Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 U.S.A.

JOHN NEVIN SAYRE

Series F

Series F WRITINGS, LECTURES, SERMONS, 1908-1967

13 boxes

Arrangement

Series F WRITINGS, LECTURES, SERMONS, 1908-1967

Box 1

Articles (published) 1918-1964 (3 folders)
Articles (published): Translations
Articles (typescripts) Titles A-Z (4 folders)

Box 2

Pamphlets & leaflets, 1920-1961
Lectures & broadcasts, 1926-1964 (2 folders)
Hearings; public statements, 1930-1965
Letters to editors, 1925-1953
Letters to public officials, 1917-1967
Reports on FOR-USA 1938-1958
Reports on International FOR, 1932-1969 (2 folders)
Reports on overseas travel, 1929-1958

Box 3

Seminary papers, 1910-1911 (4 folders)
Series of studies/lectures, ca. 1912-1929:

-The Bible
-Old Testament prophets
-New Testament
-Hymns
-Jesus' social teachings
-Jesus' teachings on war and peace
-Our understanding of Jesus (2 folders)
-Principles of Christianity
-Religion and what it offers

Box 4

Series of lectures, 1956, Alberta School of Religion
Emancipation from war (6 folders)
Series of studies, 1964-1967, Nyack Episcopal Church:

-Paul's I. Corinthians
-John's Gospel
-Non-violence and Christianity
-Parables of Jesus
-The ways and powers of love

Box 5

Sermons

Student sermons, 1908-1911
At Christ Church, Suffern, 1915-1919:

-Old Testament texts (3 folders)
-New Testament texts: Gospels (3 folders)
-New Testament texts: Epistles

Sermons preached 1915-1920s (by subject)

Advent
Anniversaries
Armistice Day, 1918
Children's talks
Christ and the League of Nations

Box 6

Christian living in everyday affairs (Lenten series)
Christian solution of life (series)
Christmas
Church & sacraments, membership, etc.
Communion
Easter
Faith
Family (marriage, divorce, worship)
Force and non-violence
God
Good Friday
Heaven; Kingdom of heaven/God
Immortality
Jesus
Lincoln

Box 7

Love
Man; human nature
Overcoming evil
Patriotism; state vs. God
Prayer (2 folders)
Sabbath/Sunday
School talks
Truth
War & Peace, August 1915
War & the Christian Church/faith
Sermons (various subjects) 1930s-1950s
Sermons: The Christian way in the labyrinth of life (series) ca. 1938
Sermons (typed/printed) 1941-1964, about the Church and peacemaking

Box 8

Lectures/Sermons: Outlines and drafts

FOR speeches & reports, 1924-1966 (4 folders)
1920s: undated
1920-1928 (7 folders)

Box 9

1929-1938 (13 folders)

Box 10

1938 European trip through 1943-1950 World tour (15 folders)

Box 11

1950s-1964 (17 folders)

Box 12

1965-1967
1967 talk to ministers at Fort Collins on "Dead Sea Fruit"

Lectures/Sermons: Illustrations & quotations

Arms trade/embargo; disarmament, 1930s
Church/Christianity and war
Communism & Christianity
Europe during World War II
Individuals: examples & quotes, A-Z
Nuclear weapons, tests & war
Post-war plans, 1942-1944
Race relations
Reconciliation & Nonviolence
US confronting war in Europe, 1941
War: nature, cost, abolition
Illustrations (dates used): 1920s
Illustrations: 1930-1931

Box 13*

Illustrations: 1932-1966 (6 folders)

* indicates a half-size box (2.5 inches)


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