HOWARD, HARRY CLAY, 1866-1930.
Harry Clay Howard papers, 1891-1933

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Howard, Harry Clay, 1866-1930.
Title: Harry Clay Howard papers, 1891-1933
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 50
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Methodist miniter and Emory University professor Harry Clay Howard including correspondence, sermons, and photographs.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Warren A. Candler papers and Atticus G. Haygood papers

Source

Gift, 1963.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Harry Clay Howard papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Harry Clay Howard was born March 20, 1866, in Bell's Landing, Alabama. In 1889, he received a B.S. from Southern University in Greensboro Alabama. In 1908, he received a D.D. from the same university. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and served with the N. Alabama Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1914, Howard joined the faculty of the School of Theology at Emory University. He remained there until his death in 1930. In 1891 he married Miss Lucia E. Smith, a daughter of Dr. Luther Martin Smith (1826-1879), and Dr. Smith’s second wife, Caroline Lane. Dr. Smith was President of Emory College and Southern University. Caroline Lane was the daughter of George Lane, Professor of Ancient Languages at Emory College. Among Dr. Howard's published works is the first and second series of Princes of the Christian Pulpit and Pastorate. Howard died on December 28, 1930.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Harry Clay Howard from 1891-1933. The papers include correspondence, sermons, and photographs connected with the life of Harry Clay Howard and Lucia E. Smith Howard.

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Box Folder Content
1 1 Article, "John Wesley," typescript and sermons
1 2 ATO Fraternity memorabilia, badge and invitation
1 3 Correspondence, Atticus G. Haygood, 1839-1896, (Sheffield, Ala.) to Miss Lucia Smith; April 20, 1891, ALS, 1 p. Sends best wishes on her approaching marriage to Howard.
1 3 Correspondence, Phillips Brooks, 1835-1893, (Switzerland) to Howard; Aug. 21, 1892. ALS, 1 p.
1 3 Correspondence, J. S. Chadwick (Nashville, Tenn.) to Howard; June 24, 1914. Tel. Chadwick was with the Methodist Board of Education.
1 3 Correspondence, J. A. Bowers (Vernon, Ala.) to Howard; July 9, 1914. NS, 1 p.
1 3 Correspondence, Warren Akin Candler, 1857-1941, (Atlanta, Ga.) to Howard; July 18, 1914. NS,1 p. Asked him to "consider a chair in our now School of Theology"
1 3 Correspondence, Howard to Warren Akin Candler; July 20, 1914, telegram. Concerned with Howard's appointment as Professor of Theology, Emory School of Theology
1 3 Correspondence, Candler to Howard; July 21, 1914, telegram. Concerned with Howard's appointment as Professor of Theology, Emory School of Theology
1 3 Correspondence, Howard to Candler; July 21, 1914, telegram. Concerned with Howard's appointment as Professor of Theology, Emory School of Theology
1 3 Correspondence, Candler to Howard; July 21, 1914, telegram. Concerned with Howard's appointment as Professor of Theology, Emory School of Theology.
1 3 Correspondence, Candler to Howard; July 23, 1914, TLS, 1 p. Encloses copy of a letter to Bishop Hoss. He suggests that Howard not resign from Correspondence School, Methodist Board of Education. He can do both.
1 3 Correspondence, James E. Dickey, 1864-1928, (Oxford, Ga.) to Howard; Aug. 11, 1914. Dickey was President of Emory College. He congratulates Howard on his appointment.
1 3 Correspondence, Howard to Joseph W. Pilkington (Nashville, Tenn.); May 6, 1929. Carbon copy of TL, 2 p. Answer to a letter requesting Howard to do a book on the "great lay leaders of Christianity".
1 3 Correspondence, Howard to Pat Beaird (Nashville, Tenn.); May 21, 1929. Carbon copy TL, 2 p. He has "definitely determined to undertake the third volume of "Princes of the Christian Pulpit and Pastorate" but " will have to take this work more leisurely".
1 3 Correspondence, Edwin D. Mouzon, 1869-1937, (Charlotte, N. C.) to Howard; June 26, 1929, TLS, 1 p. Expresses admiration for Howard's book.
1 3 Correspondence, E. Wayne Stall (Lowell, Mass.) to Howard; Nov. 6, 1933, TLS, 1 p. Expresses admiration for book. Howard had died 3 years before.
1 4 Photographs, Harry C. Howard, Luther Martin Smith; group, 1917 graduating class and Dr. Howard
1 5 Printed material, "Digest of Information, General Conference," Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1938; Dust cover from a volume of Princes of the Christian Pulpit and Pastorate
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