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Guide to the Reverend Dr. Clarice M. Bowman papers, 1928-1931

Abstract

Reverend Clarice M. Bowman, a Duke alumnus, served in several student religious volunteer organizations during her time as a student. She was one of the first women to receive a degree from the School of Religion. The collection includes printed material and form letters concerning student organizations. The collection ranges in date from 1928-1931.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
UA.30.01.0002
Title
Reverend Dr. Clarice M. Bowman papers
Date
1928-1931
Creator
Bowman, Clarice Margarette, 1910-
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Contains primarily printed material and form letters concerning the Student Volunteer Movement, the YWCA, other related religious organizations, and the Methodist Episcopal Church. As a Duke student, Rev. Bowman was active in North Carolina chapters of these movements, and the papers provide information regarding student religious life and activity in the period. The collection ranges in date from 1928-1931.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Container List

1 box
Correspondence and printed material
Box 1
Booklets, brochures and pamphlets
Box 1
Booklets, brochures and pamphlets
Box 1
Booklets, brochures and pamphlets
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

Rev. Dr. Clarice M. Bowman was a woman of the clergy. She graduated with B.A., B.D. and A.M. degrees from Duke University and was the Jonathan Fisher Professor Emeritus at Bangor Theological Seminary. She was one of the first women to receive a degree from the Duke School of Religion when she graduated in 1933. Bowman received the Divinity School's Distinguished Alumni Award in 1984. She died in 1998.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Dept. of Religion records, 1954-1998, bulk, 1954-1978. (University Archives, Duke University. )
  • Divinity School records, 1925-2005. (University Archives, Duke University. )

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Reverend Dr. Clarice M. Bowman Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Reverend Dr. Clarice M. Bowman papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1973.

Processing Information

Processed by Aaron Bluitt, November 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, June 2007

Accession A73-150 is described in this finding aid.