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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the American Journal of Theology Records 1896-1926

© 2001 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

American Journal of Theology. Records

Dates:

1896-1926

Size:

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The American Journal of Theology was established in January 1897 and was edited by the faculty of the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. The collection consists of outgoing business correspondence of the American Journal of Theology, and of a book of minutes of the editorial board, which was transferred to this collection from the Divinity School Correspondence.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is:

American Journal of Theology. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

The American Journal of Theology was established in January 1897 and was edited by the faculty of the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.

Scope Note

The collection consists of outgoing business correspondence of the American Journal of Theology, and of a book of minutes of the editorial board, which was transferred to this collection from the Divinity School Correspondence.

The correspondence is primarily concerned with the journal's founding, various contributions and articles solicited by and offered to the journal. The majority of the correspondence is by either William Rainey Harper or Ernest DeWitt Burton. There are 697 consecutively numbered pages that were removed from a letter-press copy book. The pages are arranged chronologically from September 19, 1896 to September 23, 1897. Included is an alphabetical index to the letters arranged by the last name of the addressee.

The minutes record the meetings of the editorial board of the American Journal of Theology, in the main, and of Biblical World and the Journal of Religion to a lesser degree, these also beings publications of the Divinity School. This bound volume covers the years 1906-1926.

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Correspondence,

September 19-October 24, 1896 (pp. 1-61)

Box 1   Folder 2

Correspondence,

October 28-November 25, 1896 (pp. 62-132)

Box 1   Folder 3

Correspondence,

November 30, 1896-January 29, 1897 (pp. 133-193)

Box 1   Folder 4

Correspondence,

January 30-February 18, 1897 (pp. 194-265)

Box 1   Folder 5

Correspondence,

February 20-March 27, 1897 (pp. 266-322)

Box 1   Folder 6

Correspondence,

March 29-May 8, 1897 (pp. 323-388)

Box 1   Folder 7

Correspondence,

May 11-June 15, 1897 (pp. 389-454)

Box 1   Folder 8

Correspondence,

June 16-June 30, 1897 (pp. 455-507)

Box 1   Folder 9

Correspondence,

July 1-July 15, 1897 (pp. 508-574)

Box 1   Folder 10

Correspondence,

July 17-August 7, 1897 (pp. 575-625)

Box 1   Folder 11

Correspondence,

August 9-September 23, 1897 (pp. 626-697)

Box 1   Folder 12

Index to above

Box 1   Folder 13

Memorandum of arrangement for manufacturing The American Journal of Theology (1905)

Box 1   Folder 14

Minutes of the Board of Editors,

1906-1926