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Social Life and Customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bryn Athyn Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.004
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-present; Date acquired: 20080701

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1932-02-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s letter of Jan. 12th with enclosed annual report for 1931. Pendleton gives Baeckstrom a report of the Mid-year meetings which have just ended; Most of the time was spent discussing the question of marriages, i.e., whether or not ministers should marry people of two different religions. The Writings do not support these marriages, and Pendleton proposed this question “in order...
Dates: 1932-02-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Heinrichs, 1928-10-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Henry Heinrichs in Denver, CO, USA. Pendleton has received Heinrichs’ letter of October 22nd with his annual report of the Denver Society. The report has been submitted to Mr. (Will) Caldwell for publication in the Life, if space can be found. Pendleton hopes Heinrichs will be able to “lift the Society (Denver) out of the seeming discouragement which has lowered its vitality during the past several years.” To this end, Pendleton recommends slow and...
Dates: 1928-10-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willard D. Pendleton, 1935-02-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willard D. Pendleton in Aspinwall, PA, USA. Pendleton apologizes for this brief acknowledgement of Willard’s congratulations on his (Pendleton’s) 70th birthday. Pendleton received many such congratulations, and he was particularly moved by the effort put into the birthday celebrations by Raymond, Mildred, Harold, and Clara. Pendleton has written to Alex P. Lindsay in response to the Pittsburgh Pastoral Council’s request for an assistant pastor. Norman...
Dates: 1935-02-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Willard D. Pendleton, 1937-10-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents

Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton's secretary to Rev. Willard D. Pendleton. Unsigned. Most likely written by Viola Wolcott Rennels. Mr. Alden has requested that Willard be reminded to bring his academic cap and gown for the Charter Day service. If he does not have them, he may telegraph Alden his measurements, and Alden will rent a set for him. Names mentioned: Mr. (Karl?) Alden

Dates: 1937-10-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton's wife to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton's wife, Beatrice Walton Childs Pendleton, to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner. No Date. “I have been burning the midnight oil in my effort to get off this communication in time. It has been written under difficulty, and may not meet with your approval. In which case, change it, or don’t publish it- I wont be one bit hurt. I have put question marks where I have been uncertain of words- like your Swedish smorgasbord. In reading it, I should advise you to take...
Dates: 1890 - 1937