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Edward Bauman Sermons
39.74cubic feet
The Reverend Doctor Edward W. Bauman was senior pastor at the Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. from the early 1970s until 1992. These are sermons preached at the Foundry, or on the radio. There are also study guides used with his television programs and several of his books.

James Stein Dissertation
0.18cubic feet
K. James Stein (1929- ), a theologian and professor. Stein was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the son of Gustav and Anna (Sommer) Stein. Ordained as an elder in 1956, Stein served appointments in the Dakota Conference. Stein became a Professor of Church History at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Ilinois in 1960 and became a dean at the seminary in 1972. This collection consists of the dissertation of K. James Stein at Union Theological Seminary, submitted in 1965.

John V. Moore Papers
0.18cubic feet
John V. Moore (1919- ), American Minister, was born to Manning Sydney Moore and Winifred Elaine Buxton on September 6, 1919 in Pueblo, Colorado. More pastored both Baptist and Methodist churches for over forty-two years. The John V. Moore papers contain perhaps the earliest serious rethinking on the issue of homosexuality for both church and society in a church pulpit which this case took place at Glide Memorial in 1965.

Administrative Files of the Joint Commission on Church Union
0.54 cu. feet
The Joint Commission on Church Union was the working group which constructed the Plan of Union for The Methodist Church and Evangelical United Brethren merger in 1968. This material contains minutes of their meetings and the draft of the Plan of Union.

Administrative records of the Division of Ministry of God's Human Community of the General Board of Church and Society
29 cubic feet
The Division of Ministry of God's Human Community of the General Board of Church and Society focuses on problems affecting society such as social justice, economic issues, peace issues, and drug awareness.

Administrative Records of the Commission on the Structure of Methodism Overseas
6 cubic feet
This commission worked on the program which enabled former overseas mission areas to become autonomous independent churches or to become part of the central conference structure of a global United Methodism.

Alma Matthews House Board Minutes
1961 - 1984
0.36 Cubic feet
The Alma Mathews House opened its doors January 11, 1889 as the Immigrant Girls Home. An early project of the Women's Home Missionary Society of The Methodist Episcopal Church, the House first was located on State Street facing Battery Park, near old Castle Garden, the receiving station for immigrants in the pre-Ellis Island days.

Peter Murray Collection on the Central Jurisdiction of the Methodist Church
1960- 1984
0.312 cu. feet
This collection deals with the elimination of the Central Jurisdiction.

Methodist Librarians Fellowship Collection
0.81cubic feet
The Methodist Librarians Fellowship is a group of professional librarians, archivists and scholars who either work at or related to United Methodist higher education institutions, have collections dealing with Methodist materials whose institutions are not related to the denomination or just interested in Methodist studies. The content of this collection revolves around two central areas, namely, official records such as reports and minutes, and the working files of the Methodist Library Fellowship officers.

W. Maynard Sparks Papers
1.35cubic feet