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Herluf M. Jensen papers

Call Number: RG 312
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence and documents from throughout Jensen’s life, especially reflecting his work with ecumenical and student Christian organizations, including the WCSF, USCC, a variety of Lutheran ministries, the National Council of Churches, and others. His writings focus primarily on the relation between churches and the academy, religion on university campuses, Christian mission and ethics, ecumenicalism, and contemporary political issues such as the civil rights movement and McCarthyism.

The Jensen papers complement various other collections at the Divinity Library that document student Christian movements, including records of the World Student Christian Federation (RG 46), United Student Christian Council (RG 239), National Student Christian Federation (RG 247), and Student Christian Movement in New England (RG 57).

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Herluf Jensen, 2019


Arranged in 5 series:

Series I: Correspondence

Series II: Writings and Notes by Jensen

Series III: Collected Material

Series IV: Memorabilia

Series V: Audio-Visual Material

1943 - 2002
6 Linear Feet (14 boxes)
Language of Materials