Series II
Literary Works, 1919-1980, undated
Boxes 1-10, 23-27

Scope and Content Note

Contains sermons and addresses by Bishop Harmon, as well as sermon notes, articles, book reviews, poems, and a collection of manuscripts.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by file type.

Sermons
Box Folder Content
1 2 Index to sermons
1 3 Vol. 1, Index to Sermons, Lectures & Address. Nos. 1-81
1 4 Vol. 2, Nos. 82-168
1 5 Vol. 3, Nos. 169-271
1 6 Vol. 4, Nos. 273-384
1 7 Vol. 5, Nos. 385-458
2 1 Vol. 6, Nos. 459-495
2 2 Vol. 7, Nos. 496-572
2 3 Vol. 8, Nos. 573-641
2 4 Vol. 9, Nos. 642-725
2 5 Vol. 10, Nos. 726-782
2 6 Vol. 11, Nos. 783-817
2 7 Vol. 12, Nos. 818-850
3 1 Vol. 13, Nos. 851-889
3 2 Vol. 14, Nos. 890-935
3 3 Vol. 15, Nos. 936-978
3 4 Vol. 16, Nos. 979-1012
3 5 Vol. 17, Nos. 1013-1060
3 6 Vol. 18, Nos. 1061-1076
3 7 Vol. 19, Nos. 1077-1087
4 1 Vol. 20, Nos. 1090-1105
4 2 Vol. 21, Nos. 1105-1107
4 3 Vol. 21, Nos. 1109-1148
4 4 Vol. 22, Nos. 1149-1166
4 5 Vol. 23, Nos. 1167-1209
4 6 Vol. 24, Nos. 1210-1226
4 7 Vol. 25, Nos. 1227-1230
4 8 Vol. 26, Nos. 1231-1259
4 9 Vol. 27, Nos. 1261-1294
5 1 Early sermons
5 2 "Book G"; new sermons, etc., 1963-1968
5 3 "Book H"; sermons, addresses, etc., 1965-1968
5 4 Sermon Preached at the General Conference; Trinity Methodist Church; Denver, Colorado, 1960 April 28
5 4 Sermon for General Conference, 1960
5 4 "The True Prosperity" First Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1961 March 5
5 4 "Many Churches - One Church," Sermon delivered to Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, circa 1962
5 4 "We Owe So Much," Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 1963 November 28
5 4 Ordination sermon for bishops, 1964 July 12
5 5 Sermon notes
27 3 Sermons and Addresses, circa 1957-1962
27 4 Sermons and Addresses, circa 1963-1964
24 5 Sermon notes, circa 1919-1925
26 7 Sermon notes, circa 1936-1964
25 5 Sermon notes, circa 1938
25 6 Sermon notes, circa 1938-1977
23 5 Sermon notes, circa 1949-1990
24 9 Sermon notes, circa 1949-1963
25 2 Sermon notes, circa 1949-1987
25 3 Sermon notes, circa 1949-1958
26 1 Sermon notes, circa 1949-1982
25 7 Sermon notes, circa 1955-1960
26 5 Sermon notes, circa 1955-1975
26 6 Sermon notes, circa 1956-1984
25 4 Sermon notes, circa 1957-1963
23 6 Sermon notes, circa 1958-1966
26 2 Sermon notes, circa 1958-1959
26 3 Sermon notes, circa 1958-1973
24 4 Sermon notes, circa 1959-1988
26 4 Sermon notes, circa 1959-1980
25 1 Sermon notes, circa 1960-1966
26 8 Sermon notes, circa 1960-1970
24 6 Sermon notes, circa 1961-1969
24 7 Sermon notes, circa 1963-1968
24 8 Sermon notes, circa 1967-1968
23 1 Sermon notes, circa 1969-1970
23 2 Sermon notes, circa 1969-1970
23 3 Sermon notes, circa 1975-1976
23 4 Sermon notes, circa 1975-1984
24 1 Sermon notes, circa 1978-1979
24 2 Sermon notes, circa 1979-1985
26 9 Sermon notes, undated
23 7 Radio Sermons, circa 1929-1935
5 6-7 Radio Sermons, 1933-1939.
6 1 Radio Sermons, 1935-1939.
