Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990).

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971. Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990).

Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990).

Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, articles, book reviews, typescripts of books and articles, family papers, subject files, biographical material, bibliographies, photographs, and memorabilia reflecting Niebuhr's influence on twentieth century theology, politics, and society and his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations. Also documented are his interests in the Delta Cooperative Farm Project, Hillhouse, Miss. (1935-1943), the Committee on Economic and Racial Justice of the Socialist Party of Tennessee (1935-1938), U.S. National Committee for UNESCO, CARE, and other social agencies; his association with the Evangelical and Reformed Church; his delivery of the Gifford lectures at the University of Edinburgh (1939), travels to Germany with the U.S. Commission on Cultural Affairs in Occupied Territories (1946), and other trips to Europe in the 1940s; and his book reviews in the New York Times, Saturday Review, and the New Republic. Typescripts of three Niebuhr books are included: Man's Nature and His Communities (1965), Pious and Secular America (1950), and The Self and the Dramas of History (1955). Family papers include correspondence between Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr, and correspondence and subject files maintained by her relating to her husband and his writings. Also included are papers (1952-1963) of June Bingham and the MS. of her biography of Niebuhr, Courage to Change (1961); and papers relating to Richard Wightman Fox's Reinhold Niebuhr: A Biography (1985). Correspondents include W. H. Auden, John Barnes, Jacques Barzun, Tony Benn, John Coleman Bennett, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Jimmy Carter, Tom C. Clark, Paul D. Clasper, Henry Sloane Coffin, James Bryant Conant, Isobel Cripps, Sir Richard Stafford Cripps, Sherwood Eddy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, T. S. Eliot, Felix Frankfurter, Sam H. Franklin, J. King Gordon, Ruth Anderson Gordon, Ronald O. Hall, Will Herberg, Hubert H. Humphrey, Robert Maynard Hutchins, George Frost Kennan, Teddy Kollek, Franklin Hamlin Littell, Archibald MacLeish, Norman Mailer, Martin E. Marty, George S. McGovern, Margaret Mead, Hans J. Morgenthau, Daniel P. Moynihan, H. Richard Niebuhr, Alan Paton, James A. Pike, Samuel D. Press, D. B. Robertson, Oliver Sacks, William Scarlett, Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr., Margaret Stansgate, Ronald H. Stone, Paul Tillich, Henry P. Van Dusen, Geraldine Van Husen, Hugh Van Husen, Willem Adolph Visser't Hooft, and E. L. Woodward. Organizational correspondents include Americans for Democratic Action, Commission on the Freedom of the Press, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., Union for Democratic Action, and World Council of Churches.

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