Henry E. Kolbe papers, 1928-1934

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Kolbe, Henry E.
Henry E. Kolbe graduated from Duke University in 1933. The collection includes Kolbe's writings, correspondence, and photographs. The material ranges in date from 1928-1934.
0.5 Linear Feet
about 20 Items
Material in English
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University Archives Record Group:
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials > 01 -- Individuals


Scope and content:

The collection contains four bound volumes of essays, notes and writings written by Kolbe during his years at Duke. Also included is a small set of correspondence and eleven photographs, which include images of campus construction and the Duke University Student Volunteer Movement Retreat from 1930. The images are identified. The material ranges in date from 1928-1934.

Biographical / historical:

Henry Eugene Kolbe came to Duke from Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated with an A.B. degree in 1933 and was Phi Beta Kappa. He worked at Duke in Charles Jordan's office until the end of October 1934. Kolbe joined the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South where he served as pastor until September 1942. He moved to Wisconsin and continued working as a pastor while attending Garrett Biblical Institute from where he earned a B.D. in 1945. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1946 and 1948, respectively. Kolbe taught at Earlham College, DePauw University and at Garrett Theological Seminary.

Acquisition information:
The Henry E. Kolbe Papers were received by the University Archives as a gift in 1977.
Processing information:

Processed by Kimberly Sims, January 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, January 2007

Accession A77-64 is described in this finding aid.

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Duke University. Student Volunteer Movement
Duke University -- Construction
Duke University -- Students
Kolbe, Henry E.


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[Identification of item], Henry E. Kolbe Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.