23 8 Radio Sermons, circa 1935-1936
24 3 Radio Sermons, circa 1935-1939
23 9 Radio Sermons, circa 1936-1938
6 2-3 "Book A," Sermons
6 4 "Book B," Annual Conference prayers, sermons, talks, & programs
6 5 "Book C," sermons & addresses
6 6 "Book D," sermons, prayers, etc. for conference ministerial meetings
6 7 "Book E," sermons, lectures
7 1 "Book F"
7 2 "Book I"
7 3 "Book J"
7 4 "Book K"
Unbound sermons
7 5 I Corinthians, 6-2 "Do you not know that the saints are to judge the earth"; Hansen Memorial Church, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1943 April 9
7 5 "Easter Hope," 1961
7 5 "The True Prosperity," First Methodist Church, Birmingham, AL, 1961 March 5
7 5 "Meditation Upon the Seventh Word," Good Friday, 1962 April 20
7 5 "The Living of These Days," Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte N.C., 1963 January 13
7 5 Ordination Sermon for North Alabama Conference, Birmingham, 1972 June 5
7 5 Sermon preached in Hansen Memorial Church, Brooklyn, N.Y.; text I Corinthians, 6-2, undated
Addresses
7 6 "The Preacher as a Student," 1922 February 20
7 6 "The Broader Knowledge," speech at Millsaps College, circa 1929
7 6 "For Such a Time as This," address to the New York Conference at Newburgh, New York, 1943 May 8
7 6 "Our Faith in Prayer," The Methodist Hour, 1949 November 13
7 6 Devotional Address to the Ecumenical Conference of World Methodism, 1951 September 3
7 6 "Man and Measures," Emory University, 1952 June 7
7 6 "Perpetual Pentecost," Lynchburg, Virginia, 1953 May 24
7 6 "Toward What Unity?" Sigma Chi, 1954 November 3
7 6 "A Prayer of Dedication" at the dedication of the new School Building at Samarcand, N.C., 1956 October 17
7 7 "The Responsibility of the Church in Industrial Life," 1957 Conference, Lake Junaluska, 1957 June 21-23
7 7 "Address Given by Bishop Nolan B. Harmon at the Funeral of J. Ernest Yountz," 1960 June 7
7 7 Address to the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference, Washington, D.C., 1960 June 17
7 7 Dedicatory Invocation by Bishop Nolan B. Harmon at the Wylie Station of the Duke Power Company, 1960 October 3
7 7 Invocation by Bishop Nolan B. Harmon on the Occasion of the Visit of Vice President Nix, Charlotte Coliseum; address, 1960 October 3
7 7 "God's Open Door - A New Year's Meditation," 1961 January 1
7 7 "Distinctive Emphases of Methodism," Talk on WBT radio, 1961 May 24
7 7 "Address at the Ground-Breaking of the [Methodist] Nursing Home," Charlotte, N.C., 1961 December 5
7 7 Statement on Race, Birmingham North Alabama Conference, 1961
7 7 Methodism and Practical Ecumenicity," Dallas, 1961
7 7 "Call Them to Preach," address, 1962 May
7 7 "The Nature of the Church - Unity in Diversity," South Carolina Methodist Advocate, 1963 January 17
7 7 "Aldersgate and Organization," Southeastern Jurisdictional Convocation, Memphis, Tenn, 1963 March 5-7
7 7 "The Role of the Council of Bishops," Council of Bishops, San Francisco, CA, 1963 April 16-19
7 7 "Ye Consciences, Murmuring Faiths Under Forms: The Development of Formal Worship in American Methodism," N. C. Pastors School and Duke Divinity School Convocation, 1963 October 28
7 7 "Save the Order of Deacons," 1964 March 12
7 7 "The Episcopacy Speaks Through Particular Men," address delivered ex tempore to the newly elected Bishops, Gatlinburg, Tenn, 1964 October 5
7 8 Conference Historical Address - 1965, Florida Historical Society & North Georgia Conference meeting, 1965 June
7 8 "George Whitefield and His Georgia Orphanage," Georgia Conference, 1970.
7 8 "Francis Asbury," Anniversary address, Holston Conference, 1971.
7 8 "Address to North Mississippi On Archives," North Mississippi Conference, 1972 May 5
7 8 "The Care of All the Churches," address prepared but not delivered to the North Central Conference, 1972 July 13
7 8 "Devotions for College of Bishops," 1973 January 10
7 8 "The Virginia Conference and Its Once Baltimore Conference Territory," Virginia Conference History Project, 1979-1980.
8 1 Address at Old Rehoboth, undated
8 1 An Address on Religious Book Publishing, undated
8 1 In Appreciation of Benjamin A. Whitmore; eulogy, undated
8 1 Charge to Dr. Marsh when he became President of Wofford, undated
8 1 "Laymen and Methodism," undated
8 1 "The Memphis Conference in its Larger Setting," undated
8 1 "Methodist Revision and Revisers," Bicentennial address, undated
8 1 "Ministerial Ethics," undated
8 1 "Purpose and Persons," undated
8 1 Speech regarding interpreter's Bible, undated
8 1 "What John Wesley Sent to Us," South Carolina Conference, undated
Gems for Thought; Morning Radio Talk, American Broadcasting Co.
