Collection on James Mullenbach, 1870-1935, 1962.

Collection Information
Title:

Collection on James Mullenbach, 1870-1935, 1962.

Creator(s):

Congregational Library & Archives (Boston, Mass.)

Chicago Theological Seminary (Chicago, Ill.)

Dates:

1870-1935, 1962

Extent:

1 half document case (0.22 cubic feet)

Collection ID #:

RG4975

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Collection on James Mullenbach, RG4975. The Congregational Library & Archives, Boston, MA.

Language:

English

Processing information:

Accessioned and partially processed by Jessica Steytler and Margaret Rosequist in January-May 2011.

Revision History:

Minimally processed by Cristina Prochilo, March 2014, using DACS Second Edition and MPLP.

Abstract:

James Mullenbach was born in Houghton, Michigan in 1870, graduated from Chicago Theological Seminary, and was ordained in 1901. These papers include correspondence to and from Mullenbach, a historical sketch about the Mullenbach Industrial Institute, as well as information regarding Mullenbach's funeral and memorial service. This collection includes items from the Chicago Theological Seminary's Hammond Library; it does not contain materials directly related to Mullenbach's career as a labor arbitrator. It is unclear who gathered the pieces of the collection together.

Acquisition Information:

Items transferred to the Congregational Library & Archives in 2011 from the Chicago Theological Seminary.

Description

Historical Note

James Mullenbach was born in Houghton, Michigan in 1870. He graduated from Fargo College in 1896 and the Chicago Theological Seminary in 1899; after, he did additional graduate work at the Universities of Halle and Berlin in Germany from 1899-1901. He was ordained in 1901 and was pastor at Tabernacle Congregational Church in Chicago from 1901-1903. Mullenbach was a pastor, teacher, and labor mediator as the chairman of the Labor Arbitration Board of Hart, Schaffner and Marx and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. The Board of Directors of the Chicago Congregational Union (originally Chicago City Mission Society) and the Council for Social Action jointly established the James Mullenbach Industrial Institute. He died in Chicago in 1935.

 

Scope of Collection

These papers include correspondence to and from Mullenbach, a historical sketch about the Mullenbach Industrial Institute, as well as information regarding Mullenbach's funeral and memorial service. This collection includes items from the Chicago Theological Seminary's Hammond Library; it does not contain materials directly related to Mullenbach's career as a labor arbitrator. It is unclear who gathered the pieces of the collection together.

 

Further Searches

Subject Headings

Mullenbach, James, 1870-1935.

Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938.

Taylor, Lea Demarest, 1883-1975.

Chicago Theological Seminary.

New Deal, 1933-1939.

Great Depression, 1929-1939.

Chicago City Missionary Society (Chicago, Ill.).

Chicago Congregational Union (Chicago, Ill.).

Council for Social Action.

Palmer, Albert Harold, 1902-.

Congregational Library (Boston, Mass.).

 

Arrangement

This collection has not been fully processed. The collection items are in the original order in which the records were received.

 

Contents

  Date Box
The James Mullenbach Industrial Institute: An Historical Sketch by John M. Noble 1962 B1
Mullenbach, James 1870-1935 B1
James Mullenbach Correspondence, A.E. Holt Collection 1934 B1
James Mullenbach Memorial Service, A.E. Holt Collection 1935 June 11 B1
James Mullenbach Memorial Service, A.E. Holt Collection 1935 June 21 B1
James Mullenbach Funeral, A. E. Holt Collection 1935 April 15 B1
James Mullenbach Correspondence, Albert H. Palmer Collection 1931-1935 B1

 

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