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Preliminary Guide to the Junaluska School of Religion Records, 1928 - 1941

Abstract

The Junaluska School of Religion was a summer program sponsored by the Duke School of Religion at Lake Junaluska, N.C. From the late 1920s to early 1940s, Methodist scholars and leaders attended the summer school. The collection mainly consists of correspondence, as well as reports, recommendations, registration cards, and other materials. Major subjects include the school's administration, student enrollment, curriculum, and planning.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Junaluska School of Religion records 1928 - 1941
Creator
Duke School of Religion.
Extent
3 Linear Feet , 3000 Items
Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

The collection mainly includes correspondence, as well as reports, recommendations, registration cards, and other materials. Major topics include the administration of the school, student enrollment, curriculum, and planning.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

1928
Box 1
January 1929-July 1929
Box 1
August 1929-October 1929
Box 1
November 1929
Box 1
December 1929
Box 1
1930
[3 folders]
Box 1
1931
Box 1
1932
Box 1
1933
Box 1
1935
Box 1
1936
Box 1
1937
[3 folders]
Box 1
A-B, 1938
Box 1
C, 1938
Box 1
D-J, 1938
[2 folders]
Box 1
K-R, 1938
[2 folders]
Box 2
S-Z, 1938
Box 2
A-B, 1939
[2 folders]
Box 2
C-E, 1939
Box 2
F-J, 1939
Box 2
K-N, 1939
[2 folders]
Box 2
O-R, 1939
Box 2
S-V, 1939
Box 2
W-Z, 1939
Box 2
1940
Box 2
1941
Box 2
Curriculum, 1928
Box 2
Registration Cards, 1929
Box 2
Photograph of Faculty and Students, 1932
Box 2
Report, 1938
Box 2
Recommendation, 1939
Box 2
Printed Announcement, 1941
Box 2

Historical Note

From the late 1928 to the about 1941, the Duke School of Religion sponsored a summer school program at Lake Junaluska in western North Carolina. Called the Junaluska School of Religion, the program allowed Methodist leaders and scholars to gather and take college-level courses in theology. Due to a decline in enrollment and teachers, the program was discontinued in the early 1940s.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • School of Religion records (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Junaluska School of Religion Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Junaluska School of Religion Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1977 (A77-152).

Processing Information

Processed by University Archives Staff

Completed 1990

Encoded by Valerie Gillispie, August 4, 2003

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.