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Edward James Vorba Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 97

Scope and Contents

This collection provides an overview of the work of a Yale Divinity School graduate who served Congregational churches from 1948 to 1985. Sermons, prayers, and programs are arranged chronologically in looseleaf notebooks.

Dates

  • 1946-1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

  1. I. Notebooks of sermons, prayers, programs

Extent

9 Linear Feet (9 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.097

Overview

Looseleaf notebooks of sermons, prayers, and programs document Vorba's work as a Congregational minister. Edward James Vorba, a 1947 graduate of the Yale Divinity School, was a pastor at churches in Iowa, Vermont, Florida, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1985.

Biographical / Historical

1923
Born in Iowa
1944
B.A., State University of Iowa
1944-1945
Attended Chicago Theological Seminary
1947
B.D., Yale Divinity School
1947
Ordained, Mason City, IA
1947-1948
Attended Lancashire Independent College and University of Manchester, England
1948-1952
Pastor, Congregational Church, Bradford, VT
1952-1958
Pastor, Congregational Church, Orange, CT
1958-1966
Pastor, Union Congregational Church, W. Palm Beach, FL
1966-1970
Pastor, Edgewood Congregational Church
1970-1974
Pastor, Fairmount Community Church, Syracuse, NY
1974-1985
Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, Allentown, PA
1985
Died
Title
Guide to the Edward James Vorba Papers
Author
Compiled by Martha Lund Smalley
Date
2000
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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