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.

Recently added Collections

China Continuation Committee records, circa 1912 -- 1922

This collection contains the records of local and national committees and conferences established in China in 1913 to continue the ecumenical work started by the World Missionary Conference held in Edinburgh in 1910
Collection ID: 8642799

David Dudley Field papers, circa 1820 -- 1869

David Dudley Field was a Congregational minister and local historian. The collection includes four notebooks containing historical and ecclesiastical notes, minutes, journal entries, biographical and genealogical documents, and Church meeting summaries.
Collection ID: 4492448

Religious education study, 1930-1931

Source materials covering Christian work among students in non-Christian schools; religious affiliation of students; 104 interviews on religious education; questionnaire study of Buddhist and Christian Sunday schools; conferences and miscellaneous data of the Christian Literature Society; newspaper evangelism data; and reports on the religious situation in Japan and the Japanese Christian Student Movement.

Collection ID: 4492607

Paul Ehrman Scherer Papers, 1923-1968

Collection contains sermons, correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera and diaries.

Collection ID: 4492488

Manuscript, 1827

"Kirchliche Geographie u. Statistik.".

Collection ID: 4488498

Henry Sloane Coffin Papers, 1865-1983, bulk 1885-1954

Correspondence; sermons; Presbyterian Church materials including letters relating to possible union of the Presbyterian Church and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A., 1937-1954; letters and materials relating to Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey; manuscript for A HALF-CENTURY OF UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, ca. 1954; and manuscripts and galley proofs by biographer M.P. Noyes, ca. 1964.

Collection ID: 4492441
Collection ID: 4492455

Mark Lundeen papers, circa 1962 -- 1975

Mark Gillette Lundeen (1941-2018) was a 1968 BD graduate of UTS who participated in anti-war activism regarding the Vietnam War, as well as civil rights and social justice initiatives including Freedom Summer. The collection contains UTS coursework; material related to anti-war organizing and resistance efforts; reports written by Lundeen documenting voter registration campaigns in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer, as well as reports documenting social justice work Lundeen took part in under the auspices of the Delta Ministry largely in Natchez and Edwards, Mississippi; notes and supplemental materials from organizations including SNCC, the Delta Ministry, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; and photographs and other materials that Lundeen compiled documenting neighborhoods and people in Natchez, Mississippi, towards producing a Natchez poverty report.
Collection ID: 15595043

Paul F. Knitter papers, 1962-2012

Collection contains books and notes from his time in Germany and Rome, textual materials for courses by Knitter and his travels, lectures, published and unpublished articles by Knitter, Vatican problematta, certificates and plaques, photographs, graphic materials, and audiovisual materials.

Collection ID: 11918079