8 2 "Time Marches On," No. 3, 1947 July 16
8 2 "Ideas," Evening Radio Talk, 1947 July 30
8 2 "Self Respect," No. 1, 1949 September 1
8 2 "The Importance of the Important," No. 2, 1949 September 8
8 2 "The Castle Within," Radio Talk, undated
8 2 "The Temple in the Heart," Radio Talk, undated
8 2 "Times of Crisis," Radio Talk, undated
Articles and Papers
8 3 "Concerning Spiritual Gifts," 1927 March 26
8 3 "Have Faith in God," Baltimore Southern Methodist, 1937 February 18
8 3 "We Have Become too Contemporary," Christian Advocate, 1942 April 23
8 3 "Marching as to War -- But Sadly: The American Churches Through Pacifism, Neutrality and War," unpublished article, 1942.
8 3 "What I Like About the Presbyterians," Christian Advocate, 1943 May 27
8 3 "What I Like About the Lutherans," Christian Advocate, 1943 June 3
8 3 "What I Like About the Episcopalians," Christian Advocate, 1943 June 10
8 3 "What I Like About Roman Catholics," Christian Advocate, 1943 June 24
8 3 "What I Like About the Methodists," Christian Advocate, 1943 July 1
8 3 "The Boards," Christian Advocate, 1944 August 3
8 3 "The Judicial Division," Christian Advocate, 1944 August 10
8 3 "The Judicial Council," Christian Advocate, 1944 August 17
8 3 "Variations in the Lord's Prayer," Christian Advocate, 1945 January 18
8 3 "Variations in the Apostle's Creed," Christian Advocate, 1945 March 1
8 3 "Christianity, Capitalism and Collectivism," 1945 December
8 3 "The Church's Debt to the Model T," Virginia Methodist Advocate, 1947 May 15
8 3 "Christian Education and the Economic Tension," Christian Advocate, 1947 August 28
8 3 "Methodist Presses around the World," Christian Advocate, 1947 September 18
8 3 "Ode to the Model T," [1947]
8 4 "The Communion Service and Present Day Methodism," 1950 January
8 4 "The Jurisdictional System Re-Studied," 1950
8 4 "Ordination and the Sacrament," [Virginia Methodist, 1951 July]
8 4 "The Christian Giver," [Teachers Magazine, 1951 September]
8 4 "Apostles Creed and Prominent Methodist Doctrines," draft, 1952 January 6
8 4 "The Threat of Formalism," 1955 December
8 4 "Forms of Methodist Worship," Workers with Youth, 1957 January 31
8 4 "The Editorial Division of the Board of Education," Adult Teacher, 1962 January
8 4 "The Jurisdictional Plan," Christian Advocate, 1960 March 31
8 4 "The Trust Clause and Methodist Property," 1958 August 7
8 4 "Incarnation: A Christmas Meditation," [Alabama Advocate], Christmas 1961.
8 4 "Francis Asbury," Together, 1962 April 15
8 4 "Laymen Electing Laymen for General Conference," 1963 March
8 4 "Francis Asbury: A Methodist St. Francis," Together, 1963 May
8 4 "When Ministers Vote," 1963 December
8 4 "The Methodist Church," 1965 September 2
8 4 "Methodist Polity and Ecumenical Church Union," 1967 April
8 4 "Polity and Church Union," 1969
8 5 "That COCU Plan," North Carolina Christian Advocate, 1971 April 1
8 5 "On Electing Bishops," Christian Advocate, 1971 June 10
8 5 "Laymen and the Annual Conference," unpublished article, 1971
8 5 "Like an 'Agnes' Survivor giving instructions to Noah," Virginia Advocate, 1972 October 5
8 5 "Revising the Hymnal," 1973
8 5 "John Wesley's Sunday Service and its American Revisions," 1974 January 28
8 5 "Recalling the Human Side of Revising Our Hymnals," Music Ministry, 1974 January
8 5 "Conferences are Still Preachers' Conferences," United Methodist Today, 1974 March
8 5 "An Unusual Lifetime Ordination," Florida United Methodist, 1975 December 12
8 5 "How Appointment Making has Changed," 1978 May
8 5 "Creating Official Methodist Hymnals," 1978 July
8 5 "Mankind Central in God's Universe," 1981
8 6 "About Gambling," undated
8 6 "Advantages and Disadvantages of a Big Conference," undated
8 6 "Among Our Souvenirs - The Family Pew," undated
8 6 "Among Our Souvenirs - The Family Pray," undated
8 6 "Anthropocentric Teleology," undated
8 6 "The Apostle's Creed in Methodism," undated
8 6 "Biblical Style," undated
8 6 "Books that have Influenced my Life," undated
8 6 "The Burial Office," undated
8 6 "Capitol Punishment," undated
8 6 "China Tottering," undated
8 6 "Church and State - A Plea for Equity," undated
8 6 "Church and State - A Relation in Equity," undated
