DUREN, WILLIAM LARKIN, 1870-1965.
William Larkin Duren papers, 1928-1936

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

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rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z7t7


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Duren, William Larkin, 1870-1965.
Title: William Larkin Duren papers, 1928-1936
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 25
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Methodist clergyman, author, and editor William Larkin Duren including typescripts of his writings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Citation

[after identification of item(s)], William Larkin Duren papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

William Larkin Duren, Methodist clergyman, author, and editor, was born 27 October 1870, in Carroll County, Mississippi, and died 21 June 1965, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He served churches in Mississippi (1902-1919), Louisiana (1920-1925; 1931-1933), and Georgia (1926-1930); edited the New Orleans Christian Advocate (1934-1946); and published four books.

William Larkin Duren, Methodist clergyman, author, and editor, was born 27 October 1870, in Carroll County, Mississippi, and died 21 June 1965, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He served churches in Mississippi (1902-1919), Louisiana (1920-1925; 1931-1933), and Georgia (1926-1930); edited the New Orleans Christian Advocate (1934-1946); and published four books.

Publication Note

One typescript published as Duren, William Larkin, Francis Asbury, Founder of American Methodism and Unofficial Minister of State (New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1928). Another typescript published as Duren, William Larkin, The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers, The Story of a Lifelong Battle for an Ideal (Atlanta, Ga.: Banner Press Emory University, 1930). Another typescript published as Duren, William Larkin, The Trail of the Circuit Rider (New Orleans, La.: Chalmer's Printing House, 1936).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three typescript manuscripts of books written by William Larkin Duren: Francis Asbury (1928); The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers (1930), a biography of Jesse Lee; and The Trail of the Circuit Rider (1936).

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 1-50
1 2 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 51-100
1 3 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 101-150
1 4 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 151-200
1 5 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 201-250
1 6 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 251-300
1 7 Trail of the Circuit Rider, pages 301-356, index
1 8 Francis Asbury, pages 1-50
1 9 Francis Asbury, pages 51-100
1 10 Francis Asbury, pages 101-150
1 11 Francis Asbury, pages 151-200
1 12 Francis Asbury, pages 201-index
1 13 The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers, pages 1-50
1 14 The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers, pages 51-100
1 15 The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers, pages 101-149
1 16 The Top Sergeant of the Pioneers, pages 150-index
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