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Muelder, Walter G.

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Journal Articles

Works Written By Others

Speeches and Lectures

Sermons

Memorials and Tributes

Books and Book Chapters

Book Reviews

Artifacts

Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Handwritten Notes

Correspondence

Subject Files

Autobiography and Late Additions to the Collection



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Muelder, Walter G., 1925-1997 | Theology Library Archives

By Kara Jackman, Archivist and Konstancja Sinczak, Archives Assistant

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Collection Overview

Title: Muelder, Walter G., 1925-1997Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:(bulk 1936-1985)

ID: 03/032

Extent: 12.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: General files are arranged in an alphabetical order by title, keyword, or place, with separate sections for Book Reviews, Memorials, Sermons and Tributes.  Works are listed in the following series: Books and book chapters, Journal Articles, Book Reviews, Speeches, Manuscript Versions of Articles, Memorials and Tributes, and Sermons

Languages: English, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection covers his professional work mostly from 1937 to 1997, and includes books written by, edited by or containing chapters by WGM, published journal articles, book reviews, speeches, manuscript versions of articles, memorials and tributes, and sermons.  There are no correspondence files.  Topics covered include: Church-State relations, Labor, Economics, Ecumenism, Ethics, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Methodism, The Methodist Federation for Social Action, Morality, Pacifism, Socialism, and the World Council of Churches

Biographical Note: Educator, personalist, ecumenist, ethicist

Born in Boody, Illinois, son of Epke Hermann and Minnie Horlitz Muelder.  He attended Knox College (B.S. 1927), and Boston University (S.T.B., 1930; Ph.D., 1933), with studies under Paul Tillich in Frankfurt in 1931.  He taught at Berea College (1934-40) and the University of Southern California (1940-45) before coming to Boston University as Dean and Professor of Christian Theology and Christian Ethics (1945-72).  Upon retirement, he again taught briefly at Berea College, and continued to teach occasional courses at Boston University.  He served the World Council of Churches for many years, attending the Assemblies at Evanston (1954), New Delhi (1964) and Uppsala (1968), serving in various capacities with Faith and Order, including Chair of the Commission on Institutionalism (1955-63), and later as Chair of the Board of the Ecumenical Institute (1961-68)

Administrative Information

Repository: Theology Library Archives

Access Restrictions: The three volume autobiography is restricted from access by request of the donor and his heirs.

Acquisition Source: Gift, 1996-98

Finding Aid Revision History: Processed by Assistant Archivist, Kasia Sinczak in 2006.

Other Note: Related URL: http://www.bu.edu/sth/archives/sth/muelder.htm

Other URL: http://www.bu.edu/sth/archives/sth/muelder.htm


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[Series 3: Speeches and Lectures],
[Series 4: Sermons],
[Series 5: Memorials and Tributes],
[Series 6: Books and Book Chapters],
[Series 7: Book Reviews],
[Series 8: Artifacts],
[Series 9: Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Handwritten Notes],
[Series 10: Correspondence],
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Series 11: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 1: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: B.U. School of Theology, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Transcripts and Academic Records, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Old B.U.S.T.H. Material, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: UMC of Newton, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Ephemera Found in Books, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Missionary/Global Awareness - Middle East, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Missionary Miscellaneous, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: St. James Methodist Church, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Event Programs, Fliers, Pamphlets, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Biographical/Autobiographical Works incl. C.V. and memorials, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Personalism - Bibliographies and Syllabi, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Beck, Harrell, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Bertocci, Peter Anthony, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Hedrick, Frances, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Hedrick, Sam, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Ehrenstrom, Nils, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Holcomb, Walter L., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Knudson, Albert C., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Leitner, Teresa, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Archbishop/President Makarios, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Moore, Douglass E., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Nesmith, Richard, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Neville, Robert C., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Newhall, Jannette E., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Richardson, H. Neil, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Schweitzer, Albert, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Stidger, William, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Stotts, Herbert E., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Thurman, Howard, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Woodward, Percy E., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Yeo, J. Wendell, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Zimpher, William E., No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Certificate: "Recommendation for Elder's Orders", 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Some Speaking Engagements, 1932-96Add to your cart.
Folder 35: B.U. "Commencement Exercises", 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Master of Theology Program Proposal, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Plan of Church Union Commision at St. Louis Plenary - Contents of Binder (I), 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Plan of Church Union Commision at St. Louis Plenary - Contents of Binder (II), 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Honorary Degree (BC), 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 40: 1972 Events, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 41: "List of Published Works and Manuscripts Since 1972", 1972-94Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Student Lists, 1979-94Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Austrian Association for American Students, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Audio - LP's - "A Vision of the Future," "Retirement Events and Promotion of Muelder Endowment Fund", 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 45: C. Eric Lincoln - Event Programs from Tribute Ceremony, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Baccalaureate Mass and 90th Birthday Celebration, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Miscellaneous Regarding Walter Muelder's Decease, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Correspondence regarding preface, afterword of book, God and Human Dignity by Rufus Burrows, 1993-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Photocopied note from Bishop Desmond Tutu, 1980Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Journal Articles],
[Series 2: Works Written By Others],
[Series 3: Speeches and Lectures],
[Series 4: Sermons],
[Series 5: Memorials and Tributes],
[Series 6: Books and Book Chapters],
[Series 7: Book Reviews],
[Series 8: Artifacts],
[Series 9: Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Handwritten Notes],
[Series 10: Correspondence],
[Series 11: Subject Files],
[Series 12: Autobiography and Late Additions to the Collection],
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