Collection Info

Judson Memorial Church

Span Dates: 1838-1995

Volume: 125.5 linear feet

Description

The Judson Memorial Church Archive is a diverse collection of materials which document the arts ministry, building plans and maintenance, church administration, community outreach/social action programs, early church history, client records, and financial records. These materials include correspondence, minutes, ephemera, financial records, publicity, production files, building plans, posters, photographs, ledgers, reels, tapes, and videos. Of interest are sermons on Gay Rights primarily from the 1980s.

Hist/Bio Note

Judson Memorial Church in Washington Square, New York City, was founded in 1838, and for the last half century has been a center of worship, social activism, and avante-garde art. For more information see the valuable history on its website.
http://www.judson.org/history.htm

Finding Aid

A finding aid is available in the library. An online finding aid is available by searching the New York University Fales Library Catalog at the following web address.
http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/fales/cdfa.htm

Location

This archives is located at Falles Library of New York University in New York City. More information about the collection can be obtained by contacting library staff. Contact information is available on the website.
http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/fales/

Index Terms

New YorkChurch work with gays -- United StatesGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeLesbianism -- Religious aspectsLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityBaptistJudson Memorial Church [New York, NY]