d., 2 pp.
“Responsibility for Damages on Theological Highways,” n.d., 3 pp.
“The Science of Natural Theology …, by Rev. Asa Mahon D.D.,” [review], 1869, 4 pp.
“Shallow Scholarship of the Destructive Biblical Critics,” n.d., 2 pp.
“Stratification of the Pentateuch,” [incomplete] n.d., 6 pp.

Folder 7

“Such then, without entering into …,” [results from Tel Armana 1894], 2 pp.
“We do well to emphasize …,” [Distinction between Fact and Theory], n.d., 3 pp.; pp. 13-17
“What is the true Growth of Confidence in Inductive Reasoning,” (New Eng 30: 601-15 O), c.1871, 16 pp.
“Why I accepted the invitation …,” n.d., 8 pp.

[Theology (unpublished) (cont.)]
Fragments: No Titles

Folder 8

“The conclusion of the whole matter,” n.d., 2 pp.
“Aristotle defined nature as…” n.d., 4 pp.
“The evidence for Christianity,” n.d., pp. 219-229, 11 pp.
“I Preliminary Considerations,” n.d., 4 pp.
“Part III—Difficulties involved in Denying The Truth of Christianity, Chap. I Introductory” 12 pp.             

Folder 9

Chapter IV—The mythical Hypothesis, n.d., pages 169-176, 7 pp.
Preliminary Considerations, n.d., 1 p.
[miscellaneous pages], n.d., 17 pp.
[Fragments, miscellaneous], n.d., 2 pp.
[Theology fragments], n.d., 8 pp.
[Fragment of play], n.d., 8 pp.

Theology (Published)

Folder 1

“The Mission of the Russian church,” The Living Church, pp. 566-7, Feb. 28, 1920, 2 pp. 
“The Newest Things in Biblical Criticism,” Advance, January 13, 1916, 2 pp.

Miscellaneous (Unpublished)

Folder 1

“Elder Duncan McPherson and Side Walk Reform–or Two Leaps in the Dark,” [6 tablets of fragments, 4 pp., 12 pp., 11 pp., 12 pp., 6 pp., 14 pp.], n.d., 59 pp.

Folder 2
Obituaries:

“Dr. Smith N. Penfield,” 1920, 5 pp.
“Dr. Smith N. Penfield,” [G. F. Wright conducted the service for Mr. Penfield. This appears to be the memorial talk that Wright gave.],1920, 10 pp.
“Captain Judson N. Cross,” 1901, 3 pp.

Folder 3 [see also Miscellaneous Published – Folder 3 for more on Finney]

[Miscellaneous notes on Charles Grandison Finney], n.d., 62 pp.
Finneyana I [small notebook], n.d., 87 pp.
Finneyana II [small notebook], n.d. 46 pp.

Miscellaneous (Published)
Folder 1

Autobiography:“Story of My Life and Work,” 1916, 459 pp.
[stored in separate box]

Folder 2

Guide Book: “See Ohio First,” [2 copies] 1915, 1919, 85 pp.

Folder 3

“Dr. Hodge’s Misrepresentations of President Finney’s System of Theology,” 1876, 12 pp.
Mr. Finney,” by Rev. Henry Matison, Oberlin Review, November 17, 1875, 2 pp.

Subseries 2. Writings by others
Box 6

Authors A-Z, c. 1910s-1920s (3f)
No author and partial articles, 1846, 1850, 1890, 1902, n.d.
“Travels of George Wright,” by Ellen Wright, 1998

Series XVI. Photographs, 1899, n.d. (0.2 l.f.)

Box 1

            Photographs, 1899, n.d. (2f)

 
 
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