Moral Re-armament Records 1812-1991 (bulk 1873-1966)


Moral Re-armament Records 1812-1991 (bulk 1873-1966)

Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.

228,400 items; 565 containers plus 27 oversize; 244 linear feet


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