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Guide to the Glen Bruner Collection
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Series 1  Personal 1958-1978

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains biographial information about the Bruners and outgoing and incoming correspondence.
box-folder 1:1

Banking and Social Security 1975

box-folder 1:2

Biographical Information 1958-77

box-folder 1:3

Book donations (lists) to the University of Colorado

box-folder 1:3a

Book, Periodical, and MSS donations (lists & correspondence) to the Pacific School of Religion Library 1974-78

box-folder 1:4

Business cards ca. 1960 1964 1978

box-folder 1:5

Cokesbury Bookstore book orders 1977

box-folder 1:6

Private Correspondence 1975

box-folder 1:7

Insurance 1975

box-folder 1:8

Investments, Mutual Funds 1975-78

box-folder 1:9

Medicare Supplement Plan (Blue Cross) 1975-77

box-folder 1:10

Rocky Mountain United Methodist Conference 1973-77

box-folder 1:11

U.S. Department of State, Foreign Affairs Retirement Annuity 1976-77

box-folder 1:12-35

Correspondence

box-folder 1:12

Glen Bruner, out-going 1958-73

box-folder 1:13

Edith Bruner, out-going Thanksgiving/Christmas letters 1967-73

box-folder 1:14

Glen & Edith, outgoing Christmas letters 1962 1966 1974-77

box-folder 1:15-35

Letters from Others (in-coming) 1966-78

Note

Note: Arranged chronologically, then alphabetical by correspondent. The majority are annual printed Christmas letters from missionaries in several denominations and countries.
box 9

Daily Diaries (11 volumes) 1966-76

Note

Note: See, Personal Series Microform above, Box 1
 

Series 2  Speeches 1953-1971

Physical Description: 31 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains speeches give by Glen Bruner. The speeches are arranged chronologically by title.
box-folder 2:1

Kobe Union Church 1953

box-folder 2:2

Congratulatory Remarks, Kobe YMCA 1953

box-folder 2:3

America-Japan Relationships Past, Present, and Future 1954

box-folder 2:4

America, Revisited 1954

box-folder 2:5

America Today (J & E) 1954

box-folder 2:6

Greetings across the Pacific 1954

box-folder 2:7

A Glance at Diplomacy (J) 1954

box-folder 2:7

A Glance at Diplomacy (E), (2 speeches) 3/1957 5/1957

box-folder 2:8

Wedding Remarks (J & E) 1955 1960

box-folder 2:9

Easter 1941 1956

box-folder 2:10

Freedom, Its Use and Its Abuse (J &) 1956

box-folder 2:11

Students and Diplomacy 1956

box-folder 2:12

Romaji: Recommending a Standard System for the Romanization of Postal Addresses in Japan 1957

box-folder 2:13

Message of Gratitude, Goodwill, and Godspeed: Graduate's Luncheon, International Christian University 3/21/1960

box-folder 2:14

Japan's Integration of the Motto: Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety 1961

box-folder 2:15

'Truckster' or 'Pedicab'? 1961

box-folder 2:16

Talk about Nagasaki 1962

box-folder 2:17

The Japan I Have Seen, That is the Japanese as I Know Them 1963

box-folder 2:18

Not Forty Days and Forty Nights, but Forty Years! 1963

box-folder 2:19

Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Research: An Historical Summation 1947-1964 1965

box-folder 2:20

Lions, Nagasaki (J) 1966

box-folder 2:21

Civilian, Diplomatic, Military, and Personal Experiences of WWII 1967

box-folder 2:22

Introducing Men to Christ: Whys and Wherefores in the Land of the Rising Sun 1967

box-folder 2:23

A Treasure to Share, by Edith Bruner 1968 1971

box-folder 2:24

Acts of 20th Century Apostles: Izumi 1970

box-folder 2:25

Adventures of an American Foreign Service in Greater East Asia 1970

box-folder 2:26

Person-to-Person, Seed of the Church: Kwassui Gakuin, Nagasaki 2/1970 3/1970

box-folder 2:27

Protestant Christian Beginnings in Japan 1971

box-folder 2:28

Unconditional Surrender: The Japanese Accomplish the Impossible 1971

box-folder 2:29

Gai Ko, sumanachi Kokko (J) undated

box-folder 2:30

Reminiscences about New Year in Japan, (fragment) undated

box-folder 2:31

Speeches (and/or Sermons ?) Japanese, unidentified undated

 

