Collection Stored Off-Site

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Series 1
Academic files, 1929-1992
Boxes 1 - 7

Scope and Content Note

Series contains materials related to James Laney’s time as student, instructor, professor, dean, and president at various academic institutions. It includes class notes and student writings from Yale University, where Laney studied divinity under theologian H. Richard Niebuhr; teaching materials and printed ephemera from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, where Laney served as an instructor alongside his missionary work; faculty records from Vanderbilt Divinity School, where Laney was a professor; teaching and event materials from the Candler School of Theology, where Laney served as Dean; and correspondence, event, and publicity materials from the Emory University Office of the President. The series also includes subject files on research subjects, specifically on Christian ethics and theology.

Arrangement Note

Organized into 6 subseries: (1.1) Yale University student records, (1.2) Yonsei University, (1.3) Vanderbilt Divinity School, (1.4) Candler School of Theology, (1.5) Emory University Office of the President, and (1.6) Academic subject files.

Description of Subseries