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Finding aids for archival items.

Methodist – Various

Finding Aid 35
Union College Archives

UC 33.1 Methodist – Various

Record Group : 33 (Methodist Church)
Collection : 1
Location : Archives Box

Processing Information : Finding Aid created by Bruce Miracle on April 9, 2009.

Note : In 1887 Dr. Daniel Stevenson purchased Union College for the Board of Education of the Kentucky Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Contents :
Folder 1:

  • Booklet entitled, Kentucky Bishops, Bi-Centennial Program of Kentucky Methodism, Eastern State University, June 11, 1966.
  • First Methodist Church Program (Barbourville, KY) for Church Centennial Celebration, November 28, 1965 (Photocopy)
  • Union College Methodist Heritage Week (November 16-19, 1986) – 1 Program
  • Ash Wednesday Program – Conway Boatman Chapel, Mar. 1, 2006
  • Union College “Committed to Excellence” – A supplement to Louisville Conference Connections a newsletter of the United Methodist Church – January 1992 (2 copies)
  • An Education Covenant of Partnership (May 5, 2000)
  • The United Methodist Church in Higher Education – A speech by Dr. J. Stanley Faulkner (Union Alumnus and Trustee) – no date  (2 copies)
  • Letter from The University Senate of the United Methodist Church – re: “Marks of A United Methodist Church-Related Academic Institution” – August 29, 1996

Also various Methodist related items

Folder 2:  Bishop John Lloyd Decell materials  (1887 – 1946) – Methodist Bishop

  • List of materials – entitled, “The Bishop John Lloyd Decell Archives relating to his years at Union College in Kentucky given by Mrs. Hattie Pearl Decell on October 8, 1994”
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Several papers and letters by or about Bishop Decell
  • Photocopy of the Journal of Bishop Decell dated, Oct. 8, 1906 –May 1, 1907
  • A metal wall plaque depicting a cross from the study of Bishop Decell
  • Various writings and photocopies