Series 3  Sermons 1955-1972

Physical Description: 30 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains sermons give by Glen Bruner. The sermons are arranged chronologically by title.
box-folder 2:32

Mother 1955

box-folder 2:33

Words of Tribute: The Clack Family (J & E) 1957

box-folder 2:34

The Church, Christ's Body 1959

box-folder 2:35

Sign Posts Along Life's Highway 1959

box-folder 2:36

Untitled (J), delivered in the ICU Church 1959

box-folder 2:37

Come and See, a Baccalaureate Address 1960

box-folder 2:38

Opportunity Unlimited (J & E) 1960

box-folder 2:39

God's Constructive Puposiveness, (J & E) 1962

box-folder 2:40

Spiritual Emphases from Amongst Our Heritage - The Holy Spirit 1962

box-folder 2:41

The Loving Father's Earthly Laboratory (J) 1963

box-folder 2:42

Communion Meditation at Kwassui Jr. College 1964

box-folder 2:43

Evangelism, Charting Ways and Means 1964

box-folder 2:44

Kirisutosha no Kanzen (J) 1964

box-folder 2:45

Race Relations and Evangelism (J) 1964

box-folder 2:46

Making the Impossible Possible 1965

box-folder 2:47

Christ or Buddha 1966

box-folder 2:48

God's Command 1966

box-folder 2:49

Nippon Kirisuto Kyodan, Nagasaki Ginya-nachi Kyokai 1966

box-folder 2:50

Opportunity Unlimited 1966

box-folder 2:51

Perfect Love, Mattaki Ai (J) 1966

box-folder 2:52

The Protestant Christian Church in 1966 America 1966

box-folder 2:53

What the Youth of Japan are Doing and Thinking 1966

box-folder 2:54

What is Worthwhile (J & E) 1968

box-folder 2:55

That Extra Mile (J & E) 1969

box-folder 2:56

Why Missions? Especially Now?!! 1969

box-folder 2:57

Certain Missionary Joys 1971

box-folder 2:58

Unfaltering Trust 1972

box-folder 2:59

The Word of God in the Language of the People 1972

box-folder 2:60

Christmas Is (J & E) undated

box-folder 2:61

Japanese sermons, unidentified undated

 

Series 4  International Christian University, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan 1960-1978

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains correspondence, addresses, announcements, bulletins, reports and newsletters from Bruner's time at the International Christian University. The material is arranged alphabetically.
box-folder 2:62

Address by Carl Kreider, "ICU: Original Purposes, Future Perspectives" 1973

box-folder 2:63

Address by Ralph Sockman, "A Star in the East" 1960

box-folder 2:64-65

American Alumni Association, Aerika Chiiki Shibu Kaiho and Correspondence 1975-78

box-folder 2:66

Announcements

box-folder 2:66

Admissions 1973-1974

box-folder 2:66

Year Abroad Program 1969-1970

box-folder 2:67-69

Bulletins/Catalogs 1961-1963 1972-1973

box-folder 2:70-81

International Christian University

box-folder 2:70

Church 1961-1970

box-folder 2:71

Correspondence 1967-1975

box-folder 2:72

Directory, Faculty, Staff, Students 1965

box-folder 2:73

Japan ICU Foundation 1967-1975

box-folder 2:74

General information, Notices, Publications 1961-1977

box-folder 2:75

"An ICU Album", 25th Anniversary Photo Album 1974

box-folder 2:76

"ICU, The First Ten Years, 1949 - 1959" 1959

box-folder 2:77

Library News, Nos. 1-2 1972

box-folder 2:78

Special Photo Report, Newly Dedicated Facilities 1973

box-folder 2:79-81

Student Political Activities and Protest events 1967

box-folder 2:79-81

"The Admissions Program Dispute at ICU: Preliminary Report of the Faculty History Committee, 1966-67" 1966-1967

