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James Lloyd Knox papers, 1985-2003

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gssx5

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Knox, James Lloyd, 1929-.
Title: James Lloyd Knox papers, 1985-2003
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 328
Extent: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Consists of photocopies of Bishop Knox’s reports on ecclesiastical visits to Puerto Rico and to other countries.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], James Lloyd Knox Papers, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Aimee Morgan, 2006.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

James Lloyd Knox, retired bishop of the United Methodist Church, was born in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from Florida Southern College in 1951 and went on to earn a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology. He and his wife, Edith, served as missionaries to Cuba and Argentina from 1958-1964. Later, Knox served the Florida Conference as coordinator of the Florida Spanish Ministry and superintendent of the DeLand and Miami Districts.

Knox was elected to the position of bishop in 1984. He served in the Birmingham Episcopal area until 1992, when he was appointed to the North Georgia Conference. Although Knox retired in 1996, he served as bishop of the Florida Conference in 1999 and in 2000-2001 following the illness and death of Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson.

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of photocopies of Bishop Knox's reports on ecclesiastical visits to Puerto Rico and to other countries as an active bishop of the United Methodist Church. Files are arranged alphabetically by name of destination. One folder contains a eulogy for the Rev Gerardo Martinez that Knox gave on May 31, 2003.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of destination.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Bolivia and Peru, 1985
1 2 China, 1991
1 3 Cuba, 1992
1 4 East Angola, 1991
1 5 Europe, 1991, 1995
1 6 India, 1994
1 7 Nicaragua, 1989
1 8 Pakistan, 1995
1 9 Panama, 1990
1 10 Puerto Rico, Vieques, 1999
1 11 Russia, 1992
1 12 Spain, 1993
1 13 Zaire, 1989
1 14 Eulogy for the Rev Gerardo Martinez, 2003