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Council of Bishops minutes, 1976-1977

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/f7zfm

Collection Stored Off-Site

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Methodist Church (U.S.). Council of Bishops.
Title: Council of Bishops minutes, 1976-1977
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 051
Extent: 15 folders
Abstract:Contains two typed transcripts of minutes from meetings of the Council of Bishops in 1976 and 1977.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Pitts Theology Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


[after identification of item(s)], United Methodist Church (U.S.), Council of Bishops minutes, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Cynthia Crouch, July 1986.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

The Council of Bishops is a constitutionally established agency of the United Methodist Church, made up of all bishops, including those who are retired. Retired bishops have a voice but no vote. It meets semi-annually to carry out its responsibilities, which are described in the Constitution as follows: to Aplan for the general oversight and promotion of the temporal and spiritual interests of the entire Church and for carrying into effect the rules, regulations, and responsibilities prescribed and enjoined by the General Conference.

Scope and Content Note

Typed transcripts of minutes from two meetings of the Council of Bishops. One meeting occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between the 16th and 19th of November 1976. The other meeting occurred in Milwaukee, Wisconsin between the 15th and 18th of November 1977.

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Box Folder Content
1 1-7 Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, 1976
1 8-15 Meeting in Milwaukee, WI, 1977