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Theodore Alexander Gill Papers
BX8915 .G544  
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Description
Dr. Gill was President of the San Francisco Theological Seminary from 1958-1966.
Background
The Rev. Dr. Theodore Alexander (1920-2005) served as president of San Francisco Theological Seminary and as provost of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the City University of New York (CUNY). He was educated at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Princeton Theological Seminary, Union Seminary in New York City, and the University of Zurich. After serving Presbyterian parishes in New Rochelle, NY and West End Presbyterian Church in New York City, he became professor of religion at Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO, and subsequently managing editor of The Christian Century magazine in Chicago. He was president of San Francisco Theological Seminary from 1958 to 1966, leaving that position to serve on the higher education desk of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland. He joined the faculty of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in midtown Manhattan where he remained from 1971 through 1989. (More information provided on attachment)
Extent
85 boxes (60 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Availability
Open to the public.