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American culture at mid-century. Major addresses.

  • US US-IaGG Pamphlet 11-2-11.3 p2a
  • File
  • October 25-27, 1957
  • Part of Chapel Talks

Major addresses by Gardner Cowles, Perry Miller, James A. Pike, William G. Pollard, Liston Pope, David Riesman, Earl D. Strong, J. J. Sweeney, Joseph N. Welch, William H. Whyte, Norbert Wiener.

American culture at mid-century; convocation held at Grinnell College.

  • US US-IaGG Pamphlet 11-1-11.3 p2
  • File
  • October 25-27, 1957
  • Part of Chapel Talks

News releases, programs, and transcripts of convocation featuring: Gardner Cowles, Perry Miller, James A. Pike, William G. Pollard, Liston Pope, David Riesman, Earl D. Strong (class of 1090), James Johnson Sweeney, Joseph N. Welch (class of 1914), William H. Whyte, Jr., and Norbert Wiener

As I Remember Them

  • US US-IaGG Pamphlet 11-1-11 p12
  • File
  • 1941
  • Part of Chapel Talks

pamphlet with chapel talks. Contents: Foreword, S. N. Stevens A Naturalist's creed, H. S. Conard From the odyssey of an adopted American, E. A. Steiner One's proper concern, E. B. T. Spencer In discourse more sweet, P. S. Wood Ships that pass in the night, H. W. Norris The Wisdom of foolishness, C. F. Lavell

Chapel Talks

  • US US-IaGG Pamphlet 11
  • Series

Chapel Talks, Verspers, Convocation

Grinnell College has had an active chapel program since the college began. In more modern times there was a dean of the chapel who functioned as chaplain. Winston L. King, also a professor of philosophy and religion, served from 1949-1962 and Howard Burkle, a professor of religion, was acting dean from 1958-60. In October 1963 Roger Lee Eldridge was installed as the first college chaplain, and he was succeeded in 1966 by Dennis Haas who served in that capacity until 1996. Both Eldridge and Haas were professors of religious studies. Deanna Shorb became chaplain upon Haas' retirement. Currently the Chaplain's Office is within the Office of Student Affairs; earlier in Mr. Haas' tenure it was independent and the chaplain reported to the president

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