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Guide to the Sacred Worth records, 1999-2014, bulk 2011-2014

Summary

Sacred Worth is a student group affiliated with the Divinity School of Duke University that seeks to serve the community by increasing awareness of LGBTQI persons in the church. The Sacred Worth records include the group's administrative materials, including meeting agendas, notes, flyers, and other materials, as well as materials related to the 2014 exhibit Clouds of Witnesses.

Collection Details

Record Group
UA.31.05.0002
Title
Sacred Worth records
Date
1999-2014, bulk 2011-2014
Creator
Sacred Worth
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The Sacred Worth records include meeting agendas, promotional materials, flyers, newsclippings, articles, and materials related to the 2014 exhibit Clouds of Witnesses.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Sacred Worth Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Leadership Binder, 1999-2014
(4 folders)
Box 1
Cloud of Witnesses notebook and flyer, 2014
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Sacred Worth is a student organization that serves the Divinity School by increasing awareness of LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex) people in the church. The group was founded in the early 2000s and takes its name from the Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church of 2000, which states "Homosexual persons no less than heterosexual persons are individuals of sacred worth." Sacred Worth, sometimes also referred to as SW, is open to all members of the community and seeks to promote understanding of and offer support to LGBTQI people and straight allies through sponsoring discussions, lectures, and other events.

Related Material

Alliance of Queer Undergraduates at Duke (AQUADuke) Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Divinity Student Council Records, UA.31.02.0006, University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


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Provenance

The Sacred Worth Records were received as a gift in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, January 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2015-0034