MANRY, JAMES CAMPBELL, 1893-
James Campbell Manry papers, 1909-1965

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:/25593/8zmbf


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Manry, James Campbell, 1893-
Title: James Campbell Manry papers, 1909-1965
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 487
Extent: 9.25 linear feet (19 boxes), 1 bound volume (BV), and 2 oversized papers boxes (OP)
Abstract:Papers of educator and missionary James Campbell Manry including correspondence, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1966, with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], James Campbell Manry papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

James Campbell Manry, educator and missionary, was born September 27, 1893, in Atlanta, Georgia, and died there in 1957. He was a graduate of Boys' High School in Atlanta (1910), Harvard University (1914), and the University of Iowa (Ph.D. 1923). He traveled to India where he taught in Allahabad (1915-1921; 1923-1929; 1932-1938) and Lahore (1939) and worked with refugees (1942-1943; 1947). He retired from service in India in 1945 when he became a visiting professor in history of religion at Emory University.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of James Campbell Manry from 1909-1965. The papers include correspondence, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia. Materials relate to Manry's career, particularly his teaching in India with Ewing Christian College and Forman Christian College, the YMCA, and his missionary work. Also documented are schools he attended, the teaching of and writing about education and religion, his travels, and his family.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Letter of appreciation of Ewing Christian College, April 16, 1929
1 2 Soviet Russia, "Notes and impressions," 1931
1 3 Soviet Russia, memos, snapshots, confirmation from Russian Tourist Agency
1 4 Soviet Russia, writingsfive year plans
1 5 Soviet Russia, jottings, brochures, clippings
1 6 Soviet Russia, "A Letter on Russia" by Margaret Scott, September 10, 1932
1 7 Clippings-"The Spectator"
1 8 Clippings-Manchester "Guardian Weekly," 1931-1937
1 9 University of Iowa, 1932
1 10 University of Iowa, 1932
1 11 University of Iowa, 1933
1 12 Y.M.C.A., correspondence, February 2-August 31, 1942
1 13 India-correspondence, September 1-October 30, 1942
1 14 India-correspondence, November 2, 1942-January 11, 1943
1 15 India-instructions, broadsides, memoranda, 1942-1943
1 16 Miscellaneous writings, 1952-undated
1 17 Missions and ecumenical movement-seminar prospectus and notes for 1952
1 18 Certificate of fellowship in A.A. For Advancement of Science
1 19 Biographical material-portrait
1 20 Robert Manry-The Tinkerbell Story-clippings, 1966
1 21 Copy of radio speech on elections in India delivered at Delhi for transmission to America, February 8, 1937
1 22 Correspondence regarding retirement and trip back to United States
1 23 Emory University Quarterly June 1957, volume XIII, no. 2
2 1 Ph.D hood from the University of Iowa, 1923
2 2 Harvard 1914, 25th reunion
2 3 Miscellaneous
2 4 Family pictures
2 5 Christmas letters, 1952-1965
2 6 Converse on religions of the world
2 7 The role of struggle in ethics
2 8 Religions of the world
2 9 China-Chinese religions
2 10 Opinion survey on missions
2 11 The development of religion
2 12 Philosophy of religion
3 1 Writing medal from the Boy's High School of Atlanta
3 2 University of Iowa, Studies in Character-"World Citizenship," by James C. Manry, August 1927, volume 1, no. 1 (2 copies)
3 3 Books: Pocket size New Testament; Exercises in English, prepared by the English department, Ewing Christian College; General English for Intermediate Study; and Hindi Bible DictionaryExercises in English, prepared by the English department, Ewing Christian College; General English for Intermediate Study; and Hindi Bible Dictionary
3 4 Robert Manry
3 5 Subject bibliographies
3 6 How to Understand the Old Testament, materials for students in India
3 7 History of Christian Missions
4 1 War
4 2 Psychological mechanism in character
4 3 Bibliographies; China, India, Japan
4 4 Passport, James B. Manry
4 5 Hindi New Testament
4 6 Constitution of the United Church of Northern India
4 7 "Do you know your church?"
4 8 Boy's High School graduation program
4 9 Boy's High School Christmas program
4 10 Boy's High School May exercises program
4 11 Harvard College Class of 1914, 25th Anniversary Report
4 12 Harvard College Class of 1914, 40th Anniversary Report
4 13 Harvard College Class of 1914, 50th Anniversary Report
4 13 Harvard College Class of 1914, 50th Anniversary Report
OP1 1 Photographs, 1914-1916
OP1 2 Photographs, 1920s
OP1 3 Photographs, 1930s
OP2 1 Certificates
BV1 1 Scrapbooks [3], 1965
Additions
5 Papers, 1913-1929
6 Papers, 1926-1932
7 Papers, 1933-1938
8 Papers, 1936-1942
9 Papers, 1942-1949
10 Papers, 1949-1951
11 Papers, 1952-1955
12 Papers, 1955-1956
13 Papers, 1956
14 Papers, 1954-1957
15 Papers, undated
16 Printed material
17 Printed material and notebooks
18 Printed material and notebook
19 Notebooks
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