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Harold John Ockenga: Presidential Papers
CFT00062  
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harold John Ockenga: Presidential Papers
    Dates: 1929-1977
    Collection Number: CFT00062
    Creator/Collector: Ockenga, Harold John, 1905-1985
    Extent: 2 Boxes, 1 linear foot
    Repository: Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
    Pasadena, California 91182
    Abstract: The Harold John Ockenga: Presidential Papers, 1929-1977 contains correspondence, addresses and papers of the founding President of Fuller Theological Seminary, Harold John Ockenga, as well as his correspondence as a Trustee of the Seminary. It also includes the record of his involvement with the Student Volunteer Movement in 1929 and a Park Street Church conference program.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Harold John Ockenga: Presidential Papers. Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives

    Biography/Administrative History

    Harold John Ockenga (June 6, 1905 – February 8, 1985) was a leading figure of 20th century American evangelicalism, a leader in the reform movement known as "Neo-Evangelicalism." A Congregational minister, Ockenga served for many years as pastor of Park Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts. He was also a prolific author on biblical, theological, and devotional topics. Ockenga helped to found Fuller Theological Seminary as well as the National Association of Evangelicals. He remained in his position as pastor of Park Street Church during his years as President of Fuller, traveling back and forth as often as was necessary. He served as President from 1947 to 1954 and again from 1959 to 1963.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Harold John Ockenga: Presidential Papers, 1929-1977 contains correspondence, addresses and papers of the founding President of Fuller Theological Seminary, Harold John Ockenga, as well as his correspondence as a Trustee of the Seminary. It also includes the record of his involvement with the Student Volunteer Movement in 1929 and a Park Street Church conference program.

    Indexing Terms

    Lindsell, Harold
    Hubbard, David Allan
    Fuller Theological Seminary

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