8 6 "Church Membership," undated
8 6 "Church Union," undated
8 6 "The Communion of Saints," article [for Edinburgh Conference], undated
8 6 "The Communistic Dilemma," undated
8 6 "The Creoles of George W. Cable," undated
8 6 "Cuba," undated
8 6 "Dean Lynn Harold Hough as a Churchman," undated
8 6 "Fearless Understanding," Josh. 1-6, undated
8 7 "Fee--FI--FO--FUM: Smelling the Blood of an Englishman," undated
8 7 "The Fish-Eagle," undated
8 7 "The First Man," undated
8 7 "Four Years for the Local Church," undated
8 7 "The Value of the French Alliance in the Revolutionary War," undated
8 7 "The General Conference," undated
8 7 "A Holy Sacrament -- The Baptism of Infants," Rites and Ritual of Episcopal Methodism, p. 163, undated
8 7 "The Inevitable and Methodism," undated
8 7 "Lift up Your Hearts," undated
8 7 "The Measure of a Man," undated
8 7 "Methodist Money and Its World-Wide Job," undated
8 7 "The Minister and His Books," undated
8 7 "A Minister of '54," undated
8 7 "The Miracles - Wings or Weight," undated
8 7 "Mobilizing the Scholarship of Protestantism," undated
8 7 "Montanus, A Prophet," undated
8 7 "My Father and Gabe Johnson," undated
9 1 "The Nation State," undated
9 1 "Needed - The Epworth League," undated
9 1 "Our Episcopacy," undated
9 1 "The Paradox of Christian Leadership," undated
9 1 "Polity as a Bar to Church Union," undated
9 1 "Proposed Constitutional Amendments," undated
9 1 "The Sacrament," undated
9 1 "The Sin of Preachers," undated
9 1 "St. Augustine," unfinished article, undated
9 1 "St. Augustine and the Problem of Evil," undated
9 1 "Structural Organization of the Methodist Church," undated
9 1 "The Style and Content of Ephesians," undated
9 1 "Suggestions for the Opening Service in Adult Groups," undated
9 2 "Sweet are the Uses of Adversity," [won prize for extempore writing at Millsaps] undated
9 2 "Teaching the Miracles," undated
9 2 "Trends in Christian Through," undated
9 2 "Variations in the Apostle's Creed: 'Holy Catholic Church'," undated
9 2 "Under the Southern Cross," undated
9 2 "Upper Room medication," Luke 6-31, undated
9 2 "Wesley's Conversion Versus Augustine's," undated
9 2 "What is Gambling?," unpublished article, undated
9 2 "What Sacraments and Why?," undated
9 2 "When We Retire: A Message for Veteran's Day," undated
9 2 "Where a Chaplain was not a Chaplain," undated
9 2 "The World Methodist Council," undated
9 2 "The Worshiping Home," undated
9 2 "Your Bishop and Mine," undated
Articles About Church and State Involvement
9 3 "The School, the Courts and the Church," 1948
9 3 "The Serpentine Wall: Between Church and State in American," undated
Lectures
9 4 Some Present Emphases, undated
9 4 The Rebirth of Christology, undated
9 4 Blueprints of Things to Come, undated
9 4 Address on Evangelism to the Newark Conference, 1941 May 12
9 4 Evangelism for the Newark Conference, [1941 May 13]
9 4 Address: "These are not Dull Times," undated
9 4 Coercion and Christianity, talk to New York Preachers, 1941 February 24
9 4 "New Currents in Old Waters," Address to Louisville Pastor's School, 1936 June 16
9 4 Lecture on Present Trends in Christian Thought, undated
9 4 Junaluska Lectures: Introduction, undated
9 4 Untitled Lecture, undated
9 4 Two Lectures on the "Old Baltimore Conference," undated
9 4 "Time and the Christian," Duke University, 1962 March 7
9 4 ILIFF Lectures:"The Minister and his Reading" & "Methodist Ritual," undated
9 4 "Lectures on Life and Letters of St. Paul," undated
Book Reviews
9 5 "The Doctrine of the Trinity" by Cyril C. Richardson
9 5 "Lake Ponchartain" by Adolphe Roberts
9 5 "A Study of History" by Arnold J. Toynbee
Poems
9 6 "And There Shall be No More Sea," 1971
9 6 "Simmons," undated
9 6 "Christ on an Air-Cooled Cross," Circuit Rider, 1981 March
9 6 Untitled poem, undated
Manuscripts
9 7 "A Christian Man's Goods," undated
9 7 "This Methodism," undated
9 9-10 Ninety Years and Counting, undated
9 11 "The Wedding Presence: A Christmas Story," undated
10 1 Chapter 6 of untitled book on World War I
10 2 "Notes on Books I would like to write"
10 3-5 Research material for book on the Myra Clark Grimes Case
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