Papers, 1940-1984.

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Orr, John Herbert, 1911-1984. Papers, 1940-1984.

Papers, 1940-1984.

Very diverse collection includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, business records, copies of patents and scientific journal articles from North American and Europe, technical notes, recording equipment and blueprints, pamphlets, scrapbooks, church records, tape recorded sermons and speeches by Orr and others.

180 cubic ft.

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National Council of Churches

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Moore, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1888-1974

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Bishop Arthur J. Moore (1888-1974), Methodist bishop and author of Georgia. From the description of Arthur J. Moore papers, 1910-1973 (bulk 1959-1960). (Arthur J Moore Methodist Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 38475799 Arthur James Moore, Methodist bishop and author, was born 26 December 1888 in Argyle, Georgia, and died 30 June 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. Moore served the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and then the United Methodist Chur...

Jones, E. Stanley (Eli Stanley), 1884-1973

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E. Stanley Jones was born in 1884. He was on the faculty of Asbury College when he was called to missions through the Methodist Church. He served in India, and his influence touched both the lower and upper castes through India, Burma, Ceylon, and Singapore. He also was the author of 24 books. He died in 1973. From the description of Correspondence. 1942-1948. (Asbury Theological Seminary). WorldCat record id: 15262071 E. (Eli) Stanley Jones (1884-1973) was an American Metho...

Redhead, John A.

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Chappell, Clovis Gillham, 1882-1972

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Peale, Norman Vincent, 1898-1993

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Peale was licensed and ordained in 1922 by the Methodist Church. He held a pastorate at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City from 1932-1984. He wrote many books, perhaps his most popular being the 1952 "Power of Positive Thinking." Peale's ideology of positive thinking won him worldwide acclaim. From the description of Papers, 1936-1975. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451926 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) wa...

Frost, David, 1939-2013

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United Methodist Church (U.S.). Alabama-West Florida Conference

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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Nightingale, Earl

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Jackson Tubing and Conduit Corporation.

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Hargis, Billy James, 1925-

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Billy James Hargis was born on August 3, 1925, in Texarkana, Texas. He graduated from Texarkana High School, and briefly attended Ozark Bible College in Bentonville, Arkansas, before dropping out to become a preacher. Ordained as a minister by the Disciples of Christ while still a teenager, he later received a degree in theology from Burton College and Seminary in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He served as pastor to churches in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and Granby, Missouri, before becoming pastor of Fi...

Camras, Marvin.

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Harris, Pierce, 1895-1971

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Pierce Harris was born September 21, 1895 in Georgia. He attended both Reinhardt College and Emory University and served as a Methodist minister at congregations throughout North Georgia and in Jacksonville, Florida. He is perhaps best remembered in his capacity as minister of First Methodist Church in Atlanta (now known as Atlanta First United Methodist Church). He served there from 1940 to 1964, when he retired from the ministry. Harris was called to First Methodist Ch...

Hill, Napoleon, 1883-1970

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McFarland, Ken, 1944-

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Ampex Corporation

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Founded in 1944 in San Carlos, California, by Alexander M. Poniatoff, an electrical engineer born in Russia. Ampex is a technology leader in high-performance digital information recording and storage products utilized in a variety of fields, including scientific, government, finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, data processing, oil and gas exploration, engineering, aerospace, film and video. Primarily known for their mass storage systems, instrumentation/data recorders, helical scan tape ...

First United Methodist Church (Opelika, Ala.)

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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...

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Kimbrough, Edward, 1918-

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Orrtronic Company.

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Falwell, Jerry

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Orr, John Herbert, 1911-1984.

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Orr, a native of Lee County, Ala., was a significant figure in the sound recording industry. He worked at radio station WAPI while in high school during the 1920s, and founded WJHO in Opelika, Ala., in 1940. Orr served in the U.S. Army Psychological Warfare Division during World War II and was responsible for capturing German magnetic recording equipment and personnel. Began producing magnetic tape under name of ORRadio Industries after war, then merged with Ampex Corp. ...

ORRadio Industries.

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