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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Cynthia Clark Wedel
RLIN number: NXCP88-A134
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, education, Ph.D. in psychology, 1957 from George Washington University; marriage to Theodore O. Wedel, 1939: his career in Episcopal Church; effect of Institute in Group Dynamics on Christian education and on status of women; Kennedy Commission on status of women; Equal Rights Amendment; her career within Episcopal Church; President, National Council of Churches, 1962-1969: membership, racial issues, relationships with conservative churches, goals; President, World Council of Churches, 1975-1983: relationship with Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches; historical basis for ecumenism.
Extent: Transcript: 207 leaves, Tape: 3 reels, Miscellaneous papers relation to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wedel, Cynthia Clark, 1908-1986
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Church leader
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: Methodist Episcopal Church
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ecumenical movement; Executives; Feminism; Methodist Episcopal Church; North America; Oral history; United States; Women executives
Topics discussed - Other terms: National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States of America; United States--Religious life and customs; Wedel, Cynthia Clark, 1908-1986; Women and religion; World Council of Churches
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019179-14622