Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
This is a teaching collection for hands-on history. United States and New Church history from colonization through the present. Contains primary and secondary material in the form of letters and fragments, reproductions, facsimiles, newspapers, clippings, photographs, magazines, articles, books and other items regarding the history of the United States that can be used as teaching tools for Bryn Athyn College and the ANC Secondary Schools.
The collection contains records and material related to the Borough of Bryn Athyn (official government) . Bryn Athyn began as a village in the last decade of the 19th century, eventually receiving borough status in 1916. This collection contains early records of the Village Association, and some government records deposited by the Borough (very few).
The community of Bryn Athyn was formed in the late 19th century by members of the Philladelphia Swedenborgian Church (New Church). This collection documents the early Village Association (before becoming a Burough) as well as the various community groups, old and new, that sprang up in the community. This collection does not contain any official records of the Borough of Bryn Athyn.
The collection contains promotional and informational literature about the Bryn Athyn Historic District, as well as information provided by the Historic Distric Council. The collection includes photographs, posters, brochures and news articles.
Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Pendleton is returning the baptism card he received from Boef, as there has been some confusion over the listed date of birth. Pendleton sends his love to Boef’s wife, Virginia, and their baby, as well as Mrs. Glebe.
Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Walter E. Brickman in Edinburgh, TX, USA. As per Brickman’s request, the names of Brickman and his wife have been removed from the list of General Church members, and Brickman is no longer listed as a General Church minister.
Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Walter E. Brickman in Weslaco, TX, USA. Pendleton sees no reason why Brickman and his wife, Anna, should not be members of the General Church. Mrs. (V. W.) Rennels has sent membership application blanks.
Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary (Mrs. V. W. Rennels) to A. Wynne Acton in London, England. Rennels tells Acton they have heard good things about him since his arrival in London. She is sending him 10 copies each of the church's updated baptism and confession of faith record cards. In Bryn Athyn, they are excied for the upcoming election, although it seems as if the wrong man will win.