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Christian life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Conferences, 1946-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth held in Oslo. The conference considers the role of Christian youth in the world, circumstances leading up to the conference, how Christianity applies to various aspects of life and what is important going forward. Materials include a profile of Christian youth in America with purpose statements from various Christian denominations. In addition, there are documents concerning the planning of the conference and the selection of...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1947

Conferences, 1937-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth held in Amsterdam. The conference considers the role of Christian youth in the world, global politics and circumstances leading up to the conference, how Christianity applies to various aspects of life and what is important in the Christian youth movement going forward to address the changing social and economic culture of the world. In addition documents concerning the planning of the conference and selection of delegates give an...
Dates of Materials: 1937-1940

Industrial, circa 1910-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 105, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department programs covering recreation, relationships with employer, religious education and reports. Recreation materials address the need for and purpose of recreation activities for all women and in particular, industrial girls. Instructions are provided for various dances, games, and other activities. Materials in the Relationship with employer subject file document efforts of YWCA secretaries to form relationships with and work with...
Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1946

Letter from Amos Edward Lawrence to Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence, 1881-11-21

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth's father writes about how much he misses her, and is looking forward to seeing her over Thanksgiving. He writes about seeing Mr. and Mrs. Lymmes, and their attendance at church and hearing one of Dr. Calkins' sermons.

Dates of Materials: 1881-11-21

Letter from Lucy Watson Davis to Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence, 1881-02-21

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth's stepmother writes about their journey home to Newton Center from Washington D.C. She writes that they should try to be noble Christian women, and talks about a play they saw recently. She reports the death of a friend of theirs, and asks if Elizabeth recieved the handkerchiefs she sent; she is impressed at how much Elizabeth remembers and writes about in her letters.

Dates of Materials: 1881-02-21

Letter from Lucy Watson Davis to Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence, 1881-03-12

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth's stepmother thinks how different her Sunday routine is from how it was when she was young. She writes that an artist friend of theirs is going to Paris to study. Mamma was advised to write a book by a woman she met in Washington, though she has no intention of doing so.

Dates of Materials: 1881-03-12

Letter from Lucy Watson Davis to Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence, 1881-06-18

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth's stepmother updates Elizabeth on members of their family and various happenings at home, including a sermon by Dr. Calkins about children's membership in the Church. She asks if Elizabeth saw the eclipse the other night.

Dates of Materials: 1881-06-18

Letter from Lucy Watson Davis to Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence, 1881-11-29 - 1881-11-30

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth's stepmother chides her for not taking more rest during her vacation. She speculates about Elizabeth's future after graduating from Smith, and talks about Elizabeth's planned trip to England in the summer. She also writes about tablecloths, music, a preacher at church, and various other updates on people and happenings at home.

Dates of Materials: 1881-11-29 - 1881-11-30

Membership card of the Smith College Association for Christian Work, 1916

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Membership card of Elizabeth Lawrence Clarke (Crocker Lawrence) of the Smith College Association for Christian Work.

Dates of Materials: 1916

Outside organizations: Religion, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning religious organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The National Council of the Churches is a national movement of religious organizations and churches and the YWCA of the U.S.A., as a Christian women's movement, sometimes works with them as members and as a cooperating organization and remains in touch with the council's actions and reports. Documents include committee, division and department reports, correspondence and written statements of their relationship...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Religion, 1921-1945

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., including records of committees, conferences and councils and documents concerning relationships with churches and the YWCA of the U.S.A. relationship to the Catholic Church. As a lay Christian organization with a previous membership requirement of membership to an evangelical Christian church, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has a complex relationship to the Catholic Church and catholic members. Lectures by Catholic scholars and priests help...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1945

Religion, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Christian purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is central to its identity and under frequent discussion and evolution. The work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. comes from their belief that Christian faith demands equal life for all and a duty to help others. The role of religion in the local, national and world movements in regards to social and political activity is discussed at conferences, in printed materials and in program...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960