Bachman Gladstone Hodge papers, 1917-1961

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zfn5

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hodge, Bachman Gladstone, 1893-1961.
Title: Bachman Gladstone Hodge papers, 1917-1961
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 603
Extent: 2.5 linear ft. (3 boxes) and 1 bound volume (BV)
Abstract:Papers of Methodist bishop Bachman Gladstone Hodge including sermons, a scrapbook pertaining to Hodge's years at Emory University (1917-1920), family correspondence church ephemera, photographs, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Gift, 1982, with subsequent additions.


[after identification of item(s)], Bachman Gladstone Hodge papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Biographical Note

Bachman Gladstone Hodge (1893-1961) graduated from Birmingham College in 1917, Emory University in 1921, and Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1932. He served as a Methodist minister, district superintendent, and bishop in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Bachman Gladstone Hodge from 1917-1961. The papers include sermons and notes; a scrapbook pertaining to Hodge's years at Emory University (1917-1920); and family correspondence including letters, cards, and telegrams relating to his travel in the Holy Land (1925). The collection also includes church ephemera relating to Hodge's service as Methodist minister and bishop, primarily in Tennessee; photographs; articles; and other printed material.

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Unprocessed collection.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Methodist Christian Advocate from January 10, 1961, diplomas, letters of appointment, undated correspondence
2 - Travelogue of the Holy Land by Hodge, 1925, newspaper clippings, typed Bible passages
3 - The Century Bulletin 1944-1956, diplomas, devotional messages
BV - Felt-bound scrapbook of newspaper clippings