box-folder 2:79-81

"Summary of Recent Developments at ICU" 1969

box-folder 2:82

Volunteers in America: Toshiaki Kusunoki 1969

box 6-7

ICU Gazette, v.9-11, 1967-70 (some issues missing, particularly during 1967 at the height of student unrest), v.13-20:2, 1971-April 1978 (some issues missing).

box 8

ICU Year (Graduation) Books 1959-1961

 

Series 5  Subject Files 1947-1978

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This material is arranged alphabetically.
box-folder 2:83

148th Field Artillery Association of Colorado and Wyoming 1963-1974

box-folder 2:84-98

Atomic Bomb Casculty Commission

box-folder 2:84

Bibliography of Published Papers of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, 1947-60 1960

box-folder 2:85

Atomic energy Glossary of Technical Terms, United Nations, 1948 (English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish) 1948

box-folder 2:86

Japanese Times Interview of George Darling, ABCC Director 1958

box-folder 2:87

Delayed Radiation Effects in survivors of the Atomic Bombings: Review of Findings of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, 1947-59 by J.W. Hollingsworth 1960

box-folder 2:88

ABCC Section in Hiroshima Igaku, by George Darling (J & E) 1960

box-folder 2:89

Glossary of ABCC Terminology, Japanese/English translations for technical reports 1960-1961

box-folder 2:90

Photographs of the Nagasaki Annual Autopsy Memorial Service. Photo of Glen Bruner included. 10/1962

box-folder 2:91

ABCC Newsletter (J) 1963-1966

box-folder 2:92

19 Years Since A-Bombings by Koji Mori, Newspaper article 8-part series from the English Mainichi 1964

box-folder 2:93

Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Research: An Historical Summation, 1947-64 by Glen Bruner (J & E) 1965

box-folder 2:94

Japanese Advisory Council to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Meeting Minutes (J & E) 10/14/1965

box-folder 2:95

Bruner's retirement and return to the U.S. and Colorado 1966

box-folder 2:96

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Citation for Maritorious Contributions to George B. Darling 3/30/1970

box-folder 2:97

A Tribute to George B. Darling, Director, ABCC (J & E) 1957-1972

box-folder 2:98

Miscellaneous Papers undated

box-folder 2:99

Unidentified Japanese Newsletter (?) undated

box-folder 2:100

Buddhism 1960-1969

box-folder 3:1

Chinzei Gakuin School/Jr. College 1975-78

box-folder 3:2

Colorado State University, Alumni and 50-Year Club 1976-77

box-folder 3:3-5

Council of Cooperation (Japan missions), Directories and unidentified Japanese papers 1972-1978

box-folder 3:6

DACOR Membership List, (Diplomatic Corps, Retired Assoc.) 1965

box-folder 3:7-8

First United Methodist Church, Boulder, CO, correspondence and worship bulletins (sampling) 1977-1978

box-folder 3:9-13

Ginya-Machi Kyokai (Church), Nagasaki, correspondence, worship bulletins (?), newsletters (?), (J & E) ca. 1966-71

box-folder 3:14

Hiroshima Jogakuin (J) 1975

box-folder 3:15

Holy Communion 1956 1967 1972

box-folder 3:16-17

International House of Japan, Membership list and Annual Reports (sampling) 1966-1967 1970-1971 1974-1976

box-folder 3:18

Japan-America Cultural Center, Nagasaki (J) 1965

box-folder 3:19

Japan-American Society of Nagasaki 1972

box-folder 3:20

Japan - Maps of Distributions of Christians 1969

box-folder 3:21

Japan Wesley Association 1966-1972

box-folder 3:22

Japanese Language tools for translation, 1922, ca. 1948-69. Note: "Economic and Scientific Section, Labor Division: Word List of American Labor Terminology", 1947 is located in Box 7, File Folder 7. 1922

