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George D. Herron papers 1891-1973 1891-1903
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George D. Herron papers 1891-1973 1891-1903

  • US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.47
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The collection includes writings of Herron from the 1890s, correspondence from and to college officials regarding Herron and his work at the college, published articles and unpublished papers about Herron, and extensive set of clippings regarding Herron, his philosophy and teaching, and his relationship with Carrie Rand.

Herron, George D.

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Photograph of Herron Petition and Herron's reply. 1897 Correspondence and notes (from L.F. Parker?). 1895-1901 Supplemental report to the Iowa Congregational Association by Rev. Clinton Douglas. May 1898 Correspondence (10 letters). From Gates, Herriott, G.H. Hill, Macmillan Pub., Robbins, Salter, Sears, Smith, Kersey. 1894-1943 Parker, L.F. Letter to President Gates regarding Herron. Herron in California: 2 pamphlets by Adeline Knapp et al. and C.O. Brown. 1895? Conard, L.M. Notes on GDH Herron's resignation: letters, resolutions, etc. Pres. Gates' response to attacks on "Herronism." 1898(?) Trustees attempt to oust Herron. 1899 Herron to Boddinghouse (letter). 1899 Herron. Classroom lecture. 189? Meyer, John. "Review of a communistic lecture in Iowa college of Dr. Geo. D. Herron." (pamphlet) 1899? McCowan, Hervy Smith. "A misunderstood man." The Midland Monthly, September 1894. Brown, William T. "George D. Herron: The tragedy of conscience" and "The new social apostolate; a conversation between editor Charles Brodie Patterson and Professor George D. Herron on the aim, scope, and purpose of the new social crusade." The Arena. [190?] Herron. 5 pamphlets. 1891-1903 Herron. 3 articles in The Social Forum, 1899-1900 2 issues of The Kingdom; a weekly exponent of Applied Christianity (for which Herron and Gates were on the editorial board). 1899 Congregational Church materials on Herron Handy, Robert T. "George D. Herron and the kingdom movement." Church History, June 1950. Hill, J.L. Manuscript paper on Herron. [n.d.] Johnston, Fanny Phelps (Class of 1900?). Remarks about Caroline (Carrie) Rand and Clara Millerd. 1939. Articles from The Social Crusader about Herron. 1901 Tamiment Institute Library (N.Y.U.) Bibliography of holdings on Herron. 1962 2 articles from The Annals of Iowa: Dieterich, H.R. "Radical on the campus" (Fall 1964) and Crunden, Robert M. "Geo. D. Herron in the 1890s." Fall 1973 Articles on Herron from the Scarlet & Black. Miscellaneous bibliographical information about Herron.

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Newspaper clippings: Herron family and Rand School Herron and diplomatic role. 1918-19 Clippings re Pres. Gates Move to oust Herron from Congregational Church. April-June 1901 Herron and Social Democratic Party Clippings. 1891-1914 Fragmentary, undated clippings Parker collection of clippings on Herron affair (3 folders)

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Newspaper clippings: Burlington pastorate. 1892-93. Department of Applied Christianity. 1893-95 Clippings. 1894 Herron commencement address, Univ. of Nebraska. 1894 Wealth makers. June 1894 Herron in California. April 1895 Douglass, Rev. H. Paul. "The kingdom of God--A resume of the teachings of Professor George D. Herron." 1895 Clippings. 1895; 1893-99 Meyer, Col. John. Attacks on Herron. 1898-99 Attacks on Herronism. 1898-99 Lecture series. Willard Hall, Chicago. 1898 Trustees' attempt to oust Herron. May-June 1899 Herron and populist movement in Iowa. July-Sept. 1899 National Social Conference, Buffalo. June-July 1899 Herron's resignation from Grinnell College. Nov. 1899 "Get-Together Club" protest. April 1901 Divorce and remarriage. April-May 1901 (2 folders)