Brown, Charles Reynolds, 1862-1950

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Charles Reynolds Brown graduated from University of Iowa in 1886 and studied Theology at Boston University. He was Dean of the Yale divinity school from 1911-1928.

From the description of Manuscript. The living Christ--an Easter sermon. ca. 1929. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148140810

Charles Reynolds Brown was born in Bethany, West Virginia on October 1, 1862. He was educated at the University of Iowa and Boston University, and received several honorary degrees. He was a prominent Protestant clergyman in Congregational churches across the United States, Dean of Yale Divinity School (1911-1928) and an author. He served as Moderator of the National Council of Congregational Churches and as Chairman of the Congregational Education Society. He died on November 28, 1950.

From the description of Charles Reynolds Brown papers, 1860-1957 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702179307

From the description of Charles Reynolds Brown papers, 1860-1957 (inclusive) (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 70677797

Charles Reynolds Brown, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Oakland, was a special lecturer on ethics at Stanford University.

From the description of Charles Reynolds Brown syllabi, 1900-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 551922237

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Charles Reynolds Brown, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Oakland, was a special lecturer on ethics at Stanford University.

From the guide to the Charles Reynolds Brown syllabi, 1900-1904, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

  • 1862 Oct 1: Born in Bethany, W. Va., son of Benjamin F. and Sarah T. Brown
  • 1883: A.BUniversity of Iowa
  • 1886: A.M., University of Iowa
  • 1889: S.T.B., Boston University
  • 1889 - 1892 : Pastor of Wesley Chapel, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1892 - 1896 : Pastor of Winthrop Congregational Church, Boston
  • 1896 Sep 23: Married Alice Tufts
  • 1896 - 1910 : Pastor of First Congregational Church, Oakland, Ca.
  • 1897: Professional study in Egypt and Palestine
  • 1911 - 1928 : Dean of the Yale Divinity School -Pastor of Yale University Church for twelve years
  • 1913 - 1915 : Moderator of the National Council of Congregational Churches
  • xx: Honorary degrees from Yale, Boston U., Brown, Mills College, Oberlin, U. of Vermont, Wesleyan
  • xx: Chairman of Congregational Education Society
  • 1928 - 1950 : Dean Emeritus During the years of his retirement Brown continued to preach and write extensively. He was considered to be one of the nation's foremost Protestant clergymen.
  • 1950 Nov 28: Died

From the guide to the Charles Reynolds Brown Papers, 1860-1957, (Yale University Divinity School Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Trueblood, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1856-1951. Correspondence, 1916-1928. University of Michigan
referencedIn Henry Burt Wright Papers, 1728-1928 Yake University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Charles Reynolds Brown syllabi, 1900-1904 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Brown, Charles Reynolds, 1862-1950. Charles Reynolds Brown papers, 1860-1957 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Wright, Henry B. (Henry Burt), 1877-1923. Henry Burt Wright papers, 1880-1928. Yake University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Brown, Charles Reynolds, 1862-1950. Manuscript. The living Christ--an Easter sermon. ca. 1929. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Charles Reynolds Brown Papers, 1860-1957 Yake University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Brown, Charles Reynolds, 1862-1950. Charles Reynolds Brown syllabi, 1900-1904. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1886-1941. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
creatorOf Brown, Charles Reynolds, 1862-1950. Charles Reynolds Brown papers, 1860-1957 (inclusive) Yale University Library
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Yale University. President's Office. Records of Arthur Twining Hadley as president of Yale University, 1899-1921 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale University. President's Office. Records of Arthur Twining Hadley as president of Yale University, 1899-1921 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn General Faculty and Faculty Council of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1799-2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives and Records Service
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associatedWith Coffin, Henry Sloane, 1877-1954. person
associatedWith Congregational Education Society, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Congregational Education Society, Boston. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Jesus Christ person
associatedWith National Council of Congregational Churches (1865 : Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Slattery, Charles Lewis, 1867-1930 person
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
associatedWith Trueblood, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1856-1951. person
associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Wright, Henry B. (Henry Burt), 1877-1923. person
associatedWith Yale University. Divinity School. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
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United States
United States
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Congregational churches
Congregational churches--United States
Christian ethics
Social ethics
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Dean
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Birth 1862-10-01

Death 1950

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