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Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1918-07-10

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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 has received Barger’s letter of May 20th in which Barger discusses the will of Miss Emma Helderman. Helderman wishes to leave a sum of money to the Church when she dies, and but there are questions over who should be named the administrator of the will. The Church in Holland is not officially legally recognized, so she may have to name the General Church as the administrator. Pendleton is wary of legal...
Dates: 1918-07-10

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger, 1919-09-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gerrit Barger in the Hague, Holland. Pendleton has received Barger’s letter of August 24th with enclosed copy of Miss Emma Helderman’s will. Pendleton hopes that soon the Church in Holland will be “sufficiently organized” to received and administer the bequest themselves. In Bryn Athyn, they are busy preparing for the Assembly. Pendleton thanks Barger for the kind wishes for his health.

Dates: 1919-09-27

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1917-08-25

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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 letters of May 24th and June 9th; Pendleton finds the evidence of progress in Baeckstrom’s report gratifying. With this letter, Pendleton’s encloses authorization for Baeckstrom to administer Holy Supper and perform the marriage ceremony. Ideally, Baeckstrom would have been ordained into the 2nd degree of the priesthood before performing these ceremonies, but the war is making...
Dates: 1917-08-25

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

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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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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