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Peter Colegrove (1817-1860) Diary

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Identifier: 55/36
Abstract The diary of Peter Colegrove (1817-1860) includes entries made between September 9, 1833 and November 10, 1840. Colegrove recounts his conversion to a life of Christian faith and, throughout the diary, records his struggles and failures to attain Christian perfection. The diary reflects on Colegrove's education at the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution (now Colgate University) and, during vacations from school, his preaching at churches in southwestern New York and northern...
Dates: 1833-1840

Randolph Sinks Foster (1820-1903) Papers

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Identifier: 3/3
Abstract Randolph Sinks Foster (1820-1903) was a Methodist minister and served as the third president of Northwestern University, from 1857-1860. The Randolph S. Foster Papers fill one half-size box and span the years 1857-1949. They consist of biographical materials, one letter from Foster, and later correspondence relating to Foster.
Dates: 1857 - 1949

Clark Titus Hinman (1819-1854) Papers

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Identifier: 3/1
Abstract Methodist minister Clark Titus Hinman was elected the first President of Northwestern University in 1853, but died before the University opened in 1855. This artificial collection consists of biographical material and correspondence postdating his life; there is also one original sermon.
Dates: 1846-1976

Charles W. Pearson Family Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/2
Abstract The Charles Pearson Family Papers document the life and career of Charles W. Pearson, Northwestern alumnus and faculty member (professor and department chair in the Department of English), as well as the lives of several family members. The collection is organized on a genealogical principle: the papers of Charles W. Pearson come first, those of his six children second, and finally the papers of Hadath and French families (related branches of the Pearson family). The description of the...
Dates: 1843-1968

Edmund F. Perry (1923-1998) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/17/3
Abstract The Edmund Perry Papers fill three boxes and span 1953 to 1999. The bulk of the papers consist of Perry's correspondence, both personal and departmental, from the 1970s. Highlights of the collection include Perry's correspondence with religious leaders from around the world regarding the Department of Religion's comparative religions focus and their own religious faiths. Building this program was a primary interest of Perry's throughout his long career at Northwestern and much of the...
Dates: 1953-1999

Ralph G. Dunlop, Records of the University Chaplain

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Identifier: 30/8
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...
Dates: 1955-1975

Donald (1919-1994) and Vera (1922-2014) Ward Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/125
Abstract Donald and Vera Ward were married graduates of Northwestern University with influential careers in the middle of the 20th century in Chicago-based radio, television, theatre, and the ministry. Donald’s successful and varied career spanned radio and television, Christian ministry, and higher education. Although her husband left the world of performing arts to become a Congregational pastor in 1959, the stage and screen remained Vera’s life’s work: she appeared in several acclaimed plays and...
Dates: 1919-2014