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Columbia University: Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Columbia University: Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027, United States
Located on the campus of Union Theological Seminary, the Burke Library is the largest theological library in the western hemisphere, containing rich collections for theological study and research. With holdings of over 700,000 items, the Library is recognized as one of the premier libraries in its field and includes extensive holdings of unique and special materials.

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Fu ren da xue (Beijing, China)
Two copies of a book, titled 基督教聖蹟圖 (Christian Sacred Pictures), of 13 photographs of ink paintings produced by students in the Art Department of the Catholic University of Beiping, and exhibited at the California College in China in February 1937. Paintings depict Christian scenes using traditional Chinese artistic motifs and techniques.
Chamberlin, David, 1870-
John Eliot, 1604-1690, was a Puritan minister and translator of the Bible into the Native American Algonquian language, originally published in 1663. His translation was the first Bible printed in North America. The collection, gathered by Eliot biographer David Chamberlain, includes articles, illustrations, photographs, pamphlets and correspondence related to Eliot's work, as well as the 300th Anniversary of Massachusetts.
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945

The collection consists of primary source material (correspondence, photographs, administrative files) related to the life and activities of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran theologian, professor, and member of the German resistance. Includes unique material related to Bonhoeffer's residence at Union Theological Seminary in 1930-1931, such as transcripts, correspondence, and Bonhoeffer's "Deceased Alumnus file" a collection transferred from the UTS Alumnae/i Office. Other highlights include: photographs of Bonhoeffer and the concentration camp at Flossenburg where he was imprisoned; remembrances of Bonhoeffer (correspondence and articles) by his friends and family (mostly copies of originals from Princeton Theological Seminary and the National Lutheran Council); and Bonhoeffer's correspondence with Richard Ern and his family from 1930-1931; Gift Books inscibed by Bonhoeffer and an account by Paul Buesing of his study and contact with Bonhoeffer at the Finkelwalde Seminary.

Goucher, John Franklin, 1845-1922
This collection contains correspondence relating to the financial and ministerial work of John Franklin Goucher, Methodist pastor and benefactor of educational institutions in India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia, as well as a hardcover book entitled "Views in Lucknow," presented to Goucher by the students of Reid Christian College in Lucknow, India.