Religion and Spirituality Subject Guide
Malcolm Boyd (1923-2015). Manuscripts, subject files, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings, films, and memorabilia from the influential Episcopal priest, known for his support of civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s, and his support of gay rights after he publicly came out in the 1970s.
James Carroll (1943- ). Professional material, manuscripts, and other material from the notable writer.
Richard Cardinal Cushing (1895-1970). Correspondence from the notable Cardinal.
Lincoln K. Davis (1902-1992). Material regarding Joseph Machin and the Hope Chapel.
Maya Deren (1917-1961). An important collection of journals and diaries, manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, professional material, financial material, photographs, audiovisual material, and other items from the pioneering and influential dancer, choreographer, and experimental filmmaker, including numerous photographs and recordings regarding her groundbreaking examination of voudon in Haiti.
James Finn (1924-2002). Manuscripts, printed materials, professional materials, correspondence, and other items from the notable writer.
Welthy H. Fisher (1879-1980) and Frederick Bohn Fisher (1882-1938) A large collection of manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, memorabilia, and much more from the celebrated American missionary, promoter of literacy, and cultural ambassador to India. Includes significant correspondence from Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore. In the Frederick Bohn Fisher and Welthy H. Fisher Collection.
Friends Community Association of North Easton. Various records from this Massachusetts Quaker organization.
Paul Hofmann (1912-2008). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, and other material from the renowned Austrian-American journalist, translator, and activist, best-known for his writings on subjects related to Catholicism and the Papacy.
Joshua (1894-1988) and Fan Loth Liebman (1904-1976) Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and more from the Jewish author and wife of the great Rabbi Joshua Loth Liebman. In the Joshua Loth and Fan Loth Liebman Collection.
Robert B. McNeill (1915-1975). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the American Presbyterian minister and author who was dismissed from his position as pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Columbus, Georgia, in 1959 due to his opposition to racial segregation.
H.C.L. Merillat (1915-2010). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, and much more from the recognized journalist, memoirist, and author, best-known for his accounts of Guadalcanal.
Thomas Merton (1915-1968). Manuscripts and other items from the legendary American Catholic author, activist, and Trappist monk.
Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, printed material, and other material from the notable minister and author.
Fritz Peters (1913-1979). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and other items from the notable novelist and author.
Phineas Quimby (1802-1866). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the notable spiritual teacher.
Hugh Schonfield (1901-1988). Manuscripts, printed materials, correspondences, audio and visual materials and photographs from the notable Bible scholar and writer.
Tad Szulc (1926-2001). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, and many other items from the prominent journalist and author of several books, including Compulsive Spy: The Strange Career of E. Howard Hunt.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). An extraordinary collection of papers personally selected by Dr. King to be given to his alma mater, Boston University. A large collection of manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, printed material, financial and legal papers, and a small number of photographs and other items dating from 1947 to 1964. The papers of this Nobel Prize winner are the most-often consulted materials at the Center.
Howard Thurman (1900-1981). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, audio recordings, and other items regarding an important and influential American clergyman, theologian, author, and civil rights leader.
William Fairfield Warren (1833-1929). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and other material from the influential author, philosopher, educator, and first president of Boston University.
Elie Wiesel (1928-2016). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, research material, photographs, video recordings, audio recordings, memorabilia, and other items from the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, memoirist, and human rights advocate.
David Zilberman (1938-1977). Manuscripts, printed material, professional material, and correspondence from the notable author.