Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.162 (s.c.)

Title: J. Lawrence Burkholder fonds

Dates of creation: 23 February 1992

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: J. Lawrence "Larry" Burkholder (31 October 1917-24 June 2010) was ordained minister in the Mennonite Church in 1942. He taught at Goshen College (Indiana) and Harvard Divinity School, and served as president of Goshen College from 1971-1984.

Custodial history: This fonds was donated to the Archives in the 1990s.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of a draft autobiography of 63 pp. and a cover letter to participants at a Laurelville Mennonite Church Center (Pennsylvania) Conference, 23 February 1992.

Notes: For more information see Limits of perfection: conversations with J. Lawrence Burkholder, Rodney J. Sawatsky & Scott Holland, eds. (Waterloo, Ont. : Institute of Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies, 1993)

Original archives description created 2007 by Sam Steiner.


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