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Inventory of the Randi J. Walker Collection
GTU 2018-07-02  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Randi J. Walker collection
    Dates: 1865-2008
    Bulk Dates: 1977-1994
    Collection number: GTU 2018-07-02
    Collector: Walker, Randi J.
    Collection Size: 1 linear foot (1 record box)
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union. Library.
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    Abstract: The collection reflects the interests and activities of Randi J. Walker, professor of church history at Pacific School of Religion. She retired in June 2018.
    Physical location: SCA office
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    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

    Randi J. Walker collection, GTU 2018-07-02. Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Acquisition Information

    Randi Walker, summer 2018.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Randi J. Walker, Ronald Soucey Professor of Transcendental Christianity, Professor of Church History, and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, retired in June 2018 after 25 Years at Pacific School of Religion. Her education includes BUS, University of New Mexico, 1974; MA, School of Theology at Claremont, 1978; MDiv, School of Theology at Claremont, 1982; and PhD, Claremont Graduate School, 1983.
    Among her publications are Religion and the Public Conscience: Ecumenical Civil Rights Efforts in Seattle 1940-1960, Circle Books, 2012; History as a Mirror, with Kyu Hong Yeon, Hanshin Theological Seminary Press, 2011; Emma Newman, A Frontier Woman Minister, Syracuse University Press, 2000; "California and the Pacific Rim Region," in The Encyclopedia of Religion in America, edited by Charles Lippy and Peter Williams, CQ Press, 2010; "The Continuing Influence of Region on American Religious Life," in Faith in America: Changes, Challenges, New Directions vol. 1; "Organized Religion Today," edited by Charles Lippy, Praeger, 2006; Evolution of a UCC Style: Essays in the History and Ecclesiology of the United Church of Christ, United Church Press, 2005; and Protestantism in the Sangre de Cristos, University of New Mexico Press, 1991.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains articles, journals, and other materials primarily on minorities within religious organizations in the 20th century.


    Materials arrived in several donations and are organized by topic.

    Indexing Terms

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


    African Americans--Civil rights.
    Asian Americans--Religion.
    Christianity and justice--United States--History.
    Civil rights movements$.
    Distributive justice--Religious aspects.
    Race relations--Religious aspects.
    Religious thought--Study and teaching.
    Women's rights.
    Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif.)
    United Church of Christ.

    Other Finding Aids

    BX9885.A45, UCC history papers : 1992-