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Chaplain's Office records

Scope & content

The Chaplain's Office records contains materials related to the operation of the Chaplain's Office at Brown University from circa 1958 to 1997. The records are organized in eight series:

Series I. General files inlcude materials related to the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), South Africa, Blacks at Brown, and the Magrath Committee (Advisory Committee on Student Conduct) report. Files are arranged alphabetically and date from circa 1969-1984.

Series II. Chaplain's Committee comprise various committee reports, notes, and speeches, circa 1966 to 1968.

Series III. Manning Chapel includes materials related to Lenten services, various solicitations, and staffing. The files are arranged alphabetically by topic and date from circa 1958 to 1967.

Series IV. Religious services comprises records related to worship services, the University Church Afro-American Caucus, and Brother Antoninus (the poet William Everson). The series is arranged alphabetically by topic and materials date from circa 1962 to 1997.

Series V. Preachers is dated from 1962 to 1969. The first half of this series is arranged chronologically; the second half is arranged alphabetically by name.

Series VI. Offerings is arranged chronologically and is dated from 1962 to 1968.

Series VII. Christmas Carol Service contains materials regarding the "Nine Lessons with Carols". It is arranged chronologically from 1963 to 1973.

Series VIII. Service projects contains materials related to service projects in Africa, Brazil, Costa Rica and Honduras. It is dated from 1967 to 1970.