Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936

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Pastor of Central Church, Brooklyn, New York; Radio Minister of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America.

From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes, 1931 December 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53891030

S. Parkes Cadman (1864-1936) was an American clergyman, newspaper columnist, and radio personality. He was a radio pioneer, one of the first Christian ministers to begin broadcasting sermons in the 1920s. He was known for his promotion of tolerance and interfaith cooperation.

From the guide to the S. Parkes Cadman Letter, 1928, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

S. Parkes Cadman (1864-1936) was born in England and immigrated to the U.S. in 1890. In 1900, Cadman was selected as minister of the Central Congregational Society and Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. During his pastorate, Cadman became the leading Congregational clergyman in the United States, as well as the first U.S. radio preacher. The Central Congregational Church was renamed in memory of Dr. Cadman in 1939.

From the guide to the S. Parkes Cadman sermon notes, 1915-1916, (Brooklyn Historical Society)

Minister at the Central Congregational Church of Brooklyn from 1901-1936.

From the description of Sermon notes, 1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155460129

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referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1870-1963. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1800-1967 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Cadman, S. Parkes, 1864-1936. Sermon notes, 1915. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936. Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes, 1931 December 31. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Howard H. Russell Papers, 1840-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Watson, Emory Olin, 1865-1935. Emory Olin Watson papers, 1834-1935. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Smiley family. Papers, 1885-1930. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Proctor, Henry Hugh, 1868-1933. Papers. 1881-1971. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Mabel Vernon Papers, 1933-1947 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. Papers of Irving Bacheller [manuscript] 1900-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1857-1962. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs. Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs records, 1914-1996. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Trueblood, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1856-1951. Correspondence, 1916-1928. University of Michigan
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Russell, Howard H. (Howard Hyde), 1855-1946. Howard Hyde Russell papers, 1840-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Records of the Central Congregational Society and Church, 1854-1945 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Evan Hughes Letters, 1894-1934 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf S. Parkes Cadman Letter, 1928 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936. The religious and moral value of Shakespeare [manuscript], 1916 / by S. Parkes Cadman. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. Papers of Richard B. Glaenzer [manuscript], 1885-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edmund B. Chaffee Papers, 1902-1937 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. Papers, 1857-1962 (inclusive), 1857-1936 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Angela Morgan Papers, 1893-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf S. Parkes Cadman sermon notes, 1915-1916 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Anderson, William Franklin, 1860-1944. William F. Anderson collection, 1923-1926. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. Frank B. Kellogg letters, 1928-1929. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Collins, William J., d. 1960. Papers of William J. Collins, 1902-1958. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.), Golden Book Magazine, editorial correspondence, 1921-1935. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. Autograph collection of Raymond Gorges [manuscript], 1725-1928. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Andrews, George Reid, 1886-1941. George Reid Andrews papers, 1922-1941. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936. William Shakespeare [manuscript], 1914 April 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
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correspondedWith Anderson, William Franklin, 1860-1944. person
associatedWith Andrews, George Reid, 1886-1941. person
associatedWith Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. person
associatedWith Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Central Congregational Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Central Congregational Church of Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Chaffee, Edmund Bigelow, 1887-1936 person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Collins, William J., d. 1960. person
associatedWith Dodge, Henry Nehemiah, 1843-1937. person
associatedWith Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947, person
associatedWith Fuhrer, Mrs. Frederick. person
associatedWith Glaenzer, Richard Butler, 1876-1937. person
associatedWith Goodman, Frank Croly, 1878-1958. person
associatedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith KATHARINE LOUISA (SMITH) HILL, 1847-1935 person
associatedWith Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957 person
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
associatedWith Proctor, Henry Hugh, 1868-1933. person
associatedWith Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Russell, Howard H. (Howard Hyde), 1855-1946. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Smiley family. family
associatedWith Trueblood, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1856-1951. person
associatedWith Vernon, Mabel. person
correspondedWith Watson, Emory Olin, 1865-1935. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Religious life and customs
New York (State)--New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Gloversville (N.Y.)
United States
Subject
Congregationalists
Congregationalists--New York (State)--Kings County
Evangelicalism--History--20th century
Congregational churches--Clergy--Correspondence
Central Congregational Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Congregational churches--New York (State)--Kings County
Clergy--New York (State)--Kings County
Congregational churches--New York (State)--Brooklyn
Church and clergy
Radio in religion--History
New York State
Congregationalists--New York (State)
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Clergy
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Birth 1864-12-18

Death 1936-07-12

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