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|Size||8.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5,000 items)|
|Abstract||Allen Howard Godbey (1864-1948) of Missouri, was a Methodist minister, Methodist historian, and teacher, writer, and scholar in the field of the Old Testament, Hebrew history, archeology, and Semitics, and professor at Duke University, 1926-1932. The collection includes general and family correspondence, mainly 1900-1948, and writings of Godbey. Volumes include writings, notebooks, scrapbooks; also financial records of Central Methodist College at Fayette, Mo., 1900-1909. Materials earlier than 1900 (7 volumes and a few papers of scattered dates) pertain to the Reverend William Clinton Godbey, other Methodist preachers, and Methodism in 19th-century Missouri, including a preacher's diary and record, 1871-1872, on the St. Louis circuit.|
|Creator||Godbey, Allen Howard, 1864-1948.|
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Allen Howard Godbey (1864-1948) of Missouri, was a Methodist minister, Methodist historian, and teacher, writer, and scholar in the field of the Old Testament, Hebrew history, archeology, and Semitics. He was a professor at Duke University, 1926-1932. His father was William Clinton Godbey, a Methodist circuit preacher of Missouri.Back to Top
The collection is chiefly general, family, and genealogical correspondence, mainly 1900-1948, and scholarly writings of Allen Howard Godbey. Scholarly writings are chiefly on theological, historical, and archeological topics. Volumes include writings, notebooks, scrapbooks; also financial records of Central Methodist College at Fayette, Mo., 1900-1909. Materials earlier than 1900 (seven volumes and a few papers of scattered dates) pertain to the Reverend William Clinton Godbey, other Methodist preachers, and Methodism in 19th-century Missouri, including a preacher's diary and record, 1871-1872, on the St. Louis circuit. There is also a group of photographs that appear to be related to Godbey's genealogical inquiries and include members of the Smith and Russell families and others.Back to Top
Oversize Volume SV-1599/6
|Image Folder PF-1599/1-2|
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, August 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top