Van Schaick, John, 1873-

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John Van Schaick ( 1873-1949 ) was born in Cobleskill, New York . He received his AB from Union College in 1894 and was awarded an honorary DD from St. Lawrence University in 1910 . He was ordained at the Church of Our Father, Universalist, in Washington, D.C., in 1901, where he served as pastor until 1918 . In 1915, under a leave of absence from his church, he worked under the Rockefeller War Relief Commission and was then appointed commissioner for Belgium under the American Red Cross . His work as commissioner earned him Belgium 's highest honor, the Order of Leopold. He also served as editor of the Universalist Leader from 1922 to 1945 . Van Schaick is the author of The Little Corner Never Conquered ( 1921 ), Cruising Around a Changing World ( 1923 ), The Community Within the Walls ( 1934 ), and Characters in Tales of a Wayside Inn ( 1939 ).

From the guide to the Papers, 1897-1948., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

John Van Schaick (1873-1949): Universalist minister, editor, author. A.B. Union College, 1894. Minister of the Universalist Church of Our Father, Washington, D.C. (1900-1918). Editor of the Christian Leader (1922-1945).

From the description of Papers, 1897-1948 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368093

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referencedIn Universalist Publishing House. Records, 1862-1962 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Robinson, Elmo Arnold, b. 1887. Papers, 1910-1972 Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Papers relating to John Wright Buckham's book, George Holmes Howison: Philosopher and Teacher, 1929-1935 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Papers, 1897-1948. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Van Schaick, John, 1873-. Papers, 1897-1948 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Sullivan, William Laurence, 1872-1935. Papers, 1895-1961 (inclusive), 1895-1935 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962 (inclusive), 1857-1936 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Universalist Historical Society. Records, 1834-1978 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
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Birth 1873

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