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Scope and Content

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Related Material

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Preliminary Guide to the Strong Sydney Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 0959
Creator: Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 , creator
Title: Strong Sydney papers
Date Span: 1860-1938, undated
Quantity: 5.75 linear feet plus 4 ephemeral items
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Congregational minister and political activist.

Sydney Dix Strong was born in 1860. He attended Oberlin College from 1877-1884. Strong served as a Congregational minister in Illinois and Seattle, Washington, and as a missionary to South Africa, 1903. He wrote on pacifism and other social movements. The family included wife Ruth Tracy Strong, daughter Anna Louise Strong, and his son, Tracy (1887-1968). Strong died in 1938.

Scope and Content

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Restrictions on Access

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Related Material

Strong, Sydney. A Seattle pulpit, Sept. 2, 1917-Feb. 1922 (sermons). Special Collections PNW 979.743 St8s v.1-2


Inventory

  
Accession No. 0959-001
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938
Sydney Strong papers, 1860-1938
4 linear feet
Scope and Content
Personal documents, correspondence, legal documents, newspapers and clippings, photographs, minutes, diaries, writings, sermons, scrapbooks, and financial records.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access,contact Special Collections
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Mrs. Tracy Strong, Sr., and Tracy Strong, Jr., 7/22/1968
Box/FolderDate
Incoming Letters
1/1General1877-1928
1/2From wife1887-1896
1/3From mother1897-1903
1/6From Tracy1886, 1903
1/7General1877, 1903-1905
1/8From children1904
1/9From Tracy1905
1/10-11From children1906-1907, 1909
1/12From family1899, 1910, 1912-1914
1/13From children1921-1923
2/1-3From Tracy1924-1926
2/4From family1925, 1927
2/5-6General1920, 1927-1930, 1932-1933, 1935
Outgoing Letters
1/4To father1876-1894
1/5General1876-1894
2/7-16General1885, 1905, 1924-1938
2/17Diplomas from Oberlinundated
2/18Letters, incoming, from Oberlin student days1874-1884
2/19-24Oberlin debates1879-1884
3/1Bicycle trips abroadundated
3/2-4American notes1924-1927
3/5-6Writingsundated
4/1"Writings at Geneva"undated
4/2Writingscirca 1931-1932
4/3Sermons1917-1918
5Diariesundated
6Scrapbooks and diaryundated
7Scrapbooksundated
8/1Notesundated
8/2Minutes - Committee appointed by the Congressional Churches of Ohioundated
8/3Tax receiptsundated
8/4Legal documents and insurance papersundated
8/5Outline of Marriage Serviceundated
8/6Photographsundated
8/7Newspapers and clippingsundated
8/8Memorabiliaundated
9Memorabiliaundated
Ruth Strong (wife)
Incoming letters
10/1From husband1887, 1889, 1894-1897, 1902
10/2-3From mother1885-1902
10/4Outgoing letters1895-1896
Tracy Strong (son)
10/5Incoming letters - from family1895-1934
10/6Outgoing letters1908-1910
10/7"World Friendship Committee"undated
10/8Writingsundated

  
Accession No. 0959-002
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938
Strong Sydney papers, undated
4 items
Scope and Content
Two letters, Gospel Temperance Union, Pledge card and pamphlet.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Tracy Strong, 12/16/1975.

  
Accession No. 0959-003
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938
Strong Sydney papers, undated
1.75 linear feet
Scope and Content
Nine scrapbooks containing clippings, ephemera and photographs.
Much of the material concerns Anna Louise Strong, particularly her child welfare exhibits. Some of the articles are travel writings by Sydney Strong.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Received 9/1/1984.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970, creator.
Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970.
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938--Archives.
Strong, Tracy, 1887-1968, creator.
Strong, Tracy, 1887-1968.
Organizations:
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Deputation to Africa, 1903.
Central Council of Social Agencies, Seattle.
Oberlin College.
Queen Anne Congregation Church (Seattle, Wash.)
Young Men's Christian Association, creator.
Subjects:
Personal Papers/Corporate Records
Civic Activism
Seattle
Washington (State)
Last modified: December 9, 2013
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