R. W. Church collection, 1877

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Church, R. W. (Richard William), 1815-1890.
Title: R. W. Church collection, 1877
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 175
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Consists of two letters from R.W. Church to a Mr. Kempe.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], R.W. Church Collection, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Jennifer Gerth, 1998.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Richard William Church was an Anglican clergyman and the Dean of St. Paul’s, London. He was also involved in the Oxford Movement.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two letters from R.W. Church to a Mr. Kempe, possibly John Edward Kempe. The first was written on January 10, 1877. In the letter Church gives Kempe conditional acceptance for giving a lecture. He also recommends Holland, possibly Henry Scott Holland, of Christ Church for giving or hosting a lecture, stating “I think he will be brilliant.” In the second letter dated January 12, 1877, Church states that he cannot give a lecture.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 Letters, 1815-1890