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Guide to the Charles Alexander Long Papers, 1889-1979 and undated

Abstract

Methodist clergyman, missionary, and educator, of Ardmore, Oklahoma

Chiefly personal and family correspondence concerning the work of Long and his wife, Lucy Maie (York) Long, as Methodist missionaries in Brazil (1911-1952), where he was also an official and teacher at Granbery Institute, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Correspondents include Bishop César Dacorso Filho, John Monroe Moore, and Hugh Clarence Tucker in Brazil, and evangelist Davidson Victor York in the U.S. Other materials include writings, sermon notes, photographs, manuscript volumes, and printed materials, almost all relating to Long's activities in Brazil. Additions in the 1980s were processed separately from the main collection, and some unprocessed materials remain..

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Long, Charles Alexander
Title
Charles Alexander Long papers 1889-1979 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
11 Linear Feet, 8,273 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The Charles Alexander Long Papers span the years 1879-1989, with most of the materials dating from the twentieth century. The largest group of materials consists of personal and family correspondence concerning the work of Long and his wife, Lucy Maie (York) Long, as Methodist missionaries in Brazil (1911-1952), where he was also an official and teacher at Granbery Institute, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Correspondents include Bishop César Dacorso Filho, John Monroe Moore, and Hugh Clarence Tucker in Brazil, and evangelist Davidson Victor York in the U.S. Other materials include writings, sermon notes, photographs, manuscript volumes, and printed materials such as clippings, almost all relating to Long's activities in Brazil. Additions in the 1980s were processed separately from the main collection, and some unprocessed materials remain.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

1892-1910
Box 2
1911
Box 3
1912-1915
Box 4
1916-1920 Mar.
Box 5
1920 Apr.-1921
Box 6
1922-1925
Box 7
1926-1927
Box 8
1928
Box 9
1929-1930 May
Box 10
1930 June-1932 May
Box 11
1932 June-1933
Box 12
1934-1935 July
Box 13
1935 Aug.-1936
Box 14
1937-1940
Box 15
1941-1945 Sept.
Box 16
1945 Oct.-1946 Oct.
Box 17
1946 Nov.-1947 June
Box 18
1947 July-1949
Box 19
1950-1952 May
Box 20
1952 June-1954
Box 21
1955-1957
Box 22
1958-1960 May
Box 23
1960 June-1963
Box 24
1964-1965 Sept.
Box 25
1965 Oct.-1967 July
Box 26
1967 Aug.-1968
Box 27
1969-1970 and undated
Box 29
Financial and legal papers
Box 29
Papers, including genealogical material
Box 1
Miscellaneous
Box 28
Miscellaneous: genealogy, biography
Box 32
Writings
Box 30
Writings, sermon notes
Box 31
Writings
Box 32
Printed Material
Box 33
Clippings
Box 34
Printed Material
Box 34-35
Clippings
Box 36-37
Printed Material
Box 38-42
Printed Material, magazines
Box 46-47
Pictures
Box 43-45, 48
Volumes and additional papers

Miscellaneous papers (box 49) and account and memoranda books (box 50), some with Methodist Church tithing information, dating to Long's time in Brazil, 1920s-1940s; also, a 1906 yearbook from the Centenary Female College in Cleveland, Tennessee (Box 50).

Box 49-50
Correspondence, 1889-1971
Box 1
Correspondence, 1971-1976
Box 2
Correspondence, 1974-1979
Box 3
Writings, 1917-1979 and undated
Box 4
Printed Material, 1942-1977 and undated
Box 5
Unprocessed items
Box 6-10
Blueprints for A Study of Deep Wells in the Southern Part of the Great Plains Region, Bachelors Thesis, University of Oklahoma, 1905
Oversize Folder OF1
Diplomas
Poster, color, 1932

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Alexander Long Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Charles Alexander Long Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift from 1969-1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, May 2008

Accessions received from 1969-1986 are described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.