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Religion Collections in Libraries and Archives:
A Guide to Resources in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Table of Contents - Preface/Acknowledgements - Abbreviations
Lists of Entries: District of Columbia - Maryland - Virginia

Lynchburg College, Lynchburg College Library: Archives and Special Collections


Address: 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501-3199
Telephone Number: (804) 544-8441
Fax Number: (804) 544-8499
Contact Persons: Virginia Dunn, College Archivist
Internet Catalog Address: http://libertas.lynchburg.edu/

Access Policies

Hours of Service:
Monday 9:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m.
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday--Friday 9:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m.
Open to the public: By appointment only
Photocopying:: Yes
Interlibrary loan: No, with one exception

Only the Bagby Video Archives may be borrowed through interlibrary loan. Most materials may be photocopied.

Reference Policy:
Telephone and mail reference questions are accepted. All queries are answered, if the questions are not long, involved research questions. The Archives makes the first 10 photocopies for free; subsequent copies cost 10 cents per page. There is no charge for postage.

Borrowing Privileges:
Not a circulating collection.

Networks/Consortia:
OCLC, SOLINET. Holdings are listed in both OCLC and SOLINET for all dates of the collection.

Background Note:
Founded in 1903 by Josephus Hopwood, a Disciples of Christ clergyman.
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Description of Collections

Books and monographs:
316 volumes dating from 1809 to the present. The Disciples of Christ Historical Collection consists of books, pamphlets, and periodicals concerning the Christian faith and the Disciples of Christ denomination. Both its history and its people are covered.

All items are in the computer catalog.

Periodicals and newspapers:
See above.

Videos and Sound Recordings:
The Bagby Archive consists of 26 videotaped interviews with early Christian resisters to the Hitler Regime. This collection contains interviews with members of the Confessing Church, and others, who were part of the resistance movement prior to the outbreak of World War II in Germany. Included are recollections of the Holocaust. The interviews, which are in English and German, were recorded between 1984 and 1989 by James Patrick Kelley.

A printed list is available from the Lynchburg College Archives or Interlibrary Loan Department of the Library. Please call or send a written request for a photocopy of the list.


Subject Headings

Anti-Nazi movement; Christian biography; Disciples of Christ; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Religion and state--Germany--1933-1945; Religious biography

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