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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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Warnshuis, A. L (Abbe Livingston), 1877-1958

Includes correspondence; diaries; notes for lectures; sermons; articles, minutes, memoranda, and other papers related to Warnshuis' work with the International Missionary Council, the National Council of Churches of China, the World Council of Churches and the Reformed Church in America; and numerous international committees on religious liberty.

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Collection of 60 photographs, taken approximately 1900-1910?; chiefly depicting missionary activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Depictions include: individual and group portraits of missionaries, with African men, women, and children in both Western and traditional dress; individuals engaged in agriculture, carpentry, printmaking, and other activities; landscape, livestock, and buildings.

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Embree, Ainslie Thomas
Ainslie Embree (1921-2017) was a leading scholar of modern South Asian history and notable for his influence on the introduction of the field into United States university curricula. He was Professor of History at Columbia University and Director of the Southern Asia Institute. The collection contains material related to Embree's scholarly work, including teaching, research, and writing and publishing, as well as some personal materials.
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Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
Albert Schweitzer was a medical missionary in Lambaréné, Africa and was renowned for his ideas on theology, philosophy, music, ethics, and nuclear war. The collection contains Schweitzer's lecture on Goethe given at the International Goethe Convocation in 1949 (on two vinyl records), as well as a record booklet of the Albert Schweitzer International Convocation in 1966.