Guide to the Lingenfelter, Sherwood Collection

Finding Aid Authors: Sherwood Lingenfelter and Nancy Sanders Gower.
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Guide to the Lingenfelter, Sherwood Collection 1967/2011

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Lingenfelter, Sherwood Collection
Dates: 1967-2011
Identification: CFT00109
Creator: Lingenfelter, Sherwood G.
Physical Description: 16.00
Repository: David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA, 91182-0002
Phone: (626) 584-5311
Fax: (626) 584-5613

Administrative History:

After serving as Provost and professor of intercultural studies at Biola University from 1988 to 2000, Dr. Sherwood Lingenfelter was installed as Dean of the School of World Mission in 1999. In 2003 he was installed as Provost where he served with distinction until June 2011.
With his wife, Dr. Judith Lingenfelter, he lived for three years in the Yap Islands of Micronesia; engaged in additional research in Brazil, Cameroon, and Suriname; and over the past two decades has continued to contribute to the field of mission through consulting, training, and speaking. Books Lingenfelter has authored include most recently Leading Cross-culturally: An Incarnational Model for Power-Giving Leadership, and he has taught such courses at Fuller as Culture and Transformation; Culture, Human Sexuality, and Ministry; and Leaders, Denominational Structures, and Missional Churches.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Fuller Theological Seminary
Fuller Theological Seminary. School of World Mission.

Geographic Name:

Yap (Micronesia)

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law

Conditions Governing Access:

Supervised use only

Scope and Contents

Dr. Sherwood Lingenfelter is an anthropologist, professor of anthropology, and College and Seminary Administrator. The collection includes 4 linear feet of Yap (Yap Islands of Micronesia) research notes and documents as well as 12 linear feet of Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Mission (now School of Intercultural Studies) and Provost’s Offices administrative files.

Detailed List of Contents


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Yap Research

Scope and Contents

1. RESEARCH 1967-69 .:. Yap Census forms from 1967-68 .:. Yap Field Research Interview and Observation Notes 1967-69 · Coded Files using Murdock's HRAF Cultural Categories · File with notes alphabetical by Informant .:. Yap Documents on Legislature and Public Affairs Statistics 2. RESEARCH 1979-80 .:. Original Interview Notes of sample of 100 men and 49 women .:. Coded Optical Scan sheets of 149 interviews .:. Original Court Case 3xS summary notes .:. Court Case code printout of data for statistical analysis

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Office files

Scope and Contents

Box 1. Articles, Book and article Reviews, Lectures, MSS. Box 2. Paper Outlines, Reading Notes, Papers, Research. Box 3. Deni Research, Ministry Opportunities, Messages & Sermons, Church Ministries. Box 4. Speaking Engagements (Index 1985-1997), Summer of ’98 documents, Mission Organizations, Provost travel, Conferences, Workshops. Box 5. Provost travel, Conferences, Workshops. Box 5b. Workshops, Classes, Lectures, Research.<o:p></o:p> Box 6. Research, Workshops, Classes, Lectures, SAIACS Visit, binder of documents from India, Hindustan Bible Institute archival papers, Duplicate notes, Yap vol. 1. Box 6b. 3 binders: Lectures on Biblical Leadership, Sri Lanka, 1999; Country Reports for SIL Workshop on Reframing Partnerships, 2000; MB520 Winter 2005 Box 7. Installation as Dean, Installation as Provost – documents.