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Philip C. Landers Papers

Call Number: RG 191
Scope and Contents

This collection contains valuable documentation of the life and work of a layperson who worked for state and national interdenominational organizations and was instrumental in establishing the University of Life religious education program. The documentation in this collection related to the Revised Standard Version of the Bible complements the archives of the Standard Bible Committee found in Yale Divinity School Library Record Group No. 70.

Series I, Correspondence, contains letters to and from Philip C. Landers during the course of his career. Series II and III relate to programs that were central to Landers' work - the University of Life and the introduction of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Series IV contains printed material related to various organizations with which Landers was involved. Series V contains detailed biographical information about Landers and his family.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Laurence G. Landers, 1995.

  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Related to University of Life
  3. III. Related to Revised Standard Version of the Bible
  4. IV. Collected Material
  5. V. Biographical Information
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Landers, Philip C.
Language of Materials