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Rev. Fred Whitehead journal, 1889-1902

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gk3k9

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Whitehead, Fred.
Title: Rev. Fred Whitehead journal, 1889-1902
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 255
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains one journal detailing Fred Whitehead's spiritual journey up to his ordination in the Church of England in 1902.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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May not be photocopied due to preservation concerns.


[after identification of item(s)], Rev. Fred Whitehead Journal, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Joan S. Clemens, 2002.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Fred Whitehead was ordained by the Bishop of Southwell as Assistant Curate to the Vicar in Nottingham in 1902. His ministry in the Church of England continued for thirty-seven years. No information was discovered regarding his birth or death dates.

Scope and Content Note

This journal is a handwritten account of Fred Whitehead's spiritual journey up to his ordination in the Church of England in 1902. He titles his journal, "From the Counter to the Pulpit: The story of my training for the Priesthood, 1889-1902 - A Record of Divine Guidance". Whitehead refers to his "ministry of 37 years" toward the end of his account, which indicates that the journal was probably written about 1939. In the journal he writes in great detail about his struggle between working in the secular business environment and working with various missions and youth organizations to provide spiritual guidance to adolescents.

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