Digital Collections

The United Library digital collections are available to the public through CONTENTdm. They are full-text searchable, meaning that you can search the whole collection for the instance of a given word or phrase. The United Library continues expanding our offerings of digital collections. Keep checking back here for the latest from our archives and special collections.

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Lucy Rider Meyer Archives

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Lucy Rider Meyer (1849-1922) was a well-known leader in Christian social service and religious education. Her deaconess work has been often compared to Jane Addams’ settlement house movement. In 1885 she established The Chicago Training School with her husband, Josiah Shelley Meyer. See also The Chicago Training School Archives collection.

The Chicago Training School Archives

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The Chicago Training School for City, Home, and Foreign Missions, was established in 1885 under the leadership of Lucy Rider Meyer, and her husband, Josiah Shelley Meyer. The school’s purpose was to educate Christian women as leaders and social service agents in ministry by serving the needs of the city. See also the Lucy Rider Meyer Archives collection.
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Aware Magazine

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The Aware Magazine is a quarterly publication of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary containing information and news for alumni/ae and friends of the Seminary since 1975. Articles include editorial essays, information on campus life, as well as other institutional news and events.
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The Garrett Tower

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The Garrett Tower was a journal quarterly published by students, faculty, and alumni of Garrett Biblical Institute and Garrett Theological Seminary, predecessors of the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Spanning the years from 1925-1967, The Garrett Tower includes editorial essays, articles on student life, and book reviews.
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The Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection

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A digital collection of sermons written by the Rev. Arthur J. Landwehr, II (1934-2003). A graduate of Garrett Biblical Institute and prominent Methodist preacher, Landwehr was recognized as one of Chicago's 10 outstanding preachers by the Chicago Tribune. He pastored a number of churches in northern Illinois, including First United Methodist Church of Evanston and Grace United Methodist Church of Naperville.
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