Willson-Gross Lecture Series

Finding Aid Number 4
Union College Archives


UC 12.2 Willson-Gross Lecture Series


Record Group : 12 Spiritual Life/Campus Minister
Collection Number : 2
Location : Archive Box


Processing Information : Finding Aid created by
Bruce Miracle on March 16, 2007.

Content Note : The annual Willson-Gross Lectures were established in 1966 by Dr. and Mrs. James Willson partly in honor of Dr. John Gross, former Methodist pastor and Union College President. (from November 2006 lecture program)


Contents:

Folder 1:

Programs:

  • Fred G. Holloway – October 18-20, 1967

    NOTE: This is the First Willson-Gross Lecture.
     
  • Dean Van Bogard Dunn – October 15-17, 1968
     
  • D. Elton Trueblood – October 21-23, 1969 (2 copies)
     
  • Daniel D. Walker – October 20-22, 1970
     
  • Harrell F. Beck – March 7-9, 1972
     
  • James D. Glasse – November 14-16 1972
     
  • Wilma Dykeman Stokely – March 19-21 (2 copies)
     
  • Frank L. Robertson – December 3-5, 1974
     
  • Edward L. Tullis – December 2-4, 1975 (4 copies)
     
  • John H. Westerhoff – September 21-23,1976
     
  • Mack B. Stokes – September 26-28, 1978
     
  • Gene Cotton – November 7-9, 1995 (Theme: “You’ve Got To Have Faith”)
     
  • Kenneth L. Carder – October 23-24, 1996 (Theme: “A Theology of the Economy”)
     
  • Norman Dietz – October 20-21, 1997
     
  • T. Canby Jones – November 6-7, 2006

 

  • Margaret Nutting Ralph – October 9, 2008 (“And God Said What?” / “The Creation Stories and Science: Is There a Conflict?”)
  • Michael Dean Benton – March 9, 2012 – (“Finding the Truth When Certainties Collide: Dialogic Performance Studies”)

 

Transcripts:

  • Edward D. Tullis – “Morality: God’s Perspective and Man’s Responsibility” – December 2-4, 1975 (2 typewritten copies)
     
  • Dean Van Bogard Dunn – October 15-17, 1968

       Three Lectures: 
      • A Broken World: The Ten Commandments Backward 
         
      • A Search for Wholeness: Life Is an Experiment 
         
      • Compromise: A Good Umbrella but a Poor Roof
         

NOTE: 2 copies - printed and paperback bound copies in the same form, look and size as the printed program.

Brochures:

  • The Willson-Gross Lectures at Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky (3 copies – one is stamped Oct 17 1967, another May 22 1968)

 

Signs and Announcements:

  • Michael Dean Benton – March 29, 2012 – Sign (18” by 12”)

 

  • Will Samson  - “New Monasticism” – November 9, 2011 (large sign)

 

Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library Hours

Tuesday, 11/25
7:30 am to 8:00 pm

Wed. 11/26 - Sat. 11/29
CLOSED

Sun. 11/30
1:00 pm to Midnight