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Henry Knox Sherrill project : oral history, 1981-1984

Project: Henry Knox Sherrill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcripts 2068 pages Sound recordings 43 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

A group of interviews with friends, family and colleagues of Bishop Henry Knox Sherrill, centering on his term as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, 1947-1958. The memoirs contain much information on the changes and growth of one denomination during a critical period. Bishop Sherrill's leadership of the National Council of Churches of Christ in America and the World Council of Churches provides a broad view of national and world-wide ecumenical development. Participants and pagination: Allie B. Ault, 27; John B. Bentley, 44; George L. Blackman, 46; Eugene Carson Blake, 43; Roger W. Blanchard, 61; W. Nelson Bump, 31; Tollie L. Caution, 39; John D. Coburn, 28; William A. Coolidge, 26; Matthew Costigan, 80; John Crocker, 35; David C. Crockett, 47; Lewis A. DeBlois, Jr., 44; Edmond Du Pont, 40; John V. Herd, 16; Henry W. Hobson, 39; David R. Hunter, 63; Dana F. Kennedy, 65; Harry S. Kennedy, 25; Frederic C. Lawrence, 31; George W. R. MacCray, 76; Rebecca S. More, 95; Henry S. Noble, 21; Claude L. Pickens, Jr., 39; Nathan M. Pusey, 19; John W. Reinhardt, 84; Lawrence Rose, 34; Francis B. Sayre, Jr., 18; Margaret Sherman, 64; Barbara Sherrill, 125; Edmund K. Sherrill, 84; F. Goldthwaite Sherrill, 187; Henry W. Sherrill, 97; Helen Sparrow, 35; Helen B. Turnbull, 34; Arthur E. Walmsley, 25; Mildred R. Weatherbee, 34; Cynthia Wedel, 43; Barbara Prue Sherrill Wilson, 81; Mason Wilson, Jr., 43

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