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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 665

Marshall, George N. Papers,

Papers of minister George N. Marshall, including material related to his biography of A. Powell Davies, as well as his work with the Council of Liberal Churches. The papers span 1946-1987.


  • 1946-1987.


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2 boxes

This collection includes several drafts of Marshall's biography A. Powell Davies and His Times (1987), miscellaneous correspondence (1987, n.d.), and minutes from meetings of the Council of Liberal Churches (1952-1955).

Biographical / Historical

George N. Marshall (1915-1993) attended Tufts University, Columbia University, Harvard University and Walden University . He began his ministry as a chaplain for the United States Air Force during World War II. He served churches in South Easton, Plymouth, and Niagara Falls. In 1960, Marshall became the minister of the Church of the Larger Fellowship and remained in that position for 25 years. Marshall also served as a member of Americans for Democratic Action, Planned Parenthood, the African Study Association, and the National Council of Boy Scouts. He authored Challenge of a Liberal Faith; Buddha: the Quest for Serenity; A. Powell Davies and His Times; Schweitzer, A Biography; An Understanding of Albert Schweitzer; Facing Death and Grief; and Patriot with a Pen. He died on February 15, 1993.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 11135.

General note

The number after the slash in each entry in the following list indicates the box number, and the number in parentheses is the folder number.
Marshall, George N. Papers, 1946-1987: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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