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

JOHN NEVIN SAYRE

Series H

Series H BIOGRAPHICAL & PERSONAL RECORDS;
FAMILY LETTERS, 1885-1982

15 boxes

Arrangement

** indicates a flat box (12x18x4 inches)


Box 1

Memoirs "Instrument of Peace" ca. 1975
(Typescript in binder)
Autobiographical writings related to Memoirs
75th birthday album of tributes: "75 Years for Peace", 1960
80th-83rd birthday tributes

Box 2

Biographical articles published in The World Tomorrow & Fellowship
Various biographical items
Comments by Sayre re influences on his life;
Sayre & the FOR
Expressions of appreciation about Sayre and his work
Obituaries of J.N. Sayre & Kathleen W. Sayre; letters of condolence and tributes, 1977, 1982
Memorabilia; miscellaneous greetings from IFOR meetings
Addenda: articles by Charles F. Howlett published in journals 1988, 1990

Academic life and Pastoral ministry

Princeton University:

-General materials & miscellany, 1908-1961
-Class of 1907: memorabilia
-Class of 1907: corres. 1937-1967
-Class of 1907: memorial services, 1919-1957

Princeton University. Crusaders (club/fellowship):

-Constitution, consecration service, manuals
-Origins and history, 1912-1949
-News letters, 1928-1949

Box 3

-Newsletters, 1950-1966
-Membership lists, 1928-1966
-Biographical data & miscellany, A-Z
-Book: The Letters of Maxwell Chaplin, 1928
-Correspondence with members, 1913-1955 (5 folders)

Box 4

-Correspondence with members, 1956-1971 (3 folders)

Williams College, 1907-1908
Union Theological Seminary (class of 1911)
Overseas teaching, study, travel:

-China, 1913
-Marburg, Germany, 1913
-Palestine, 1914
-France (Verdun, Esnes); Germany, 1920-1921

Pastorate: Christ Church, Suffern, NY, 1915-1919
Pastorate: Christ Church centennial, 1960

Box 5

Personal/civic & philanthropic affairs

Committee to Save the Villages, 1954-1955
Election watcher for Socialist Party, N.Y. County, 1920
Personal finances: Income, investments & contributions, 1921-1932
Personal investment loans: City Housing Corp., NYC, 1927-1944
Personal investment loans: Craig, Reed & Emerson, 1928-1935, 1952
Personal investment loans: National Bail Fund, 1924-1933
Personal loans to Malcolm Graham, 1930-1939
(G.K. Byers, lawyer)
Personal loans to Stephen Wilson (C.O.) 1965-1967

Public engagements & Press clippings

Announcements, programs, church bulletins, 1924-1965 (2 folders)
Speaking engagements: Publicity (for FOR lectures) 1930-1950s
Press clippings about Sayre's public lectures,
1920s-1950s (3 folders)
Press clippings (overseas trips) 1931-1950s

Box 6**

Pocket diaries, 1897-1967; travel journals, 1945-1952 (see list of dates & places in the box)

Box 7

Sayre Family letters & memorabilia

Robert H. Sayre & sons, 1892-1901
R.H. Sayre & family, 1894 (during trip to Egypt, etc.)
R.H. Sayre to wife & children, 1894 (during trip to Egypt)
Mama to Nevin/boys (at Hill School) 1893-1899
Nevin to Mama (from Hill School) 1899-1901
Parents & sons (during summer vacations) 1900-1905
Parents & sons (Lawrenceville School) 1901-1903
Nevin & parents (Princeton & Williams) 1903-1908
Nevin to Mother, from Palestine 1914
Nevin Family & Sayre Family relatives, 1885-1908
Family memorabilia: community & school
Family memorabilia: Nevin's juvenile writings

Box 8

Sayre Family letters: Francis & Nevin (brothers)

Francis B. Sayre & J. Nevin Sayre

-1890-1906
-1908-1912
-1913 (2 folders)
-1914-1917
-1919-1925
-1926-1930
-1931-1933
-1934-1936

Box 9

-1937-1938
-1939
-1940-1941
-1942
-1943
-1944
-1945-1946
-1947-1949
-1950-1953

Box 10

-1954-1958
-1959-1960
-1961-1962
-1963-1964
-1965-1966
-1967-1971

Francis B. Sayre: Writings & speeches, 1928-1960
Francis B. Sayre: Press clippings, 1913-1972
Francis B. Sayre family, 1916-1972
Francis B. Sayre, Jr, 1943-1972

Box 11

Sayre Family letters: Nevin to Kathleen (husband & wife)

J. Nevin Sayre to Kathleen W. Sayre:

-Notes & photocopies of envelopes
-February - September 14, 1921
-September 15 - October 12, 1921
-October 13, 1921 - February 1922
-April 1923 - June 1924
-June 27 - December 2, 1924
-January - August 1925
-September - December 1925
-January - December 1926

Box 12

-February-November 17, 1927
-November 19, 1927 - January 22, 1928
-January 23 - March 1928
-April 1928 - March 1929
-June 25 - September 1929
-October 1929 - November 1930
-December 27, 1930 - March 9, 1931
-March 18, 1931 - May 1932
-June - August 1932
-January - August 21, 1933
-August 22, 1933 - April 1934

Box 13

-June - August 1934
-September 1934 - July 1935
-October 1935 - May 1936
-June - September 1936
-October 1936 - January 1938
-April - June 21, 1938
-June 23 - August 1938
-September 1938 - March 1940
-June 1940 - October 1942
-February 1943 - April 1944
-June 1944 - October 1945

Box 14

-January - April 1946
-August 1946 - February 1948
-June 1948 - March 1950
-May 1950 - November 1951
-December 1953 - December 1954
-February 1955 - September 1961

Sayre Family letters: Kathleen to Nevin (wife & husband)

Kathleen W. Sayre to J. Nevin Sayre:

-n.d. and 1932
-1935
-1936 (2 folders)
-1937

Box 15

-1938 (2 folders)
-1939
-1940-1941
-1942
-1943
-1944
-1945
-1946-1947
-1948

Sayre relatives & friends
Sayre children: letters & memorabilia (3 folders)



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