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Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1920-02-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. In a letter written to Mrs. (Beatrice) Pendleton from Miss (Senta) Centervall, Pendleton has heard that Baeckstrom is suffering from over-exertion due to his missionary efforts. Pendleton thinks Baeckstrom needs a break, and he suggests Baeckstrom come to America in the spring for rest and a change. In June, they are hoping to hold an important Council meeting in Bryn Athyn to consider how best to promote the...
Dates: 1920-02-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1920-02-24

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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 reports that plans are going forward for an International Church Council in Bryn Athyn in June. Pendleton has been interested in the idea of an international council ever since Mr. Ottley and Mr. Tilson joined the General Church. The thought first came to him on the occasion of the Durban Society’s admission into the General Church. Pendleton believes the success of the Academy movement will “depend...
Dates: 1920-02-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1920-09-20

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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 Sept. 16th which he read with “interest and sympathetic solicitude.” Pendleton writes that he will answer it as soon as the Executive Committee can meet, noting that the Extension Committee no longer exists. Academy attendance is greater this year than ever before; They have about 225 pupils, and the boys’ dorm is so full that 7 of the older boys had to be moved to...
Dates: 1920-09-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1920-10-28

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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 has just returned from his Fall trip to Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, and Glenview. The Executive Committee met while Pendleton was away and were able to increase the Church’s financial contribution to Baeckstrom’s support. Pendleton hopes the amount given will be enough to carry out the policy they have agreed upon. Pendleton reminds Baeckstrom that they are not opposed to missionary work but...
Dates: 1920-10-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1922-01-12

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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 thanks Baeckstrom for the photograph of the Stockholm Society. He could not identify Miss (Senta) Centervall in the photograph, and he hears she has gone to Germany to teach because of her health. Pendleton is pleased that the decision of the Court in Sweden was in Baeckstrom’s favor, but he regrets that the matter is not fully settled. The appeal will probably be drawn out, but Pendleton believes...
Dates: 1922-01-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1923-03-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Baeckstrom’s letter of Jan. 6th and Society report arrived in time to be included in the February meetings in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton notes that Miss Henriette De Geer has joined the Stockholm Society and the General Church. The February meetings were very useful, especially the joint afternoon sessions of the Ministers’ Council and he General Faculty. Soon they will begin preparations for the General Assembly in...
Dates: 1923-03-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1924-02-16

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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. 13th and the receipt of a copy of Baeckstrom’s book “The Invisible World”. Pendleton is concerned about Baeckstrom’s heath and hopes he will follow his doctor’s advice and rest. Pendleton received Miss Therese Engstedt’s membership application and welcomes her into the General Church. Pendleton discusses the details of his upcoming summer trip to Europe and...
Dates: 1924-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1925-02-16

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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. 8th. Pendleton reports that Tore (Loven) is entering more fully into the Academy social life and that he is an upstanding boy with a bright future. Baeckstrom’s assessment of the affair in the “other” society (i.e. Convention?) confirms for Pendleton that the General Church is on the right path; He writes, “So-called liberal methods are for a time alluring when...
Dates: 1925-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1930-02-24

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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. 4th with statistical report for 1929. Hans Giobel has arrived in Bryn Athyn. He is not sure yet if he will study for the ministry, but Pendleton thinks that coming to Bryn Athyn was the best way for Giobel to decide what he really wants. The midyear meetings have ended. At the joint meeting, Pendleton made a move to have a vote at the upcoming Assembly to...
Dates: 1930-02-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1929-11-11

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Pendleton acknowledges Boef’s letter of Nov. 6th. Pendleton will pass along Boef’s request for increased income to the Executive Committee. Pendleton has just returned from a successful trip to South Africa; A full account of this trip will appear in the Life. Pendleton is sympathetic to Boef’s desire to get married in the near future, and he hopes Providence will allow him to do so.

Dates: 1929-11-11