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Leander E. Keck Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 256

Scope and Contents

This collection provides documentation of Leander E. Keck's long career as a New Testament scholar, professor, and theological education administrator. His many speaking engagements, publications, and engagement in the scholarly community are well documented. These are not the official archives of Keck's tenure as Dean of the Yale Divinity School, which are held by the University Archives, but insights into the life of the Divinity School are available in correspondence and course-related materials.

Dates

  • 1950-2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Leander E. Keck, 2013

Arrangement

  1. I. Lectures, Sermons, Talks
  2. II. Writings
  3. III. Course-related Material
  4. IV. Correspondence
  5. V. Biographical Documentation

Extent

10.5 Linear Feet (25 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/divinity.256

Overview

Writings, lectures, course-related materials, and correpondence document the life and work of Leander E. Keck, who served as Dean of the Yale Divinity School from 1979 to 1989 and Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology from 1979, Emeritus as of January 1998.

Biographical / Historical

For additional biographical documentation, see Series V.
1928 Mar 3
Born near Washburn, North Dakota
1949
B.A., Linfield College
1953
B.D., Andover-Newton Theological School
1955-1956
Study in Kiel and Gottingen, Germany
1957
Ph.D., Yale University
1957-1959
Instructor, Biblical History, Wellesley College
1959-1972
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor at Vanderbilt Divinity School
1964-1965
Postdoctoral research, Tubingen, Germany
1971
Visiting Professor, Union Theological Seminary, Manila, Philippines
1971
Postdoctoral research, Cambridge, England
1972-1979
Professor and Chairman of Division of Religion in Graduate School, Emory University
1975
S.T.D., Bethany College
1976
Postdoctoral research, Cambridge, England
1979-1989
Dean, Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology, Yale Divinity School
1980
D. Litt., Atlantic Christian College
1980
D.H.L., Linfield College
1986
D.D., Texas Christian University
1987
L.L.D., Davidson College
1992
Beecher Lectures, Yale Divinity School
1998-
Winkley Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology, Yale Divinity School
Title
Guide to the Leander E. Keck Papers
Author
Compiled by Noemi Palomares and Martha Lund Smalley
Date
2013
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Divinity Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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