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ANC Archives Records

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Identifier: RG.002
Dates: Other: 1972-present

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1901-03-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. At their last council meeting, Pendleton presented a report showing that church offerings have decreased by $10 per month over the last six months compared to the previous year. The Manse and the Club house are badly in need money for repairs, and the school is behind in paying Miss Hanlin’s and Mr. Klein’s salaries. Pendleton comments, “The situation, though not altogether unusual with us, proved to be somewhat...
Dates: 1901-03-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1901-04-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. It is too early for Pendleton and Mr. Klein to say whether they will be able to attend a summer council meeting in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton would like to know as soon as possible once a meeting has been scheduled, as he will need time to prepare a paper. Pendleton regrets that W.F.P. did not look over his (Pendleton’s) paper before it was submitted to the Life. Pendleton reports that W.F.P.’s daughter, Amena, is well and...
Dates: 1901-04-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1901-05-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. At the last council of ministers, it was decided that Pendleton should write a paper to present at the next meeting. Due to a lack of funds, there is little chance of Pendleton attending this year. He asks W.F.P. whether he should still prepare a paper in light of these circumstances.

Dates: 1901-05-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1903-05-12

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton reports that the Pittsburgh Society has received him with a kindly spirit, praising his sermons and doctrinal classes. However, Pendleton believes things are still in the “primary state,” and once they move into the “secondary state,” they “shall find what is in the wood.” There is discontent in the society over the progress the children have been making at the church school, and Pendleton has made an investigation...
Dates: 1903-05-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1905-01-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton informs W.F.P. that the prospect of inviting the Ministers’ Council and the Executive Committee to meet in Pittsburgh next June was discussed at the annual meeting. All were in favor, and Pendleton feels it will be of great benefit to the society if it can be arranged. It was also proposed at this meeting that they change the way of supporting the school so that it can be offered for free. Pendleton writes that...
Dates: 1905-01-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1905-02-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton does not know if the teachers meeting was taken into consideration by the Committee at their last meeting as he was not present. He will bring it up with the Committee as soon as possible, but he doubts that they will be intimidated by the prospect of an 8-day session. Pendleton reports that he met with Keep, who seems to be getting along well; As far as Pendleton knows, there have been no startling developments...
Dates: 1905-02-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1905-03-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. At the last Committee meeting in Pittsburgh, all were in favor of inviting the teachers as well as the ministers and other church officers to assemble in Pittsburgh in June. Pendleton was shocked to learn that Eleora and Wertha had caught scarlet fever, just as it seemed spread of the disease was slowing. Pendleton recently helped Mrs. Carpenter nurse Paul and Jessie through the fever as well, though he was unaware at the...
Dates: 1905-03-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1905-04-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton hopes W.F.P. will agree to preach in Pittsburgh on the Sunday between the Ministers Council and the Teachers Meeting. The Pittsburgh Society is looking forward to the upcoming meetings, and they are hoping for a large turnout from Bryn Athyn. Pendleton had been preparing a paper on “The Son of Man and The Son of God,” but he has now decided against presenting a paper since he will be hosting the meetings....
Dates: 1905-04-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton, 1906-03-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Bishop William F. Pendleton. Pendleton discusses his view of the vaccination controversy in Bryn Athyn. He writes, “I am beginning to feel concerned about the situation in Bryn Athyn and I am wondering if you feel the same way. . . If I am right, moderate council will be much needed, and in case there is anything I can do in this direction I shall be only too glad to do it.” Pendletons suggests calling a meeting of the Consistory to consider the...
Dates: 1906-03-15