Records of the Office of the Dean, 1816-1976 (inclusive).


Harvard Divinity School. Records of the Office of the Dean, 1816-1976

Records of the Office of the Dean, 1816-1976 (inclusive).


Includes correspondence files for Deans. Subjects pertain to theological education; political and social issues, such as response to the strike of 1969; gifts and memorial funds; and conferences, colloquiums and speaking engagements. Prominent correspondents include Reinhold Niebuhr, Krister Stendahl, and Paul Tillich.

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