box-folder 3:23

Japanese Women 1953-1954 1966

box-folder 3:24

History of the Kamakura Dai-butsu - bronze of the Great Buddha undated

box-folder 3:25

Kansai Labor Evangelism Program 1962

box-folder 3:26

Kwassui Gakuin, Nagasaki 1967-1969

box-folder 3:27

Kyodan (United Church of Christ in Japan) 1959-77

box-folder 3:28-31

Unidentified Japanese papers from a box marked, Kyokai Yogo (which roughly translates to "church terminology") ca. 1958-1969

box-folder 3:32

Kyushu Church Association 1964

box-folder 3:33-35

Lion's Club, Boulder, CO: General information, International Relations Committee, Sick and Visiting Committee 1967-1973

box-folder 3:36

Lion's Club, Japan, "Constitution and By-Laws" (form), J) 1963

box-folder 3:37

Matsumiya Japanese Language School Bulletin 1930

box-folder 3:38

Nagasaki Okunchi Festival Program 1964

box-folder 3:39

National Christian Council of Japan (NCC, also Nippon Christian Church), a liason organ of Christianity in Japan 1957

box-folder 3:40

Nebraska Centennial, "Notable Nebraskan" Award to Glen Bruner 1967

box-folder 3:41

Nichiren Shosu Academy (NSA) 1976

box-folder 3:42-43

Nippon Christian Church Bible translations - mostly in Japanese with some English undated

box-folder 3:44

Psychological Warfare: leaflets dropped by American planes on Japan - "Where are Japan's Great Men?" and "Immediate Evacuation From Cities and Towns Advised to the Japanese People" (in Japanese with accompanying English translations) ca. 1945

box-folder 3:45

Retreads, Inc., An Honor Society of War Veterans who served in WWI and WWII (J) undated

box-folder 3:46

The Salvation Army in Japan, and newsletter, The War Cry undated

box-folder 3:47

School of Japanese Language and Culture, Bulletin 1938-1939

box-folder 3:48

Seiwa College 1969

box-folder 3:49

Shuho, Nippon Kirisuto Kyodan (NCC, National Council of Japan) (J & E) ca. 1964

box-folder 3:50

Tokyo School of the Japanese Language, Bulletins 1961-1962 1969-1970

box-folder 3:51

Tokyo Union Church, Ninety Years of Service in Japan 1962

box-folder 3:52

Dr. P.F.B. von Siebold, 1796-1866, A German Doctor in Japan 1823-1830 1859-1862

box-folder 3:53

World Christian Education (Gathering in Japan) 1958

box-folder 3:54

Yokosuka Christian Community Center 1968

box-folder 3:55

Unidentified Japanese handwritten/calligraphy on rice paper with envelope undated

box-folder 3:56

Unidentified Japanese papers

 

Series 6  Pamphlets 1947-1978

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This material is arranged alphabetically by author or title (if no author).
box 4:1-25

English pamphlets

box-folder 4:1

An Annotated Bibliography on Social Welfare, Minority Issues, and Society in Japan Today 1974

box-folder 4:2

Bugaku or Classical Japanese Dance and Music undated

box-folder 4:3

Casal, U.A., Japanese Art-Lacquers 1958

box-folder 4:4

Christianity and Social Welfare, Yokosuka Christian Community Center 1975

box-folder 4:5

The Church and the Missionary in Japan, United Church of Christ in Japan 1969

box-folder 4:6

De Forest, J.H., Missionaries and the Language: from The Japanese Evangelist 1893

