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Collection Details


Collection Name: Bishop Henry Knox Sherrill Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/sherrill.html
Dates Spanned: 1980-1984
Description: A group of interviews with friends, family, and colleagues of Bishop Henry Knox Sherrill, centering on his term as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, 1947-1958. The memoirs contain much information on the changes and growth of one denomination during a critical period. Bishop Sherrill's leadership of the National Council of Churches of Christ in America and the World Council of Churches provides a broad view of national and world-wide ecumenical development.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 39
Interviews: [40 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Biography; Religion
ASP Subjects: Biography; Bishops--United States; Episcopal Church, New York, NY; Episcopal Church--Clergy; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Memories; National Council of Churches; World Council of Churches
Collection Code: OHC0000908