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Brethren Church Archives

Title: Joseph R. Shultz Collection
Accession #:BCA 2004-00013Accessed: 2004Rec'd by:David R. Roepke
Acquisition #:BCA 2004-00013Acquired: Aug. 14, 2004Acq'd by:David R. Roepke
Donee:n/aDonation type:Gift
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Category:Manuscript CollectionSub-Category:Ministerial
Storage Medium: File storage boxStorage Location:BC Archives
Classification:Religion, eduction


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Reserved:For future useReserved:For future use

Scope, Content, Abstract:

Charles R. Shultz [Click for larger image]Dr. Joseph R. Shultz (May 9, 1927-September 24, 2003).  Dr. Shultz was a graduate of Ashland University in 1950, and the Ashland Theological Seminary in 1952.  In 1954 he received the Ed. D. degree from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  From 1962 to 1963 he did graduate work at New College and the University of Edinbourgh, Scotland in Post Doctorate Research.  In 1993 he received the honorary Doctorate of Letters from Asia Union Theological Seminary and in 1994 he received his PH. D from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He was an ordained minister in the Brethren Church.  From 1963 to 1979 he served as dean of the Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio.  From 1979 to 1992 he became president of Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio.  Dr. Shultz was a founding director of the Brethren Encyclopedia Inc.

On June 17, 1950 he was married to Doris V. Hart.  He is survived by three sons and one daughter.

These collections of papers were acquired from the estate of Dr. Joseph R. Shultz by Dr. Dale R. Stoffer on August 13, 2004.

Contents:
Box 1: Correspondence files
  1. Folder 1 Committee of 13-Brethren church organizational planning 1979 to 1988.
  2. Folder 2 Correspondence 1966 to 1969.
  3. Folder 3 Grade report record book 1964 to 1978 of classes taught by Dr. Shultz.
  4. Folder 4 Memorial Baptism-Baptism memorial Study Committee 1970.
  5. Folder 5 1992.
  6. Folder 6 1997.
  7. Folder 7 1998.
  8. Folder 8 1999.
  9. Folder 9 2000.
  10. Folder 10 2001.
  11. Folder 11 2002.
Box 2: Brethren Encyclopedia
  1. Folder 1 Board Materials.
  2. Folder 2 Financial Records.
  3. Folder 3 Conference March 27-28, 1986.
  4. Folder 4 Misc. Correspondence.
  5. Folder 5 Taxes.
  6. Folder 6 1997.
  7. Folder 7 1983.
  8. Folder 8 1978-1983.
  9. Folder 9 Satationery.
  10. Blue notebook — By-laws and minutes of the board 1977 to 1988.
  11. Brown notebook — By-laws, minutes 1977-2002.