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Inventory of the Bishop Edward L. Parsons: Pamphlets, Articles, and Sermons on Church Unity
GTU 2001-4-02  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bishop Edward L. Parsons:pamphlets, articles, and sermons on church unity
    Dates: 1919-1950
    Collection number: GTU 2001-4-02
    Creator: Parsons, Edward Lambe B. (1868-1960)
    Collection Size: .1 linear feet (12 items)
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union. Library.
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    Abstract: Twelve papers from the collection of Edward L. Parsons, 1868-1960, who served as pastor at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley, California, 1904-1919. He was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Francisco, 1919-1924, and Bishop of California, 1924-1941.
    Physical location: GTU 2001-4-02
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Bishop Edward L. Parsons:pamphlets, articles, and sermons on church unity, GTU 2001-4-02. Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Acquisition Information

    Duplicate material from the Parsons Collection at the University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library. Sent by Bancroft staff to the GTU Archives.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Edward L. Parsons, 1868-1960, served as pastor at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley, California, 1904-1919. He was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Francisco, 1919-1924, and Bishop of California, 1924-1941. Parsons was a strong activist for social welfare concerns, and in the promotion of Christian union.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contents include the following: The bishop and the pastoral relationship; The Christian in the modern world; The Fellowship of Reconciliation (2 editions); Lambeth and unity; The Liberal evangelicals message in our church today; No escape from decision; Reunion and the world mission of the church; The ruling eldership; So holy oracle of God; Time for decision; and Edward L. Parsons autobiography.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Parsons, Edward Lambe, 1868-1960.
    Christian union--United States--History--20th Century--Sources.
    United States--Church history--20th Century--Sources.

    Other Finding Aids

    The complete Edward Lambe Parsons Papers, 1865-1968 are located in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley; BANC MSS 86/58c.