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Academy of the New Church Theological School

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mr. William Cairns Henderson, 1931-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mr. William Cairns Henderson in Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland. Pendleton informs Henderson that he has been accepted as a theological student at the Academy. Henderson will receive the usual stipend given to 2nd and 3rd year students: board and lodging in the dormitory and $200 annually towards additional expenses. Employment will be provided over summer vacation. Pendleton would like Henderson to come immediately if possible. If it is not possible,...
Dates: 1931-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mr. William Cairns Henderson, 1931-03-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Mr. William Cairns Henderson in Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland. Pendleton is pleased that Henderson has accepted the Academy’s offer and that he will arrive in Bryn Athyn for school opening next fall. Pendleton advises Henderson to arrive several days before the opening of the Theological School on Oct. 5th so that he will have time to settle in.

Dates: 1931-03-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1920-01-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Dec. 29th. Pendleton discusses the possibility, raised by Bjorck, of Bjorck coming to Bryn Athyn to study for the ministry. While they may be in doctrinal agreement, Pendleton is doubtful that Bjork will be able to pick up all the customs and particular methods developed by the General Church over the last 40 years because of his age. Pendleton believes Bjorck would not then be...
Dates: 1920-01-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-11-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton is interested in the potential of Bjorck’s wife’s nephew training for the ministry; If he decides he is interested, a theological class will start next year with two young men about his age. Pendleton is grieved to hear that nothing can be done for Bjorck’s leg, but he is happy that Bjorck may move back to England. Pendleton has not yet had a chance to speak to Mr. (Theodore) Pitcairn about his...
Dates: 1928-11-05

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alfred Acton, 1919-08-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter N.D. Pendleton writes that Acton's letter of August 13th was considered by the Board of Dirctors, and it was decided they could not support Mr. Svenson's family if he were to attend the Theological school. N.D. Pendleton suggests other financial otpions for Mr. Svenson. He also mentions Norman Ridgeway, a prospective Theological student he has brought back from a recent trip to South Africa.

Dates: 1919-08-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alfred Acton, 1929-02-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Alfred Acton in Sweden. Pendleton reports that the Board has been having trouble balancing their budget in their effort to raise teachers' salaries. As a result, they will not be able to finance Mr. (Joseph) Rosenquist's translation of the works of Achatius Kahl and Rob Sundelin. Pendleton mentions Acton's letter to Leonard (no surname given) in which Acton speaks of trips he would like to take for his work. Pendleton writes that Harold Pitcain has taken...
Dates: 1929-02-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Alfred Acton, 1929-06-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Alfred Acton in Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's last letter with appreciation. He discusses the case of Will Caldwell. A special Consistory meeting was called to address the case. Pendlton writes "Dispite his standing off from me, I have ever regarded him with affection, and while he finally turned upon me in the way you know, I cannot but feel that he was the victim of a temperament which would permit of no conciliation after the step was once...
Dates: 1929-06-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1918-04-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton has received Gyllenhaal’s letters of Dec. 31st, Jan. 5th, Jan. 10th, and Feb. 1st. Gyllenhaal’s report of his trip to Basutoland was read at a Joint Meeting of the Consistory and Executive Committee; There was much interest in the school Gyllenhaal has established with the help of Mr. Buss. Pendleton informs Gyllenhaal of the death of Rev. (Carl) Odhner. Rev. Will Caldwell will be asked to...
Dates: 1918-04-17

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal, 1931-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Fred E. Gyllenhaal in Toronto, Canada. Pendleton writes that preliminary arrangements have been made for sending out the two second year theological students next summer. Pendleton asks if Wynn Acton will be satisfactory for Gyllenhaal, and if so, he requests that Gyllenhaal arrange board and lodging for Acton. Pendleton expects to receive both Wynn Acton and Philip Odhner as candidates for the ministry around Easter.

Dates: 1931-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1917-08-17

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton acknowledges Barger’s letter of June 30th in which he discusses the case of a young man, recently converted, who has been doing good work for the Church in Holland. Pendleton believes this young man may be a good candidate for the ministry, if that is what he chooses. Pendleton thinks they would be able to secure the usual theological student stipend for him, but it would not be enough to support his wife...
Dates: 1917-08-17