Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. papers
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Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Oglesby, Stuart R., (Stuart Roscoe), 1888-1977
Title: Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. papers
Dates: 1867-1975
Quantity: 13.64 linear ft. (16 document cases, 1 half document case, 3 record center boxes, and 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS355

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. served three pastorates in North Carolina and Arkansas after graduating from Union Theological Seminary in 1919. He moved to Atlanta in 1930, becoming the pastor of Central Presbyterian Church. He authored numerous books and newspaper and magazine articles. Additonal biographical information about Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr. has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks on Dr. Stuart. It includes his sermond and lectures.


Index Terms

Churches--Georgia--Atlanta
First Presbyterian Church (Atlanta, Ga.).
Religion
Scrapbooks--Georgia
World War, 1914-1918

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dr. Stuart R. Oglesby, Jr., MSS 355, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

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11Tributes and letters of appreciation to Dr. Oglesby, 1927-1957
 
2Tributes and letters of appreciation to Dr. Oglesby, 1958-1975
 
3Tributes and letters of appreciation to Dr. Oglesby, 1958
 
4Correspondence from Central members in Armed Service in WWII, 1944
 

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21Correspondence, 1918-1971
 
2Newspaper clippings regarding Dr. Oglesby, 1932-1958
 
3Personal and family records, 1913-1977
 
4Scrapbook of poems and clippings, 1916-1930
 
5Scrapbook containing notes on books read by Dr. Oglesby, 1928-1940
 
6Hymnbook, 1955
 

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31Manuscript for book on 1st Corinthians 13, undated
 
2Reviews of books written by Dr. Oglesby, undated
 
3Publishing and royalty statements for published books, undated
 
4Book reviews written by Dr. Oglesby, undated
 
5Doctoral thesis for Union Theological Seminary, 1926
 
6Manuscript for "What's Your Life?" an exposition of the book of James, undated
 
7Letters of appreciation, undated
 

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41Devotionals, speeches, articles, and studies by Dr. Oglesby, undated
 
2Newspaper clippings and articles regarding inner-city churches, 1940-1959
 
3Lectures by Dr. Oglesby on the urban church, undated
 

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51Anniversary sermons by Dr. Oglesby at Central, 1930-1958
 
2Christmas sermons, undated
 
3Holy Week sermons, undated
 
4Sermons on the Kingdom of God, undated
 
5Sermons on the Epistle of John, undated
 
6Sermons - general, undated
 
7Sermons - general, undated
 

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61Ephemeral materials collected by Dr. Oglesby, undated
 
2Correspondence, pamphlets, etc which he retained as unusual or "horrible examples" consisting of letters or pamphlets which he received. Consists primarily of correspondence in bitter opposition of his support of "Negro rights", 1950s
 
3Ephemeral items from the Atlanta Union Mission where Dr. Oglesby served as director., 1962, undated
 
4Ephemeral items and correspondence regarding the World-Wide Church Conference held at Oxford, England, 1937
 

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71Ephemera from Hope, Arkansas (childhood home of Dr. Oglesby), undated
 
2Ephemera from Arkansas College, 1909
 
3Ephemera from Oxford, North Carolina - Dr. Oglesby's first pastorate, 1919
 
4Ephemera associated with Monticello, Arkansas - Dr. Oglesby's second pastorate, undated
 
5Ephemera associated with Hot Springs, Arkansas - Dr.Ogelsby's third and final pastorate before assignment to Central Church, undated
 

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81Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
2Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
3Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
4Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
5Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
6Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
7Sermon illustration materials, undated
 
8Sermon illustration materials, undated
 

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101Materials regarding the Rand Chapel at Central Church and information on the stained glass windows, 1958
 
2Centennial Observance at Central Church, undated
 
3Central Church brochures with photographs, before 1950
 
4Central Church brochures with photographs, 1950s
 
5Central Church brochures with photographs, 1960-1975
 
6Central Church membership lists, 1867-1975
 
7Newspaper clippings regarding Central Church and its members, 1900-1975
 

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111Pamphlet regarding the Georgia and the Atlanta Council of Churches, 1946
 
2Guest books for anniversary celebrations for Dr. Oglesby as pastor at Central Church, 1945-1955
 
3Sermon topics and dates, 1930-1958
 
4Union Theological Seminary classroom notes, 1916-1954
 

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12Diary, 1930 February 2 - 1947 December 31
 

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13Diary, 1948 January 1 - 1962 December 31
 

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14Diary, 1963 January 1 - 1976 August 16
 

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151Cassettes by Dr. Oglesby, undated
 
2Reel to reel recordings - programs by Dr. Oglesby and about his work, 1958
 

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16 Central Presbyterian Weekly, 1904-1947
 

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17 Central Presbyterian Weekly, 1948-1954
 

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18Minutes, 1955-1973
 
Transcription (partial) daily diaries, 1937-1939
 
1Correspondence - Shallenberger fund, 1965-1978, undated
 
2Correspondence - miscellaneous, 1978-1979
 
3Pamphlets, 1960-1962, undated
 
4Correspondence - employment, 1921-1976
 
Calendar book with notes, 1964
 
Publication - Atlanta magazine, 1980 December
 

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MSS OS box 3.45Scrapbooks, certificates, and awards, 1919-1971
 

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MSS OS box 2.24Tributes, vinyl record, and newspaper clippings, 1930-1967, undated