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Memorandum, August 5, 1969, Concerned Clergy and Laity to Ministerial and Lay Members

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Memorandum, August 5, 1969, Concerned Clergy and Laity to Ministerial and Lay Members
Date:1969 Aug. 5, 2007

2 pages

Two page typewritten memorandum from Isaiah DeQuincey Newman and Andrew A. Huggins, chairmen of the Concerned Clergy and Laity South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, to ministerial and lay members of the South Carolina Conference (1866) United Methodist Church, dated August 5, 1969. The memo announces a meeting to be held August 17, 1969 to discuss racism experienced at the last session of the Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; examples of racism at the conference included attempts to suppress freedom of speech, a lack of respect, an atmosphere of hostility, and the abuse and subversion of appointive powers of the episcopacy.

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Local identification number: pnl6908

Subjects:Clergy--South Carolina | African American clergy--South Carolina | Methodist Church--Clergy | Racism--Religious aspects--Methodist Church | Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity | Methodist Church--Government | Methodist conferences--United State | South Carolina
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Online Publisher:Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Library Digital Collections | 2008
Original Material:

Folder: General, 1969, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

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Digital image copyright 2007, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,41