box-folder 4:7

Dialogue Concerning Ecumenical Cooperation [in Japan] 1963

box-folder 4:8

Drummond, Richard H., The Cost of Christian Discipleship in Japan 1959

box-folder 4:9

The Economic Development of Japan as a Basis for Cooperation in Research 1951

box-folder 4:10

Fujishiro, Seikichi, List of Major Second-Hand Bookstores in Tokyo 1955

box-folder 4:11

Ii, Kiyoshi, The Challenge of the Future 1969

box-folder 4:12

JNAC Missionary Prayer Calendar 1973-74

box-folder 4:13

Kobe Union Church Annual Report and Membership Directory 1975

box-folder 4:14

Krummel, John, Foreign Missionaries at Aoyama Gakuin 1874-1974

box-folder 4:15

Matthews, Alden E., Toward Mutuality in Mission 1971

box-folder 4:16

Miura, Ayako, The Church of Christ 1973

box-folder 4:17

Minoru, Toyoda, A Short History of Japanese Translations of the Bible 1955

box-folder 4:18

Mission in Japan 1970

box-folder 4:19

Norman, W.H.H., An Interim Report on Mukyokaishugi [non-churched Christians] Today 1958

box-folder 4:20

Pilcher, John, A Change of Mood? 1969

box-folder 4:21

Rowland, G.M., The New Missionary and the Japanese Language: from The Japanese Evangelist 1921

box-folder 4:22

Sansom, George, The First Japanese Constitution 1938

box-folder 4:23

Service of Celebration and Union, Colorado Springs, CO: Rocky Mountain Conference Women's Society of Christian Service (Methodist) and the Wesleyan Service Guild (Evangelical United Brethren) to United Methodist Women 1969

box-folder 4:24

Suzuki, Hidesaburo, Early Japanese Newspapers 1954

box-folder 4:25

Taniguchi, Mayumi and Bowers, John Z., Pompe van Meedervoort and the First Western Medical School in Japan 1965

box-folder 4:26-42

Japanese pamphlets

box-folder 4:26

Avaco Handbook 1958

box-folder 4:27

Ebisawa, Akira, The Family Life Movement in Japan ca. 1957

box-folder 4:28

The Fujin to Nippon

box-folder 4:29

Kawazoe, Noboru, A Japnese Architect's Expression of Faith: The Memorial Center of the Twenty-Six Martyrs 1963

box-folder 4:30

Kosmos 1969

box-folder 4:31

Mizuno, Masami, An Experiment on the Family Life Movement: Summary Report of the Adachi Family Life Institute undated

box-folder 4:32-42

Unidentified

box-folder 4:43-62

Newsletters

box-folder 4:43-45

The Asiatic Society of Japan 1966-78

box-folder 4:46-48

Faith and Life: Tokyo Union Church 1966-75

box-folder 4:49

The Forum (United Methodist World Division Missionaries) 1970-75

box-folder 4:50-51

Homon Dendo, published by the Japan Bible Society (J) 1961-66

box-folder 4:52

The Hope (J) 1966-71

box-folder 4:53-58

The Interboard Bulletin, nos. 119-120, 1966-70, nos. 159-207, issued by the Interboard Missionary Field Committee, Tokyo, Japan 1962

box-folder 4:59-60

The Bulletin for Interboard Kyodan Missionaries, nos. 208-227: Continues "The Interboard Bulletin": "issued by the Council of Cooperation Secretariat to inform missionaries sponsored by the United Church of Christ in Japan and the Interboard Committee in New York." 1970-1971

box-folder 4:61-62

The Kyodan Missionary Bulletin, , nos. 228-244: Continues "The Bulletin for Interboard Kyodan Missionaries": "issued by the Council of Cooperation Secretariat for missionaries sponsored by the United Church of Christ in Japan and the Japan North American Commission on Cooperative Mission 1973-74

box-folder 5:1-4

The Kyodan Missionary Bulletin, nos. 245-278 1975-May 1978

box-folder 5:5-7

KBS Bulletin on Japanese Culture, nos. 64-115 (Some issues missing) 1964-1972

box-folder 5:8

Kokoyo-no-Tomo, United Church of Christ in Japan, Kyodan Magazine (J) 1973-78

box-folder 5:9

World Division Newsletter, Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church 1973-78

box 8

Japan Illustrated: The Japan Times Quarterly Magazine, (6 issues) v.14:1 - v.15:2 1976-1977