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Series 11
Added Materials, 1910-1959, undated
Boxes 16-19

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of materials added to the collection in September 2018, which were acquired by the library in May 2018 from Doug Purcell (Accession 2018-028), the grandson of Bishop Purcell. The materials include correspondence, materials related to the court cases of Methodist Union (e.g., the Pine Grove case), news clippings, and writings. The container listing below includes a folder-level inventory.

Box Folder Content
16 1 Correspondence, 1934, 1939-1949
16 2 Correspondence, 1950-1959
16 3 Correspondence, undated
16 4 Correspondence related to Purcell's election to the presidency of the Council of Bishops, 1955
16 5 Correspondence related to the Council of Bishops, 1940-1957
16 6 Correspondence with and related to Earl Van Best, 1945-1947
16 7 Correspondence with and related to J. Clyde Cruse, 1950-1952
16 8 Correspondence with and related to Wilbur Fisk Tillett and Vanderbilt University, 1920-1936, undated
17 1 Court Briefings related to Purcell vs. Summers (District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of South Carolina), 1940
17 2 Court Briefings related to Purcell vs. Summers (United States Circuit of Appeals, Fourth Circuit), undated (circa 1941)
17 3 Court Briefings related to Summers vs. Purcell (Supreme Court of the United States), 1941
17 4 Court Briefings related to Turbeville vs. Morris (Court of Common Pleas, County of Clarendon, South Carolina), 1940-1941, undated
17 5 Court Proceedings and Correspondence related to the Pine Grove case, 1939-1944
18 1 Methodist Unification, 1925-1939, undated
18 2 Motherhood (pamphlets and clippings), 1914, 1937, undated
18 3 News Clippings, 1917-1956, undated
18 4 News Clippings: Human Interest, 1910-1948, undated
18 5 News Clippings: Pictures of Churchmen and Buildings, undated
18 6 Ninth Methodist World Conference, Lake Junaluska, 1956
18 7 North Alabama Charge Designations, 1955
18 8 Printed Material, 1915-1958, undated
18 9 Sermons, 1948, 1956, undated
18 10 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, 1938-1956
19 1 Writings and Addresses 1933-1958
19 2 Writings and Addresses, undated (part 1 of 2)
19 3 Writings and Addresses, undated (part 2 of 2)
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