Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton thanks W.F.P. for his note regarding the time of the rehearing of the Kramph Will case. Pendleton will not be able to attend, but he hopes someone will give him an idea of the line of argument used by Mr. Hensel regarding the teachings concerning fornication and concubinage. Names mentioned: (Frederick J.) Kramph, Mr. Hensel (Honorable W. U. Hensel)
Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Regarding the outcome of the Kramph Will case, Pendleton writes, “The decision handed down by the Supreme Court marks a great day for the New Church. We are moved by a spirit of profound thankfulness, and would attribute all to the Lord’s over ruling Mercy. . . I join with the members assembled in their rejoicing.”