Archives of the Religious Education Association, 1902-1988.


Archives of the Religious Education Association, 1902-1988.

The collection reflects the changing fortunes and activity levels of the Religious Education Association. The papers document the history of the R.E.A. from its founding in 1902 through 1988. More current material may be found in the Association's offices at Yale Divinity School. The Archives of the R.E.A. complement other collections on religion and higher education at the Yale Divinity School Library.

55 linear ft. (135 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 6756823

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