Edmund B. Chaffee Papers 1902-1937

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Edmund B. Chaffee Papers, 1902-1937

Edmund B. Chaffee Papers 1902-1937

Papers of the American clergyman, educator. Chaffee was a Presbyterian minister in New York City. Correspondence, letters to magazines to which Chaffee contributed, notes, sermons, scrapbooks, diaries, and published material. Sermons (1914-1936) include such topics as religion, specifically Christianity, and its relationship to politics, labor, technocracy, war, pacifism, communism, and socialism.

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