Records of the University Chaplain, 1928-1974.


Records of the University Chaplain, 1928-1974.

The records created by Bradford Abernethy document his responsibilities and functions as the University Chaplain for Rutgers University. They consist of general correspondence, subject files, chapel files, files related to various organizations including international student organizations and the National Association of College and University Chaplains, Abernethy?s writings and photographs.

11.25 cubic ft (34 manuscript boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 8175906

Rutgers University

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