Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Office of the University Chaplains
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Abstract While attending Northwestern, James Edward Avery developed a calling toward the ministry. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Avery began studies at the Yale Divinity School. In 1973, Avery was hired as Northwestern’s interim chaplain. The following year he accepted the appointment of University Chaplain. During his tenure at Northwestern, Avery continued the development of the Alice Millar Chapel into a working congregation of regular attendants. Very popular with students, faculty, and...
Dates: 1960 - 1986; Other: Majority of material found within 1973 - 1986
Abstract The University Chaplain is the coordinator of religious affairs and acts as a liaison between more than fifteen Protestant denominational, Roman Catholic, and Jewish religious groups represented at the University. The records of the University Chaplain are comprised of general correspondence documenting the activities of a number of campus religious groups and organizations including: the University Board of Religion, Campus Religious Counselors, the University Chapel Association, Chapel Board...